Top Ophthalmic Technician Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an Ophthalmic Technician. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Ophthalmic Technician resumes they appeared on. For example, 13.8% of Ophthalmic Technician resumes contained Patient Care as a skill. Let's find out what skills an Ophthalmic Technician actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Ophthalmic Technician resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Patient Care

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Here's how Patient Care is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Perform non-repetitive complex and specialized tasks involving established methodologies used in patient care requiring extremely great skill.
  • Do non-repetitive difficult and specialized duties involving recognized methodologies utilized in a patient care.
  • Coordinated patient care and surgery for ophthalmologist specializing in corneal disease treatment and transplantation.
  • Assist ophthalmologist with providing patient care by performing different eye related clinical functions.
  • Performed patient care procedures patient education consistent within scope of practice guidelines.
  • Manage supplies and restock/order inventory to ensure optimal availability for patient care.
  • Provided exceptional patient care by performing preliminary and comprehensive patient examinations.
  • Coordinate with referring physician offices to facilitate patient care.
  • Work directly with all resident and attending MD's as well as senior staff to ensure optimal patient care and treatment.
  • Obtain comprehensive patient ocular and medical histories for clinical trials, constantly recognized through patient survey for excellent patient care.
  • Assist the Ophthalmologist in minor office procedures Provide patient care and perform visual test Answer the phone and make appointments
  • Contribute in a patient care involving diagnostic vision tests, history and the visual field tests under physician direction.
  • Train staff with ophthalmic task daily, weekly, and monthly duties; implemented standards for quality patient care.
  • Demonstrated excellent patient care and communication skills that have been recognized by other health care professionals and professors.
  • Provide Excellent patient care, Confidentiality, Electronic Medical Record, Epic, Preliminary work ups for doctors.
  • Delegated staff Achieved departmental goals and objectives by instituting new processes and standards for in--patient care.
  • Back Office: Patient care, check vision, check pressure, refract, and take history.
  • Greeted all guests warmly and provided excellent patient care while checking guests in and out of office.
  • Have a current understanding of policies and procedures when working with patient health information and patient care.
  • Established new procedures in daily operations to provide timely, economical, and professional patient care.

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2. Optical Coherence Tomography

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Here's how Optical Coherence Tomography is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed optical coherence tomography using OCT scanner.
  • Perform Visual field-testing and Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Used devices such as Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer, Optical Coherence Tomography, and Retinal Acuity Meter.
  • Performed diagnostic tests such as visual field tests and optical coherence tomography scans
  • Perform optical coherence tomography with great skill to better diagnosis patients.
  • Perform and analyze bilateral OCT (Optical Coherence Tomography).
  • Performed Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT's) for patients.
  • Conduct specialized tests, including visual fields, optical coherence tomography and pachymetry.
  • Performed specialized testing: optical coherence tomography, A-scan biometry.
  • Perform Optical Coherence Tomography for macular degeneration and glaucoma.
  • Operated Optical Coherence Tomography with advanced knowledge and experience working with Stratus OCT, Zeiss Cirrus OCT, Heidelberg OCT.
  • Completed Pachemetry, performed Optical Coherence Tomography (mainly retinal, some nerve) and Humphrey Visual Field tests.
  • Performed Optical Coherence Tomography as well as Optos to monitor the health of the eye.
  • Obtained visual acuity, Optical Coherence Tomography scans of the macula instructed by M.D.
  • Conducted pahymetry, IOL Master, and Optical Coherence Tomography testing.
  • Perform diagnostic testing including fluorescein and ICG angiography and optical coherence tomography imaging.
  • Perform the following tests, pachymetry, optical coherence tomography, visual field testing, topography and ptosis testing.
  • Perform fluorescein angiograms (FA) and optical coherence tomography (OCT).
  • Performed a variety of diagnostic testing including, Fundus Photography, Fluorescein Angiography, and Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Certified in Optical Coherence Tomography and Visual Field Assist injections for retinal diseases along with laser assisting Able to perform flourescein angiography

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3. Visual Acuity

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Here's how Visual Acuity is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Administered topical ophthalmic medications and handled visual acuity, and refraction.
  • Examined all patients by observing visual acuity and measuring optical power.
  • Record patient medical history and visual acuity measurements.
  • Check corrected and uncorrected visual acuity.
  • Determine visual acuity and perception.
  • Conduct external visual acuity testing.
  • Assist ophthalmologist with testing patient's far visual acuity, near visual acuity, peripheral vision, depth and color perception.
  • Roomed 24-28 patients per day and performed all history taking, visual acuity and testing as required by doctor.
  • Performed preliminary testing such as visual acuity, color blindness, ocular pressure, corneal thickness and depth perception.
  • Take a complete patient history and complaints, measure visual acuity, check inter ocular pressure and dilate pupils.
  • Performed patient care such as taking visual acuity, dilating (children and adults), and rooming patients.
  • Perform patient workup, measuring visual acuity including near, distance, pinhole, using appropriate tests.
  • Initiate data collection for refraction including auto-refraction and visual acuity tests (far/near, with/without glasses).
  • Gathered thorough medical histories from patients, obtained vital signs, and performed visual acuity examinations.
  • Work up patients for doctor, recording patient complaint, visual acuity, and eye pressure.
  • Document patient history, perform visual acuity, and prepare laser room and instruments for surgery.
  • Work includes complete and evaluate visual acuity testing and eye muscle functions, ocular measurements.
  • Measure visual acuity, including near, distance, and intermediate by using appropriate tests.
  • Assist in testing patient vision by performing basic visual acuity tests and ocular motility tests.
  • Obtain visual acuity, pupil responses, motility, and confrontational fields on all patients.

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4. Surgery

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Here's how Surgery is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Scheduled Surgery at Banner and other outside facilities ordered anesthesia and any specialty items that were required
  • Obtain patient history and physical examination Refraction for glasses and contacts Clinic and surgery scheduling Surgical assisting
  • Assisted with surgery supply inventory in a cost efficient manner including storage and utilization.
  • Assist the Physicians and Financial Counselors in medically/financially clearing all patients for surgery.
  • Scheduled surgery for patients and maintained communication with Peninsula Eye Surgery Center.
  • Prepared patients in performing all preoperative testing for cataract and refractive surgery.
  • Trained entry-level technicians on preliminary testing and minor and major surgery.
  • Functioned as laser operator and surgical assistant in refractive surgery procedures.
  • Worked in surgery with Ophthalmologist for cataract and refractive procedures.
  • Scheduled cataract extractions, cataract surgery aftercare and education.
  • Assisted in other ophthalmic procedures including cryosurgery and laser.
  • Assist physicians in performing ophthalmic procedures, including surgery.
  • Coordinated outpatient surgery scheduling with physician and hospital staff.
  • Maintained highest refractive surgery conversion rate for consultations.
  • Administer Corneal Measurements on Patients receiving Cataract surgery.
  • Manage the military installations Corneal Refractive Surgery program.
  • Scheduled surgeries with ambulatory surgery center and hospital.
  • Prepared patients for surgery and reviewed post-operative instructions.
  • Coordinated and maintained daily clinic/ surgery schedules.
  • Trained refractive surgery coordinators and ophthalmic technicians.

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5. Laser Hair Removal

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Here's how Laser Hair Removal is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed laser hair removal and micro-dermatological abrasion treatments.

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6. Visual Fields

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Here's how Visual Fields is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed routine testing including basic motility visual fields.
  • Provided with visual fields and optimal coherence tomography.
  • Operate and maintain diagnostic equipment used to measure patients' visual acuity, eye pressure, eye movement and visual fields.
  • Performed tests that included but not limited to visual fields, visual acuity, color blindness, etc.
  • Entrance skills such as cover test at distance and near, confrontational visual fields and ocular motility.
  • Administer Visual fields, do refraction and other test prior to seeing the doctor.
  • Performed patient exams, surgical scans, corneal topographies, and visual fields.
  • Recorded patient medical history, medications, chief complaints and visual fields.
  • Performed visual fields, color testing, OCT's, and photos.
  • Assessed pupil functions, visual fields, and muscle balance.
  • Trained in visual field testing using Humphrey Visual Fields.
  • Trained to use specialized equipment to test visual fields.
  • Check pupils, measure motility, and visual fields.
  • Perform specialized testing including OCT's and visual fields.
  • Performed Visual Acuity and Visual Fields.
  • Conducted automated perimetry to assess visual fields.
  • Perform visual fields, assists with scribing for the physician along with other office duties as required
  • Preformed testing such as Fundus photography, OCT, Visual Fields, ERG and VEP.
  • Perform OCT's, visual fields, Manual K-readings, topography, and pre-op exams.
  • Perform special testing as needed including visual fields, color vision and stereo testing.

