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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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Optician/optometric Assistant

  • Performed diagnostic testing for patients with glaucoma, macular degeneration, and retinal tears
  • Educated patients on: proper contact lens insertion, removal, care, and hygiene; proper eyeglass fitting and latest lens technology for eye glasses
  • Trained new employees is use of electronic medical record and office procedures
  • Reviewed, filed, and reconciled all insurance claims and billing for in practice procedures monthly
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AAS
Nursing
BS
Kinesiology
22

Optometric Assistant

Greeted and welcomed patients; verified prescription and insurance information; coordinated the appointment system; maintained and updated records.

  • Performed pre-testing, supplemental medical testing; and verified contact lens parameters by cross-checking.
  • Partake in ordering of office supplies, vendor maintenance.
  • Accounts receivable/ Accounts payable
  • Assist in marketing and sales of products to enhance patient experience.
  • Provided contact lens training and assisted patients with frame selection and lens options.
  • Maintained examination rooms, and stocks.
  • Documented all findings in the patient medical record and route slip verification.
  • Maintain accurate scheduling and follow up of patients.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
23

Optometric Assistant

  • Performed OCT, Topography, and Fundus Photos as needed
  • Assisted doctors to perform multiple pre-testing procedures (auto refractor, NCT, and visual field)
  • Interacted with patients and provided customer service
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration
24

Optometric Assistant

Helped patients quickly and courteously in fast paced environment

  • Worked well under pressure in extremely busy office environment: maintained courteous and efficient attitude.
  • Answered phones with heavy use in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Provided excellent customer service; answered general questions about office.
  • Set appointments for patients
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
25

Optometric Assistant

Worked an average of 15 hours/week during semesters and 30 hours/week during the summer

  • Responsible for assisting patients of all ages in the selection of eye glasses
  • Taught patients how to put in contact lenses
  • Answer questions on regular phone calls and confirm appointments
  • Responsible for checking in eye glasses and lenses to ensure that prescriptions are correct
  • Responsible for entering in all inventory, scanning, and filing paperwork or records
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biology
26

Optometric Assistant

Perform optometric pre-testing to patients prior to exam with Optometrist.

  • Assisted patients with the selection and purchase of glasses or contact lenses.
  • Provided clerical support and insurance verification.
  • Provided follow-up calls to customers and documented customer satisfaction.
  • Perform back-up reception duties as needed.
  • Call and arrange appointments with vendors and provided Optometrist with report on current trends in eyewear.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
21
years
at this job
27

Optometric Assistant

Conducted diagnostic tests

  • Recorded and measured vision
  • Tested eye function
  • Instructed patients in inserting and caring for contact lenses
  • Handled bookkeeping and office finances
  • Experience with all Insurances: Including Medicare/ Medicaid and utilized Medical Coding
  • Prepared and cleaned examination room/ arranged equipment
  • Answered phones/made appointments
  • Merit increase within 6 months
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Biology
28

Optometric Assistant

Worked with a Lensometer to make sure lens powers and prescriptions were accurate.

  • Used a Tonopen to take intraocular pressures.
  • Performed autorefraction for visual acuities.
  • Prescreened patients and assessed their condition.
  • Took full medical chief complaints and blood pressures.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Medical Insurance
29

Optometric Assistant

Responsible for providing patient care and outstanding customer service. Performed several duties including administrative front desk, assisting 3 doctors and optical sales.

  • Administrative Front Desk: Answered phones, greeted patients, patient check-In, prepared charts, filing, verified insurance, billed professional fees, and scheduled doctor appointments. Reconciled monthly statements with invoices, ordered office supplies, sent patient recall reminders and maintained a clean office environment. Graphic design; digital/print marketing ads and in store posters. Co-managed the practice's social media website. Trained in two new employees.
  • Assisted Doctors: Documented patient health histories, visual acuities, exam room prep and close down. Filed doctor charts, ordered medical exam room supplies and called in patient medical prescriptions on behalf of the doctor to local pharmacies.
  • Optical: Took Initiative to learn skills needed to supply back-up optician support for eyeglass frame and ophthalmic lens sales.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Design Technology
30

Optometric Assistant/dispensing Optician

Open Dispensed and fit spectacles and other optical aids, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists

  • Assist clients in selecting frames according to style and color, and ensure that frames are coordinated with facial and eye measurements and optical prescriptions
  • Determine clients' current lens prescriptions, when necessary, using lensometers
  • Heat, shape, or bend plastic or metal frames to adjust eyeglasses to fit clients, using pliers and hands Recommended patients on lens type, frames and styling; ordering lenses from prescription
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Optical

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