Paraoptometric Technician Resume Samples

A Paraoptometric Technician is a professional who has the ability to understand, apply and interrelate fundamental concepts in optometric care. Working under the direct supervision of an optometrist, these technicians undertake a variety of technical and administrative duties related to eye care and the following duties mentioned on the Paraoptometric Technician Resume– taking patient histories, measuring the level of visual acuity, measuring how much the cornea curves in each eye, screening for glaucomafslarfs, performing basic business tasks including keeping sales records, prescriptions for each customer, and ordering and keeping inventory; and testing blood pressure.

The nature of the job demands the following core skills and abilities – knowledge of optometry, precision, attention to detail; the ability to make decisions regarding patient care, familiarity with optometric tests, manual dexterity, capability to follow instructions; and a high level of professionalism. To enter the vision services field, one needs to have a relevant diploma and training in the same.

 

Paraoptometric Technician Resume example

Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Objective : Friendly and enthusiastic Scheduling Coordinator with 1 year experience in the Dental Field. Technician with 4 years of specialization in Optometry Office. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key patient relationships. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Google Platforms, Squarespace.

Description :

    1. Scheduled appointments.
    2. Answered multi-line phone system.
    3. Checked patients in.
    4. Maintained patient information.
    5. Verified insurance.
    6. Ordered eyeglasses/ sunglasses for office and patients.
    7. Greeted and pre-tested patients Take the patient into the exam room and go over family and medical history, medications, height, weight and blood pressure.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Objective : Hardworking management Paraoptometric Technician professional versed in all aspects of running a high-end store, including opening and closing procedures, banking, visual merchandising and recruiting. Skilled and experienced paraoptometric technician. Versed in running test, conducting eye exams, dilating patients, ordering supplies and scheduling patients.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Intranet, Schedule Appointments, Assembler, Inventory Management, Scheduling, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Measured visual acuity, including near and distance using appropriate test.
    2. Taken and documented patient medical history.
    3. Administered topical ophthalmic or oral medications.
    4. Conducted visual field test to measure field of vision.
    5. Operated ophthalmic equipment.
    6. Cleaned and sterilized equipment.
    7. Instructed use of contacts insertions and removal.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
High School Diploma


Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Summary : As a certified Paraoptometric, I ensure a high level of patient satisfaction by providing quality care in an efficient and professional manner. I put patient care first and strive to help each person better understand their eye health needs. Performing laboratory tests such as plasma and serum analysis and urinalysis. Prepare specimens for testing for a medical technologist to test for proper patient diagnosis.

Skills : MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Sharepoint.

Description :

    1. Examined eyes using optical instruments and pharmaceutical agents.
    2. Fitted and adjusted eyeglasses and contact lenses.
    3. Educated patients about proper contact lens care, visual hygiene and safety.
    4. Administered topical ophthalmic and oral medications to treat eye ailments.
    5. Conducted visual field tests to measure field of vision.
    6. Recommended lenses, lens coatings and frames to suit client needs.
    7. Managed patients' primary eye care health with professionalism and skill.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Headline : Thorough and skilled Paraoptometric with qualifications in preliminary testing and various special testing procedures utilized in the optometric examination. Committing to providing a sensitive and caring approach to patient care, along with the ability to work cooperatively with all members of the vision care team. Proficient with Omate, an electronic health records software.

Skills : Autocad, Accounts Payable.

Description :

    1. Recorded all examinations in OfficeMate Exam Writer Assist in moving office toward paperless systems, including installing and troubleshooting software, and integrating image files into Officemate.
    2. Oversaw department contact lens activities Tested patient's for all entrance exams using the Auto refractor and Non- Contact Tonometer, and other preliminary testing specified by the doctor.
    3. Performed diagnostic testing for patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, and retinal tears; Ziess OCT/MAC and OCT/NFL, RHA, Visual Fields, MPOD, Diopsys VEP and ERG, and Topography.
    4. Instructed patients in the care, insertion and removal of contact lenses.
    5. Transcribed for doctors in varying office visits Increased our daily contact lens sales in office and over the phone ordering.
    6. Provided complete patient eye care, refraction and eyeglass and contact lens distribution services.
    7. Conducted preliminary screening examinations including external examination, central and peripheral visual fields and color vision tests.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification In Medical Assistant

Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Objective : Paraoptometric Technician is Seeking out and attends educational opportunities as credits for certification and to enhance ophthalmology knowledge and skills. Assisting with training new staff. Demonstrating accountability and responsibility in time management and task completion. Demonstrating accountability in documentation and charging for services.

Skills : Documentational Skills, Service Assistant.

Description :

    1. Followed up with surgery patients.
    2. Assisted patients in selecting eye ware.
    3. Directed patient care, special testing, coordination of records with co-mana gaging specialist, patient record keeping.
    4. Managed the office when Store Manager is out Visual acuity's and histories Visual Therapy Neutralize glasses Contact lens training Sales and .
    5. Worked in multiple departments.
    6. Answered patient questions.
    7. Set up appointments for patients.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certification In Medical Assistant

Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Headline : Paraoptometric Technician is Performing objective and subjective ophthalmic testing including visual fields, A-scans, keratometry, lensometry, fundus photography, tonometry, contact lens fitting, and refractometry. Assisting with ordering contact lens and education to patients. Maintaining proficiency with software products.

Skills : Technician, Product Assistant.