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7. Applanation Tonometry

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Here's how Applanation Tonometry is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted doctors with patient flow and performed numerous vision tests on patients including refraction and applanation tonometry.
  • General ophthalmic duties include visual acuity testing, applanation tonometry, Humphrey Visual
  • Specialized in clinical patient examinations Performed numerous ocular procedures including refraction, OCT, and applanation tonometry
  • Skilled in applanation tonometry, visual accuity testing.
  • Performed various testing including but not limited to visual acuity, refraction, applanation tonometry, visual fields and wavescan.
  • Performed lacrimal irrigation, lensometry, and refractometry; assisted in evaluating eye pressure with applanation tonometry.
  • Acquired ocular and medical history Executed applanation tonometry Performed visual acuity Demonstrated instillation of drops
  • Performed A-scans, keratometry, fundus photography, visual field, applanation tonometry, and macro auto refractor.

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8. Fundus Photos

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Here's how Fundus Photos is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed preliminary Test: A-Scan (immersion) B-scan, OCT/NFS, Optomap, Visual Field, Fundus Photos.
  • Travel to different offices when needed Skills Used Patient work Up and testing Vf, OCT, Fundus Photos
  • Performed testing, including Visual Field, GDX, OCT, Fundus Photos, and Ascan.
  • Performed various tests on equipment; Visual fields, fundus photos, GDX, Non-Contact tonometer.
  • Performed fundus photos, OCT III to include macs, nerves and iris.
  • Perform testing, such as OCT, fundus photos, pentacam, etc.
  • Conducted Fundus photos for optic nerve and macula.
  • Perform pre-testing on patients including visual field, OCT, fundus photos, topography, specular.
  • Perform Fundus Photos, Fluorescein Angiograms and OCT scans on patients on a daily basis.
  • Preform Fluorescein angiographs and Fundus Photos.
  • Performed fluorescein angiograms, fundus photos and OCTs as needed, using digital technology.
  • Perform Visual field, Gdx, Color, Packimetry, Fundus Photos, Orbscans.

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9. Corneal Topography

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Here's how Corneal Topography is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed pre-tests on patients to include auto-refractor, corneal topography, and vision acuity.
  • Performed patient manual refraction, corneal topography, applanation, and custom-vue wave scans.
  • Performed visual acuity & visual field testing, A/B scanning, keratometry measures pre-cataract surgery, refractions, corneal topography
  • Perform OCT, Corneal Topography, Optomap, and Konan specular microscope as needed.
  • Performed ocular pressure, corneal topography, Humphrey visual fields, fluorescein angiograms, as well as fundus photos.
  • Experience with visual field testing, OCT, OPTOs, corneal topography, Nidek, Auto Refractor/lensometer.

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10. IOL

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Here's how IOL is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Instructed patients about tests/procedures/medications and educated them regarding ocular physiology/pathology.
  • Helped physician in training of regular microbiological samples and in several investigative studies.
  • Assisted the physician in the preparation of routine microbiological specimens.
  • Performed IOL calculations for cataract surgery.
  • Calibrated and maintained all instruments, cleaned and stocked consultation rooms and microbiology laboratory with drugs and other supplies as needed.
  • Conduct variety of preliminary testing such as OCT, Humphrey visual field, IOL Master, corneal thickness, and topography.
  • Perform necessary measurements prior to cataract surgery such as IOL master and A-scan, epic refraction and glare.
  • Organized the manual used by all the technicians as a manual on how to do IOL calculations.
  • Assisted the physician in the preparation of routine microbiological specimens and in various research studies.
  • Calculate the proper lens power using an IOL Master for perspective cataract surgery patients.
  • Provided additional information regarding surgery cost, such as price difference between each IOL.
  • Performed IOL Master testing, A-Scans, OCT's and Humphrey Visual Fields.
  • Conduct patient visual field testing, A-scan, IOL and immersion measurements.
  • Measured cataract patients for necessity of surgery and for IOL implantation.
  • Prepared and loaded IOL's to be passed to the surgeon.
  • Explained charges, informed patient of IOL options and additional cost.
  • Organized FDA clinical study for Calhoun's Light Adjustable IOL.
  • Performed necessary testing and measurements for CE/ with IOL.
  • Full patient workup in addition to FA, OCT, IOL Master, B scan, topography.
  • Complete necessary paperwork for pre-certification on Doctor ordered radiology and lab testing.

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11. Eye Exams

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Here's how Eye Exams is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Conducted preliminary eye exams including topography.
  • Assisted in surgical procedures, patient care, conducting eye exams, fitting glasses and several other duties.
  • Travel to nursing homes and assisted living facilities to conduct eye exams & do procedures on the residents.
  • Performed all necessary ancillary tests and other ophthalmic test that are necessary for highly specific eye exams.
  • Assist in routine eye exams, evaluations for the diagnosis, treatment and/or surgery of eye diseases.
  • Gathered eye measurements for muscle movement, eye pressure and pupil reaction during full eye exams.
  • Work with employees of Senior Living facilities to ensure pleasing results during patients' eye exams.
  • Performed extensive patient work ups, history and physicals for comprehensive eye exams and surgical patients.
  • Increased the accuracy of eye exams on a daily basis using equipment safely and correctly.
  • Conducted preliminary tests on patients for eye exams and recorded patient history.
  • Perform comprehensive eye exams to patients and other testing that is needed.
  • Worked up patients for annual eye exams and assisted physician as needed.
  • Conducted precise and specialized eye exams to provide patient information with the doctors
  • Assisted doctors with routine eye exams and post up eye exams.
  • Perform preliminary eye exams prior to being seen by the ophthalmologist.
  • Perform ocular test and operate various equipment for eye exams.
  • Perform routine eye exams and contact lens evaluation and fitting.
  • Performed eye exams and other eye tests on patients.
  • Observed and learned ophthalmic techniques for eye exams i.e.
  • Prepare patients to see ophthalmologists for routine eye exams.

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12. Pachymetry

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Here's how Pachymetry is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Operated electronic refraction equipment, electronic refraction equipment, visual fields, pachymetry, IOL master, and GDX testing.
  • Complete special tests such as, Humphrey visual fields, OCT's, topography, and pachymetry.
  • Perform OCT Scans and other special testing including pachymetry, topography, and Humphrey visual field testing.
  • Performed specialty tests including ophthalmic photographs, corneal topographies, visual fields, and pachymetry.
  • Test pupils; pachymetry, stereo testing, confront fields, and color testing
  • Scribe and perform diagnostic testing such as Visual Fields, OCT, Pachymetry.
  • Conducted visual field testing, corneal topography, and pachymetry.
  • Preformed Visual fields, Pachymetry, and HRT.
  • Perform iLasik evaluations including Pachymetry and Topography readings.
  • Conduct corneal hand-held pachymetry and tonometry readings/screenings.
  • Prepare and perform visual field testing, Auto refract and Pachymetry * Created charts and ordered supplies for the contact lens room
  • Administer diagnostic testing prior to cataract extraction including, IOL Master, 3-D Wave, Pachymetry, and Keratometry.
  • Perform visual field, OCT, A-scan, pachymetry, IOL Master, auto refractor and topography testing.
  • Performed LASIK workups including: Wave Scans, Topography Scans, Schirmer Tear Tests, and Pachymetry.
  • Performed A-Scan tests, corneal topography, keratometry, pachymetry, and instrument sterilization.
  • Trained on Topography machine, Pachymetry, Wavefront, and OCT.
  • Experience with HRT II, Visual Fields,IOL Master, and Pachymetry.
  • Perform refractions, auto-refractions, pachymetry and automated visual field testing.
  • Refracted patient Performed addition testing such as OCT, Optos, pachymetry, Humphrey visual field and corneal topography.
  • Perform additional testing through OCT Glaucoma, OCT Macular, Fundus photos and obtaining pachymetry and RAM.

