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Optometry Technicians provide support to optometrists and help offering suitable patient care. Specific work responsibilities of an Optometry Technician are testing visual acuity, checking reflexes and pressure inside the eye, keeping exam rooms clean and organized, maintaining equipment, helping to make and repair eyeglasses, and updating patient records. Main job requirements seen on an Optometry Technician resume sample are optometry expertise, medical teamwork, customer service, recordkeeping, effective communication, and basic math and physics skills. Employers select resumes displaying the completion of an optometric technician course.

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Optometry Technician

Responsible for prescreening optical patients that are referred patients from Ophthalmologist. Conducted insurance verification for services that involved preparing and reviewing correspondence, memorandum, and administrative forms. Ensured staff and patient understood and adhered to HIPPA, and OSH standards. Recorded medical and visual history during patient registration and insurance verification. Directed multiple eye vison test to include the identification and recording of central and peripheral visual fields, Optical Coherence Tomography testing for Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration, and took ocular photographs for patients' records. Trained new contact lens patients on the insertion, removal, and care of soft contact lenses. Answered and directed calls to appropriate department or set up appointments.

  • Displayed excellent initiative and drive by learning four different jobs that increased the effectiveness and efficiency of the office.
  • Recognized as employee of the month for outstanding customer service on three different occasions.
  • Trained five new employees on policies that increased customer relations and daily performance.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
C
Certificate
AA
Health Care Administration
BS
Health Care Administration
2

Monroeville, Pa. - Optometry Technician

  • Conducted preliminary testing, including visual fields in coordination with the Optometrist
  • Instructed patients on insertion, removal and proper care of handling contact lenses
  • Maintained complete and accurate patients records
Candidate Info
19
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Business
3

Optometry Technician

  • Collect vital signs, patient medical history and generating HPIs (history of present illness).
  • Updating and maintaining of patient medical records and scheduling appointments
  • Performed basic patient test and advance scans using Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT)
  • Administer of medications as directed by physician and assist as instructed
  • Provided patient education and follow-up instructions as prescribed by doctor
  • Preparing/cleaning room and sanitizing instruments for next patient
  • Maintain clinical supplies and pharmaceuticals at appropriate levels and order as needed
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Bachelor of Science
4

Optometry Technician

Stock and clean exam rooms

  • Prepares patient exam charts/records
  • Performs any tests needed for glaucoma and macular degeneration work ups (PHP, OCT, Diopsys-VEP, ERG)
  • Use software such as ExamWriter, OfficeMate, Retinaphile
  • Orders contacts for patients and office stock
  • Teach patients contact insertion and removal and cleaning procedures
  • Assist patients with any questions regaurding appointments, test procedures, and contacts
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
5

Optometry Technician

  • Prescreen patients prior to Dr. of Optometry visit
  • Prepare patient files for exam
  • Assist patients with complaints and resolve any problems in a professional manner
  • Schedule appointments for eyeglass and contact exams
  • Provide excellent customer service
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Optometry Technician

  • Conduct pretesting procedures for doctor and prepare exam room
  • Prepare equipment, maintain a clean working area
  • Analyze insurance for members, perform patient registration, maintain and update patient records
  • Schedule appointments; assist patients in selecting and fitting eyeglass frames
  • Process orders of contact lenses, frames, and lenses
  • Conduct contact classes to ensure patients have proper fitting and maintenance
Candidate Info
46
years in
workforce
11
years
at this job
7

Optometry Technician

Schedule appointments.

  • Pre-screen patients for eye examinations.
  • Provide instructions on contact lens care and wear.
  • Billing (commercial insurance for services).
  • Prep medical records.
  • Visual field testing.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
8

Optometry Technician

  • Create charts for every patient and perform preliminary examination
  • Submit insurances to the appropriate company with correct diagnoses and procedure codes
  • Teach patients how to insert and remove contact lenses
  • Post insurance payments as well as handle all of the administrative work
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Kinesiology
9

Optometry Technician

  • Schedule appointments according to guidelines; obtain insurance pre-authorization
  • Answer questions, check patients in and out, monitor medical records and paperwork for accuracy, completion and scan verification in EMR
  • Perform preliminary testing data collection as directed; clean and maintain equipment
  • Notify patients when their eyewear is ready; instruct insertion, removal, cleaning, care and proper handling of contact lenses
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AAS
Health Information Technology
BS
Health Information Management
10

Optometry Technician

  • Greet patients, answer phones and schedule appointments
  • Verify patients insurance and billing information
  • Clean and maintain instruments
  • Stock and order exam room supplies
  • Performed OCT, Topography, Visual Field and Fundus Photos
  • Assisted doctors to perform multiple pre-testing procedures (auto-refractor, visual acuities, IOP)
  • Taught patients how to put in contact lenses
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job

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