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optometry technician resume example with 14+ years of experience

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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Professional Summary

I am a United States Air Force outgoing and friendly Optometric Tech experienced with various optometry equipment and reading patient charts to determine patient testing. Maintains schedule and patient flow while completing filing and phone work to facilitate office operations. Assists with frame styling and selling glasses and contact lenses to achieve revenue goals. Optometric Technician with 15 years of experience delivering high level of customer service and patient centered care. Assumes active role in patient visits by taking patient vitals and documenting medical history. Assists optometrist with additional testing and contact lenses sales and ordering to support vision needs for patients of all ages.

Skills
  • Patient Assessments
  • Diagnostic equipment expertise
  • Patient Scheduling
  • Medical Records Management
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Relationship-Building
  • Critical thinking
  • Detail-oriented
  • Case Management
  • Monitoring patient progress
  • Chronic disease management
  • Simple dressings
Work History
05/2018 to Current Optometry Technician Department Of Defense | Beaufort, SC,
  • Managed professional growth and development of 6 enlisted personnel by scheduling training and managing CBT schedules.
  • Assisted patients with selecting eyeglasses and contact lenses, recommending appropriate frames and lens types.
  • Scheduled examinations, contact lens fittings, optical dispensing appointments and other procedures.
  • Maintained detailed knowledge of all inventory products, including eyeglass frames, contact lens types and eye care solutions.
  • Assisted optometrist with diagnostic tests such as refraction, contact keratometry and slit lamp examinations.
  • Fitted and dispensed eyeglasses and contact lens products, verifying fit and prescription accuracy.
  • Performed pretesting tasks for optical patients such as non-contact tonometry and optical coherence tomography.
  • Trained first-time contact wearers on insertion and removal of lenses.
  • Performed ancillary testing when ordered by optometrist and thoroughly explained procedures to patients.
  • Assisted with dilating patients or using eye medications when directed by optometrist.
  • Coordinated patient scheduling, monitored patient flow throughout office and properly communicated delays.
  • Acquainted patients with procedures and explained purpose of testing to establish consent.
08/2010 to 06/2014 Ophthalmology Technician Los Angeles County | Los Angeles, CA,
  • Instilled anesthetic drops and assisted in laser treatments and minor procedures.
  • Explained pre- and post-operative procedures to patients and carefully reviewed surgical plans.
  • Performed lensometry and sit-lamp examinations.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment for patient eye examinations and prepared patients for examinations and surgeries.
  • Measured and recorded visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Applied eye medications and drops to dilate pupils in preparation for examinations.
  • Measured intraocular pressure using Goldman and Tonopen tonometry process.
  • Conducted corneal pachymetry as screening for Keratoconus, LRI surgery and glaucoma.
  • Instructed patient in care of use of various types of contact lenses, demonstrating insertion, removal and cleaning.
  • Conducted Goldman and Humphrey Visual Field Testing as part of overall vision evaluation.
  • Directed patients to exam rooms for initial evaluations and intake, including history, medication and symptom documentation, to aide physicians with carrying out efficient appointments.
  • Provided patients with detailed instructions for pre- and post-op care under physician supervision to promote healing and optimal recovery strategies.
  • Cleaned or sterilized ophthalmic or surgical instruments.
08/2005 to 08/2010 Optometry Technician Department Of Defense | Air Force Academy, CO,
  • Assisted patients with selecting eyeglasses and contact lenses, recommending appropriate frames and lens types.
  • Scheduled examinations, contact lens fittings, optical dispensing appointments and other procedures.
  • Maintained detailed knowledge of all inventory products, including eyeglass frames, contact lens types and eye care solutions.
  • Assisted optometrist with diagnostic tests such as refraction, contact keratometry and slit lamp examinations.
  • Performed pretesting tasks for optical patients such as non-contact tonometry and optical coherence tomography.
  • Trained first-time contact wearers on insertion and removal of lenses.
  • Performed ancillary testing when ordered by optometrist and thoroughly explained procedures to patients.
  • Assisted with dilating patients or using eye medications when directed by optometrist.
  • Conducted pretest procedures to gather data before exam and make eye appointments more efficient and productive.
  • Participated in community vision screenings and outreach programs to promote optometry services.
  • Acquainted patients with procedures and explained purpose of testing to establish consent.
07/2002 to 08/2005 Optometry Technician Department Of Defense | Pearl Harbor, HI,
  • Scheduled examinations, contact lens fittings, optical dispensing appointments and other procedures.
  • Maintained detailed knowledge of all inventory products, including eyeglass frames, contact lens types and eye care solutions.
  • Assisted optometrist with diagnostic tests such as refraction, contact keratometry and slit lamp examinations.
  • Fitted and dispensed eyeglasses and contact lens products, verifying fit and prescription accuracy.
  • Performed pretesting tasks for optical patients such as non-contact tonometry and optical coherence tomography.
  • Trained first-time contact wearers on insertion and removal of lenses.
  • Performed ancillary testing when ordered by optometrist and thoroughly explained procedures to patients.
  • Assisted with dilating patients or using eye medications when directed by optometrist.
  • Input patient information and exam findings into electronic medical records system to facilitate accurate record-keeping.
  • Conducted pretest procedures to gather data before exam and make eye appointments more efficient and productive.
  • Acquainted patients with procedures and explained purpose of testing to establish consent.
Education
Expected in 12/2010 Associate of Applied Science | Optometry Community College Of The Air Force, Montgomery, Alabama, GPA:
Expected in 02/2016 Associate of Applied Science | Human Resources Management Community College Of The Air Force, Montgomery, AL, GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Organizational Leadership Noncommision Officer Academy, Tyndall AFB, Florida, GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Organizational Leadership Airman Leadership School, Yokota AB, Japan, GPA:
Expected in No Degree | Optometry School Air Force Technical Training School, Sheppard AFB, Texas, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Community College Of The Air Force
  • Community College Of The Air Force
  • Noncommision Officer Academy
  • Airman Leadership School
  • Air Force Technical Training School

Job Titles Held:

  • Optometry Technician
  • Ophthalmology Technician
  • Optometry Technician
  • Optometry Technician

Degrees

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • No Degree
  • No Degree
  • No Degree

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