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13. Ophthalmology

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Here's how Ophthalmology is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Provided direct and indirect patient care associated with ophthalmologist care, assisted provider in the examination and treatment of ophthalmology patients.
  • Reinforced patient/family teaching as delegated by the Ophthalmology Lead/Practice Manager and clearly documented patient response in patient record.
  • Managed front office operations including customer service, scheduling and check-in/check-out duties for a very busy Ophthalmology practice.
  • Coordinated and developed system for efficiently ordering supplies for the entire department of Ophthalmology.
  • Supervised second ophthalmology technician and veterinary students in ophthalmology clinical rotation.
  • General ophthalmology practice, primarily responsible for contact lens fittings.
  • Assisted four doctors in a family owned general ophthalmology practice.
  • Fast paced patient-oriented 5 Doctor Ophthalmology office setting.
  • Present findings during the ophthalmology department retreat.
  • Prepared patients for ophthalmology examination.
  • General Ophthalmology, teaching facility.
  • Prepared patients for ophthalmology test.
  • Job specifications included: those outlined by the Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology for a Certified Ophthalmic Technician.
  • Initiated cross training as the Ophthalmology Operation Room Supervisor so Ocular Technicians could assist in surgeries outside of their specialties.
  • Collaborated and facilitated move of all ophthalmology services and equipment from multiple locations to form new UW Eye Institute.
  • Busy fast paced general ophthalmology practices as well as varying sub-specialties with primary focus being glaucoma and cataracts.
  • Provide Multi-Specialty Ophthalmology practice with information needed to arrive at a diagnosis, to prescribe treatment.
  • Worked as an ophthalmology technician responsible for patient work ups prior to seeing the physician.
  • Traveled to various Ophthalmology conventions across the country, so our practice remained modern.
  • Assist Dr of Ophthalmology in patient care, patient history, and exams.

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14. Surgical Procedures

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Here's how Surgical Procedures is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Sterilized and set-up instruments for ophthalmic surgical procedures, assisted with minor office surgery and laser treatments.
  • Provided skilled ophthalmic services including assistance with outpatient surgical procedures and routine eye examinations.
  • Assist the doctor during minor surgical procedures; including sterile preparation and correct documentation.
  • Assisted physicians during diagnostic and minor surgical procedures including, sterile preparations and instrumentation.
  • Assisted ophthalmologist during eye examinations, minor surgical procedures and laser treatments etc.
  • Educated patients on and scheduled a variety of outpatient surgical procedures.
  • Worked with approximately 40 physicians assisting in all refractive surgical procedures.
  • Manage and coordinate all surgical procedures requiring anesthesia with surgery facility.
  • Prepared patients for surgical procedures, including instructions for postoperative care.
  • Schedule all surgical procedures with local outpatient surgery centers.
  • Sterilized and set up instruments for ophthalmic surgical procedures.
  • Coordinated surgical procedures and informed patients of surgical protocol.
  • Assisted physicians during diagnostic exams and surgical procedures.
  • Assisted ophthalmologist with various in office surgical procedures.
  • Assisted doctor in surgical procedures and examinations.
  • Documented surgical procedures for marketing purposes.
  • Assisted in surgical procedures performed.
  • Assisted physician during surgical procedures.
  • Assist in patient education by answering questions and explaining our surgical procedures to support the transition from candidate to patient.
  • Help with EMR documentation during surgical procedures and assist surgical scrub technicians with non sterile needs during surgery.

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15. Auto Refraction

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Here's how Auto Refraction is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Worked up patients by performing auto refraction, entering all medication information as well as medical history in EMR.
  • Performed diagnostic testing on patient such as Visual Field, OCT, Auto Refraction and Measure Spectacles.
  • Performed eye dilation, visual acuity testing, and auto refraction on patients of all ages.
  • Experienced in Refraction, Auto Refraction, Applanation-IOP, Visual Fields and OCT Testing including Glaucoma and Macular Degeneration.
  • Performed ophthalmic duties such as auto refraction, visual fields, OCT, pachymetry and master.
  • Obtained auto refraction measurements, topography, pachymetry, and dilation.
  • Administered Auto Refractions when necessary, and documented all pertinent patient medical history and chief compliant for visit.
  • Performed manual/auto refractions and prepped patient for intraocular injections.
  • Perform diagnostic tests or measurements such as visual acuity testing, lensometry, auto refraction, and colorvision testing.
  • Pre-screened patients by taking histories and auto refractions used for problem specific or complete examinations prior to M.D.
  • Conducted a multitude of diagnostic tests including auto refractions, manifest refractions, and visual fields.
  • Perform patient work ups, auto refractions, manual refractions, pressures, and dilation.
  • Performed vision acuity tests, Non-Contact Tonometry (NCT) and auto refractions.
  • Checked out patients' auto refractions, NCT.
  • Eye Examinations Glaucoma testing, tonometry, acuity testing, auto refraction, retinal photography Listed past medical diagnosis for doctor
  • Perform comprehensive eye examinations: auto refractions, visual acuities, IOP, vitals, visual field testing and pre-examination questions.
  • Performed auto refraction, noncontact tonometry, visual fields testing, fundus photography, and OCT testing.
  • Performed auto refractions and visual acuities Conducted visual field exams Performed clerical duties (i.e.

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16. Glaucoma

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Here's how Glaucoma is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed preoperative and postoperative ocular testing, including vision testing, glaucoma evaluation, corneal topography and refraction.
  • Documented patient history, performed visual acuity and glaucoma tests.
  • Tested patients for glaucoma using the necessary equipment and procedures
  • Performed basic glaucoma tests on patients demonstrating my willingness to learn new responsibilities, and my ability to work well unsupervised.
  • Informed and instructed patients regarding glaucoma eye medication, as well as demonstrated how to properly instill eye drops.
  • Complete work-ups for all patient visits including: exams, emergencies, glaucoma, cataract, RK and LASIK.
  • Educated patients on the prognosis and treatment of Glaucoma and Cataracts, as well as dosing of medication.
  • Complete glaucoma patient tests, such as visual fields, Oct's, and checking pressures.
  • Recruited 200+ qualified patients for clinical research funded by NIH and New York Glaucoma Research Institute.
  • Performed routine tests, diagnostic and screening tests for glaucoma, dry eye and cataracts.
  • Organized orientations of cataracts conditions, glaucoma, refractive surgery, PI and YAG laser.
  • Worked primarily with an Ophthalmologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of Glaucoma.
  • Worked in a two doctor practice with a glaucoma specialist and a general ophthalmologist.
  • Obtain proper Evaluation/ Testing prior to Cataract, Corneal, or Glaucoma surgery.
  • Administered numbing, dilating, glaucoma and various other drops as needed.
  • Provided workup and treatment for glaucoma, cataract and other eye-diseased patients.
  • Provide patient education on general eye health, glaucoma and cataracts.
  • Administered glaucoma testing in order to determine patient vision loss.
  • Worked closely with an Optometrist and then a Glaucoma Specialist.
  • Monitor glaucoma and ARMD follow-up care and reschedule missed appointments.

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17. Intraocular Pressure

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Here's how Intraocular Pressure is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed various vision and diagnostic tests, measured intraocular pressure and performed manifest refraction.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment correctly and accurately refracted and measured intraocular pressure.
  • Measure visual acuity, eye glasses, color vision, stereo acuity, papillary response, motility, intraocular pressure.
  • Apply drops to anesthetize, dilate, or medicate eyes, measure intraocular pressure of eyes (glaucoma test).
  • Tested visual acuity, peripheral vision, color perception, and intraocular pressures to assist in diagnosis and treatment.
  • Perform patient screening to include visual acuity, intraocular pressure, medical history, pupil evaluation and dilation.
  • Performed patient tests including field of vision, intraocular pressure, and axial length of eyes.
  • Utilized a variety of techniques to measure visual acuity, perceptive abilities, and intraocular pressures.
  • Test Visual acuity, intraocular pressure, eyeglass prescriptions, and general eye health in patients.
  • Tested patients prior to seeing the doctor such as intraocular pressure and visual acuity.
  • Performed routine testing including visual fields intraocular pressures also performed A-Scans and OCT.
  • Performed routine testing including basic motility visual fields intraocular pressures and BAT tests.
  • Check intraocular pressure, set up for injections/lasers, complete necessary insurance forms.
  • Assessed patients by measuring vital signs such as visual acuity and intraocular pressure.
  • Check patients' intraocular pressures as well as check their visual acuity.
  • Prepare ophthalmic injections, administer eye drops, and check intraocular pressure.
  • Measure the intraocular pressure of the eyes (glaucoma test).
  • Measure visual acuity, check intraocular pressures, administer drops.
  • Assess patient history, visual acuity, and intraocular pressure.
  • Slit lamp exam, intraocular pressures.

