Optometrist Assistant Resume Samples

Optometrist Assistants execute various administrative and clinical functions in the eye care specialty center. The most common job duties that are normally performed by these assistants include – preparing the patients for eye examination or vision therapy, preparing correspondence, documenting preliminary history files, scheduling appointments, filing records, testing patient for depth, color perception, educating patient on eye care, proper contact lens handling, adjusting eyeglasses; assisting in frame selection and assisting in modification or fabrication of lens and eyeglasses.

To become an Optometrist, taking up a career as an optometrist assistant is worth considering, and to embark on this journey, the job skills to be depicted in the Optometrist Assistant Resume are – knowledge of basic eye anatomy, multi-tasking, and interactive skills, the capability to maintain lab and other stocks clean and hygiene. Eligible candidates possessing above skills with a GED or a high school diploma can seek employment in this related line.

 

Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Recent college graduate with a Bachelors in English seeking an entry level position. Possess a typing speed of 55 wpm with 99% accuracy.

Skills : 10-Key, Type 55 WPM, Word, Writing, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Maintained order and cleanliness of the front desk area; greeted and welcomed customers as they entered the office.
    2. Answered phone lines, general questions, and provided information about our practice and procedures, store promotions, and discounts.
    3. Scheduled all examinations and walk-ins, created and maintained the doctor's schedule.
    4. Contacted insurance companies to verify insurance and retrieve pre-authorizations for exams.
    5. Transferred patient records via fax to other Optometry offices upon request.
    6. Performed patients' preliminary eye test: peripheral vision, eye pressure, retinal photos, and distance vision, before the initial eye exam with the Optometrist.
    7. Assisted patients with check-in and checkout, input patients' information; such as medical information, transaction history.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BA


Optometrist Assistant/Executive Resume

Objective : To grow within a company by improving the workplace, setting goals, and having a long-term job commitment with the right company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Electronic Medical Records, Inventory Management.

Description :

    1. Accounts and finances were overlooked on a daily basis from accounts receivables, accounts payable, patients' account balances.
    2. Verified vision and medical insurances, coding, billing, and recording payments using the standard ICD-9 codes.
    3. Maintained an organized filing system using paper files, doctor's credentialing agreements and contracts between other health insurance.
    4. Answered phone calls helping patients schedule appointments using OfficeMate, renewing medical or eye prescriptions, and releasing exam information per HIPAA Law.
    5. Mailed postcards as reminders for all previous patients about their annual eye exams approaching.
    6. Faxed any documentation needed to renew prescriptions or previous files to patients and doctors.
    7. Pre-examined patients using ophthalmic machines such as the Auto Refractor (AR), Non-Contact Tonometer (NCT), taking Visual Acuities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
BS


Optometrist Assistant Resume

Summary : Detailed oriented worker who strives to be successful at job held who is assertive and speedy paced with tasks at hand. Working with coworkers as a whole team and being proficient with every job duty assigned.

Skills : Bookkeeping, computer skills, excellent customer service.

Description :

    1. Responsible for checking in patients upon arrival and ensuring proper documentation and signatures are noted while providing great customer service.
    2. Interview patients concerning general and eye health history to recommend proper eye care.
    3. Review patients' medical history prior to the appointment with an optometrist to accommodate special needs.
    4. Effectively communicates with insurance companies regarding patient benefits eligibility and insurance billing.
    5. Compliant with insurance companies' policies and regulations by following proper coding procedures.
    6. Assists in the retail transactions for over  prescription glasses and contact lenses bringing in monthly revenue 
    7. Interact with optometrists and owners concerning patients' medical history and daily operational job duties.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Community Health

Asst. Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking to obtain a position in computer based customer service and management, utilizing customer service skills and management experience to provide an excellent, genuine, and expedited experience for all clients and employees.

Skills : Computer Troubleshooting, Bilingual English And Spanish.

Description :

    1. Recorded patients' medical history, vital statistics, or information such as test results in medical records.
    2. Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
    3. Adjusted lenses and frames to correct alignment. Mount, secure, and align finished lenses in frames or optical assemblies, using precision hand tools.
    4. Mount and secure lens blanks or optical lenses in holding tools or chucks of cutting, polishing, grinding, or coating machines.
    5. The leader in Optometry focused on keeping the doctor on schedule. Shape lenses appropriately so that they can be inserted into frames.
    6. Assembled eyeglass frames and attached shields, nose pads, and temple pieces using pliers, screwdrivers, and drills.
    7. Inspect lens blanks to detect flaws, verify smoothness of surface, and ensure the thickness of the coating on lenses.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
EMT

Associate Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking a position as Optometrist Ass/Medical Assistant, Medical Secretary, Medical Records Technician, Receptionist or as an Office Clerk.

Skills : Quick books,Organizational Leadership, Receptionist, Cash Handling.

Description :

    1. Examined eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination.
    2. Analyzed test results and developed a treatment plan. Assisted Optometrist removing objects from the customer's eyes.
    3. Prescribed, supplied, fitted and adjusted eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids.
    4. Prescribed medications to treat eye diseases if state laws permit.
    5. Educated and counseled patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements, and safety factors.
    6. Consulted with and referred patients to ophthalmologist or other health care practitioner if additional medical treatment was determined necessary.
    7. Maintained records, scheduled appointments, performed bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing.
    8. Assisted Optometrist removing objects from the customer's eyes.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Medical

Optometrist Assistant/Representative Resume

Summary : Working in retail has helped learn how to treat people and be more outspoken.Make sure to give great customer service to each person assist.On top of game and love to help others.

Skills : Microsoft Office, ADP, Reynolds.

