Dedicated Optometrist Assistant with exceptional customer service skills and hands-on experience supporting the activities of the doctor and listening to and recording the medical historey of patients.Strong administrative skills along with an understanding of the importance of vision care services.Certified by the American Optometric Association.
Inventory maintenance and sterilisation of equipment
Attention to detail
Strong administrative and organisational skills
Understanding of how to conduct diagnostic tests
Strong listening skills to ensure complete patient historey
Superior Customer Service
March 2012 to July 2014 Dr. Gilbert, Doctor of Optometry, London Optometrist Assistant
Assisted in testing for depth perception, near and far acuity, colour perception, macula integrity and visual field.
Instructed patients regarding correct procedures for care after eye surgery, strengthening the eye and wearing lenses properly.
Performed schedulling duties and customer reminder calls.
Assisted patients in choosing frames and purchasing glasses.
October 2006 to February 2012 Lenscrafters, Strongsville OH Optometrist Assistant
Prepared patients for vision exam.
Assisted patients in frame selection.
Answered phones and scheduled patient appointments.
Was responsible for cleaning instruments.
January 2001 to September 2006 Walmart Vision Center, Parma Hts. OH Optometrist Assistant
Recorded patient case historey.
Scheduled appointments, maintained records and files.
Performed bookkeeping tasks.
Instructed patients in care and use of glasses or contact lenses.
Adjusted and repaired glasses as requested by patients.
Maintained materials inventory.
2014 English Optometric Association Certified Paraoptometric Technician (CPOT)Durham University, Durham, England Currently working toward Bachelor of Science, Biology.Expected completion date June 2016.