Optometry Assistant Resume Samples

An Optometry Assistant undertakes various clinical, administrative, and customer service duties and helps the Optometrist. While the job titles can vary, the executed duties are common and are listed on the Optometry Assistant Resume as – greeting customers, obtaining preliminary patient histories, and answering questions; performing administrative duties such as keeping records, scheduling appointments, and performing bookkeeping; preparing patients for vision examinations such as administering eye drops, assisting with vision examinations; adjusting and repairing frames, modifying contact lens; and maintaining supplies and equipment.

Those seeking to make a career in this line should mention on the resume such skills as –excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills; strong attention to detail; the ability to multitask; and the ability to work with delicate tools and materials. While a high school diploma or GED is sufficient to enter the field, possessing a medical assisting certificate will be preferred.

Optometry Assistant Resume example

Optometry Assistant Resume

Headline : As an Optometry Assistant, responsible for Coordinating outpatient care by scheduling appointments, arranging requests and procedures for consultation and referrals to other medical institutions. Experience in Delivering exceptional service by greeting and serving customers in a timely, friendly manner.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Data Entry, Interpersonal, Clinical, Problem Solving, Sales, Appointment Setting, Billing, And Patient Care.

Description :

    1. Greeted and assisted patients with the check-in process and room for an appointment with the doctor.
    2. Answered multiple phone lines.
    3. Scheduled and coordinated appointments over the phone or by walk-in.
    4. Updated patient and insurance demographics.
    5. Collected and processed patient payments.
    6. Provided services to patients, such as order placement or account information.
    7. Conducted searches to find needed information, using such sources as the Internet.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED


Optometry Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Optometry Assistant position that will allow me the opportunity to use my current skill set, while continuing to grow with a motivated, and success-oriented company.

Skills : Microsoft Office, 10-Key, Customer Service, Billing, Data Entry, Insurance Verification, Medical Terminology, Medical Records, Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Scheduling.

Description :

    1. Scheduled appointments for patients.
    2. Greeted and logged in patients arriving at the office or clinic.
    3. Educated patients on contact lens wear and care.
    4. Prepared treatment rooms for patient examinations, keeping the rooms neat and clean.
    5. Cleaned and sterilized instruments and dispose of contaminated supplies.
    6. Performed general office duties, such as answering telephones and completing insurance forms.
    7. Contacted other facilities to schedule tests or consults for patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D


Optometry Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking an outstanding career opportunity that will offer a rewarding work environment along with a winning team that will fully utilize management skills.

Skills : MS Office, Multitasking, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Obtained and recorded the patient's preliminary case history.
    2. Maintained records, schedules, and announcements.
    3. Performed bookkeeping and filing as well as other office work.
    4. Prepared the patient for the vision examination.
    5. Assisted in various eye tests and Instruct patients in the care and use of glasses or contact lenses.
    6. Worked with the patient in vision therapy, including eye exercises.
    7. Interviewed patients, review case histories, and conducting examinations.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
GED

Optometry Assistant Resume

Objective : To establish a long-term career in a company where I may utilize my Optometry Assistant professional skills and knowledge to be an effective Optometry Assistant and inspiration to those around me.

Skills : Bilingual, Microsoft, Medical Skills.

Description :

    1. Assisted the Doctor in anything she needed.
    2. Intake new and established patients and answered all questions regarding what insurance will cover as far as exams and glasses.
    3. Made sure patients were ready and well prepared for the rest of the eye exam.
    4. Managed medical records and made sure they were given to the proper person.
    5. Skilled in all optometry instruments, scheduled appointments, and follow-ups for patients requiring extra care.
    6. Dilated patients who needed a retinal eye exam.
    7. Described in depth to patients about how different diseases affect their vision.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Optometry Assistant Resume

Headline : Seeking an Optometry Assistant position within an organization that encourages a challenging atmosphere and offers the opportunity of long-term growth and advancements and being able to utilize my interpersonal skills, work experience, and solid work ethic to further the organization's professional goals.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Sage Intergy, DuxWare Medical Software, EClinical Works, Centricity, MAS 90, Compulink.

Description :

    1. Booked patients and conducted patient billing utilizing the module-based Composite Health Care System (CHCH 2).
    2. Kept patient records both electronically and by paper file.
    3. Handled the flow of 300 to 400 soldiers that came into the office daily.
    4. Scanned newly recruited soldiers' eyes with the auto-refractor machine under time constraints.
    5. Entered soldiers' eye scan information into a med pros computer application.
    6. Placed orders for glasses.
    7. Operated two-way radios and signal equipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
G.E.D

Optometry Assistant Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Optometry Assistant with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Agribusiness Management, Customer Service, Notary, Certified Nurses Aid.

