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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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Medical Assistant / Optometric Assistant

  • Responsible for transmitting claims to insurance companies, in charge of filling prescriptions, answered phone calls, scheduled and confirmed patient's appointments and scanned charts to an EMR program.
  • Educated and translated English to Spanish to the patients including doctor's orders ensuring all questions were answered.
  • Answered patient's benefit questions and what type of medical insurance patient provided.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
32

Optometric Assistant

Performed daily start-up/shut-down of Vision Diagnostic Equipment

  • Sanitized diagnostic equipment between patients
  • Prepared patients for vision examinations, assisted with various vision tests
  • Performed general clerical, receptionist duties
  • Support for Spanish Speaking Patients
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
33

Optometric Assistant

  • Assist the Doctor with pre-exam work-ups including auto-refraction and keratonomy, visual fields, retinal and corneal OCT's.
  • Worked with front office and insurance coordinators answering phones, scheduling exams, re-filing insurance claims, and applied insurance payments and patient payments for office accounts.
  • Helped patients to select frames and lens types, fitted, adjusted, and repaired frames.
  • Operated office lens edging machine and hand edger for in-office lens cutting jobs.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
34

Optometric Assistant

Applied strong customer service and communication skills for patient care.

  • Assisted in patient concerns and issues for resolutions meeting patient satisfaction.
  • Cross-trained in multiple departments.
  • Developed optical sales and marketing experience.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
C
Medical Office Assistant
AS
Liberal Arts
BA
Health Administration
35

Optometric Assistant

Checked in patients and executed eye exams

  • Retrieved insurance information and authorization for patients
  • Created and billed insurance and patients
  • Responsible for day to day office operations including maintaining office and front desk, opening & closing office and answering multi line phones
  • Utilized OPTO and Microsoft programs on a daily basis
  • Setting up new patients files with information and medical history and maintaining patient files
  • Completed follow up phone calls to patients to ensure satisfaction with merchandise and service provided
  • Organized incoming orders from distributors and contacted patients notifying them of available merchandise
  • Executed correspondence between doctors, patients labs and distributors
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
36

Optometric Assistant

Perform pre-screening tests on patients including auto-refraction, visual field test, intraocular
pressure testing, and corneal topography

  • Schedule appointments and maintain medical records using Eyefinity: OfficeMate and ExamWriter
  • Verify patient insurance benefits and authorization
  • Order contact and glasses lenses from distributor
  • Train patients in contact lens wear
  • Optical duties including glasses assembly and repair
  • Skilled in operating Optical Automatic Lens edger and cutting machine
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
37

Optometric Assistant

  • Performed clerical duties and front desk management including answering phone calls, photocopying, faxing, scheduling appointments, inputting patient records onto electronic health records systems, and greeting patients.
  • Completed medical charts that included pretest procedures such as visual acuity, color vision, visual field, eye pressure, and auto-refraction.
  • Taught first time contact lens wearers basic protocol for using their new eyewear.
  • Assisted patients with frame and lens selection based on personal taste and prescription.
  • Handled insurance paperwork, authorization, HIPAA laws and regulations, and payments.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
8
months
at this job
BS
Human Biology
University Of California Education Abroad Program
38

Optometric Assistant

Patient intake: including checking patient in at reception, verifying patient demographics and insurance and assisting the doctors with pre-examination.

  • Scheduling, rescheduling and confirming appointments with patients, as well as frame and lab representatives.
  • Meeting directly with frame and lab representatives to exchange or purchase merchandise and supplies for the office.
  • Entering in patient demographics, insurance information, patient payments and prescriptions into the RLI Software system, creating patient charts and filing the patient charts.
  • Ordering glasses and contact lenses for the doctors and patients through ABB Concise lab and through DVI ordering software.
  • Verifying, pricing, organizing, and dispensing lab orders, office supplies, and merchandise.
  • Conducting contact lens classes for patients called "I and R's". This is a class to show beginners how to "insert and remove" their contacts.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
1
month
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Was A Merchandise Hostess, Did Tours
Business Administration
39

Optometric Assistant

Schedule daily office visits, surgery and follow ups

  • Administer pre-screen tests on a daily basis
  • File and verify all insurance (Medicaid/Medicare), billing and coding support
  • Process orders of contact lenses and frames
  • Provide support for scheduling and registration
  • Awarded the district 2008 2nd quarter Vision Associate award
  • Manage heavy volume of phone calls
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AS
Medical Assisting
40

Optometric Assistant

Performed clerical duties, such as taking inventory, ordering supplies, answering telephone, taking messages, and filling out forms

  • Pre-screened patients for their examination with autorefractor, perimeter, and tonometer.
  • Pre-authorized several different vision insurances and billed them on the computer after patients have completed their examination and frame selection.
  • Did multifocal measurement, frame adjustments, and repairs for the patients.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job

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