Sample Ophthalmic Assistant Resume

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Thomas Boucher
5279 Saddlebag Lake Rd
Boxboro, MA, 01719

Objective To obtain an Ophthalmic Assistant position in a growth-oriented company where I can utilize my administrative skills and acquire new abilities.

Summary of Skills:

  • Sound knowledge of ophthalmology abbreviations and terminology
  • Remarkable experience in performing basic maintenance of exam room and ancillary equipment
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently
  • Proven ability to perform technical skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette

Work Experience:

Ophthalmic Assistant
Guthrie Health Care System, Boxboro, MA
August 2005 to till date

  • Prepared examination and treatment rooms for use by eye care providers.
  • Reviewed appointment schedule to determine patient visits order.
  • Performed basic and routine vision screenings examinations; and recorded data on standard format.
  • Maintained ophthalmic instruments appropriately.
  • Managed to administered eye medications as ordered by the Ophthalmologists.
  • Performed other technical skills as directed by an eye care provider.

Ophthalmic Assistant
Mercy Ships, Boxboro, MA
May 2000 to July 2005

  • Prepared patients and assisted ophthalmologist with surgery and laser procedures.
  • Collected and calculated diagnostic data; and ensured to remain current with documentation guidelines.
  • Recognized an emergency situation and initiated appropriate plan of action.
  • Reviewed and monitored ophthalmologist schedule for efficiency.
  • Assisted in the orientation of new employees, and recognized and utilized opportunities to teach other staff members.
  • Performed liaison duties between patients, referring physicians, and hospital staff.


Associate degrees in Health Unit Coordinator
Duke University, Durham, NC

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