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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Assistant /Technician/Clinic Supervisor. Motivated professional with a positive attitude and willingness to learn from experienced professionals. Successful at providing a high level of assistance to Ophthalmologist and Optometrist with exceptional care and respect to patients. Ability to Perform different types of OCT's, Visual fields, Corneal Pachymetry and Fundus photography and so much more. Detail-oriented Certified Ophthalmic Assistant/Technician offering 7+ years of healthcare experience and passion for delivering quality care. Excellent ability to build rapport with patients and explain procedures and treatments in easy-to-understand terminology. Polished individual successful at treating all patients with respect and compassion. Seek position with established Optometry/Ophthalmology practice.

  • Refractions (manual and EPIC)
  • OCT (Heidelberg) OCT-A, OCT-R, OCT-N
  • Fundus photography (Zeiss Claris 500)
  • HVF
  • Work-up/Medical Scribe/Special testing
  • EHR (practice management NextGen)
  • Surgical Scheduler
  • Assisted in minor procedures
  • Assisted in intraocular injections
  • Detail oriented
  • Knowledge of business practices
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • ICD-10 and CPT coding
  • Able to work independently and effectively in team environments
  • Physician assistance
Professional Training

Take the Lead: Leadership series, Heartland Community College, Bloomington IL, 02/2017 - 06/2017.

Completed numerous professional training courses in the following areas:

1. Communicating for Superior Teamwork; Managing your communication style.

2. Basic Principles and Qualities of Genuine Leadership.

3. Communication excellence: Managing performance with DiSC.

4. Providing Constructive Feedback.

5. Coaching: Developing others.

AAO 2018, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago IL, 10/2018 - Attended the American Academy of Ophthalmic Executives meeting and took two courses in the following areas;

1. Coding Camp

2. Fundamentals of Ophthalmic Coding.

American Healthcare Academy, CPR/AED: Adult, Child, Infant and standard First Aid (BLS), 07/2018 - I am currently CPR/AED certified until 07/02/2020.

Work History
Certified Ophthalmic Technician, 03/2019 to Current
Yale University Hamden, CT,
  • 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
Clinical Supervisor/Medical Scribe, 03/2012 to 11/2018
Gailey Eye Clinic City, STATE,
  • 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
Manager/Care Provider, 11/2005 to 03/2012
Home Health Agencies/ Privately Hired City, STATE,
  • 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
: Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, Expected in 12/2015
Joint Commission On Allied Health Personnel - ,

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

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

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.

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

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.

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  • Joint Commission On Allied Health Personnel
  • Midwest Technical Institute
  • Lincoln Land Community College
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  • Clinical Supervisor/Medical Scribe
  • Manager/Care Provider
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