Description :

    1. Schedule all the appointments for the day and correspond with the patient if there are any changes in appointment timings, billing the insurance.
    2. Prepare the patient for eye examination and give instructions, if any.
    3. Test the patient for color perception, near and far acuity, and other tasks given by the doctor.
    4. Administer eye drops to the patients under the doctor's guidance and instructions, and then monitor the patient's progress.
    5. Maintain patient records and update them from time to time.
    6. Clean the medical instruments and update the inventory, maintain a record for the same.
    7. Instructs patient in care and use of glasses or contact lenses Assists patient in frame selection Maintains inventory of materials.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate

Optometrist Assistant/Co-ordinator Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Optometrist Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and excel in the collaborative environment.

Skills : Ocular History , Appointment Scheduling, Diagnostic Testing, Auto Refraction.

Description :

    1. Checking Insurances such as HMOs, medical, Cover California, PPO, healthnet, VSP. Helped in making, repair and alteration of optical devices.
    2. Conducted eye care tests, including vision screening, color blindness examination, tonometry, and pupil testing.
    3. Educated customers on eye-related exercises and usage and maintenance of contact lenses and eye-related exercises.
    4. Performed clerical support functions, such as record-keeping, client follow-ups and store management.
    5. Provided detail information on colors, sizes and styles available in frames and lenses.
    6. Assisted medical practitioners in health seminars and advanced examination techniques.
    7. Coordinated with laboratories, optical companies, and other insurance firms to ensure smooth operations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Optometry

Jr. Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Executive Administrative Assistant focused on driving productivity by leveraging strong front office management skills, whom excels at prioritizing, completing multiple tasks.

Skills : 10-Key, Account Management, Active Learning.

Description :

    1. Conduct visual fields, auto-refractions, and pressure checks. Enter prescription information on equipment and computers.
    2. Print necessary prescriptions for patients and set up appointments for the doctors.
    3. An optician is to fit and dispense eyeglasses for patients based upon prescriptions written by ophthalmologists or optometrists.
    4. The customer selects eyeglass frames and then measure their faces so that correct size frames can be ordered.
    5. Measure the distance between the corneas of the eyes so that the lenses may be correctly fitted in the frames.
    6. Check insurance information for patients. Also prescreened the patients testing for glaucoma and autorefraction
    7. Assisted in filing insurance claims regarding eye exams, frames, lenses and eye diseases.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Health Education

Optometrist Assistant/Executive Resume

Headline : Interested in obtaining a position as a health care worker where can provide top care performance, utilizing advance nursing practices, medical methods and techniques. Four years of experience in diagnosis, treatment, prescription.

Skills : Ventilator Care, X-rays, Intravenous Therapy, Basic Life Support.

Description :

    1. Determined visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination.
    2. Prescribed appropriate medications to treat eye diseases and infections.
    3. Referred patients to outside healthcare professionals for additional medical treatment.
    4. Assessed refractive conditions of eyes with retinoscopes. Pull the patient's charts and started a new chart for the patient if needed.
    5. Conducted ocular motility tests to measure the function of eye muscles.
    6. Instructed patients on the proper care of eye glasses and contact lenses.
    7. Maintained organized records of customer prescriptions, work orders and payments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Nursing

Lead Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : A self-motivated, creative thinker offering excellent interpersonal communication, relationship management, customer service and presentation skills. Ability to organize and prioritize the task.

Skills : Customer Service,Verbal& Writing Skills, Medical Office& Assisting.

Description :

    1. Answer the phones, gather essential information for patient records and make appointments.
    2. Prepare patient's files for upcoming appointments and filing records. Greet patients and escort them to rooms and take a patient medical history.
    3. Perform visual acuity, autorefraction, OCT, photos, and visual field testing.
    4. Enter patient data, charges and payments to patient accounts.
    5. Bring a positive attitude to the business, not just with patients, but also with co-workers.
    6. Answered the phone, scheduled appointments and called to confirm the next day's appointments.
    7. Greeted the patient and gave them the necessary paperwork to complete and checked them skills Used Customer service skills, organization, multi-tasking.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Jr. Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Looking for an entry level position in drafting design with Pinnacle AIS to be able to further develop and challenge skill sets and expand knowledge of products and resources.

Skills : Ten - key and typing.

Description :

    1. Performed preliminary examinations prior to the full exam for the Doctor. Interacted with & serviced customers frequently.
    2. Established appointments & verified insurance company benefits.Repaired glasses & altered optical frames.
    3. The building of the entire computer workstations and composing basic networks.
    4. Assist in frame selection and go over lens material options that best fit patient's visual needs.
    5. Adjust and repair glasses and modify contact lenses. Instructing patients on care and use of glasses or contact lenses.
    6. Work with the patient in vision therapy, including eye exercises.
    7. Preforming visual tests using various optical equipment and recording data for each patient.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Associate

Optometrist Assistant Resume

Objective : Over 8 years of professional environment experience with general patients and clients. Able to communicate with others from all cultures and economic levels. Able to speak, read, and write fluently in Spanish and English.

Skills : Microsoft office, word, power point, 38wpm, bilingual.

Description :

    1. Greeted patients and ensured they were comfortable while waiting.
    2. Answered the phone, updated appointments, and forwarded calls to the medical staff.
    3. Organize front-desk as well as filing patient documents. Made follow up appointments for patients using our computerized customer management system.
    4. Send out and received inventory, such as orders from outside labs. Give pretest to patients before eye exams.
    5. Able to use most insurances as well as willing to quickly learn those that do not know.
    6. Instructed in the proper use of our products, such as contact lenses.
    7. Assist patients in picking out glasses and making sure they are satisfied and deliver the best customer service experience as possible.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School