Sample Ophthalmic Nurse Resume

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Christine Miller
3664 Shearwood Forest Drive
Nashua, NH 3060
(123)-986-9761
[email]

Job Objective To secure an Ophthalmic Nurse position with your practice to enhance both my own experiences as well as the reputation of the physician.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Significant Ophthalmic nursing experience
  • In-depth knowledge of Action on Cataracts and implementing new initiatives
  • Wide knowledge of eye terminology, anatomy and physiology of the eye
  • Proficient with Ishihara plates, stereo test, Amsler grid, D-15 color test, Contrast Sensitivity test, and corneal topography
  • Ability to ensure immediate referrals are seen by ophthalmologist immediately
  • Ability to document ophthalmologist findings accurately and legible
  • Ability to conduct biometry, tonometry, and visual acuity
  • Ability to provide quality patient care, instruction and education

Professional Experience:

Ophthalmic Nurse, August 2005 – Present
Nevyas Eye Associates, Nashua, NH

  • Provided care to persons with disorders of the eyes including blindness and visual impairment.
  • Educated patient and assisted in surgery.
  • Ensured patients receive pre-operative assessment.
  • Participated pre-assessment and followed-up for cataract patients.
  • Developed plan of care adhering to Trust guidance and clinical and management team.
  • Provided service to post-operative patients, ensured queries and problems are addressed with appropriate follow up.

Ophthalmic Nurse, May 2000 – July 2005
Sabates Eye Centers, Nashua, NH

  • Ensured patients receive a high standard of care by developing protocols and policies for Cataracts.
  • Developed patient information relevant to the service and provided appropriate verbal information to empower the patient to make informed decisions.
  • Documented medical notes.
  • Completed Nursing history reviews.
  • Communicated and liaised within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Supervised staff in the preparation and cleaning of the area.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Allied Health Science, Siena Heights University, Adrian, MI

Example #2

Kristin Johnstone
2124 E Erie St
Plainfield, IL 60544
(123)-691-6273
[email protected]

Objective Seeking a responsible role as an Ophthalmic Nurse where my skills and knowledge can be enhanced and utilized effectively.

Career Profile:

  • Extended ability to perform preliminary work up of eye patients including manual refraction.
  • Ability to make surgery less stressful for the patient, easier on the surgeon.
  • Immense ability to conduct biometry, tonometry, visual acuity and all other skills related to pre-and post operative assessment.
  • Broad experience in medical history recording, visual field testing, and refractometry as well as other ophthalmic skills.
  • Profound ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Nursing Experience:

Ophthalmic Nurse, 2004 to till date
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Conducted pre-assessment to ascertain patient is fit to undergo surgery.
  • Held ophthalmic examinations.
  • Worked with ophthalmologist supporting them and delivering outstanding care to patients whilst in the theatre environment.
  • Carried out procedures and treatments for patients within the clinic setting as instructed by the doctor within agreed protocols and guidelines.
  • Performed ophthalmic testing under the supervision of a physician.

Academic Background

Certified Registered Nurse Ophthalmology (CRNO), 2004
University of California, San Francisco, CA

B.S in Nursing, 2003
University of Texas Austin, Austin, TX

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