Optical Assistant Resume Samples

Optical Assistants assist the optometrists in disbursing various clinical and administrative tasks. The Job description for the optical assistants is – to greet patients and answer calls, handle and respond to correspondence, maintain patient records, schedule appointments, assist in vision testing and teach patients how to use and care contact lenses. The other roles and responsibilities are to assist in basic eye examinations, provide chair-side assistance during tests, order optometric supplies, maintaining inventories and helping the patients in adjusting and wearing eyeglasses.

Most of the potential employers while hiring for this employment prefer to see the following key skills in the Optical Assistant Resume – business acumen, manual dexterity, clear verbal and written communication, customer-focused and attention in detail. Candidates can begin a career as an optical assistant with just a high school diploma, but possessing a training certificate in eye anatomy will prove to be an asset.

 

Optical Assistant Resume

Summary : Adept at customer service maintaining an organized filing system and following up with patients on important appointments. Specializes in office management and developing financial reports.

Skills : Customer Service Skills,Dedicated.

Description :

    1. Assisting patient in frame selection, adjustment, and repair of glasses Skilled in maintaining records, communication. 
    2. Prepare patients for eyesight examinations, always displaying a high level of effort, conscientiousness, and commitment. 
    3. Performing work and demonstrating responsible behavior help in testing for near and far acuity, depth insight, macula integrity, color acuity and visual. 
    4. Uphold and protect strict confidentiality requirements and display high standards of ethical conduct. 
    5. Responsible for the purchase of contact lenses and supplies using open market simplified purchase procedures.
    6. Ensure purchases are made using the most advantageous and efficient means available.
    7. Follow up with patients to assure that lenses and services met the required needs.
    8. Communicate and relate well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Optical Assistant I Resume

Objective : Seeking to obtain a position with a company that will allow the utilization of good interpersonal and organizational skills.

Skills : Microsoft Office / Word, AR/AP, Hardworking

Description :

    1. Design, implement, and track marketing goals and plans, including online presence, special events, and media.
    2. Responsible for oversees human resources, office operations, insurance contract negotiation, and billing.
    3. Design and execute marketing plan including website development and management, direct mail, email marketing.
    4. Implement and oversee monthly, quarterly, and annual department budgets.
    5. Plan and guide all staff training during transition to new medical/practice systems including creating and monitoring timelines.
    6. Creating training materials, and scheduling/coordinating individual training during operational office hours while maintaining optimal patient flow.
    7. Communicate and relate well to different people from varied backgrounds and different situations.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.A


Optical Assistant II Resume

Headline : Seeking a professional position in the medical field that offers challenging responsibilities and career growth.

Skills : Communication, attitude, Teamwork.

Description :

    1. Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.
    2. Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
    3. Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
    4. Maintain records of customer prescriptions, work orders, and payments.
    5. Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, submitting patient insurance information, and performing simple bookkeeping.
    6. Plan and guide all staff training during transition to new medical/practice systems including creating and monitoring timelines.
    7. Responsible for oversees human resources, office operations, insurance contract negotiation, and billing
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters

Optical Assistant Executive Resume

Headline : Experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment in which your company prides itself.

Skills : Multitasking, Electronic Medical Records.

Description :

    1. Greeted clients, scheduled appointments, ordered and dispensed prescription eye ware, resolved client concern.
    2. Managed store during opening and closing, light bookkeeping and bank deposits.
    3. Give the client's a professional introduction to the store and knowledgeable information regarding all the services we could provide.
    4. Responsible for looked and acted professionally for the benefit of the company.
    5. Responsible for making them at ease so would feel welcomed and unafraid to ask questions regarding purchasing eyewear.
    6. Select frames and upscale services could add to the lenses for their comfort in seeing.
    7. Measuring lenses for accuracy once they returned from the lab, fitting the client to their expectations and the collection of cost.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
AS,

Junior Optical Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking a position in an office environment, where there is a need for a variety office management tasks including - computer knowledge, organizational abilities, customer service, cash handling and database program use.

Skills : Data Entry, MS Excel.

Description :

    1. Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
    2. Perform administrative duties such as tracking inventory and sales, and submitting patient insurance information.
    3. Recommends specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit patient needs.
    4. Determine clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers and clients' eyeglasses.
    5. Obtain the customer's previous record, or verify a prescription with the examining optometrist or ophthalmologist.
    6. Payment transactions on store register, including cash handling. and Books, confirms and makes recall appointments.
    7. Responsible for looked and acted professionally for the benefit of the company.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
F.M

Optical Assistant III Resume

Headline : Over 7 years of management experience and don't mind working at a fast pace nor under pressure if and when the job requires it.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Customer Service Skills.

