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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Experienced Certified Ophthalmic Assistant with over 14 years of experience in Ophthalmology. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction. Skilled Ophthalmic Technician adept at evaluating complex eye diseases and cross-examining patient medical history to verify information. Prepares patients for ophthalmology tests and maintains all operating equipment. Friendly and accommodating with excellent workflow management and task delegation skills.

Accomplishments
  • Collaborated with team of consultants in the development of Qreads
  • Collaborated with team members from Epic and Ohthlamology, across several regions, as a subject matter expert. I continue to enhance this roll as a Super User and take part in monthly meetings and ongoing training of staff.
  • Documented and resolved computer issues in Epic and Qreads which leds to collaboration between physcians in other sites.
Skills
  • Chart documentation

  • Manual refractions

  • Visual prescreening

  • Equipment calibration

  • Appointment Scheduling

  • Color vision assessment

  • Physician support

  • Surgical care

  • Amsler grid testing

  • Medical history documentation

  • Customer service abilities

  • Collaboration

  • Epic Software proficience

  • Maintenance & Repair

  • Laser surgery assistance

Skills

Chart documentation

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Manual refractions

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Visual prescreening

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Equipment calibration

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Appointment Scheduling

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Color vision assessment

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Physician support

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Surgical care

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Amsler grid testing

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Medical history documentation

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Customer service abilities

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Collaboration

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Epic Software proficience

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Maintenance & Repair

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Laser surgery assistance

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Work History
Certified Ophthalmic Technician, 05/2012 to Current
Yale UniversityWest Haven, CT,
  • Explained pre- and post-operative procedures to patients and carefully reviewed surgical plans.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations and prepared patients for examinations and surgeries.
  • Assisted physician with laser procedures for vision corrective actions.
  • Triaged phone calls from patients and outside contacts and handled in order of importance.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Measured corneal curvature using keratometer to determine axis and extent of astigmatism.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Conducted Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • 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.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake, including history, medication and symptom documentation, to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Called patients to inquire about post-operative status or recovery.
  • Provided patients with detailed instructions for pre- and post-op care under physician supervision to promote healing and optimal recovery strategies.
  • Assessed patients for eye issues and checked visual acuity, color plates and papillary function.
  • Reviewed inventory levels to check medications and other materials, placed orders and restocked supplies to meet forecasted needs.
  • Worked well with patients, staff and manufacturer representatives to carry out successful office- and patient-related work each day.
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
  • Conducted binocular disparity tests to assess depth perception.
  • Identified issues during preliminary exam and addressed concerns with physician.
Daycare Provider, 01/2006 to 05/2012
Avera HealthWagner, SD,
  • Created and implemented diverse educational strategies to boost development.
  • Maintained safe play environment by emphasizing and maintaining cleanliness and organization.
  • Enforced rules and managed behavior through developmentally appropriate discipline.
  • Maintained effective schedule balance between rest periods, active play and instruction.
  • Applied positive behavior management techniques to enhance social interactions and emotional development.
  • Sanitized dishes, tabletops, toys and frequently touched surfaces to prevent spreading of germs.
  • Monitored entrances and exits to maintain safety and organized environments.
  • Met with parents about daily activities, positive developments and issues.
  • Observed play activities to identify positive behaviors and areas in need of improvement, implementing behavior redirection where appropriate.
  • Prepared healthy foods and beverages for children based on optimal dietary guidelines and individual restrictions.
  • Created safe and engaging learning environment for groups of diverse children with various learning styles.
  • Worked with children individually and in groups to teach social, communicative and problem-solving skills.
  • Kept all areas neat, clean and properly sanitized.
Certified Ophthalmic Assistant, 05/2000 to 11/2005
Partners Healthcare SystemLee, NH,
  • 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.
  • Administered ophthalmic drops and ointments, focusing on patient comfort.
  • Operated and maintained ophthalmic equipment in alignment with safety procedures.
  • Documented patient medical history and information utilizing [Software] with commitment to accuracy.
  • Presented preliminary medical evaluation of clinical patients, delivering comprehensive reports to physicians.
  • Maintained inventory of medical supplies and tools to address needs of patients.
  • Obtained optical pressures, checked visual acuities and administered slit lamp exams to identify issues.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Instilled anesthetic drops and assisted in laser treatments and minor procedures.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • Conducted Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Assisted physician with laser procedures for vision corrective actions.
  • Measured corneal curvature using keratometer to determine axis and extent of astigmatism.
  • Conducted Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
Education
Associate of Science: Medical Assistant, Expected in 06/1996 to Minneapolis Business College - St. Paul,
GPA:

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School Attended

  • Minneapolis Business College

Job Titles Held:

  • Certified Ophthalmic Technician
  • Daycare Provider
  • Certified Ophthalmic Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Science

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