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optometric technician resume example with 8+ years of experience

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

Highly motivated Optometric Technician with over 10+ years of experience and expertise in vision testing. Known for exemplary workplace focus and administrative organization. Competent in use of Microsoft and proficient in clerical writing and record keeping to meet practice goals.

Skills
  • Effective Organization
  • Recordkeeping and Documentation
  • Training Needs Assessment
  • Medication Administration
  • Preliminary Exams
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Indirect Patient Care
  • Time Management
  • Payment Processing
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Team Collaboration
  • Decision Making
  • Illness Management Instruction
  • Customer Service
  • Punctual and Dependable
  • Self-Driven and Motivated
  • Problem-Solving
  • Attention to Detail
  • Post-Surgical Care
  • Care Plan Development
  • Patient Education
  • Medical Terminology
  • Patient Services
  • Treatment Plan Development
  • Staff Supervision
Education and Training
Bushwick High School Brooklyn, NY, Expected in 05/1993 High School Diploma : - GPA :
Experience
Myeyedr - Optometric Technician
Gastonia, NC, 06/2008 - 07/2010
  • Assisted with visual field testing, ocular photography, optical coherence tomography and pre-exam data collection.
  • Supported optometrist with vision screenings and exams by prepping rooms with medical instruments.
  • Analyzed chart in preparation of patient engagement to review diagnostic testing, photos and preventive measures needed.
  • Discussed problems, impairments and corrective lens prescriptions with patients to select proper corrective equipment.
  • Examined eyes with instruments and pharmaceutical agents to determine visual acuity.
  • Assisted patients in finding correct medications, eyeglasses and contact lenses.
  • Assisted with lens and glasses creation and packaging.
  • Sent patient prescriptions to pharmacies and scheduled future appointments.
  • Protected patients by observing strict HIPAA guidelines.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Explained procedures to patients to reduce anxieties, enhance cooperation and facilitate smooth procedures.
Specialty Eye Institute - Ophthalmic Technician
Lansing, MI, 08/2007 - 06/2008
  • Observed pupils, visual acuteness and extra-ocular movements to check patient status.
  • Obtained and recorded patient medical history and operated ophthalmic equipment.
  • Advised patients on ocular medications, dressings and contact lenses.
  • Sent patient prescriptions to pharmacies and scheduled future appointments.
  • Assisted during in-office surgical procedures and collected ultrasound images.
  • Wrote, edited and filed patient medical records, maintaining confidentiality.
  • Cleaned and performed minor maintenance on examination equipment and glasses.
  • Counseled patients in surgery and treatment plans.
  • Sanitized ultrasonic instruments and equipment to avoid spread of disease.
  • Performed eye care screenings and made recommendations to patients regarding proper eye care.
  • Authorized refills for patient prescriptions, keeping careful track of medications and side effects.
  • Educated patients on conditions, explaining treatment options and possible medication side effects.
  • 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.
Myeyedr - Optometric Technician
Germantown, MD, 05/2002 - 07/2007
  • Assisted with visual field testing, ocular photography, optical coherence tomography and pre-exam data collection.
  • Supported optometrist with vision screenings and exams by prepping rooms with medical instruments.
  • Posted refractor receipts, entered data into spreadsheets and alphabetized folders and invoices.
  • Analyzed chart in preparation of patient engagement to review diagnostic testing, photos and preventive measures needed.
  • Assisted patients in finding correct medications, eyeglasses and contact lenses.
  • Examined eyes with instruments and pharmaceutical agents to determine visual acuity.
  • Assisted with lens and glasses creation and packaging.
  • Protected patients by observing strict HIPAA guidelines.
  • Documented information in patient charts and communicated status updates to interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provided excellent customer service by effectively communicating with patients, families, staff and staff in other hospital departments.
  • Coordinated patient care needs with healthcare team and delivered compassionate assistance with activities of daily living.
  • Assisted doctors, nurses and support staff with preparation for and conducting patient procedures.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Bushwick High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Optometric Technician
  • Ophthalmic Technician
  • Optometric Technician

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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