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Optometric Technicians assist optometrists and handle duties like preparing equipment, maintaining the working area clean and disinfected, and taking phone calls. Other responsibilities often listed on Optometric Technician resume sample include assisting patients, cleaning and calibrating machines, performing tests, updating records, explaining procedures, and adjusting eyeglasses. The ideal candidate should emphasize in his or her resume optometry knowledge, precision, customer service orientation, good communication skills and time management. An Associate's Degree is required by most employers.

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Para-optometric Technician

Lead reception office: maintained paperwork, scheduling, office work-flow, product ordering and patient or company transactions

  • Promoted to a Para-Optometric Technician after completing targeted training to learn the software and machinery involved in patient pre-testing for examinations
  • Specialized in patient interaction and care, and provided instruction for examinations
  • Trained colleagues in new employment positions and assigned and monitored tasks
  • Organized in-office contact lens tasks for higher efficiency and managed relations with contact lens vendors
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BBA
Management
2

Optometric Technician

Provided thorough customer service to patients as they select eye glasses to fit their needs as well as during check in, check out and scheduling

  • Managed the front desk and support office administratively to include filing, typing letters and correspondence for the doctor, dictating letters, and processing co-payments via check, cash, and credit
  • Tested patient's vision during preliminary screenings and distributed contacts
  • Opened the office, ensured general maintenance, and set up and cleaned prior to all appointments
  • Assisted patients with appointment, billing, and insurance questions
  • Created a professional setting where patients felt comfortable
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Information Science
3

Optometric Technician

Established high standards for customer service in a professional Optometry setting.

  • Basic computer and organizational skills were used to maintain and organize accurate records, to research and evaluate patient insurance, to interpret and analyze explanation of benefits, and to design new forms and processing steps.
  • Trained and assisted new employees on office policies and procedures as well as how to proficiently operate office machines including an auto refractor, a computerized lensmeter, a computerized tonometer, and the Visucam Pro NM.
  • Maintained inventory of contact lens supply and restocked optometrist supplies.
  • Sterilized equipment and pre-tested patients before eye examination.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
Elementary Education
Business Management
Business Administration
4

Optometric Technician

Acted as primary liaison between patients and doctors

  • Kept the doctors on schedule through time management and prioritizing appointments to maintain efficient work flow for both doctors and the technician
  • Performed tests and recorded data accurately and efficiently prior to patients' appointments
  • Ensured patients' insurance coverage through use of online resources and provider service phone lines while working in compliance with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Fielded patient phone calls including ordering contact lenses, making appointments for eye exams, answering general questions, and communication with other optical locations
  • Trained several new employees in both receptionist and optometric technician position
  • Created invoices and billed patients for eye exams, office visits, and contact lens purchases
  • Participated in the transition to electronic medical records including the use of new POS software and the scanning and organization of hard copies of patient records
  • Maintained an organized work area and preformed daily cleaning tasks in technician area and doctors rooms
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
History & Anthropology
5

Optometric Technician

Scheduling, appointment verification, insurance claims, optometry pretesting, retail sales, answer telephone inquiries on available products including sales and insurance.

  • Instructed patients on the proper care of eyeglasses and contact lenses.
  • Heated, shaped and bent plastic and metal frames to adjust eyeglasses for clients.
  • Confirms that frames were correctly built with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions.
  • Maintained organized records of customer prescriptions, work orders and payments.
  • Obtained detailed medical and personal data for patient charts and records.
  • Tested for intraocular pressure, visual acuity.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments.
  • Customer services as well as clerical work, filing of patient information, important paperwork and handling technical issues.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BA
Organizational Management
6

Optometric Technician

Operated and maintained optometric equipment, such as autorefractors, phoropters, or ophthalmoscopes.

  • Contacted potential customers to present information and explain available services.
  • Mounted, secured, and aligned finished lenses in frames or optical assemblies.
  • Obtained and documented patients' medical histories.
  • Assisted patients to select eyewear.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Arts
Biological Sciences
7

Optometric Technician

Answered multi-line telephone system

  • Checked patients in/out and scheduled appointments
  • Performed vision tests: Vision Acuity, IOP, Color and Depth perception
  • Administered topical ophthalmic or oral medications
  • Assessed refractive conditions of eyes, using retinoscopes
  • Assisted patients to insert or remove contact lenses
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Business Administration
8

Optometric Technician

Conducted preliminary optometric tests including AutoRefraction, NCT, Digital Retinal Photography, Lensometer Readings, Visual Field, and Dialation

  • Processed insurance and medical claims including resolving outstanding claims balances and handled any patient discrepancies on strict deadlines
  • Provided daily front office reception duties including patient intake, scheduling appointments, answering multi-line phone
  • Managed Account Receivables
  • Created insurance balance reports to management and owner
  • Managed office and patient supply inventory
  • Handled confidential patient information and medical history
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Optometric Technician

Computer skills to include word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, time management, database and forms creation application.

  • Provided training to lower level employees on the performance of their work
  • Assisted patients with insertion/removal of contact lenses and assisted with the purchase of spectacles
  • Assisted the optometrist with visual acuities
  • Electronically filed and coded insurance claims
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
10

Optometric Technician

Welcomed patients to the optical and signed them in for their appointments.

  • Explained patients the welcome paperwork and managed it on the computer quickly.
  • Verified appropriate insurance and obtained necessary authorizations.
  • Answered patient telephone calls promptly and scheduled appointments.
  • Operated specific equipment for the preparation of the patient.
  • Tested the patients' vision with appropriate appliances.
  • Bilingual translation from Spanish to English for the patient/optometrist.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Arts

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