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18. Scheduling Appointments

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Here's how Scheduling Appointments is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Experienced in various medical filing procedures, assisting patient education, as well as scheduling appointments, procedures, and surgeries.
  • General medical office duties such as pulling and filing charts, patient call backs, scheduling appointments and refill on prescriptions.
  • Team Leader * Patient care prior to seeing the doctor, including special testing * Scheduling appointments * Telephone Triage
  • Assist with answering phones, directing calls, scheduling appointments, and sending out prescriptions to pharmacies.
  • Enhanced patients' satisfaction and provider time, by scheduling appointments in person or by phone.
  • Cross trained in minor receptionist duties including answering phones, greeting patients and scheduling appointments.
  • Assist with front office duties including filing, checking in patients and scheduling appointments.
  • Front desk duties included answering phones, scheduling appointments, new patient registration.
  • Assist in answering incoming calls and scheduling appointments for the front desk.
  • Assisted with minor procedures, help front staff when needed scheduling appointments.
  • Check in patients, assist with scheduling appointments, assist with calls.
  • Assisted with telephones, chart preparation, scheduling appointments and surgeries.
  • Assisted with phone triage, and scheduling appointments.
  • Answer phones and some scheduling appointments.
  • Experienced with Lytec medical software for scheduling appointments and organizing patient files.
  • Managed front desk with answering phones, scheduling appointments initiate and prepare medical charts for the daily workflow.
  • Multi-tasked general office duties including answering multiple telephone lines, scheduling appointments, and triage emergency phone calls.
  • Experienced with Medisoft software for billing and scheduling appointments only.
  • Multi-tasked general office duties such as answering phones, scheduling appointments, and insurance verifications.

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19. Contact Lens Orders

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Here's how Contact Lens Orders is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Handled all contact lens orders and maintained stock and trials.
  • Help with front desk phones, contact lens orders.
  • Trained insert/removal of contant lens, responsible for all contact lens orders.
  • Handled dispensing of contact lens orders for patients.
  • Scribe for the doctors, answer phones, schedule appointments, pull insurance, glass adjustment, input contact lens orders.
  • Serve the public with optical help, contact lens orders, and receptionist duties.

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20. A-Scan

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Here's how A-Scan is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Perform topography and A-scan measurements in preparation for surgery.
  • Complete Patient work-up, refraction, VF, A-Scans, OCT, Epic, minor surgery prep and assist.
  • Perform A-scans and visual fields tests on a training basis.
  • Conduct A-Scan and G2/G4 for cataract surgery.
  • Performed many visual fields and a-scans.
  • Performed A-scans for pre-cataract surgery.
  • Performed all measurements on patients for intraocular lenses used in cataract surgery including A-scans and B-scans.
  • Contract work for local Ophthalmologist A-scans, B- scans on pre op cataract surgical patients.
  • Perform A-Scans, fundus photography, OCT, GDX, visual field testing.
  • Conduct OCT ultra sounds, A-Scan's, Pentacam and visual fields.
  • Collect ophthalmic measurements or other diagnostic information, using ultrasound equipment, such as A-scan ultrasound biometry or B-scan ultrasonography equipment.
  • Performed A-Scans, Keratometry, and patient education for pre-cataract surgery patients including explaining medications and post- cataract care.

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21. Medical Records

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Here's how Medical Records is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Gather and electronically record information through observing, receiving, and obtaining information from all relevant sources for patients medical records.
  • Assisted ophthalmologist with patient procedures, taking patient medical histories and entering their information into the electronic medical records computer program.
  • Investigated medical records as well as conduct phone interviews with various doctors and coroners to determine suitability for transplantation.
  • Assist ophthalmologist with clinic operation * Perform vision testing and exams * Utilized electronic medical records to record patient data
  • Created and proof read letters compiled from Electronic Medical Records to maintain communication with referring physicians.
  • Major participant in the implementation and training of Meaningful Use Certified Electronic Medical Records software.
  • Collected and posted medical fees and documented all clinic- and patient-related information for medical records.
  • Establish communication with primary and specialty care physicians regarding mutual patients; obtain medical records.
  • Prepare patient for ophthalmic examination by the Doctor and sufficiently use electronic medical records.
  • Increased efficiency during transition period from paper records to electronic medical records.
  • Interview patients and document ocular and medical histories in Electronic medical records.
  • Prepared medical records with additional history required for the visual examination.
  • Managed all Patient Medical Records via Electronic Medical Record System.
  • Maintained patient confidentiality with medical records and insurance companies.
  • Ensured confidentiality by completing and safeguarding medical records.
  • Entered patient exam in electronic medical records.
  • Gathered medical records and patient information.
  • Performed administrative duties, such as, revised monthly schedule, answered phones, filed medical records, collecting payments.
  • Installed and maintain EMR (Electronic Medical Records)program, Created EMR protocol and maintain staff compliance.
  • Manage electronic medical records, billing, insurances and assist the staff with technology related inquires as needed.

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22. Slit Lamp

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Here's how Slit Lamp is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed all aspects of routine examination for ophthalmologists and optometrists including slit lamp exam and dilation.
  • Slit lamp anterior chamber examination.
  • Studied the lens, cornea and front chamber of eye utilizing slit lamps and note down variations from the normal.
  • Examined the cornea, lens and anterior chamber of the eye using a slit lamp and note variations from normal.
  • Assist in Refraction, basic ophthalmic photography, axial length measurements, ocular motility, basic slit lamp exam.
  • Examine the eye, using slit lamp, for abnormalities of cornea and anterior and posterior chamber.
  • Interpret doctors discussion with patient, accurately record slit lamp findings and code diagnoses findings in EHR.
  • Monitor patient in dark room after surgery and prior to final slit lamp check and discharge.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment such as, the slit lamp, for patient's eye examination.
  • Input history, chief complaint, Confrontation field, slit lamp findings in paper chart.
  • Utilized slit lamp to check for abnormalities of the cornea and anterior and posterior chambers.
  • Use of slit lamp to check for narrow angles prior to dilation drops.
  • Use slit lamp to examine patients cornea, lens and anterior chamber.
  • Document history, chief compliant, slit lamp findings.
  • Perform slit lamp examination/ proper testing of eyes.
  • Performed visual acuity testing and slit lamp exams.
  • Examined eye using slit lamp for abnormalities.
  • Perform basic slit lamp examination.
  • Perform preliminary slit lamp exams.
  • Used a slit lamp biomicroscope to examine patients' cornea, lens and anterior chambers and checked for angle closures.

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23. Triage

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Here's how Triage is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed triage on all new patients and obtained/recorded all medical history and medications.
  • Managed 3 technicians, created tech job descriptions Maintained adequate stock and supplies Conducted triage, call backs, refills etc.
  • Point of contact to triage phone calls and determine the urgency of appointments with proper documentation in EHR.
  • Fit for Contact lens, read prism, participated in telephone triage, and prescription calls.
  • Answered patient phone calls, triage patient phone calls, and coordinated patient's appointments.
  • Obtained patient medical history, assisted with in-office surgery and performed triage duties.
  • Assessed patient concerns over the phone (triage) and consulted with physicians.
  • Assisted with patient education and did extensive triage of patient phone calls.
  • Worked with doctors and co-technicians to prioritize and complete triage calls.
  • Experience in working up patients, including history taking and triage.
  • Assist with in-office surgeries, provides patient education and telephone triage.
  • Chart documentation; Telephone triage as well as pharmacy calls.
  • Received inbound calls to triage and resolve patient concerns.
  • Assist in minor surgeries, & triage ocular complaints.
  • Assisted with triage walk-in patients and emergency patients.
  • Perform basic triage per specific office protocol procedures.
  • Educate patients by means of inbound/outbound triage calls.
  • Performed telephone triage, and vital signs.
  • Perform triage, counseling and patients education
  • Answered triage questions, faxing documents.

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24. Tonopen

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Here's how Tonopen is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Reduced patient wait time and obtained medical histories, vision acuity and intraocular measurements (tonopen).
  • Performed OCT, PHP, Visual Field, IOL Master, Tonopen Tonometry, Corneal Topography.
  • Complete patient work-ups, including visual acuity, intraocular pressure using TonoPen, and extraocular movements.
  • Perform vision examination; administer eye drops; obtain eye pressure using tonopen applanation.
  • Performed Vidual Fields, OCT, Tonopen, checking angles, A-scans.
  • Obtain Patient's Intraocular Pressure (Using a Tonopen).
  • Trained on checking IOP with Goldmann and Tonopen.
  • Performed visual field testing, ocular coherence tomography and assessed intraocular pressures through tonopen or applanation.
  • Check intraocular pressure using tonopen and hand applanation.
  • Collect patient history, automated refraction, visual acuity, tonometry (applanation, tonopen).
  • Perform patient testing, visual field, HRT, pachymetry, optos, and tonopen.
  • Eye pressure ( NCT, tonopen, applanation), checked pupils, dilated pupils.
  • Obtained eye pressures using tonopen, visual acuitys, and dilating patient eyes and scribing.
  • Obtained eye pressure of patient by the use of a Goldmann Tonometer or Tonopen.
  • Check pressures with Applanation Tonometry and with Tonopen.
  • Obtain IOP using Goldmann applanation and/or tonopen.
  • Preform intraocular pressures by both tonopen and applanation tonomerty.
  • Obtain intraocular pressure by applanation tonomentry or tonopen.
  • Conducted pre-operative cataract evaluations, tension by applanation and tonopen, slit lamp exams, and Humphrey Visual Fields.
  • Take patients ocular pressure Operate visual field machines, auto-refractor, icare, lensometer, and tonopen machines.

