ophthalmic technician resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Eloquent Ophthalmic Technician eager to secure a technician role in a small 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 showing compassion when dealing with patients.

  • Supplies inventory
  • Ophthalmology testing
  • Diagnostic testing
  • Medical history obtainment
01/2018 to Current Ophthalmic Technician The University Of Kansas Hospital | Overland Park, KS,
  • Prepared patients and administered basic eye exam tests.
  • Obtained and recorded patient medical history and operated ophthalmic equipment.
  • Transferred knowledge by training ophthalmic assistants, technicians and interns.
  • Sent patient prescriptions to pharmacies and scheduled future appointments.
  • Wrote, edited and filed patient medical records, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Advised patients on ocular medications, dressings and contact lenses.
  • Observed pupils, visual acuteness and extra-ocular movements to check patient status.
  • Interacted with eye care providers to facilitate patient treatment goals.
  • Assisted during in-office surgical procedures and collected ultrasound images.
  • Conducted follow-ups with patients to evaluate progress, promote continuity of care and improve health outcomes.
  • Counseled patients in surgery and treatment plans.
  • Instructed and educated patients on prescriptions and provider instructions to optimize treatment plans.
  • Cleaned and performed minor maintenance on examination equipment and glasses.
  • Linked vision-impaired patients to social services programs and entitlements to improve quality of living.
  • Led patients to exam rooms, collected medical histories and asked questions regarding health and current medications to provide physicians with optimal initial data.
  • Maintained smooth patient flow throughout facility, promoting efficient overall operations.
  • Screened patients for issues and eye diseases, checking visual acuity, color plates, pupil dilation and papillary function.
  • Documented patient care by charting patient condition and treatment in records.
  • Conducted tonometry or tonography tests to measure intraocular pressure.
10/2017 to 03/2018 Home Health Hospice Aide St Luke's University Health Network | Belvidere, NJ,
  • Helped patients maintain dignity during difficult times.
  • Supported grieving families by offering listening ear, compassion and kindness.
  • Assisted terminally ill patients with bathing, grooming and dressing.
  • Moved patients carefully into different positions to promote better body alignment and comfort.
  • Cared for patients by washing and ironing laundry, cleaning or assisting with personal care.
  • Dressed, groomed and fed patients with limited physical abilities to support basic needs.
  • Planned, prepared or served meals to patients according to prescribed diets.
  • Accompanied clients to doctors' offices or on other trips outside home.
  • Transported individuals to medical appointments and assisted with errands.
  • Delivered high level of assistance with cooking, meal preparation and shopping.
  • Provided entertainment and companionship through conversation, reading and board games.
09/2014 to 10/2017 Server/Bartender Landry's | Downers Grove, IL,
  • Operated POS terminals to input orders, split bills and calculate totals.
  • Displayed enthusiasm and knowledge about restaurant's menu and products.
  • Checked with customers to determine satisfaction with meals, promptly taking action to correct problems.
  • Developed rapport with guests and assisted in generating repeat business by providing exceptional customer service.
  • Completed cleaning duties by sweeping and mopping floors, vacuuming carpet and tidying up server stations.
  • Cleaned tables and chairs to prepare dining area for next customers.
  • Served food and beverages to patrons and immediately remedied issues with orders.
  • Satisfied customers by topping off drinks and offering condiments, napkins and other items.
  • Trained new employees on restaurant procedures and plating techniques.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Arranged place settings with clean tablecloths, napkins and tableware to prepare for incoming guests.
  • Enforced minimum age requirements for consumption of alcoholic beverages by checking identification.
07/2014 to 09/2014 Nursery Worker Oklahoma City | Oklahoma City, OK,
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Communicated with children's parents and guardians about daily activities, behaviors and problems.
  • Taught children foundational skills in colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies for experiential learning.
  • Read aloud and played alphabet games to encourage early literacy.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/1998 to to High School Diploma | Aztec High School, Aztec, NM GPA:
Expected in to to | Nursing San Juan College, Farmington, NM GPA:
  • Certified Opthalmic Scribe

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School Attended

  • Aztec High School
  • San Juan College

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Home Health Hospice Aide
  • Server/Bartender
  • Nursery Worker


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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