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Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Articulate Ophthalmic Technician talented in handling both the medical and administrative end of facility work. Accomplished at assessing pupils, confrontation fields, and anterior chamber depths. Well-organized and efficient with sound knowledge of medical terminology and various eye diseases.

Empathetic COA commended for chart accuracy, effective team collaboration and unprecedented patient relations. Interacts with patients from diverse cultures and backgrounds. In-depth knowledge of medical terminology and HIPAA regulations.

Education
Rowan Cabarrus Community College Salisbury, NC, Expected in 05/2023 Associate of Science : Associate Degree Nursing - GPA :
Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute Hudson, NC Expected in 05/2008 Diploma : Ophthalmic Technology - GPA :
Skills
  • Ophthalmic equipment expertise
  • Manual refractions
  • Laster surgery assistance
  • Chart documentation
  • BAT and CST testing
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Equipment calibration
  • Physician support
  • Surgical care
  • Color vision assessment
  • Amsler grid testing
  • Customer service abilities
  • Organization and Time management
  • Patient-focused care
  • EMR / EHR
  • Medical office administration
  • Dementia and Alzheimer's knowledge
  • Responding to emergencies
  • Feeding assistance expert
  • Transporting patients
  • Supporting Personal Needs
  • Recording Vital Signs
  • Patient Relations
  • Observing Responses
  • Measuring Bodily Fluids
  • Infection Control and Aseptic Procedures
  • Documenting Behaviors
  • Conducting Intakes
  • Companionship and Emotional Support
  • Patient Care
  • Bathing
  • Compassionate caregiver
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Efficient and reliable team player
Certifications
  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician (COT)
  • Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA)
  • CPR certfied
Work History
Yale University - Certified Ophthalmic Technician
Orange, CT, 08/2012 - Current
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations and prepared patients for examinations and surgeries.
  • Explained pre- and post-operative procedures to patients and carefully reviewed surgical plans.
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Instilled anesthetic drops and assisted in laser treatments and minor procedures.
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
  • Conducted Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Measured corneal curvature using keratometer to determine axis and extent of astigmatism.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • Triaged phone calls from patients and outside contacts and handled in order of importance.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • Cleaned or sterilized ophthalmic or surgical instruments.
  • Called patients to inquire about post-operative status or recovery.
  • Assessed patients for eye issues and checked visual acuity, color plates and papillary function.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake, including history, medication and symptom documentation, to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Worked well with patients, staff and manufacturer representatives to carry out successful office- and patient-related work each day.
  • Identified issues during preliminary exam and addressed concerns with physician.
  • Provided patients with detailed instructions for pre- and post-op care under physician supervision to promote healing and optimal recovery strategies.
  • Reviewed inventory levels to check medications and other materials, placed orders and restocked supplies to meet forecasted needs.
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
Mass Eye And Ear - Ophthalmic Assistant
Weymouth, MA, 05/2008 - 10/2010
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Obtained and recorded patient medical history, including prior surgeries, family medical issues and past ocular history.
  • Administered eye medications for dilation and treatment.
  • Noted present complaints, medications and vital statistics like blood pressure and pulse rate.
  • Documented patient medical history and information utilizing [Software] with commitment to accuracy.
  • Presented preliminary medical evaluation of clinical patients, delivering comprehensive reports to physicians.
  • Operated and maintained ophthalmic equipment in alignment with safety procedures.
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
  • Adjusted fit and conducted minor repairs to eyeglasses as part of patient fit process.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Triaged phone calls from patients and outside contacts and handled in order of importance.
  • Conducted Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
Providence Health & Services - Medication Technician
Northridge, CA, 05/2006 - 05/2008
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep [Job title]s informed of changes.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering [Type] treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for average of [Number] patients per [Timeframe] in [Type] facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Participated in [Type] fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Monitored, tracked and conveyed important patient information to healthcare staff to help optimize treatment planning and care delivery.
  • Unpacked, sorted, counted and labeled all incoming medications to keep optimum inventory levels.
  • Turned and repositioned patients to prevent bedsores.
  • Explained treatment procedures, medications and diets to inform patient and patient's family of care and progress.
  • Interacted with patients and monitored vital signs during time of admission to report details to registered nurse.
  • Transported patients to operating and treatment rooms by using wheelchairs and wheeled carts.
  • Administered psychotropic medications and anxiety education to patients to provide mental health care.
  • Assisted in maintaining conducive environment for residents by adhering to infection control policies.
  • Reviewed patient progress to document effects of any prescribed medication.
  • Reviewed available supplies, identified deficiencies and located necessary materials to meet operational demands.
  • Cared for patients by providing [Action], personal care and ambulation.
  • Furthered skills by actively taking part in employee trainings and taking classes in subjects to improve [Skill].
  • Maintained aseptic and unobstructed field throughout [Type] and [Type] procedures.
  • Checked patient identifying information against records to uphold strict security, safety and regulatory standards.
  • Collected, evaluated and set up both sterile and non-sterile surgical supplies, instruments and equipment.
  • Documented observations and baseline measurements in medical records.
  • Reported any unusual or urgent circumstances in patients' condition or environment immediately to [Job Title].
  • Assisted patients with activities of daily living under guidance of [Job title].
  • Interacted effectively with patients, families, staff and other hospital department staff to deliver high level of customer service and teamwork.
  • Wiped down equipment with proper cleaning products after each patient transport to reduce instances of infection.
  • Provided care for patients based on physical, psychological, educational and safety criteria.
  • Gathered, charted and analyzed patient history data and discussed key points with clinicians.
  • Used expertise in [Type] and [Type] areas to help diagnose and treat injuries, diseases and other acute and chronic concerns.
  • Employed devices and patient positioning techniques to reduce chance of radiation exposure to either staff or patients.
Avalon Health Care Group - Certified Nursing Assistant
Brigham City, UT, 08/2002 - 05/2004
  • Obtained client medical history, including medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Gathered dietary information, assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives and support wellness goals.
  • Assisted patients with mobility needs, including moving to and from beds, organizing wheelchairs and preparing assistive devices.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Cared for clients with diagnoses such as respiratory failure, diabetes, Parkinson's disease and muscular dystrophy.
  • Oversaw and maintained patients' rooms, group living areas and nurse stations.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Obtained biological specimens for ordered tests and prepared for laboratory transport.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar to stay on top of symptoms and keep [Job title]s informed of changes.
  • Offered immediate assistance in emergency and routine paging situations to evaluate needs and deliver care.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering [Type] treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Supported ambulation and physical therapy needs by conducting planned exercise routines.
  • Cared for average of [Number] patients per [Timeframe] in [Type] facility, delivering high-quality, efficient support to meet all needs.
  • Participated in [Type] fun activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Facilitated activities of daily living, including personal hygiene management, feeding and ambulation.
  • Complied with all company-specific guidelines and performed hands-on nursing care to patients under RN supervision.
  • Helped patients effectively manage routine bathing, grooming and other hygiene needs.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Rowan Cabarrus Community College
  • Caldwell Community College And Technical Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician
  • Ophthalmic Assistant
  • Medication Technician
  • Certified Nursing Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science
  • Diploma

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