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25. Goldman

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Here's how Goldman is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Check for glaucoma by performing a Visual Field and Goldman test.
  • Conducted visual field tests (Humphries & Goldman) to measure field of vision.
  • Perform Goldmann or Humphrey VF testing.
  • Train new technicians on different ophthalmic skills: manifest refraction, Goldman applanation, diagnostic imaging, ultrasound pre-operative measurements.
  • Performed routine entrance tests, refractions and slit-lamp evaluations (including Goldman tonometry).
  • Automated Humphery visual field testing and Manual Goldmann visual field.
  • Check intra ocular pressure (Goldman and tono-pen).
  • Administered IOP by Goldmann and Tonometer.
  • Check and record patient complaints, visual acuity, and Goldmann Applanation Tonometry for MD examination.
  • Complete patient work-up including visual acuity, Amsler grid testing, Applanation via Goldmann.
  • Perform Humphrey and Goldmann visual fields, topographies, B-Scans, OCT, IOL Master, Optomap, Clearpath, Oculus.
  • Administered Goldmann and Tonometer for IOP and dilation, Pre/PostOps' for Cataract surgery, familiar with NextGen EMR.
  • Performed tonometry, refracting, fundus photos, K-readings and both visual fields, Goldman and Humphreys.
  • Perform Goldmann and Humphry visual fields as well as experience with a Keratometer and Fundus Camera.
  • Use of Pachymeter to assess corneal thickness as well as knowledge of Goldmann applanation tonometry.
  • Perform pre-operative and post-operative exams with ORBSScan, PentaCam, Auto-Refractor, Goldmann Slit Lamp, and manual pachymeter.

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26. IOP

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Here's how IOP is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Refracted and performed IOP, EOM, dilated eyes, took external/computer photography.
  • Assist in obtaining specimens for biopsy.
  • Performed SLE's, IOP's and MR's.
  • Performed IOP, EOM, dilated.
  • Obtain initial slit lamp examination, visual acuity, IOP, manual refraction, administered Fluorescein and dilation drops.
  • Assist in minor surgery Accurately performs visual field, measure IOP, pupil dilation, etc.
  • Work up patients to include: history, vision, IOP's, dilation, lensometry.
  • Trained in visual field, OCT, fundus photography, and IOP measurements.
  • Work up and room patients - including visual acuity and iop.
  • Performed SLE's, IOP's and refractometry.
  • Perform ophthalmic tests on patients (IOP, refraction, OCT photos, ect.)
  • Administer diagnostic test( OCT, A-Scan, Fundus photos, Visual field test, IOP test, Visual acuity).
  • Performed specialized testing, including GDX, visual fields, IOPs, and tono pen.
  • Greeted Patients, Medical History, Tono Pen IOPs, Dilation, Humphrey Visual Fields,
  • Assist in minor office procedures including Chalazion removals, lid biopsies and lacrimal evaluations.
  • Set up and assisting with chalazions, blepharoplastys, excisions and biopsies.
  • Performed refractions, OCT, IOP checks including Ptosis.
  • Assisted in minor surgical procedures such as pterygium removal, chalazion lancing, temporal artery biopsy and blepharoplasty.
  • Refracted patients, administered IOP's, Visual Fields,Fundus Photos, Schirmer Test and Farnsworth-Munsell Test.
  • Administered IOP, Auto Refractor, Visual Fields, Fundus Photos, Schirmer Test, Farnsworth-Munsell Test.

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27. Retina

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Here's how Retina is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Worked alongside physicians to deliver retinal exams, prepare operating rooms for minor surgery and injections while documenting progress.
  • Administered dilating eye drops, performed ocular pressure measurements, and transcribed retinal exams performed by physicians.
  • Performed preliminary examinations on patients: triage; cataract evaluations, retinal triage.
  • Experienced in assisting retina procedures, ordering supplies and medications.
  • Coordinate and schedule retinal procedures with patients and surgery centers/hospitals.
  • Manage cross-coverage for other clinics not associated with Retina.
  • Experience in general and retinal ophthalmology clinics.
  • Participate in operation of Retina practice.
  • Preformed retinal nerve fiber layer measurement.
  • Worked with a variety of doctors specializing in the fields of retina, cornea and glaucoma in numerous office locations.
  • Performed appropriate tests for symptoms, and diseases that were indicated and referred to Retinal Specialists to confirm and treat.
  • Assisted in various laser procedures such as YAG laser and laser to treat bleeding of the retina.
  • Photograph patients' eye areas, using clinical photography techniques, to document retinal or corneal defects.
  • Prepared patients for examination by taking medical/ocular history, eye pressure, vision and retinal photos.
  • Helped educate patients on different retinal diseases (retinal tear/ detachments, and AMD wet/dry).
  • Worked in general Ophthalmology and became a lead tech in Cornea and later in Retina.
  • Assigned to Pediatric, Retina, Neurology, Cornea, Glaucoma and Plastics Department.
  • Prepared patients for multiple Dr.'s in multiple specialties from plastics to retina etc.
  • Assisted physician with glaucoma testing, retina, cataracts, and laser patient referrals.
  • Post op care for retinal surgeries, cataract surgeries, and some minor procedures.

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28. Color Vision

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Here's how Color Vision is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Conduct preliminary screening examinations including external examinations, central and peripheral visual fields, and color vision tests.
  • Conduct preliminary screening including externals, confrontational fields and color vision.
  • Performed diagnostic testing: Visual Field, OCT, color vision, Corneal topography, A-scans IOL Master.
  • Perform diagnostic testing and measurements such as motor testing, visual acuity testing, and color vision testing.
  • Conduct color vision testing Provide instructions to patients or family members concerning diagnoses or treatment plans.
  • Perform peripheral visual tests, ocular motility tests and color vision tests.
  • Assessed vision, measured glasses, checked depth perception and color vision.
  • Measure visual acuity at distance, near and color vision.
  • Assessed visual acuity, color vision, ocular motility.
  • Checked muscle movement and color vision.
  • Administered baseline external exams, color vision testing, stereopsis testing, measuring and recording papillary response.
  • Performed specialized testing: visual field, color vision testing, keratometry, B-scans, A-scans and blood sugar checks.
  • Performed pre-testing for the doctor, including visual field tests, color vision test, and corneal topography.
  • Work up patients by checking the vision, eye alignment, color vision and stereopsis.
  • Conducted visual field, color vision and Amsler Grid tests.
  • Perform color vision testing with Ishihara pseudoisochromatic plates and screen monitor, Lancaster red-green test, stereo vision testing.
  • Conduct preliminary testing which included: visual acuities, vital signs, color vision, and stereopsis.
  • Performed specialized testing: visual field, color vision testing, keratometry, and biometry.
  • Conducted refractometry, lensometry, motility, color vision and Schrimer tests.
  • Glare test, Amsler Grid, Worth 4 Dot Test,Stereopsis, Color Vision.

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29. Ophthalmic Instruments

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Here's how Ophthalmic Instruments is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed a variety of routine tests using ophthalmic instruments that provide diagnostic information.
  • Maintained cleanliness of and safety of ophthalmic instruments.
  • Maintained and cleaned ophthalmic instruments.
  • Maintained ophthalmic instruments and equipment.
  • Maintain ophthalmic instruments or equipment.
  • Preformed preliminary screening for physicians, and sterilizing, cleaning, and maintaining ophthalmic instruments.
  • Maintain and clean ophthalmic instruments while assisting the ophthalmologist in basic procedures.
  • Perform certain tests and use ophthalmic instruments that provide diagnostic information.
  • Maintain ophthalmic instruments or equipment through proper handling and care.
  • Operate ophthalmic instruments, devices and equipment.
  • Calibrate and maintain all ophthalmic instruments.
  • Cared for and maintained ophthalmic instruments.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments, including phoropters, retinal cameras, slit lamps, and assisted with laser treatments/ eye injections.
  • Partnered with equipment vendors to understand and maintain ophthalmic instruments Fastest promoted technician to work with office Oculoplastic and Retinal specialists.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments, retinal cameras, slit lamps, angiograms, scribing, working up patients
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments including refractors, auto refractors and retinoscopes.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments, including refractors, lensometers and auto-kerarefractometers.
  • Observed, trained and operated ophthalmic instruments, including auto-refractors, optic refractors, visual fields, and tonometer pen.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments, including refractors, ERG/VEP, Visual Field, OCT iVue, ECC, ORA.
  • Operated ophthalmic instruments, including Fluorescein angiography and Ocular Coherence Tomography (OCT).

