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Ophthalmic Assistants test and measure patients' eyes under the supervision of ophthalmologists. Example resumes of Ophthalmic Assistants highlight such skills as setting up patients for lasers and injections, performing patient work-ups, testing patients' corneal topography and Humphrey visual fields, keeping the examination room well maintained and clean, and providing care to patients diagnosed with cataracts. Employers prefer to see the completion of an ophthalmic certificate or degree program on applicants' resumes, with the former potentially enhancing an applicant's career prospects.

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Ophthalmic Assistant

Maintain a professional working relationship with patients, while assisting physician with refracting eyesight to prescribe the proper eyewear.

  • Instruct patients on proper contact lens and eyeglass use and care.
  • Maintained patients charts by keeping them updated with detailed notes.
  • Administered visual field tests, eye drop administration for dilation, tonometry, fluorescein angiography gdx, refract patients, and assisted Doctor in minor surgeries.
  • Clean and sterilize instruments, and provide clean work environment for doctor and patient.
  • Provide proper drops to prep patient for Yag surgeries.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Customer Service, Sales
2

Ophthalmic Assistant

Received inbound calls to answer and resolve patient concerns

  • Assisted Ophthalmologists with in house procedures such as lasers and injections as needed
  • Interviewed and recorded patient medical history via electronic data entry
  • Coordinated the daily office flow of all patients through their ophthalmic visit
  • Ensured patients understanding of physicians diagnosis, instructions, and treatment
  • Conducted out of office referrals to various medical physicians
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Health Sciences
3

Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Greeted patients, answered phones, documented insurances, prepared billing information, Maintained doctor-pateint schedule, performed clerical duties
  • Performed autorefraction, non-contact tonometry, and papillary distance measurements
  • Obtained patient medical history and investigated chief complaints
  • Provided patients expertise in selecting and adjusting ophthalmic wear
  • Interpreted medical and non-medical information in Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Health And Exercise Science
4

Ophthalmic Assistant

Documented patient demographics, medical history and chief compliant in preparation for patient to be examined by the physician in general ophthalmology as well as varying sub specialties of ophthalmology such as retina and cornea disorders and glaucoma and cataract management.

  • Performed Visual Field Testing, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Assessed Intra ocular pressure through Tono pen or applanation.
  • Setup sterile field with instrumentation and assisted physicians with intra ocular injections.
  • Competently administered VA testing in adult and pediatric patients.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
Medical Assistaning
5

Ophthalmic Assistant

Increased profits by offering services as a testing technician

  • Assisted patients in making right choices based on their needs and personalities
  • Used personal contacts to bring in new vendors, and maintained inventory
  • Participated in implementation of a new patients privacy system, with business owners support
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
6

Ophthalmic Assistant

Duties included recording patient histories, conducting tonometry checks of intra-ocular pressure, visual acuity, confrontation fields, visual fields, color vision, stereopsis, A-Scan, auto-refraction, refractions on auto-phoroptor, fundus photos.

  • Assisted physician with procedures such as chalazion excisions, entropians, and extropians, blepharoplasty, and lid lesion excisions.
  • Scheduled cataract extractions, cataract surgery aftercare and education.
  • Maintained all supplies for procedure room.
  • Maintained positive relationships with all ophthalmic drug company representatives.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Elementary Education
7

Ophthalmic Assistant

Provided intake procedures for patients entering the clinic

  • Gathered relevant information from patients in order to keep medication records accurate
  • Administered refractions to patients
  • Performed Visual fields
  • Assisted with general office duties when needed
Candidate Info
1
month in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Early Childhood Education
8

Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Prepared examination and treatment rooms for use by eye care providers
  • Reviewed appointment schedule to determine patient visits order
  • Performed basic and routine vision screenings examinations; and recorded data on standard format
  • Maintained ophthalmic instruments appropriately
  • Administered eye medications as ordered by the Ophthalmologists
  • Performed other technical skills as directed by an eye care provider
  • Gathered medical records and patient information
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Ophthalmic Assistant

  • Multi-tasked general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, scheduling appointments, and scheduling out- patient testing or procedures for patients
  • Interviewed patients to obtain medical information and administered pretesting
  • Recorded patients' medical history and test results in medical records
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivables
  • Organized, updated and maintained over 200 patient charts
  • Authorized drug refills and provided detailed prescription information to pharmacies
  • Ordered office supplies, optical supplies and set up vendors as needed
  • Filed insurance claims and posted EOB’s
Candidate Info
25
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
10

Ophthalmic Assistant

Met clinical and organizational needs in reliable and flexible manner.

  • Adeptly managed multi-line phone system, pleasantly greeted all patients, and registered patients.
  • Professionally and courteously scheduled and verified appointment times with patients.
  • Precisely evaluated and verified benefits and eligibility.
  • Submitted electronic claim documentation for timely filing.
  • Preformed monthly inventory and maintained office and medical supply
  • Triage patient calls and questions.
  • Printed and reviewed monthly patient aging report and solicited overdue
  • Assisted doctors with non-invasive procedures; obtained consent forms as necessary.
  • Assisted in maintenance of medical charts and/or electronic medical records
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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