Description :

    1. Scheduled appointments, performed bookkeeping, and correspondence.
    2. Conducted diagnostic tests Maintained accurate and organized records.
    3. Completed insurance and billing forms.
    4. Maintained and controlled inventory.
    5. Filed and updated patient records.
    6. Delegating tasks in order of importance based on deadlines and due dates.
    7. Maintained, stored, and guarded various combat weaponry.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
GED

Optometry Assistant Resume

Objective : Seeking an Optometry Assistant position in which I can use my experience and knowledge that can have an impact on the company's commitment to service excellence and to obtain my ability to perform all duties. Being productive for future advancements.

Skills : Microsoft, Billing, Optometry.

Description :

    1. Worked on the EPIC system to schedule the patient's from referrals.
    2. Screened patients with Diabetes who are eligible for Diabetes Eye Exams.
    3. Checked inpatient and going over Previous Medical History along with Last Eye Exams and previous diagnosis.
    4. Checked Blood Pressure, Testing Visual Acuities, Auto Refraction, and reading prescription glasses on Lensometer.
    5. Closed Encounter on charts when the Doctor has completed Assessment.
    6. Filled out Assessment information that is sent to patients in regards to their medical evaluation on Diabetes Eye Screening, along with information the Doctor has discussed with the patient during the examination.
    7. Assisted with phone calls that are received to schedule appointments from patients, JPS Care Team, Referrals, Nurses, and Patient Registration.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Optometry Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Optometry Assistant position where I can maximize my people-oriented experience, communication skills, and my problem analysis and problem-solving abilities.

Skills : Microsoft Word, Spanish, Faxing, Scheduling, Customer Service, Computer.

Description :

    1. Obtained and recorded the patient's preliminary case history.
    2. Maintained records, scheduled appointments, and performs bookkeeping, correspondence, and filing.
    3. Prepared patient for vision examination; assists in testing for near and far acuity, depth perception, macula integrity, color perception, and visual field, utilizing ocular testing apparatus.
    4. Scheduled appointments according to the Resource Scheduling guidelines.
    5. Answered patients' questions, check patients in and out, collect payments, monitor and perform other front desk tasks as needed.
    6. Maintained complete and accurate patient records.
    7. Cleaned and maintained equipment and instruments in the optometric area as well as supply inventories.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
MS

Optometry Assistant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Optometry Assistant position in a professional and positive atmosphere where my skills can be utilized. I am currently seeking a position where my public relations skills and overall work ethic can be a positive addition for any employer who needs an employee who will go above and beyond the call of duty in any situation that arises in their workplace.

Skills : Customer Service, Security, Management.

Description :

    1. Conducted preliminary testing on patients including patient history, visual acuity, refractions, and tonometry.
    2. Checked patients in and out.
    3. Placed orders for contact lenses, trained patients in contact lens care, and taught patients how to wear them.
    4. Facilitated smooth patient transitions from the waiting room to the examining room.
    5. Established great working relationships with vendors as well as with patients.
    6. Used Self-initiative, time management, organizational skills, communication skills, customer service, scheduling, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
    7. Conducted diagnostic tests, recording and measuring vision, testing eye function, instructing patients on inserting and caring for contact lenses Practices exceptional leadership and time management by completing tasks in an environment with competing priorities.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
G.E.D

Optometry Assistant Resume

Headline : Responsible for Receiving and processing phone calls and other patient communication, from patients, assess the nature of the situation, and manage triage accordingly. Managing all aspects of doctor(s) schedule, including booking appointments.

Skills : MS Office, Planning SKills, Multitasking.

Description :

    1. Provided patient care by performing many different eye-related clinical functions.
    2. Instructed patients about medications, tests, and procedures.
    3. Performed refraction, visual acuities, and diagnostic testing Assisting Optometrists with patient procedures Coordinate patient scheduling and pre-authorizations for an office of 6 physicians Supervise and train new opthamalic assistants Verify medical and vision insurances, check patients in, and collect co-pays at check out.
    4. Called insurance for pre-authorization and notifies patients when their contact lenses are available for dispensing.
    5. Performed as a member of a fire team during drills.
    6. Analyzed visual functions; far acuity, near acuity, the field of vision, depth of perception, ocular coordination, and color perception.
    7. Performed refractions to assess the degree of hyperopia, myopia, astigmatism, presbyopia, and other visual deficiencies requiring correction.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science