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Optometrist Assistants help optometrists by conducting diagnostic tests, recording and measuring vision, testing eye function, instructing patients in inserting and caring for their contact lenses, preparing the examination rooms, cleaning and arranging the equipment, answering phones, and making appointments, amongst other tasks. Responsibilities included on an Optometrist Assistant's sample resume include assisting patients with pre-testing, and helping patients choose glasses. Applicants must be able to show the completion of a high school diploma on their resumes, and completing a medical assisting course of study at a vocational school or community college is also beneficial.

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

1

Optometrist Assistant

Delivered education classes and health-fairs educating clients on health and eyewear (glasses, contacts, bifocals, and etc.)

  • Oversaw medical billing, end of month insurance reports, and maintained HIPAA and OSHA regulation
  • Responsible for appointment scheduling, opening, closing, maintaining instruments, equipment, and overall presentation of location
  • Provided verification, authorization, and explanation of insurance benefits to customers
  • Performed optical adjustments and repairs as needed
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
2

Optometrist Assistant

  • Directed a five person staff and ensured that their jobs were done efficiently and in a timely manner, created new training programs for employees
  • Interviewed and hired new staff, developed current staff for future leadership positions
  • Communicated with our patients, families and vendors
  • Scheduled 50+ new and returning appointments, verified and completed insurance verification
  • Ensured efficient clinic throughout by preparing exams rooms, charting patients, and directing patients throughout their visit
  • Performed examination of the eye by automated refractor, measured intraocular pressure by application tonometry, performed corneal measurements by keratometer, performed automated visual field testing
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Healthcare Administration
3

Eyewear Specialist/optometrist Assistant

Responsible for upholding and exceeding customer satisfaction, appropriately handing the movement of customers and concerns in fitting manners, helping patients and customers determine what tests and products suitably fit suit their individual needs.

  • Finished 2009 ranked 2/10.
  • Excellent customer satisfaction cards, averaging in the 95th percentile.
  • Ranked in the top 5% every month in sales and goal expectations.
  • Constantly exceeded company expectations in premium sales.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BFA
Mass Communications
4

Optometrist Assistant

Prepared patients for eye exams by doing preliminary screenings.

  • Instructed patients on proper contact lens care and use.
  • Established reports to track frame and lens sales.
  • Used bilingual skills to assist and serve customers.
  • Trained other associates on Point of Sale.
  • Reviewed reports and helped lower loss due to theft.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Finance
5

Optometrist Assistant

Examined eyes using optical instruments and pharmaceutical agents.

  • Educated and train patients about proper contact lens care, visual hygiene and safety.
  • Conducted visual field tests to measure field of vision.
  • Helped patients select frames according to desired style and color.
  • Trained new staff on quality control procedures.
  • Assisted doctor with non-invasive procedures.
  • Managed various general office duties such as answering multiple telephone lines, completing insurance forms
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
BSN
Clinical Research Nurse
BS
Medical
MS
Public Health
6

Optometrist Assistant

Scheduled appointments, managed patients' billing, and prepared patients for visual examination

  • Instructed patients in care and use of contacts and glasses
  • Assisted patient in frame selection and adjusted/repaired glasses
  • Maintained inventory of contacts and office supplies
  • Trained new employees
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
English
7

Ophthalmologist/optometrist Assistant

Assisted in patient testing for glaucoma, visual fields, dilation, diabetes and visual acuity

  • Assisted the Ophthalmologist during laser surgeries and observed cataract surgeries
  • Assisted patients in ordering, adjustments, and care of eyewear and contact lenses
  • Performed Optomap screening
  • Scheduled patient appointments
Candidate Info
2
months in
workforce
1
month
at this job
AS
Business
8

Optometrist Assistant

Explained and performed pre-tests on patients to prepare for examination

  • Instructed patients in care and use of contact lenses and glasses
  • Adjusted and repaired glasses and assisted patients in frame selection
  • Maintained material inventory
  • Maintained records, schedule appointments, perform bookkeeping, correspondence and filing
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
7
months
at this job
BS
Exercise Science
9

Optometrist Assistant

Greeted patients, answered phone calls, scheduled appointments, and maintained patient documentations.

  • Prepared patients for the pre-examination and provided instructions on how to properly use contact lenses.
  • Verified patient's insurance and billing information via phone and online systems.
  • Calculated, tracked, and recorded daily/monthly sales revenue using Microsoft Excel.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Human Resource Development
10

Optometrist Assistant

Completed basic receptionist duties daily including filing, scheduling, copying, faxing, answering telephones, and data entry

  • Ordered and maintained stock of various optical supplies
  • Assisted optometrist with ocular pre-screening of patients
  • Established and maintained excellent customer satisfaction
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Accounting

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