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Jessica Claire
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Professional Summary

Safety-minded Ophthalmic Technician 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.

Skills
  • Self-motivated professional
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Conflict resolution
  • Multitasking abilities
  • Customer service abilities
Work History
Ophthalmic Technician, 09/2012 - Current
Sight Partners Seattle, WA,
  • Checks and performs calibration of technical ophthalmology screening instruments.
  • Obtains a detailed patient history, to include chief complaint; reason for visit; pertinent signs and symptoms; current medication allergies; past ocular and general medical history both ocular and general; family history both ocular and general; social history; and review of medications and allergies, including current ocular prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Accurately tests visual acuity at distance and near, with and without correction or with and without a pinhole.
  • Measures eyeglass prescription using manual or automated lensometer, recording sphere, cylinder, axis, and prism in both plus and minus cylinder.
  • Performs pupil evaluation recording pupil size, shape, symmetry, reaction to light and accommodation. Performs swinging flashlight test to detect a relative afferent pupillary defect.
  • Performs basic refractometry utilizing an auto refraction or habitual glass prescription in the phoropter or with a trial frame and lenses.
  • Instills eye medications (drops or ointments, including anesthetic, dye, dilating drops, cycloplegic drops , or antibiotics) following a protocol or under the direction of an eye provider (ophthalmologist or optometrist).
  • Measures intraocular pressure with standard techniques, including Goldmann applanation tonometry, tonopen, or rebound tonometer.
  • Performs corneal pachymetry using a handheld or ocular coherence tomography device to determine corneal thickness.
  • Performs manual keratometry or automated topography to determine corneal curvature.
  • Performs intra-ocular lens calculations using an IOL Master or equivalent device.
  • Performs automated visual field testing using various perimetry machines.
  • Performs external photographs and fundus photography.
  • Performs optical coherence tomography (OCT) of the anterior segment, retina, and optic nerve.
  • Performs patient screening and triage of potentially urgent ocular conditions.
  • Assists during clinic-based ophthalmic surgery, including revision of wounds, biopsies of the eyelid lesions, cultures of conjunctiva, or cornea; reformation of anterior chamber, evacuation of hyphema, repositioning of corneal endothelial grafts, intra-vitreous injections, and laser surgical procedures.
  • Educates patients and legal authorized representatives in eye care, including preoperative and postoperative instructions.
  • Assists in the education and training of medical students, residents and fellows in those facilities with medical school affiliations.
  • Ensures proper cleaning and disinfection; calibration, maintenance, backup, annual inventory and ordering of instruments, supplies and equipment; obtains quotes as needed; and reports needed repairs to biomedical engineering.

PART 2

  • Checks and performs calibration of technical ophthalmology screening instruments.
  • Obtains patient physical history, to include chief complaint; reason for visit; pertinent signs and symptoms; current medication allergies; past ocular and general medical history both ocular and general; family history both ocular and general; social history; and review of medications and allergies, including current ocular prescription and non-prescription medications.
  • Accurately tests visual acuity at distance and near, with and without correction or with and without a pinhole.
  • Measures eyeglass prescription using manual or automated lensometer, recording sphere, cylinder, axis, and prism in both plus and minus cylinder.
  • Performs pupil evaluation recording pupil size, shape, symmetry, reaction to light and accommodation. Performs swinging flashlight test to detect a relative afferent pupillary defect.
  • Performs basic refractometry utilizing an auto refraction or habitual glass prescription in the phoropter.
  • Instills eye medications (drops or ointments, including anesthetic, dye, dilating drops, cycloplegic drops, or antibiotics).
  • Measures intraocular pressure with standard techniques, including Goldmann applanation tonometry.
  • Performs automated visual field testing using various perimetry machines.
  • Performs optical coherence tomography (OTC) or the anterior segment, retina and optic nerve.
  • Performs external photographs and fundus photography.
  • Performs intraocular lens calculation using an IOL master or equivalent device1.
  • Prepares and Update MSDS booklets yearly throughout the eye clinic
  • Arranging and completing video calls with Veterans to prepare the Veterans for clinical encounters using telehealth technologies
  • Preparing the clinical environment, which may include preparing medical and telecommunications equipment
  • Serve as tele-presenter, during clinical video telehealth (CVT) and VVC encounters
  • Establishing and maintaining video conferencing connections
  • Making introductions between patient site and provider site
  • Receiving/scheduling requests for simple &/or complex intra-facility and inter-facility telehealth appointments, using electronic resource-based scheduling system;
Ophthalmic Technician, 07/2011 - 06/2012
Signature Healthcare Dunlap, TN,

Patient History, Phone Triage, Tonometry (Tonopen, NCT), Visual Fields, OCT, Refractometry, Visual Acuity, Automated Lensometry, Fundus Photography, Pachymetry. Preparation for suture removal after Cataract surgery,Cleaning and stocking rooms with supplies, Keratometry, Auto Refraction, Insertion of ocular drops, Assisting and preparation of minor surgeries(Yag, Chalazion)

Certified Medical Assistant, 04/2004 - 04/2005
Hackensack University Medical Center Wall, NJ,
  • Communicated clearly and effectively with patients to verify information, determine purpose of visit and record medical history.
  • Assisted with routine checks and diagnostic testing by collecting and processing specimens.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms, fielded questions and prepared for physician examinations.
  • Called and faxed pharmacies to submit prescriptions and refills.
  • Taught patients about medications, procedures and care plan instructions.
  • Gathered forms and copied insurance cards to collect patient information for billing and insurance filing.
  • Collected and documented patient medical information such as blood pressure and weight.
  • Documented vital signs and health history for patients in clinic and hospital environments.
  • Enhanced patient outcomes by providing knowledgeable education on procedures, medications and other physician instructions.
  • Promoted office efficiency, coordinating charts, completing insurance forms and helping patients with diverse needs.
  • Conducted preliminary patient evaluations measuring weight, temperature and blood pressure.
  • Sanitized, restocked and organized exam rooms and medical equipment.
  • Obtained all prescribed laboratory testing.
  • Obtained client medical history, medication information, symptoms and allergies.
  • Verified appropriate lab couriers picked up collected lab specimens.
  • Performed clerical duties, such as word processing, data entry, answering phones and filing.
  • Tested and recorded blood glucose levels.
  • Kept medical supplies in sufficient stock by monitoring levels and submitting replenishment orders before depleted.
Education
Associate of Applied Science: Ophthalmic Technology, Expected in 05/2011
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Triton College - River Grove, IL
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Diploma in Medical Assisting: Medical Assisting, Expected in 09/2002
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Olympia College - Skokie ,IL,
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High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1999
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Cosmopolitan Prep High School - Chicago, IL,
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School Attended

  • Triton College
  • Olympia College
  • Cosmopolitan Prep High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Certified Medical Assistant

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Diploma in Medical Assisting
  • High School Diploma

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