Description :

    1. Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
    2. Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.
    3. Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands.
    4. Evaluate prescriptions in conjunction with clients' vocational and avocational visual requirements.
    5. Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
    6. Recommend specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit client needs.
    7. Payment transactions on store register, including cash handling. and Books, confirms and makes recall appointments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Nursing

Senior Optical Assistant Resume

Summary : Administrative professional seeks a position at Company to employ experience bookkeeping, scheduling and providing excellent customer care.

Skills : Communications, Microsoft office.

Description :

    1. Maintain high customer service expectations for the patients and their families, Physicians, optical team members, and visitors.
    2. Responds to and with the manager's approval, resolves patient service issues, including patient frame and lens selection remorse.
    3. Ensure an equitable solution is found that provides high patient service levels and reduces patient refunds.
    4. Explain the features and benefits of all current eyewear products available to meet the patient's needs.
    5. Accurately completes the order process including lab and merchandise orders.
    6. Verifies eyeglasses/ contact lenses meet order specifications and industry manufacturing standards.
    7. Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
A.S

Chief Optical Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a position to utilize strong organizational and time management skills to provide exceptional patient care and staff support.

Skills : Customer Service Skills, Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Prepare work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
    2. Measure clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and optical centers of eyes, using measuring devices.
    3. Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands.
    4. Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
    5. Maintain high customer service expectations for the patients and their families, Physicians, optical team members, and visitors.
    6. Responds to and with the manager's approval, resolves patient service issues, including patient frame and lens selection remorse.
    7. Described merchandise and explain the operation of merchandise to customers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Optical Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a position where can utilize my extensive optical and customer service skills. Received several accommodations for resulting in referrals for future positions.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Sales.

Description :

    1. Verified patient insurance and billing information. and Provided exact and timely test data for the doctors.
    2. Performed electronic medical record procedures including billing and coding.
    3. Stocked and ordered exam room supplies Highly in fitting patients with spectacles and contact lenses.
    4. Opened and closed the store, which included counting cash drawers and making bank deposits.
    5. Responsible for putting drops in patients' eyes for dilations Call patients about the contacts or glasses.
    6. File and pull charts: from the previous day or the next day Dust/clean Frames on Frame Board.
    7. Built customer confidence by actively listening to their concerns and giving appropriate feedback.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

CO-Optical Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeks a role with the Company to deliver outstanding customer service and to utilize years of experience of clerical work in a fast-paced office setting.

Skills : Customer Service Skills, Computer Skills, Sales, Insurance.

Description :

    1. Assisting patients with frame and lens selection that works best for their vision needs.
    2. Adjusting and repairing frames for patients.and Controlling flow of patients ensuring quality customer service.
    3. Inspection of incoming orders for cosmetic and prescription requirements.
    4. Maintaining invoices and statements for the optical department along with Inventory entry of frames.
    5. Filing insurance plans including VSP, Eyemed, Physicians Eye Care, Medicare, and Blue Choice Medicaid.
    6. Ordering contact lenses and insertion and removal training of new lens wearers.
    7. Answer phones, schedule appointments, order optometric supplies and maintain inventory.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters

Associate Optical Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain and secure a position that will enable me to use organizational skills, ability to work well with people, quick learning skills, and to have the opportunity to learn and improve skills for the better.

Skills : Hard-Working, Dedicated.

Description :

    1. Made appointments for patients and entered patient medical history, charges and payments into the computer system.
    2. Processed Accounts Payable and reconciled company checking account.
    3. An instrumental part of implementing and training employees on new computer system.
    4. Handled the process of adjusting, fixing, selling, ordering and dispensing glasses for patients.
    5. Ordered and organized office supplies needed to keep the office running smoothly.
    6. Built customer confidence by actively listening to their concerns and giving appropriate feedback.
    7. Responsible for measure eye width and make sure new glasses fit correctly.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.com

Optical Assistant Resume

Summary : Seeking a job interested that challenges abilities and is rewarding where the company pride itself.

Skills : Interpersonal ,Communication.

Description :

    1. Responsible for accurately ringing out customer transactions.and Opening and closing the store as well as handling bank deposits.
    2. Scheduled eye exams, contact lens fittings and another follow-up. and Administered pre-screening tests for optometrist before the exam.
    3. Streamline the patient check-in/pre-screening process by eliminating extra, unnecessary steps.
    4. Handled the process of adjusting, fixing, selling, ordering and dispensing glasses for patients.
    5. Ordered and organized office supplies needed to keep the office running smoothly.
    6. Responsible for verifying insurance, speak with doctors about prescription requirements.
    7. To provide maximum efficiency in accordance with standard operating procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
AS