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30. Diagnostic Tests

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Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Recorded patients medical histories, performed various vision and diagnostic tests using advanced equipment.
  • Perform basic visual acuity tests and other vision related diagnostic tests in order to prepare patient data for the consultation.
  • Performed numerous diagnostic tests / measurements of all parts of the eye to prepare patients for corneal surgery.
  • Record patient histories, perform vision and diagnostic tests, instruct patients about medication, tests and procedures.
  • Assisted physicians and other personnel to perform diagnostic tests necessary for evaluation of the patient.
  • Assisted and prepped patients for sterile ophthalmic procedures and performed many diagnostic tests.
  • Administered multiple diagnostic tests within the medical practice and operating room.
  • Perform diagnostic tests in preparation for a formal physician's assessment.
  • Helped patients feel comfortable while performing various diagnostic tests.
  • Prepared and positioned patients for diagnostic tests and procedures.
  • Perform diagnostic tests as assigned by the physician.
  • Perform diagnostic tests and repairs on office equipment.
  • Prepare patients for exams and diagnostic tests.
  • Performed patient work-up procedures and diagnostic tests.
  • Administered diagnostic tests and instilled eye drops.
  • Perform a variety of diagnostic tests.
  • Prepared patients by performing diagnostic tests.
  • Administer diagnostic tests and eye evaluations.
  • Performed various vision and diagnostic tests.
  • Run various diagnostic tests on patients

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31. Keratometry

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Here's how Keratometry is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Command of manual keratometry and skillful use ZeissTopogragher.
  • Perform automated and manual keratometry readings.
  • Perfomed manual refraction, manual keratometry, and glare testing for cataract surgery evaluations.
  • Administered dry eye tests, from Schirmer's to TearScience osmolarity testing.Frequently performed manual keratometry especially to aid difficult refractions.
  • Performed contact lens services including keratometry, fittings, over-refracting, and slit-lamp evaluation.
  • Complete work-up of patients, which included chief complaint, visual acuity, keratometry, tonometry, and dilation.

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32. In-Office Procedures

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Here's how In-Office Procedures is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted Ophthalmologists during minor surgical in-office procedures, performed dilation of pupils, and administered visual field tests.
  • Assisted in minor in-office procedures while maintaining sterile requirements.
  • Assist in ambulatory surgery suite with LASIK, PRK and IOL implant surgeries as well as minor in-office procedures.
  • Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures and perform other tests and duties as needed.
  • Experience in minor in-office procedures (lasers, injections, and minor surgeries).
  • Assisted with and prepared patients for in-office procedures using aseptic technique.
  • Assist doctor during in-office procedures, including injections and laser procedures.
  • Refracted patients, assisted with in-office procedures and minor surgeries.
  • Set up surgical trays for in-office procedures.
  • Prepare for and assist with in-office procedures.
  • Assist the Ophthalmologist with in-office procedures.
  • Assisted doctors with in-office procedures.
  • Assist with minor in-office procedures.
  • Completed insurance preauthorization for in-office procedures and prescriptions
  • Set up and assist in small in-office procedures such as lid lesions, chalazion excisions and foreign body removal.
  • Assisted in various in-office procedures Wrote prescriptions for patient medications for ophthalmologist to sign off on.
  • Assist surgeons with in-office procedures and advise patients of pre-op and post-op patient care.
  • Assist with in-office procedures to include Chalazion removal and any other tasks required.
  • Experience also with assisting with minor in-office procedures, as well as scribing.
  • Assisted with in-office procedures such as lesion and chalazion removal.

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33. HRT

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Here's how HRT is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Obtained patient ocular history, HRT, Visual Fields, Ordered contacts and supplies.
  • Conduct Humphrey visual field, Corneal Topography, LensStar, OCT and HRT testing
  • Perform refraction, optic nerves photos, HRT and Visual fields test.
  • Performed HRT and OCT tests.
  • Perform diagnostic testing such as Visual Field Testing, Auto-Refractions, OCT and HRT Imaging and Lensometry.
  • Performed variety of tests such as: Visual Field, Fundas Photos & HRT.
  • Performed visual field testing, HRT testing, and Fundus Photos.
  • Performed diagnostic testing (OCT, HRT, auto refractor, HVF, etc) assisted with Lasik and cataract surgery.
  • Preformed vision testing on patients according to physicians requests including visual field, HRT, Pachyemetry, Fundus photography and b-scans.
  • Use different types of machines such as EMR, Refractometry, HRT and OCT, Amsler Grid, Hertel, etc.
  • Operate ophthalmic equipment, such as autorefractors and tomographs (HRT and OCT) Conduct visually evoked potentials and electroretinograms.

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34. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Demonstrate dedication to enhancing customer service by serving as a role model in delivering quality customer service.
  • Supported organizational goals by providing quality customer service.
  • Collaborated with office staff in appointment scheduling, records maintenance, providing customer service and in addressing patients' concerns.
  • Provided excellent customer service to patients and their family members as they enter the facility with a promptness and friendliness.
  • Conducted vision screenings in an office setting, contact lens classes, care and sales, scheduling and customer service
  • Filled in on switchboard/reception desk as needed demonstrating my ability to provide friendly, courteous, customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer service to answer any questions patients have and ensure patients feel comfortable at all times.
  • Received excellent reviews as a team member, strong attention to detail, exemplary customer service and communications.
  • Obtain Visual Complaints * Obtained visual acuity * Performed data entry * Scheduled appointments * Provided customer service
  • Prepare all patients for surgeon, handle customer service and ordering supplies for company.
  • Provided exceptional customer service by identifying a patient's need and resolving the issues.
  • Provided customer service by answering telephones, and making and confirming patient appointments.
  • Provided high levels of customer service in a challenging and fast paced environment.
  • Provide excellent customer services to patients with questions, concerns or complaints.
  • Recognized with awards for good performance, excellent customer service and satisfaction.
  • Provide customer service to 6,000 +active duty, dependents and retirees.
  • Provided excellent customer service, support among patients and referring doctors.
  • Selected as patient contact representative, handling all customer service issues.
  • Established great rapport and provided excellent customer service to each patient.
  • Honed my skills and was repeatedly recognized for outstanding customer service.

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35. Phone Calls

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Here's how Phone Calls is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Managed various general office duties such as returning phone calls to patients/pharmacies/physicians in adherence with practice policy.
  • Schedule appointments for all services, and practices using RingCentral texts, Emails, ZOCDOC(TM) and Phone calls.
  • Screened walk-in patients, emergency patients and telephone calls from patients and referring physicians to determine appropriate priority of appointments.
  • Screened emergency patients and field telephone calls from referring physicians to determine which specialist to assign for consultation and treatment.
  • Answer all incoming office phone calls, and answer any questions that patients may have about the procedures and practices.
  • Scribe for Doctors during patient exams, post for billing, answer back office technician phone calls and inquiries.
  • Screened walk-in patients, emergency patients and telephone calls from patients, as well as referring physicians.
  • Scheduled specialist appointments for the doctors and returned phone calls to the patients and pharmacies.
  • Scheduled surgery procedures with different hospitals and surgical centers through fax or phone calls.
  • General Office Duties: Filing, Creating Charts, Directing Phone calls, etc.
  • Answer and schedule patient phone calls as well as prescription refills and paper charting.
  • Front Office procedures: manage high volume of phone calls and walk-in patients.
  • Answer incoming phone calls, schedule appointments, assist patients via telephone.
  • Check in, out patient, answer phone calls, schedule appointment.
  • Take and make phone calls from patients and pharmacists with various concerns.
  • Screen walk-in patients, emergency patients and telephone calls from physicians/patients.
  • Answered patients phone calls about medications, prior-authorizations, and prescriptions.
  • Receive phone calls from pharmacies to handle discrepancies in medications.
  • Answered phone calls, booked appointments and sent out prescriptions.
  • Answer phone calls, make appointments and pull insurances.