Description :

    1. Worked up patients to prepare them for the Doctor Faxes.
    2. Responsible for running patients through pre-testing, recording patient history, administering acuities, refracting patients manually, IOP checking.
    3. Performed diagnostic testing on patients, determine visual acuity, schedule patient appointments and collect payments.
    4. Used Communication and computer skills.
    5. Roomed patients, pretesting, assist Dr.
    6. Contacted lens fitting and instruction.
    7. Ordered and made appointments.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
MS

Paraoptometric Technician Resume

Headline : Paraoptometric Technician is responsible for performing various administrative functions as needed. Overseeing cleaning, stocking, and organization of dispensary. Preparing and shutting down special testing equipment and ensures exam room and office cleanliness. Overseeing exam room preparation by performing duties such as organizing instruments, sanitizing equipment, and calibrating equipment.

Skills : Equipment Assistant, Room Assistant.

Description :

    1. Conducted pre exam testing on all patients.
    2. Fitted contacts and eye glasses; assisted with ordering.
    3. Assisted with phone calls and customer service.
    4. Developed and planed appropriate instructional strategies and alternative delivery strategies when appropriate including but not limited to hybrid, face-to-face and on-line course delivery.
    5. Participated in in-service meetings, staff development trainings or other activities or programs requested by the Department.
    6. Assisted and advised students who have problems with assignments, tests, grades, course content, career concerns, and other academic matters.
    7. Complied with college policies and directions regarding student testing, record keeping, advanced standing, providing grades on a timely basis, evaluating student performance and maintaining office hours for student assistance and counseling, etc.
                              Years of Experience
                              Experience
                              5-7 Years
                              Experience Level
                              Level
                              Executive
                              Education
                              Education
                              GED

                              Paraoptometric Technician Resume

                              Objective : Paraoptometric Technician is Maintaining clinical competencies and proficiencies as required by standards of practice, regulatory guidelines, and hospital policies. Promoting positive values, such as teamwork, professionalism, respect, innovation, and excellence, in all workplace interactions. Providing optical advice to patients and completes spectacle lens orders according to clinic guidelines.

                              Skills : Clinic Skills, Business Assistant.

                              Description :

                                1. Maintained competencies as an instructor as aligned with the Faculty Quality Assurance System.
                                2. Assisted students in developing work experience assignments such as internships, work study assignments, etc.
                                3. Demonstrated a commitment to the college’s mission, vision and values.
                                4. Know ledged of current educational methods and strategies, including learner-centered instruction, assessment, evaluation and collaborative techniques and strategies that address closing the gap in student access and achievement across race, gender and disability.
                                5. Skilled in the use of educational technology and alternative delivery methods.
                                6. Know ledged and ability to infused multicultural perspectives into course content and delivery.
                                7. Interacted with business and industry to establish partnerships.
                                            Years of Experience
                                            Experience
                                            2-5 Years
                                            Experience Level
                                            Level
                                            Executive
                                            Education
                                            Education
                                            MS

                                            Paraoptometric Technician Resume

                                            Headline : Paraoptometric Technician is Performing pre-testing, preliminary examination testing, and special testing while adhering to all established standards and regulations. Documenting patient information and testing data accurately and in a timely fashion. Demonstrating integrity and compassion in all interactions with patients and their family members to support Culturally Competent Care and Kindness Campaign.

                                            Skills : Paraoptometric, Care Assistant.

                                            Description :

                                              1. Skilled in communications and human relations with populations having diverse socio-economic and racial backgrounds, as well as individuals with disabilities.
                                              2. Pre-screened patients before an eye exam, to include vision, intraocular pressures, pupils, history of present illness, muscle balance, medical history, confrontation visual field and ocular motility.
                                              3. Accurately filled out and complete all information during the course of exam (route slip, consent forms, glasses prescriptions, medication prescription forms, MRI/CT/lab order forms).
                                              4. Documented or transcribe in patients' record the optometrist's findings of the examination.
                                              5. Addressed patient calls, triaging emergent calls and determining appropriate scheduling protocol for the situation, completing patient medication refill requests, completing paperwork, scheduling and prior authorizing imaging requests (e.g., CT scans, MRI).
                                              6. Recorded billing information of the exam for proper financial processing.
                                              7. Conducted visual fields.
                                                            Years of Experience
                                                            Experience
                                                            5-7 Years
                                                            Experience Level
                                                            Level
                                                            Junior
                                                            Education
                                                            Education
                                                            MS

                                                            Paraoptometric Technician Resume

                                                            Headline : To obtain a Paraoptometric Technician is Escorting patients to patient reception area if needed; may be required to assisting patients with walking, by pushing wheelchairs, lifting and transferring. Ability to effectively communicating at all levels within the organization through written and two-way verbal communication. Reading and writing at a high school graduate level. Sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Lifting 10 to 20 pounds.

                                                            Skills : Communicational Skills, Reading.

                                                            Description :

                                                              1. Operated the automated visual field unit.
                                                              2. Developed professional business relationships with other associates and doctors.
                                                              3. Prepared exam rooms for efficient and complete care.
                                                              4. Demonstrated knowledge of proper, safe, efficient usage of office equipment, computers, and software.
                                                              5. Worked knowledge of Microsoft Office.
                                                              6. Worked in a fast-paced optometric facility while adhering to HIPAA compliance regulations.
                                                              7. Managed priorities through adaptability and flexibility.
                                                                      Years of Experience
                                                                      Experience
                                                                      5-7 Years
                                                                      Experience Level
                                                                      Level
                                                                      Executive
                                                                      Education
                                                                      Education
                                                                      MS