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Optometric Assistants, also known as Paraoptometric Assistants, provide support services to an optometrist or ophthalmologist. Example resumes of Optometric Assistants show such duties as conducting visual field tests, as well as other medical tests or photos needed by the doctor; pre-test patients, and assist clients with eyewear sales. While each state has its own educational requirements for Optometric Assistants, most permit on-the-job training. Optometric Assistants do not need to show a license on their resume, though a majority do opt for a post-secondary certificate.

For more information on what it takes to be a Optometric Assistant, check out our complete Optometric Assistant Job Description.

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Optometric Assistant

Tested patient's for all entrance exams using the Auto refractor and Non- Contact Tonometer, and other preliminary testing specified by the doctor. (Randot, Ishihara, Visual Fields, Optomap)

  • Verified Insurance and collected Co pays.
  • Experienced in utilizing ExamWriter to input patient health records.
  • Generated office receipts, scheduled patients, and maintained patient demographics and insurance information using Officemate software.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
12

Optometric Assistant

Performed all front desk duties as required. Inclusive of scheduling, answering of telephones, patient check-in/check-out and benefit verification.

  • Accurately entered patient information and maintained complete and accurate records.
  • Experienced in dispensing glasses and assisting patients with frame selection, adjustments and repairs.
  • Conducted preliminary testing and data collection prior to exams.
  • Instructed patients in the care, insertion and removal of contact lenses.
  • Responsible for status updates and corrections of insurance claims in third party processing.
  • Audited insurance claims for accuracy and completeness prior to submission.
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
13

Optometric Assistant

  • Took preliminary patient histories and assisted with vision screening; did some pre-testing
  • Greeted patients, answered phones, scheduled appointments and coordinated recalls
  • Handled all clerical duties for the unit including: typing, filing, maintenance of patient records, letter writing, billing and general upkeep of area
  • Called insurance companies or VSP to get authorization numbers for managed care patients
  • Collected payment from patients
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Medical Assistant
14

Optometric Assistant/optician

Provided backup assistance to the office manager and receptionist in a fast-paced environment

  • Provided direct administrative support to the doctors
  • Educated patients regarding insurance benefits, treatments, and eyewear options
  • Fabricated, repaired, sold and adjusted glasses and problem-solved difficult cases
  • Learned to use specialized equipment and machinery
  • Handled all computer software and hardware issues
  • Utilized communication skills to handle patient complaints
  • Performed administrative tasks such as scheduling appointments, answering phones and email, and ordering glasses and contact lens materials
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Bachelor of Arts
15

Optometric Assistant

Preformed intake and determined insurance eligibility for patients

  • Administered all preliminary testing on patients
  • Successfully collected past due insurance claims and accounts
  • Facilitated change from paper documents to a paperless office
  • Maintained and organized documentation and patient files
  • Scheduled exams and tests for patients
  • Dispensed glasses and contacts to patients
  • Balanced books daily
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
16

O.d. - Optometric Assistant

Documented patients' health information, including their medical history, symptoms and chief complaints.

  • Performed visual preliminary tests on patients.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations, coded procedures and submitted claims for payment.
  • Answered multi-line phone system, scheduled appointments, and trained new contact lens wearers.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AAS
Electronics Engineering Technology
17

Optometric Assistant

Sole optometric assistant tasked with managing schedules and patient flow for multiple optometrists. Recorded patient history, coordinated patient referrals, and completed preliminary diagnostics. Performed the administrative functions of documenting work performed for insurance review.

  • Achieved the high patient satisfaction ratings critical to building solid and sustainable relationships.
  • Operated in a safe, effective, and team-driven manner, supporting both individual and group efforts.
  • Met medical guidelines established by the state of Oklahoma for patient care.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Voc
Vocational Degree
Medical Administrative Assistant
18

Optometric Assistant

Administered several preliminary vision screenings

  • Updated medical information for documentation
  • Assisted Optometrists with minor procedures & documentation
  • Fit patients for contact lenses, administered drops if needed
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
19

Optometric Assistant

  • Performed visual field and acuity examinations
  • Provided contact lens training and patient education
  • Adjusted and repaired eyeglasses
  • Performed some administrative and clerical duties
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Physiological Science
MA
Physician Assistant Studies
20

Optometric Assistant

Addressed patients' concerns and questions on a daily basis

  • Updated medical charts, including medication changes and health histories
  • Instructed new contact lens wearers on insertion, removal and care of lenses
  • Performed preliminary diagnostic testing
  • Maintained examination rooms in accordance with OSHA requirements
  • Developed master contact lens spreadsheet
  • Scheduled depositions and court dates with clients, attorneys, court reporters and judicial assistants
  • Drafted legal pleadings and correspondence
  • Ensured that clients were well informed of their case status
  • Responsible for accounts payable, receivable and client trust ledgers as office manager
  • Created master Financial Disclosure Statement spreadsheet for clients' use
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Adult Education
Paralegal

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