Optometric Assistant Resume Samples

Optometric assistants are medical assistants who are involved in assisting the optometrists and eye specialists. The roles and responsibilities incorporated in the Optometric Assistant Resume are – conducting diagnostic tests, measuring and recording vision power, testing eye functionality, instructing patients regarding procedures and tests, helping the patients in inserting contact lens, preparing examination room, cleaning equipment, arranging equipment for tests, answering phone calls, scheduling appointments, handling bookkeeping and executing all other tasks that are assigned.

Normally a blend of organizational and multitasking skill is expected from an optometric assistant, apart from these skills, these assistants are expected to be aware of the medical office procedures, billing, coding, related medical software and medical ethics too. With as little education as a high school diploma, candidates can pursue a career as optometric assistants, as many of the optometric assistants get their schooling on-the-job.

Optometric Assistant Resume example

Optometric Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly organized individual with the ability to multitask, motivated by challenging situations, and completely dedicated to working. Have a mind willing to learn and can adapt well to new changes.

Skills : Excel, Spreadsheets, Powerpoint, Word, Phones, Customer Service, Data Entry.

Description :

    1. Obtains and records patient's preliminary case history.
    2. Maintains records, schedules appointments, performs bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing.
    3. Assists in testing for near and far acuity, depth perception, macula integrity, color perception, and visual field.
    4. Instructs patients in care and use of glasses or contact lenses.
    5. Responsible for pre-testing patients, conducted glaucoma and macular degeneration testing and dispensed contact lenses.
    6. Responsible for instructing patients on proper contact lens insertion, removal, and care techniques.
    7. Manages the front desk by answering phones, checking patients in and out, collecting dues, making appointments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Optometric Assistant Resume

Headline : Very hard worker and enjoy being around people, great at staying focused which enables have received awards for perfect attendance along with being on the honors list.Obtain a position that will provide work experience to a growing company

Skills : Customer Service Skills, Cleaning, Computer Skills, Typing 50 Wpm, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted patients to select eyewear, Instruct, measured and Informed patients of progressive lens wear.
    2. Informed patients of various lens and their enhancements.
    3. Instructed patients with insert and Removal as well as cleaning and handling of contact lenses.
    4. Scheduled appointments, file charts, trained new employees and Interns.
    5. Handled lab orders and inspect for completion upon delivery.
    6. Responsible for selecting frames, and meeting with vendors to  and education Insurance benefit verification and billing
    7. Answered telephones, scheduling appointments, and point-of-sales.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Associate. Optometric Assistant Resume

Headline : High energy and results-driven professional with a proven track record in administrative services with over experience spanning broad range responsibilities including experience in pursuit of entrepreneurship and mentoring endeavors.

Skills : Organizational Skills, Inventory Management Skills, Proficient Computer Knowledge.

Description :

    1. Obtained information about clients' medical history, drug history, complaints, and allergies.
    2. Conducted preliminary screening examinations including external examination, central and peripheral visual fields.
    3. Verified insurance, communicated with insurance companies regarding patient's coverage.
    4. Conducting auto-refraction tests, visual field tests, and air puff tonometry tests.
    5. Demonstrated and educated patients on insertion and removal of contact lenses.
    6. Arranged appointments and ordered frames, lab work, and optical products Tested patients' auto-refraction.
    7. Checked in patients, gathering medical history, getting the patient ready to see the doctor.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Optometric Assistant/Consultant Resume

Headline : Obtain a position that will provide the ability to apply work experience to a growing company. Look forward to working with a company that promotes quality products and with the opportunity to meet and exceed assigned tasks and goals

Skills : Proficient in Microsoft 2010, Microsoft Word, Microsoft powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Answered phones to answer customer questions as well as scheduled appointments.
    2. Ensured the patients received the appropriate frames, lenses, and coatings.
    3. Performed simple repairs and dispensing of glasses.
    4. Performed pre-testing for doctors including Retinal Photo, Visual Acuity, Refractometry, Keratometry, Tonometry, etc.
    5. Performed of preliminary testing: kerotometry, autorefraction, tonometry, and visual acuities Ordering and instruction of contact lens fittings Application.
    6. Conducted non-contact tonometry and autorefraction tests on patients during the eye examination.
    7. Assisted in testing for depth perception, near and far acuity, color perception, macula integrity, and visual field.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS

Optometric Assistant/Coordinator Resume

Headline : To obtain a position that can utilize skills in manufacturing and production with the possibility of advancement in the related field. Seeking lasting employment in a positive atmosphere that will be challenging, as well as rewarding

Skills : Customer Service, Ware House, Customer Service Skills, Cleaning, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Verified insurance, preparing charts, collecting payments, communicating with patients.
    2. Teached patients how to insert, remove, and care for contact lenses.
    3. Pretested patients performing the ocular tests, visual acuities, intraocular pressure checks before being seen by the doctor.
    4. Communicated through fax, letters, and other means to other physicians about patients.
    5. Typed, created, edited and scaned correspondence, spreadsheets and documents.
    6. Recorded patient history perform pre-screenings record prescriptions file patient charts answer multi-phone lines
    7. Used Working closely with maintaining patient records, customer service,multi-phone line fax machines front office, and back office.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
HS

Optometric Assistant/Supervisor Resume

Summary : Motivated recent Speech-Language Pathology Assistant graduate, in customer service, seeking an entry-level position. Proven analytical with the keen ability to streamline processes for optimal efficiency.

