ophthalmic technician resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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A high-energy, enthusiastic, trustworthy and dependable individual who excels in challenging and competitive environments. Maintains professional appearance and demeanor. Characterized by extreme patience and service orientation. Skilled in many aspects of vision care, including various types of diagnostic testing. Have established competence in contact lens types, brands and fittings, including spherical, torics, bifocals and keratoconus types. With sixteen years of experience developed a strategy for making quick decisions under high stress conditions, maintaining composure while prioritizing and orchestrating the many job functions.

Eloquent Ophthalmic Technician eager to secure a [Job Title] role in a [Type] practice. Skilled in testing and measuring eye functions to assist ophthalmologists in treating and diagnosing eye diseases and disorders. Superb problem-solving and time management skills with the ability to show compassion when dealing with patients. Capable of advising patients on medications, dressings and contact lenses.

  • Basic
  • Billing
  • Color
  • Documentation
  • Fluent in English
  • English
  • Forms
  • Frame
  • Hiring
  • Insurance
  • Inventory
  • Office
  • Patient Care
  • Direct patient
  • Patient flow
  • Personnel
  • Photography
  • Polish
  • Problem solving
  • Scheduling
  • Supervision
  • Translation
  • Translations
  • Vision
  • Ophthalmology testing
  • Gastroenteral nutrition education
  • Healthcare billing proficiency
  • Patient positioning understanding
  • Financial aptitude
  • Wound care expertise
  • Treatment of [Type] conditions
  • Ventilator care
  • Sound decision-making
  • Custodial care knowledge
  • Hematology testing aptitude
  • Treatment of conditions
  • Disease specialization proficiency
  • Claims analysis and review specialist
  • ACLS instructor
  • Vascular care understanding
  • Specimen collection and processing
  • Geriatric treatment knowledge
  • Mastery of OB/GYN care
  • Flow sheet charting skillfulness
  • Medical transcription expert
  • Healthcare platforms
  • Health and wellness expertise
  • Body mechanics knowledge
  • Laparasopic procedures familiarity
  • Colostomy care
  • Seizure management
  • Wound care proficiency
  • IV drug therapy management
  • Conflict mediation
  • CPR and BLS certified
  • Newborn education coach
  • Expertise in [Type] billing
  • Extensive ER experience
  • Colostomy care familiarity
Ophthalmic Technician, 04/2005 to Current
Laser Eye InstituteTroy, MI,
  • Oversees patient care department.
  • Performs various preliminary and diagnostic testing, including patient medical history taking, eye problem documentation and analysis, vision check, computerized refractometry, lensometry, keratometry, TonoPen applanation, visual field testing, A-scans, IOL and LASIK calculations and planing, contact lens fitting and ordering, exam rooms supply stocking.
  • Instructs patients about medications, tests, and procedures.
  • Assists ophthalmologists with patient procedures.
  • Coordinates patient scheduling.
  • Troubleshoots computer problems plus performs computer and software updates.
  • Designs and develops office forms.
Technician, 05/2003 to 04/2005
Cushman & WakefieldCedar Rapids, IA,
  • Preformed various job functions within Ophthalmic care environment, including patient pre-testing, history taking, problem evaluation, computerized and manual refractometry, applanation and dilation; Humphrey, Goldman and FDT vision field testing, OPD and Wavefront scans, Fundus photography, retinal and corneal topography, spectrum lensometry, as well as contact lens fitting, care education, ordering and stock supplying.
Clinical Department Manager, 03/2001 to 05/2003
Indian River Memorial HospitalVero Beach, FL,
  • Department supervision, responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the eye care practice.
  • Inventory tracking, maintenance and ordering of clinical supplies and vision care products.
  • Direct patient vision care, history gathering, pre- testing, retinal photography, corneal topography, refractometry, visual field testing, spectrum lensometry, patient questions answering.
  • Closely coordinating with all departments to ensure smooth operation.
  • Maintaining patient flow.
  • Supervision and training of other clinical technicians.
  • Responsible for personnel problem solving, employee hiring, scheduling, training, evaluation and termination.
  • Helping with job sharing, appointments scheduling, accounts billing and receivable, vision insurance authorization, frame selection, dispense and fitting.
  • Assisting the doctor during various vision procedures.
  • Polish- English translation.
  • Award for Continued Excellence and Dedicated Service to Patient Care - 2001.
Clinical Technician, 03/2000 to 03/2001
Primary Eye Care AssociatesCity, STATE,
  • Conducting patient pre-testing, including history taking, color vision, stereopsis, Amsler's grid, autorefraction, non-contact tenometry, corneal topography, retinal photos, visual acuity and lensometry.
  • Performing visual field testing and contact lens insertion and removal classes.
  • Clinical room stocking, contact lens inventory and Polish-English translations.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Arts and Sciences: Psychology, Expected in 2000 to University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
Dean's List
: , Expected in 2000 to - ,
Activities and Honors
Additional Information
  • Certified by Marco Technologies, July 2002 in successful completion of Basic Orthoptic and Refractometry Techniques

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School Attended

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Technician
  • Clinical Department Manager
  • Clinical Technician


  • Bachelor of Arts and Sciences

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