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Ophthalmic Technicians specialize in eye care and provide assistance to ophthalmologists with such tasks as conducting diagnostic tests, sending out lab work, and helping during eye exams and surgery. Duties reflected on example resumes of Ophthalmic Technicians include performing preliminary screening for physicians, and sterilizing, cleaning, and maintaining ophthalmic instruments. Candidates should be able to show either a certificate or an associate's degree on their resumes, and they may also opt for a Certified Ophthalmic Technician credential, which is voluntary.

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Ophthalmic Technician

Provided initial patient work-ups and follow up care to average 70-90 patients during office hours per day, including pediatric patients

  • Accomplished pre- and post-surgical care to about 30-40 patients per day
  • Assisted 4-5 different opthalmogists during eye surgeries for cataract by SICS & phaco-emulsification, strabismus, pterygium, ptosis, ectropion, entropion, glaucoma, tear duct drainage (DCT/DCR)
  • Regularly performed duties and diagnostics included
  • Administered baseline external exams, color vision testing, stereopsis testing, measuring and recording papillary response
  • Analyzed and interpreted OCT data provided by physicians
  • Mentored and taught MD students
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Optometry
Biochemistry, Statistics, Physiology
2

Ophthalmic Technician/assistant

Experienced in patient education, medical facility protocol, direct patient care, medical terminology

  • Experienced in infectious disease protocol and OSHA standards and practices
  • Collaborated to modernize and expedite physician dictation
  • Introduced new practices in contact lens ordering and returning, saving the company money
  • Researched and selected new reading spectacle vendor, resulting in 40% savings
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Human Biology
MA
Health Management And Policy
3

Ophthalmic Technician / Receptionist

Budgeted Medical Supplies for three offices saving a total of $600 a month

  • Managed a variety of clerical and patient service functions in three high-volume offices
  • Coordinated patient assistance pharmaceutical programs
  • Answered phones and directed incoming calls
  • Scheduled patient surgeries at St. Johns Beaumont and St. Joe's Pontiac Hospitals
  • Assisted and performed eye care screenings at local health fairs
  • Organized collections of medicines and medical supplies to be sent to third world countries
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
4

Ophthalmic Technician

Managed patient flow reducing wait time by five minutes.

  • Supported ophthalmologists in determining refractive error and diagnosing and treating ocular diseases, disorders and injuries in an outpatient clinic setting.
  • Performed manual/auto refractions and prepped patient for intraocular injections.
  • Served as surgical assistant /scrub technician in the main operating room (OR).
  • Received incoming patients, documented patient history and determined proper screening protocol based on standard operating procedures.
  • Prepared OR and surgical suites for surgery and assisted with cleanup.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Technical Management
5

Ophthalmic Technician

With approval from the director of the VA Healthcare system, I've restructured the clinic scheduling system and protocols, and developed a research-based system to facilitate patient flow and scheduling practices. Patient wait times were reduced from 3-4 hours, down to 1 hour. This system is currently being used today.

  • Trained all residents, attending physicians, logistic supports, and technicians in the new system as well as the new electronic medical system.
  • Screened an estimated 30 patients a day - displaying competency of most ophthalmic examination instruments.
  • Established the first annual Christmas party 2011.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Organizational Leadership
Leadership
6

Ophthalmic Surgical Assistant/ophthalmic Technician

Assisted surgeon in all phases of surgical procedures, up to 12 procedures per day, in OR and medical office settings. Prepared patient histories and reports, and performed preliminary tests. Administered diagnostic and therapeutic medications as directed. Sole surgical technician in the practice.

  • Increased patient safety by initiating and training other staff in using ultrasonic instrument-cleaning equipment.
  • Reduced infection control by recommending improved antibacterial cleaners.
  • Reduced costs through thorough research of supply vendors and pricing.
  • Frequently commended by patients for providing compassionate care before, during, and after procedures.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AAS
Surgical Technology
AAS
Nursing
AS
Associate of Science
7

Ophthalmic Technician

Program manager of infection control. Performed monthly area inspections and monitored hand-washing techniques.

  • Performed specialty tests including ophthalmic photographs, corneal topographies, visual fields, and pachymetry.
  • Oversaw the Athletic Contact Lens Program. Tracked and processed contact lenses valued at approximately $10.5K.
  • Safeguarded and maintained $498K worth of critical equipment ensuring no disruptions in patient care.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Air Force Ophthalmic Apprentice Course
8

Ophthalmic Technician

Scheduled MRI appointments with Bay Ridge Imaging Facility, ensure insurance clearance.

  • Answered phones, scheduled appointments, initiated and prepared medical charts for the following business day.
  • Confirmed patient insurance approval for cataract surgery.
  • Under the doctors authorization assisted with prescribing patients with medicine and spectacle lens
  • Once a week managed the entire office independently.
  • Opened, sorted and distributed incoming correspondences to determine their significance and plan their distribution.
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
9

Ophthalmic Technician

Multi-tasked general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms and mailing monthly invoice statements or correspondence to patients

  • Organized, updated and maintained over 100 patient charts
  • Recorded patients' medical history, chief complaints and test results in medical records
  • Showed patients to examination rooms and prepared them for physician exam
  • Ran and maintained contact department
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
Medical Assistant Program
10

Ophthalmic Technician/ Doctors Scribe

Prepared 45-50 patients daily for cataract, glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy exams

  • Assisted in pre-operations and post-operations for cataract surgery
  • Sterilized all equipment with autoclave according to CDC guidelines
  • Documented 45-50 patient exams daily electronically as well as written while exam is in progress
  • Prepared medical letters for patient's physicians in addition to authorized prescription refills
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Medical Administrative Assistant
AA
Psychology

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