ophthalmic technician resume example with 15+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Patient-oriented Ophthalmic Technician with 8-year background performing diagnostic testing and patient administrative tasks. Adept at taking patient medical histories and providing chairside assistance to 2 optometrists within busy eye care practice. Welcoming and supportive to provide patient services to over 30 patients each day.

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.

Safety-minded Assistant delivering exceptional care and respect to all patients. Detail-oriented employee providing assistance and support to physicians for special procedures. Ready for new position with growing organization dedicated to quality patient service.

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.

Entry-level professional with positive attitude and willingness to learn from experienced professionals. Successful at providing high level of assistance during office procedures, contact lens fittings and instrument sterilization.

Experienced Technician with over 8 years of experience in Eye Care. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Dedicated Ophthalmic Technician professional with history of meeting company goals utilizing consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand.

Organized and dependable candidate successful at managing multiple priorities with a positive attitude. Willingness to take on added responsibilities to meet team goals.

Enthusiastic and eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding and training in customer service. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in this business.

Reliable employee seeking Full time position. Offering excellent communication and good judgment.

  • Manual refractions
  • Chart documentation
  • Visual prescreening
  • Ophthalmic equipment expertise
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Medical history documentation
  • Color vision assessment
  • Customer service abilities
  • Attention to Detail
  • Time Management
  • Critical Thinking
  • Planning and Coordination
  • Decision Making
Dyersburg High School Dyersburg, TN Expected in 05/1990 Diploma : General Studies - GPA :
Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Ripley Ripley, TN Expected in 04/2015 Business Administration : - GPA :
Work History
University Of Florida Health - Ophthalmic Technician
Macclenny, FL, 07/2019 - Current
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations and prepared patients for examinations and surgeries.
  • Measured corneal curvature using keratometer to determine axis and extent of astigmatism.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • 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.
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Reviewed inventory levels to check medications and other materials, placed orders and restocked supplies to meet forecasted needs.
  • Cleaned or sterilized ophthalmic or surgical instruments.
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Identified issues during preliminary exam and addressed concerns with physician.
  • Worked well with patients, staff and manufacturer representatives to carry out successful office- and patient-related work each day.
Elwyn - Opthomologist Assistant
Newark, CA, 03/2016 - 07/2019
  • Collaborated with medical and administrative personnel to maintain patient-focused, engaging and compassionate environment.
  • Updated inventory, expiration and vaccine logs to maintain current tracking documentation.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Conducted monthly and quarterly inventory of supplies using facility cost reporting records.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties and increase patient cooperation.
  • Supported duties for diagnostic and technical treatment procedures, such as setting up and operating special medical equipment and apparatus.
  • Maintained detailed records of test results by entering data and patient information into computer.
City Of Dyersburg - Clerk
City, STATE, 09/2002 - 09/2012
  • Provided quality clerical support through data entry, document management, email correspondence and overseeing operation of office equipment.
  • Interacted with customers by phone, email or in-person to provide information.
  • Created reports and developed improvements and enhancements to automate records and file systems.
  • Drafted professional memos, letters and marketing copy to support business objectives and growth.
  • Received and routed business correspondence to correct departments and staff members.
  • Kept office supplies well organized and sufficiently stocked, placing orders promptly to replenish materials before depleted.
  • Entered Criminal data using Tibrs, following procedures to keep information private.
  • Informed and supported business leaders through consistent communication and administrative support duties.
  • Managed multiple projects simultaneously using organizational and analytical skills.
  • Promptly received and forwarded incoming communications, such as phone calls, emails and letters, to appropriate staff.
  • Fostered operational efficiency and compliance with company policies through effective coordination of office activities.
  • Monitored usage of office supplies and contacted vendors to place new orders for replenishment.
  • Strategically distributed administrative tasks amongst 10 staff and provided guidance to promote performance.
  • Recognized issues prior to escalation and applied appropriate techniques for effective resolution.
  • Edited documents to keep company materials free of grammar errors.
  • Handled client correspondence and tracked records to foster office efficiency.

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School Attended

  • Dyersburg High School
  • Tennessee College of Applied Technology - Ripley

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Opthomologist Assistant
  • Clerk


  • Diploma
  • Business Administration

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