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

Twenty Five years of experience making valuable contributions to healthcare teams. Highly skilled, efficient, and empathetic in the Medical Service Industry. Actively looking for and motivated to embark on new and interesting opportunities. Currently working for the highest rated Ophthalmology clinic in the United States. Compassionate and dedicated to ethical and exceptional patient and customer care. A strong work ethic and ability to work independently. Passionate about kindness.

Skills
  • Excellent Customer Service Abilities
  • Directing Patient Care and Follow Up
  • Planning Customer Care Events
  • Developing and Enacting Customer Care Policies
  • Contact Lens Department Management
  • Microsoft and Macintosh Access
  • Specialty and Medically Necessary Contact Lens Fitting and Follow Up
  • Registered by National Contact Lens Examiners, 181914, NCLE-AC
  • Creative Troubleshooting
  • Flexible and Adaptable
  • Team Building
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Decision Making
  • Active Listening
Education
Southeast Local Ravenna, OH, Expected in High School Diploma : - GPA :
Akron University Akron OH, Expected in : Medical Assisting - GPA :
Kent State University Kent, OH Expected in : Medical & Life Sciences - GPA :
Certifications
  • COT - Certified Ophthalmic Technician 2003-Current
  • National Contact Lens Examiner License - 2007- Current
Accomplishments

Helped restore the vision of hundreds of patients over a ten year period through customized contact lens design and care plans.

Work History
Mid Atlantic Retina - Ophthalmic Technician
Huntingdon Valley, PA, 08/2021 - Current
  • Promote positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
  • Provide patients with detailed instructions for pre- and post-op care under physician supervision to promote healing and optimal recovery strategies.
  • Assess patients for eye issues and perform diagnostic testing.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations and prepared patients for examinations and surgeries.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Measured corneal curvature using diagnostic equipment keratometer to determine extent of astigmatism.
University Of Pennsylvania Health System - Lead Ophthalmic Technician
King Of Prussia, PA, 03/2021 - 08/2021
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
  • Worked well with patients, staff and manufacturer representatives to carry out successful office- and patient-related work each day.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • 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.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
Northwestern Medicine - Contact Lens Department Manager
Genoa, IL, 08/2003 - 12/2020
  • Developed team communications and information in all contact lens related areas
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends
  • Worked directly with doctors and staff in coordinating patient care
  • Internal Audits, evaluations, customer surveys, and competitor assessments
  • Supported needs of doctors and staff with skill and efficiency
  • Contributed to team results in fast-paced Ophthalmic environments
  • Patient Care and Follow Up of all contact lens types and designs
  • Obtained and maintained Opthalmic Technician Certification
  • Obtained and maintained NCLE-Advanced Certification
  • Ophthalmic Coding
  • Triage of patient phone calls
  • Retinoscopy and Refractometry
  • Optical Coherence Tomography
  • Performing & Applying Corneal Topography
  • Fundus & External Photography
  • Assist in Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Sensorimotor Examination
  • Applanation
  • Pachymetry
  • Perimetry
  • Staff Training
  • Transcription
  • Monitored suppliers and competitors to establish savings and economic growth
  • Managed 30 Specialty Lens cases per month
  • Performed 20 patient exams per day
St. Lukes Cataract & Laser Institute - Ophthalmic Assistant
City, STATE, 08/2000 - 08/2003
  • Performed all Ophthalmic Assistant duties
  • Performed all Diagnostic Testing appropriate in regards to complaint and as ordered by physicians
  • Transcribed patient records and doctors notations
  • Obtained and recorded patient medical history, including prior surgeries, family medical issues and past ocular history
  • Performed 20 plus patient examinations per day
  • Conducted Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation
  • Instilled anesthetic drops and assisted in laser treatments and minor procedures
  • Assisted physician with laser procedures for vision corrective actions
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations
Languages
Arabic :
Elementary
Negotiated :

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School Attended

  • Southeast Local
  • Akron University
  • Kent State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Lead Ophthalmic Technician
  • Contact Lens Department Manager
  • Ophthalmic Assistant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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