Skills : Patient Relations Within The Office Between Staff Members, Quick Problem Solving Skills.

Description :

    1. Performs preliminary eye examination, including documentation of chief complaint.
    2. Performs and documents visual acuity including distance and near using Snellen's, measuring patients' vision.
    3. Conducted non-contact tonometry and autorefraction tests on patients during the eye examination.
    4. Performs and documents stereopsis for the purpose of measuring a patient's depth perception.
    5. Uses of autorefractor to collect patient information for physician.
    6. Performs basic fundus photography using designated segment abnormalities under direct physician instruction.
    7. Demonstrates knowledge of ophthalmic pharmacological agents, including solutions, medications.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
HS

Optometric Assistant/Manager Resume

Summary : Obtain a position that will provide the ability to apply work experience to a growing company. Forward to working with a company that promotes quality products and services and provides the opportunity to meet and exceed assigned tasks and goals.

Skills : Medical Billing, Medical Coding, Manager, Receptionist, Customer Service Skills, Cleaning, Computer Skills.

Description :

    1. Completes the appropriate portion of the medical service record.
    2. Screens phone calls and to return all calls requiring physician consultation.
    3. Checks-in patients Conducted prescreening of patients Instructed patients on the use of contact lenses.
    4. Retrieves insurance authorizations for patients Walked patients to the exam room, administered eye pressure test.
    5. Conductes non-contact tonometry and autorefraction tests on patients during the eye examination.
    6. Greetes and schedules patients, answering phones, filing and file searches.
    7. Gathered and filed all insurance information, answering lens training, collecting money and settling the end of the day.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
HS

Assist. Optometric Assistant Resume

Headline : An accomplished and energetic clinical event management, and patient care. A Motivated leader with strong organizational and prioritization ability. Knowledge in medical terminology, clinical diagnosis, treatment plans, and physical examinations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Shelby Customer Members Database, & Crystal Patient Database.

Description :

    1. Duties included front desk check-in, check out, collected patient co-insurance payments.
    2. Initiated and verified patient medical records for total electronic health record and manual chart for complete.
    3. Scheduled initial and follow-up patient exams as requested by physicians and patient referrals.
    4. Performed diagnostic eye testing including visual fields, photos according to the physician treatment plan for patient referrals.
    5. Performed pre-testing including visual acuities, pressure measurements prior to physician treatment.
    6. Performed eye dilation as directed by the physician during the appointment.
    7. Processed patient eye care supply orders according to the treatment plan as a requested physician.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Optometric Assistant/Manager Resume

Summary : Dependable and reliable with extreme loyalty and pride for the company employed by. Seeking lasting employment in a positive atmosphere that will be challenging, as well as rewarding.

Skills : Familiar With Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook.

Description :

    1. Make sure all data was entered correctly, birthdays, insurance information, etc.
    2. Worked with insurance companies: Bluecross, Regence, Medicare, Medicaid, Tricare and more.
    3. Verified eligibility and billing insurance companies.
    4. Answered phones, billing and collecting payments, scheduling checking and intraocular pressure for glaucoma.
    5. Teached patients how to insert/remove contacts and how to properly care and store them.
    6. Fit glasses to patients to fit their faces and needs for the type of lens prescribed.
    7. Checked in and outpatients, filing medical and optometric claims, verifying insurance benefits, scheduling appointments, filing.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Associate. Optometric Assistant Resume

Headline : A friendly and enthusiastic person with over of customer service. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key customer relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times. Able to multitask.

Skills : Customer Service Skills, Cleaning, Computer Skills, Typing 50 Wpm.

Description :

    1. Evaluated prescriptions in conjunction with clients' vocational and avocational visual requirements.
    2. Assisted clients in selecting frames according to style and color, measurements and optical prescriptions.
    3. Measured clients' bridge and eye size, temple length, vertex distance, pupillary distance, and measuring devices.
    4. Prepared work orders and instructions for grinding lenses and fabricating eyeglasses.
    5. Recommended specific lenses, lens coatings, and frames to suit client needs.
    6. Determined clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers or lens analyzers and clients' eyeglasses.
    7. Showed customers how to insert, remove and care for their contact lenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS