Join Our Team
SightLife Surgical hires for positions in:
  • Clinical Services, including Quality Assurance, Tissue Processing and Distribution
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Finance, Human Resources and Technology Services
  • Business Development
  • Administrative support
Check out available opportunities below and review our FAQ for more information on the application process.
Featured Job Opportunities
If you tried to apply and encountered a problem, please send us your resume, job title you tried to apply for, and the error message.
SightLife Surgical is an equal opportunity employer.
As an equal opportunity employer, every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. SightLife Surgical does not discriminate based on race, color, sex/gender, political ideology, religion/creed, pregnancy, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, national origin, color, military or veterans status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws. SightLife Surgical is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations with Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, individuals that require accommodations in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at (206) 701-5840 for assistance
Our Values
We’re proud to share the same values as our nonprofit parent organization, SightLife. 

Quality: We continuously pursue the highest standards in our programs, people and service.

Integrity: We continuously pursue the highest standards of ethics, professionalism and honesty.

Passion: We are driven by a genuine commitment to our mission and those we serve.

Innovation: We embrace and encourage creative and entrepreneurial solutions to sight challenges.

Responsibility: We strive to provide a social and humanitarian benefit to donors, donor families, recipients, each other and those who partner with us.
What is SightLife Surgical’s relationship to SightLife?

Our parent organization SightLife, founded in 1969, is the only nonprofit global health organization solely focused on eliminating corneal blindness worldwide.

We are a for-profit subsidiary of SightLife, launched in the fall of 2016 to accelerate the mission by driving innovations in research, products, therapeutics, prevention and policy to help people all over the world who are living with treatable corneal blindness.
SightLife Surgical is continuing SightLife’s legacy of providing surgeons and their patients with the highest quality corneal tissue and services while also pushing boundaries to transform the corneal ecosystem in three core areas: Medical Advancement, Reimbursement and Policy and Prevention and Treatment

What is SightLife Surgical’s mission?

Our mission is to serve as a global leader and partner to eliminate corneal blindness worldwide by 2040.

How do I apply?

Our goal is to hire the right people for the right roles. We are continually looking for people who are inspired by our mission and reflect our organization's values. The following information summarizes our hiring process:

Step 1: Apply online.
When you find a job that you would like to apply for, simply click the Apply Now button on any job description page. You may then upload your resume. Once your application has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email.

Step 2: Wait to hear from us.
We will review your online application. If your skills and experience match the requirements of the job, we will advance your application through the recruitment process. Please note that it does take time to go through applications and we appreciate your patience.

We regret that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond personally to inquiries. We appreciate your interest in contributing to the work of the organization.

If you are not selected to move forward, we will contact you, usually via email, and encourage you to review and apply for other open positions that match your skill and experience.

Next Steps:
If you are selected to move forward, we will contact you. We'll also let you know whether the position requires you to provide additional application materials (writing sample, live presentations, etc.).

Should I send samples of my work (writing, work samples, etc.)?

If you're selected for an in-person interview, we may request work samples.

I applied for a position online and want to check the status of my application.
We regret that due to the high number of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond personally to inquiries. If you do not hear back from us, please feel free to apply for other positions.
I wanted to apply for a position that I saw online, but now it’s not listed. May I still apply?
We regularly post new positions and remove positions that are no longer open. If a position is no longer listed on our website, then we're no longer accepting applications.
I applied online, but would like to follow up with hard copies of my resume. Where can I send these?
We are unable to accept hard copies of resumes or resumes via email. In order to be considered for a position, candidates must apply online.
What is your interview process?
It depends on the position. For most positions, the process begins with a phone interview. If there's continued interest on both sides, we'll invite the candidate in for an in-person interview. Each department is different and there may be some variation in the hiring process (some may involve an info session, observation, etc.).
Can I do an informational interview?
While we are not able to provide informational interviews, we do host group informational sessions for certain roles at SightLife Surgical. In order to attend an information session, candidates must first apply for a position.
How long does it take to make a decision?
Once we've completed interviewing all the candidates, we generally get back to you in about a week.
Does SightLife Surgical offer internships or volunteer opportunities?
SightLife Surgical does not have an internship program or volunteer program, although such opportunities are occasionally made possible in conjunction with a particular project. 

To learn about open internships, please search our current open positions. We regret that we are unable to respond to general inquiries about internships or volunteer opportunities.
One of the requirements of the position is to support organ and tissue donation. Is that really required?
Yes, because of the nature and focus of our work, we require all SightLife Surgical employees support organ and tissue donation.
What type of benefits does SightLife Surgical offer to employees?
SightLife Surgical offers competitive benefits to employees, such as employer-sponsored Medical, Vision and Dental coverage for full-time employees and their dependents, SightLife Surgical-supported retirement plan, and Paid Time Off, which increases with tenure.
Where does SightLife Surgical have offices?
SightLife Surgical is headquartered in Seattle, WA. We also have offices throughout the United States, including Bethlehem, PA, Winston-Salem, NC, South San Francisco and Irvine, CA.