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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/front Desk Receptionist

Greeted patients upon arrival taking them through several medical tests needed in order to gather information for doctors.

  • Set up exam sheets inside of exam rooms for the doctors using medical coding.
  • Experience with EMR computer system.
  • Answered phone calls to set up medical and/or routine eye exams with doctors.
  • Responsible for pulling paper charts and scanning them into the electronic medical system.
  • Verified insurance benefits for medical and vision insurance.
  • Handled patient payments, and cash drawer
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Criminal Justice/human Services/spanish
42

Optometric Assistant/administrative Assistant

Answer phones, scheduling appointments, verifying patient's insurance and eligibilities, prepare patients charts for all appointments.

  • Uses Office Mate Software for all patient information and billing
  • Pretest patients using Autorefractor, Lensometer, Tonometry, Pachymetry, and Visual Fields testing.
  • Assist Patients in the selection of frames and lenses. Educates patients on the proper methods of inserting, removing, and caring for contact lenses prior to dispensing product to customer.
  • Sending out monthly statements to patients.
  • Receiving payments from patients and insurances.
  • Meet with frame reps to decide on frame inventory.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
43

Medical Assistant/optometric Assistant

Provide support to the Optometrist in the field to meet the needs of the patient

  • Perform all necessary technician duties to ensure continuous business operation
  • Always exhibit a positive behavior and professional appearance
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and California confidentiality regulations
  • Verify and perform proper documentation of patients physician referrals
  • Prepares treatment room for examination of patients
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
9
months
at this job
AS
Applied Science
44

Optometric Assistant

Answered phones to answer customer questions as well as schedule appointments.

  • Verification of insurance coverage.
  • Performed contact lens fittings.
  • Optical sales, ensuring the patients received the appropriate frames, lens, and coatings.
  • Performed simple repairs and dispensing of glasses.
  • Performed pre-testing for doctors including: Retinal Photo, Visual Acuity, Refractometry, Keratometry, Tonometry, etc.
  • Have been employed since, just not in this field. Will give the employment information with request.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
45

Optometric Assistant / Marketing Coordinator

Scheduling appointments

  • Selling and ordering glasses and contacts
  • Running patients through preliminary diagnostics like OCT and Non-Contact Tonometer
  • Scheduling employees for work hours
  • Writing employee handbook with standardized procedures and office information
  • Creating marketing calendar that included advertising and promotional events
  • Scheduling and overseeing marketing events
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BA
English
Business Minor
46

Optometric Assistant

Front desk receptionist: prioritize duties such as answering phone calls, registration and helping patients with questions in a fast pace environment with a smile

  • Contact insurance companies to verify benefits on behalf of patients
  • Scan patient files into the computer system
  • Create invoices for patients and processing payments with accuracy
  • Schedule eye exams and office visits
  • Bring patients through pre-testing rooms before seeing the doctor
  • Training patients new to wearing contact lenses
  • Work closely with peers and Drs to ensure a pleasant visit for customers
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
Ophthalmic Technology
47

Optometric Assistant

  • Manage high-volume workload in a rigorous and fast paced environment. Resolve and handle roughly 100 patient inquiries per week via phone calls, fax, and emails. Inquiries involve assessing insurance coverage, helping to facilitate purchase of glasses and contacts, and processing payments.
  • Serve as a main liaison between optometrists, opticians, and optometric assistants.
  • Supervise peers and new hires on database management, appointment scheduling, insurance coverage, customer service, and product purchases.
  • Organize meetings between sale representatives and the optometry practice.
  • Highly organized, detail oriented, and quick learner of the optometry practice's processes and protocols.
  • Catalogue up to 150 extensive patient's pre-test results and medical histories data into corresponding databases per week.
  • Uphold HIPAA compliance seriously and always safeguarded client's medical privacy.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
48

Optometric Assistant

  • Utilize diagnostic tools to pretest for Optometrists and Ophthalmologists
  • Train other optometric assistants
  • Obtain and chart patient's vital signs and health history, using electronic medical records
  • Answer phones, take messages, schedule appointments
  • Communicate with other offices, patients, and pharmacies, via fax and phone
  • Machines used: OCT, Visual Field, DMV horizontal field machine, Auto Refractor, NCT, tonopen, pachymeter, retinal camera, phoropter, Topographer, lensmeter, acuity projector
  • Perform refractions using Epic 5100 refracting system
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Advanced Studies
Basic Orthoptic And Refractiometry Techniques
49

Optometric Assistant

  • I prepare the patient to see the Optometrist by visual acuity testing
  • Addressed eye medical concerns with patient to document for Optometrist
  • I can dispense contacts and eyeglasses
  • I work front desk and cash room when I get the chance to do it, including verifiying insurance coverage and billing insurance via internet
  • I file and do mailings of contacts and glasses when the office is not very busy
  • I answer phones and do scheduling when available
  • Patients ranged from ages 5 & up; Foreigners with translators, elderly and handicapped
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
13
years
at this job
Technology

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