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36. Front Desk

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Here's how Front Desk is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Assisted front desk with scheduling patients, check-in and check- out procedures, accepting payment, filing and screening patient calls.
  • Front desk obligations were answering phones, booking appointments, invoicing, data entry, coding and billing icd-9 codes etc.
  • Exhibit flexibility by being versed in all areas of operation including hand-off technician, lane technician, and front desk associate.
  • Front desk operations: updating patient ID, insurance and medical history, along with explaining paperwork and HIPPA form.
  • Cleaned and maintained a sanitary waiting room, patient rooms, and front desk area in compliance with JCAHO standards.
  • Assisted front desk staff with scheduling of patients, checking patients in and collecting insurance information and co-pays.
  • Record patient charges for billing department and assist front desk with patient appointment scheduling and chart organization.
  • Work in concordance with other technicians, front desk staff and optical staff to provide maximum efficiency.
  • Front desk skills including answering phones, collecting charts, checking in and out, and scheduling.
  • Front desk help, checking patients in and out, answering telephones and scheduling appropriate appointments.
  • Front desk operations, patient admissions, chart filing, direct patient care and patient history.
  • Answered phone calls, scheduled appointments, and acted as general support for the front desk.
  • Cross-trained in frame styling, front desk, dispensing, adjustments, and contact lens procedures.
  • Front Desk Reception work including appointment times, insurance data, answering phones, etc.
  • Assisted the doctor in the room with patients, also worked the front desk.
  • Trained multiple new employees in all areas of front desk management and patient relations.
  • Coordinated with other services including medical record, front desk, billing etc.
  • Provide front desk reception and customer service to more than 25 patients daily.
  • Help front desk with filing, input patient insurance and personal information.
  • General front desk duties: scheduling, phone, filing, supplies.

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37. Ocular Motility Tests

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Here's how Ocular Motility Tests is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Conduct ocular motility tests to measure function of eye muscles.
  • Conducted ocular motility tests to measure function of eye muscles.
  • Conduct ocular motility tests to measure function of eye muscles.

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38. Manual Refractions

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Here's how Manual Refractions is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Work ups including manual refractions, pre surgery measurements and screening prior to seeing the doctor.
  • Full Patient Work-Up, Auto and Manual Refractions, Applanation, Lensometry, Diagnostic Imaging and Testing.

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39. Exam Rooms

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Here's how Exam Rooms is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Doctor assistance in exam rooms during cataract evaluations and other minor procedures.
  • Maintained inventory of supplies necessary for ophthalmic equipment and exam rooms.
  • Utilize Electronic Health Record software to maintain patient records, e-prescribe medication/refills Maintain equipment, clean, and restock exam rooms
  • Check to ensure that all exam rooms are adequately stocked with supplies needed for the following day.
  • Cleaned, maintained, restocked exam rooms as necessary throughout day and at the end of day.
  • Maintained exam rooms fully stocked with supplies, clean all instruments and sterilize equipment in autoclave.
  • Order and stock Exam rooms ;communicate any concerns about patient condition immediately to physician.
  • Prepare procedure and exam rooms; inventory equipment and supplies; replenish supplies and equipment.
  • Keep CL neat and stocked and keep exam rooms organized and stocked.
  • Monitored patients flow, ensuring the physician exam rooms were always full.
  • Pretested patients dilate and set up exam rooms on a daily basis.
  • Clean and stock exam rooms with medications/drops and other supplies as needed.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies inventories for exam rooms and contact lens room.
  • Escorted patients exam rooms and prepared them for physician exams.
  • Prepared patients and exam rooms for minor surgical procedures.
  • Prepare exam rooms for patient examination and procedures.
  • Prepared exam rooms for physicians to perform procedures.
  • Arranged exam rooms and inventoried supplies and equipment.
  • Stock and organize exam rooms and procedure rooms.
  • Maintained office and medical supplies in exam rooms.

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40. Eye Care

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Here's how Eye Care is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Position required going over procedures, tests, eye medications and consent forms with patients that pertained to their eye care.
  • Perform comprehensive clinical and administrative support at this health center which provides diverse eye care services at eighteen locations statewide.
  • Founded Visionary Eye Care's office design, employee handbook, and local advertising strategy.
  • Assist ophthalmologist in providing medical eye care and is well rounded concerning the eye.
  • Instruct patient in eye care and use of glasses or contact lenses.
  • Maintained proper function of eye care equipment and sterilization of patient rooms.
  • Assist patients with contact lens fitting and instruct on proper eye care.
  • Prepared examination and treatment rooms for use by eye care providers.
  • Instruct and educate the patients and families in their eye care.
  • Read & interpreted prescriptions from the eye care specialists.
  • Provide customer support to patients concerning eye care maintenance.
  • Provided eye care and contact lens for patients.
  • Educated patients regarding their eye care.
  • Educated patients on post-operative eye care.
  • Provided complete patient eye care.
  • Analyzed test results to develop proper eye care treatment plans.

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41. Insurance Companies

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Here's how Insurance Companies is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Learned assertiveness working with difficult insurance companies obtaining authorization and information regarding patients insurances, deductibles and co-payments.
  • Tracked all notable medical insurance information and coordinated information for payments/briefing sessions with financial controller/insurance companies.
  • Assisted in surgery scheduling and various administrative duties, including communicating with insurance companies.
  • Filed insurance claims, worked with insurance companies for verification, handled telephone communication.
  • Negotiated patient drug coverage with medical insurance companies for medications requiring prior authorizations.
  • Correspond with insurance companies regarding prior authorizations for medications and procedures.
  • Handle medication prior authorizations between pharmacies and insurance companies.
  • Managed the provider's surgery schedule and served as an advocate for the patient while working with their insurance companies.
  • Well versed at interacting with adjacent agencies and insurance companies in the performance of my duties.
  • Confirmed with insurance companies as to what is covered and helped patients set up payment plans.
  • Coordinated with Office Manager on refunds from optical department to patients and insurance companies.
  • Correspond with information between patients, pharmacies, insurance companies, and doctors.
  • Corresponded with insurance companies and handled appeals in a timely and prompt manner.
  • Communicate with pharmacy and insurance companies on behalf of patients.
  • Ensured timely billing of medical procedures to health insurance companies.
  • Submitted diagnosis codes to insurance companies for billing purposes.
  • Marketed and sold inventory to patients Communicated with patients, insurance companies, medical referrals, etc.
  • Benefit Recovery: Interacted with insurance companies for our clients to check on claims processing.
  • Keep up-to-date PDLs for multiple insurance companies.

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42. YAG

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Here's how YAG is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Provided proper drops to prep patient for YAG surgeries and coordinated the daily office flow of patients through their ophthalmic visit.
  • Assist Ophthalmologist with prior and post preparation of PI Laser, YAG Laser and SLT Laser.
  • Assisted in surgical laser outpatient procedures (YAG, SLT, LPI).
  • Coordinate, scheduling, and prepare paperwork for YAG and cataract surgeries.
  • Schedule patients YAG laser surgeries; obtain signatures of authorization from patients.
  • Substituted as a scribe for doctors and assisted in YAG procedures.
  • Prepare patients for YAG laser and SLT laser procedures.
  • Schedule patient surgeries and laser procedures(PRP, SLT, PI, YAG).
  • Assist in minor surgery such as SLT, ALT, and YAG.
  • Prepare patient for Laser YAG PI & PC.
  • Refracted patients, administered Osmolarity testing, prepared patients for YagLasers.
  • Assisted ophthalmologist in minor surgery and YAG capsulotomy laser procedures.
  • Assist and set up for minor procedures: chalazion, excision/injection, DBD, YAG laser, administer drops as needed.
  • Assisted in LASIK surgery, minor procedures, YAG laser, and argon laser trabeculoplasty.
  • Set up necessary laser(s) for SLT, and Yag procedures.
  • Prepared minor procedures, Yag Laser and assist doctors with the procedures.
  • Prepare patients for Yag Laser and SLT treatment 7.
  • Set Yag Laser treatment for doctors and patients.
  • Assisted with minor procedures and yag lasers.
  • Assist Physician - SLT, YAG, Iridotomy, FA's.

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43. Fluorescein Angiography

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Here's how Fluorescein Angiography is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Provided many aspects of direct patient care including diagnostic ophthalmic imaging for Fluorescein Angiography and ICG.
  • Perform fluorescein angiography of the eye.
  • Observed Laser Treatments and Fluorescein Angiography.
  • Assisted physicians with venipuncture when needed for fluorescein angiography tests.
  • Performed fluorescein angiography as needed with aide of extended ophthalmoscopy.
  • Administered visual field tests, eye drop administration for dilation, tonometry, fluorescein angiography.
  • Perform fundus photographs and fluorescein angiography s (certification by Johns Hopkins).
  • Perform ophthalmologic photography: fluorescein angiography, fundus photography and OCT.
  • Perform Optical Coherence Tonography, Fundus Photography and Fluorescein Angiography
  • Performed testing such as Ocular Coherence Tomography, basic fundus photography/fluorescein angiography, venipuncture, administration of fluorescein dye.
  • Educated in doing fluorescein angiography and Indocyanine Green angiography on Heidelberg Spectralis and Top Con cameras.
  • Performed diagnostic testing such as fundus photos, fluorescein angiography, indocyanine-green angiography, and ocular coherence tomography (OCT).
  • Conduct OCTs, Fundus Photos, Fundus Autofluorescence Photos, Fluorescein angiography's.

