certified ophthalmic technician resume example with 16+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Highly motivated Professional with over 8 years of experience as a knowledgeable and talented leader.

Eager to put my management skills, enthusiasm and understanding of the field to work in a growth-oriented position. A passionate advocate for the use of marijuana and other holistic approaches to health care. History of working hard to learn new processes, optimize procedures and increase customer satisfaction. Dedicated, dependable and eager to learn everything I can about the benefits of using different cannabis strains, effects and uses for recreational and medicinal needs.

  • Customer service abilities
  • Analytical thinking
  • Supporting medical patients
  • Fast learner
  • Medical history documentation
  • Leadership
  • Effective communication
  • Patient relationship management
  • Proficient in Windows, Microsoft office and Mac OS
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Problem-Solving
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong team player
  • Staff management
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Data Recovery
  • Application Support
  • Outgoing Phone Calls
  • Customer Service
  • Desktop Support
Joint Commission On Allied Health Personnel , Expected in 12/2015 : Certified Ophthalmic Assistant - GPA :

Fulfilled the requirements needed through the Joint Commission on Allied Health Personnel (JCAHPO) and successfully passed the examination for Certified Ophthalmic Assistant o December 8th, 2015. Renewed my COA on June 29th, 2018. Certification is valid December 2018-December 2021.

Midwest Technical Institute Springfield, IL Expected in 06/2009 : Medical Assisting - GPA :

GPA: 4.0 - Qualified and passed the examination prepared and administered under the authority of the certifying Board as a Certified Medical Assistant (AAMA) on June 1st, 2009.

Lincoln Land Community College Springfield, IL Expected in 2003 Associate of Science : - GPA :

GPA: 3.8 - Studied Principles of Biology, General Chemistry, Ethics, Intro Sociology, General Physics and Intro Psychology.

Due to unforeseen unfortunate events after approximately 1 year and 10 months of college I had to quit so I was more available to work.

  • COT - Certified Ophthalmic Technician
  • CMA - Certified Medical Assistant
Work History
Kaiser Permanente - Ophthalmic Technician
Riverside, CA, 09/2021 - 04/2022
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations with the Dr. via telehealth.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • Performed slit-lamp examinations and took pictures of the anterior part of the eye for the Dr. to evaluate via telehealth.
Gailey Eye Clinic - Certified Ophthalmic Technician
City, STATE, 03/2019 - Current
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction
  • Performed Special testing on patients such as, Visual Field testing, different types of OCT's (Optical coherence tomography)
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake, including history, medication and symptom documentation, to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments
  • Assessed patients for eye issues and checked visual acuity, color plates and papillary function
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Tonopen tonometry process
Home Health Agencies/ Privately Hired - Clinical Supervisor/Medical Scribe
City, STATE, 03/2012 - 11/2018
  • Monitored patient flow and Dr.'s schedules. Reviewed Doctors schedules to maximize time and productivity in satellite offices
  • Performed and assisted other team members with patient care to achieve positive clinical outcomes and excellent customer service
  • Participated in chart audit compliance activities and followed up with staff
  • Provided leadership and counsel to clinical personal to enhance staff development by setting goals, supervising and evaluating work activities
  • Maintained communication between regional managers and clinical managers in relation to staff, clinical flow, policies and procedures
  • Established and maintained quality control procedures by collecting, measuring and monitoring data reports and work flow statistics
  • Scheduled staffing as well as provided staffing support for satellite clinics
  • Directed for improving techniques, policies and procedures
  • Completed performance evaluations quarterly for 14 members of staff
Company Name - Manager/Care Provider
City, State, 11/2005 - 03/2012
  • Maintained clean personal areas and prepared healthy meals to support client nutritional needs
  • Documented vitals, behaviors and medications in client medical records
  • Promoted social, emotional and physical health through diverse activities
  • Assisted clients with daily living needs, including bathing and personal grooming, to maintain self-esteem and general wellness
  • Shopped for groceries regularly in order to keep house stocked with necessities
  • Scheduled and accompanied clients to medical appointments
  • Performed household tasks such as laundry, dusting, washing dishes and vacuuming
  • Trained and mentored new employees to maximize team performance and achieve daily performance objectives

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School Attended

  • Joint Commission On Allied Health Personnel
  • Midwest Technical Institute
  • Lincoln Land Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician
  • Clinical Supervisor/Medical Scribe
  • Manager/Care Provider


  • Associate of Science

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