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

I am a young and passionate professional with a soft heart and pure intentions in medical and health care field. I was born and raised in Belarus, but over the last 6 years I have lived and worked in New York, USA. I am a bilingual professional that is fluent in Russian and English. I am currently studying towards receiving my BA and a PsyD (Doctor of Psychology diploma), meanwhile I am enjoying my current profession as a medical optometric assistant. I have been assisting two optometrists over the course of last 3.5 years in Ocean View Optical, Dr. Natalia Dobrer and Dr. Dina Mayzel as a full time optometric assistant and technician. Apart from my assistant duties listed below, I have also helped out at a front desk and as a salesperson at the same facility, so I am familiar with the schedule creating, faxing and copping skills, computer programming, official email writing, communication with patients in both Russian and English languages, fitting and ordering contact lenses and glasses for patients, selling sunglasses and eye accessories, dealing with insurance eligibility and copays, ordering supplies for the office, and so on. I have been reliable and always willing to cover a shift for a coworker in need, I respect punctuality and professional manners. I am diligent and patient with patients of all ages, races and backgrounds. I am culturally respectful and appropriate, and would always do my best at making patients fill comfortable and cared for during their visit and follow ups. I am sociable and easily blend into any collective. I am willing to learn more and gain new experience and would be happy to acquire new knowledge in this or related field from the more experienced coworkers. I am interested in full time(at least 4 days a week) or 40 hours schedule. My preferred pay is $18+ per hour.

Skills
  • Charting expertise
  • Understands medical procedures
  • Documentation procedures expert
  • Data entry
  • Proper sterilization techniques
  • Patient scheduling
  • Medical billing
Experience
Optometric Assistant, 05/2018 to Current
Minnesota Eye Consultants Bloomington, MN,
  • Performed clerical duties, including pasting refractor receipts, entering data into spreadsheets and alphabetizing folders and invoices.
  • Supported optometrist with vision screenings, exams and prepping rooms and medical instruments.
  • Analyzed test results to discuss treatment plans with optometrist.
  • Reviewed medical records prior to patient appointments.
  • Discussed problems, impairments and corrective lens prescriptions with patients to select proper corrective equipment.
  • Examined eyes, under observation, with instruments and pharmaceutical agents to determine visual acuity.
  • Shadowed experienced staff and optometrist to observe daily tasks.
  • Assisted with visual field testing, ocular photography, optical coherence tomography and pre-exam data collection.
  • Calibrated ophthalmologic equipment and performed proper disinfection to maintain working order.
  • Supported clerical staff to facilitate optimal patient care and operations.
  • Stocked clinical workstations and procedure rooms with necessary supplies.
  • Assisted patients in preparation for examinations, assessing and recording vital signs.
  • Conducted patient interviews to gather health history, vital signs and information about current medical issues.
  • Ordered and received disposable supplies and created SAP purchase orders.
  • Collected forms, copied insurance cards and coordinated patient information for billing and insurance processing.
  • Answered appointment calls to streamline office operations.
  • Sterilized medical equipment after each procedure.
  • Completed clinical documentation in accordance with agency guidelines.
  • Administered ERX to patient's pharmacies along with refills for the existing medications
  • Performed front desk duties, including answering phones, scheduling appointments, greeting patients and ordering supplies.
HHA, 08/2018 to 02/2019
Addus Homecare Corporation Burns Trailer Court, MT,
  • Supervised medication administration, personal hygiene and other activities of daily living.
  • Improved patient outlook and daily living through compassionate care.
  • Conducted games and other activities to engage clients and provide mental stimulation and entertainment. the
  • Observed patient vital signs and medication reactions and reported health concerns or behavioral changes.
  • Documented client progress in charts and logbooks.
  • Managed various daily job tasks, including patient transportation and appointment scheduling.
  • Monitored medications for patients with various conditions, including Glaucoma, Hypertension, Diabetes and kept watchful eye for side effects.
  • Answered questions and assisted with health system coordination, patient rights and privacy of personal information.
Salesperson, 11/2016 to 05/2018
4 Wheel Parts Performance Centers Pelham, AL,
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Gathered information from clients to create solutions that achieved business needs and desires.
  • Drove wedding dresses sales through development of successful promotional strategies and product placement.
  • Developed discerning eye for detail, often suggesting accessories to complement purchase.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Acquired new customers and identified unique needs to deliver relevant products.
  • Assisted on final sale events, fitting and alteration services for the clients.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in
to
Lyceum #2 - Minsk, Belarus,
GPA:
Associate of Arts: Mental Health Counseling, Expected in 08/2021
to
Kingsborough Community College Of The City University Of New York - Brooklyn, NY
GPA:
Certifications
  • Certified Home Health Aide (CHHA)

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School Attended
  • Lyceum #2
  • Kingsborough Community College Of The City University Of New York
Job Titles Held:
  • Optometric Assistant
  • HHA
  • Salesperson
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Arts