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44. Patient Work-Ups

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Here's how Patient Work-Ups is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Conducted patient work-ups and recorded medical history with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Performed preliminary patient work-ups and education.
  • Provided initial patient work-ups and follow up care to average 70-90 patients during on site nursing facility visits.
  • Obtained insurance authorizations, completing patient work-ups, vision testing, frame styling, optical sales and dispensing.
  • Complete patient work-ups: History, Refraction, Depths, Ocular Pressure and Dilation 3.
  • Accomplished initial patient work-ups and follow-up care averaging 20-25 patients per day during office days.
  • Worked up patients on the Epic, did full patient work-ups when needed.
  • Worked with a glaucoma specialist doing patient work-ups and diagnostic testing.
  • Performed all patient work-ups and took ocular photography.
  • Performed multiple various optical testing and patient work-ups.
  • Perform patient work-ups and all ophthalmic testing.
  • Complete patient work-ups, and ordering supplies.
  • Conduct patient work-ups to include H&P, vitals, V&P, slit lamp exams and diagnostic testing.
  • Supported physicians with scribing transcription, performing patient work-ups and diagnostic testing, appointment scheduling, research documentation and surgical assistance.
  • Performed computerized refraction and tonometry test to prepare patient work-ups for visit with the Optometrist.
  • Performed patient work-ups including histories, visual acuity, applanation tonometry, checking pupils, and dilating.
  • Performed patient work-ups, manual refractions and retinoscopy, as directed by physician.
  • Completed patient work-ups; history, visual acuity, slit lamp exam, applanation tonometry, * Reordered and restocked supplies.
  • Full patient work-ups, OCT, Fundus photography, angiograms, visual fields, a-scans with immersion and IOL Master, Pachemetry
  • Completed patient work-ups Completed diagnostic testing such as OCT, Angiogram, Entered pertinent information into HER Assisted M.D.

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45. Data Entry

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Here's how Data Entry is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Computerized scheduling and data entry.
  • Screen patients, visual tests, blood pressure readings, data entry, update patients medical history
  • Assisted in office duties including data entry, scheduling & ordering contact lenses & glasses.
  • Maintain and retrieve patient charts, data entry, and other duties as assigned.
  • Performed data entry for every procedure I performed.
  • Assigned to do preliminary data entry for migrating from paper charts to Medflow electronic charting.
  • Fast and accurate data entry into the office EMR Medent.
  • Verify Insurance , data entry.Obtain authorizations.

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46. Pentacam

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Here's how Pentacam is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Measure corneal curvature using a pentacam to aid in the diagnosis of conditions, such as astigmatism.
  • Administered Pentacam and Cassini scans.
  • Operated ophthalmic equipment such as autorefractors, fundus photography, and Pentacam.

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47. PAM

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Here's how PAM is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Work up patients, performing PAM and BAT test, topography, IOL calculations, and visual fields.
  • Performed patient testing accurately and effectively: PAMs, visual fields, and color testing.
  • Performed PAM and corneal pachymetry tests as directed by the MD.
  • BAT, PAM, Schirmer, Amsler Grid, and Orthoptic Screening).
  • Prepared HIPPA and JCAHPO reviews, ensuring required brochures and pamphlets were available to patients in all clinics.
  • Perform Refractions and refinement; BAT; PAM.

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48. HVF

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Here's how HVF is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Performed OCT and HVF screenings as well as any supplementary testing necessary for complete patient care.
  • Performed HVF, OCTOPUS VF, and KINETIC VF testing.
  • Performed ophthalmic history; HVF's; refractions; with utilization of the Epic 2000.
  • Trained to do following tests: OCT'S, HVF'S, topography, pachemetry, lensometry, GDX'S
  • Performed Vision Aquity, Tonometry, Refraction, Dilation, HVF and Patient Photography.

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49. EHR

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Here's how EHR is used in Ophthalmic Technician jobs:
  • Utilize Electronic Health Records system (EHR) to increase work efficiency by readily fetching patient information and electronically sending prescriptions.
  • Provided additional training for staff during the transition to EHR and was appointed as part of a team of leaders.
  • Maintain patient information on EHR including patient demographics, medical history, current medications, and allergies.
  • Prepare daily exam records for the Doctor, run pretest and enter data analysis into RevolutionEHR.
  • Customize patient visit templates on EHR to tailor different doctors' needs and streamline visits.
  • Enter patient data in the EHR and maintain patient's confidential records.
  • Documented medical history and test results in NextGen EHR.
  • Enter data into Revolution EHR and scribe for optometrist.
  • Input correct patient information into EHR/EMR system.
  • Record all data into EHR.
  • Verified patient information in ambulatory EHR by reviewing/recording medical history, inputing data from test results, and confirming chief complaint.
  • Conform to confidentiality standards (HIPAA), working competently within an EHR, and providing patient education.
  • Prepare patient for procedure and assist doctor with procedure ( injection, laser).Submit medications via EHR/ERX.
  • Screen patients before seeing the Doctor by checking Vision, Eye pressure and collecting any newchanges or infomation in EHR.

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20 Most Common Skill for an Ophthalmic Technician

Patient Care18.9%
Optical Coherence Tomography8.9%
Visual Acuity7.1%
Surgery6.5%
Laser Hair Removal6.3%
Visual Fields6.1%
Applanation Tonometry5.9%
Fundus Photos5.5%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Ophthalmic Technician

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
13.8%
13.8%
2
2
Optical Coherence Tomography
Optical Coherence Tomography
6.5%
6.5%
3
3
Visual Acuity
Visual Acuity
5.2%
5.2%
4
4
Surgery
Surgery
4.7%
4.7%
5
5
Laser Hair Removal
Laser Hair Removal
4.6%
4.6%
6
6
Visual Fields
Visual Fields
4.5%
4.5%
7
7
Applanation Tonometry
Applanation Tonometry
4.3%
4.3%
8
8
Fundus Photos
Fundus Photos
4%
4%
9
9
Corneal Topography
Corneal Topography
3.3%
3.3%
10
10
IOL
IOL
2.5%
2.5%
11
11
Eye Exams
Eye Exams
2.3%
2.3%
12
12
Pachymetry
Pachymetry
2.3%
2.3%
13
13
Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
2.1%
2.1%
14
14
Surgical Procedures
Surgical Procedures
2%
2%
15
15
Auto Refraction
Auto Refraction
1.9%
1.9%
16
16
Glaucoma
Glaucoma
1.9%
1.9%
17
17
Intraocular Pressure
Intraocular Pressure
1.9%
1.9%
18
18
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
1.8%
1.8%
19
19
Contact Lens Orders
Contact Lens Orders
1.8%
1.8%
20
20
A-Scan
A-Scan
1.7%
1.7%
21
21
Medical Records
Medical Records
1.7%
1.7%
22
22
Slit Lamp
Slit Lamp
1.5%
1.5%
23
23
Triage
Triage
1.5%
1.5%
24
24
Tonopen
Tonopen
1.4%
1.4%
25
25
Goldman
Goldman
1.3%
1.3%
26
26
IOP
IOP
1.2%
1.2%
27
27
Retina
Retina
1.2%
1.2%
28
28
Color Vision
Color Vision
1.2%
1.2%
29
29
Ophthalmic Instruments
Ophthalmic Instruments
1.2%
1.2%
30
30
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
1.1%
1.1%
31
31
Keratometry
Keratometry
1.1%
1.1%
32
32
In-Office Procedures
In-Office Procedures
1%
1%
33
33
HRT
HRT
1%
1%
34
34
Customer Service
Customer Service
0.9%
0.9%
35
35
Phone Calls
Phone Calls
0.9%
0.9%
36
36
Front Desk
Front Desk
0.8%
0.8%
37
37
Ocular Motility Tests
Ocular Motility Tests
0.8%
0.8%
38
38
Manual Refractions
Manual Refractions
0.8%
0.8%
39
39
Exam Rooms
Exam Rooms
0.7%
0.7%
40
40
Eye Care
Eye Care
0.7%
0.7%
41
41
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
YAG
YAG
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Fluorescein Angiography
Fluorescein Angiography
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Patient Work-Ups
Patient Work-Ups
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Data Entry
Data Entry
0.6%
0.6%
46
46
Pentacam
Pentacam
0.6%
0.6%
47
47
PAM
PAM
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
HVF
HVF
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
EHR
EHR
0.4%
0.4%

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