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Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

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.

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.

Patient-oriented Ophthalmic Technician with 28-year background performing diagnostic testing and patient administrative tasks. Adept at taking patient medical histories and providing chairside assistance to multiple ophthalmologists within a busy eye care practice.

Welcoming and supportive with ability to provide patient services each day.

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

  • Chart documentation
  • Medical history documentation
  • Physician support
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Computer proficiency
  • Teamwork
Work History
Ophthalmic Technician,+Ophthalmic +Technician +resume +template, 03/2008 - Current
New Vision Eye Center City, STATE,
  • 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.
  • Conducted Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Used Lensometer to measure and record lens power of existing prescriptive spectacles.
  • Instilled anesthetic drops and assisted in laser treatments and minor procedures.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
  • Measured corneal curvature using keratometer to determine axis and extent of astigmatism.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Triaged phone calls from patients and outside contacts and handled in order of importance.
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • Called patients to inquire about post-operative status or recovery.
  • Worked well with patients, staff and manufacturer representatives to carry out successful office- and patient-related work each day.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake, including history, medication and symptom documentation, to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Assessed patients for eye issues and checked visual acuity, color plates and papillary function.
  • Cleaned or sterilized ophthalmic or surgical instruments.
  • Identified issues during preliminary exam and addressed concerns with physician.
  • Reviewed inventory levels to check medications and other materials, placed orders and restocked supplies to meet forecasted needs.
  • Provided patients with detailed instructions for pre- and post-op care under physician supervision to promote healing and optimal recovery strategies.
  • Promoted positive and smooth patient flow throughout facility, encouraging more efficient operations and boosting patient satisfaction.
  • Conducted binocular disparity tests to assess depth perception.
  • Assisted in maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical record filing, Op Reports, test results, and home care forms.
  • Recorded information using word processing, dictation and transcription software and equipment.
  • Documented patient medical histories, vitals and test results in electronic health records system.
  • Maintained security and privacy of records to protect patients and providers.
  • Applied medical terminology related to provider-specific treatments and techniques.
  • Worked cohesively with physicians and other clinical staff to complete transcriptions.
Ophthalmic Technician Manager, 11/2000 - 04/2008
Brevard Eye Center City, STATE,
  • Created successful work schedules for each team member to maintain deadlines and fully staff shifts.
  • Applied strong leadership talents and problem-solving skills to maintain team efficiency and organize workflows.
  • Maintained compliance with company policies, objectives and communication goals.
  • Monitored workshop work flow for 7 locations.
  • Set overall vision and provided team leadership.
  • Interviewed, hired and trained new employees for ophthalmic positions
  • Maintained inventory of medical supplies and tools to address needs of patients.
  • Obtained optical pressures, checked visual acuities and administered slit lamp exams to identify issues.
  • Presented preliminary medical evaluation of clinical patients, delivering comprehensive reports to physicians.
Hospital Corpsman Third Class, 1995 - 2008
US Navy Reserves City, STATE,
  • Administered medical care for range of conditions and basic health concerns including immunization, medications and blood draws.
  • Provided emergency medical care, including conducting physical exams and interviews to gain medical history and relevant health data.
  • Filled prescriptions and maintained pharmacy stock.
  • Provided leadership, delegation and exceptional medical service in high-pressure situations.
  • Communicated clearly and openly with dispatch to receive new orders and convey important updates about scenes.
  • Learned new techniques to better serve patients' needs.
  • Kept up with continuing education requirements to maintain certification.
Tomahawk Cruise Missle Warheading Technician, 1990 - 1992
US Navy City, STATE,
  • Readied Tomahawk Cruise missiles and associated equipment to conduct launches within short windows.
  • Completed inspections and any basic repair need to uphold strict performance standards.
  • Assisted with real-time intelligence collection by conducting field reconnaissance operations.
  • Participated in team-building activities to enhance working relationships.
  • Performed duties in accordance with all applicable standards, policies and regulatory guidelines to promote safe working environment.
  • Performed security rotations aboard ship, securing weapons lockers and magazines.
  • Activated security alarm system to alert emergency responders of dangerous or life threatening incidents.
  • Communicated with security team and building supervisors using two-way radios, mobile phones and other technological devices.
No Degree: Phlebotomy, Expected in 2013
Phlebotomy Training Class - Vero Beach, FL,
Status -
Associate of Arts: Pre-Optometry, Expected in 2003
Brevard Community College - Palm Bay, FL
Status -
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/1988
Eau Gallie High School - Melbourne, FL
Status -
  • COT - Certified Ophthalmic Technician
  • OSC Ophthalmic scribe Certified
  • Certified Phlebotomy, 2013
  • Certified Clinical study Photographer
  • Certified masked backup coordinator for Novartis study RTH258-C001 as well as Follow up Condor study RTH258-D2301.
  • Certified as a best correction visual acuity examiner by Klinitrials.
  • Certified for OCT and FA by Duke reading center.

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School Attended

  • Phlebotomy Training Class
  • Brevard Community College
  • Eau Gallie High School

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  • Hospital Corpsman Third Class
  • Tomahawk Cruise Missle Warheading Technician


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  • Associate of Arts
  • High School Diploma

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