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Top Optometrist Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for an optometrist. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of optometrist resumes they appeared on. For example, 32.9% of optometrist resumes contained patient care as a skill. Let's find out what skills an optometrist actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

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

1. Patient Care

high Demand

Patient care entails the diagnosis, recovery, and control of sickness as well as the maintenance of physical and emotional well-being through the use of healthcare providers' services. Patient care is described as services provided to patients by health practitioners or non-professionals under guidance.

Here's how Patient Care is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Owned and operated the business and oversaw all aspects, including personnel, patient care, and insurance claims.
  • Developed practice protocols, which organized and improved patient care, insurance billing, and electronic medical records.
  • Worked closely in conjunction with adjoining host optical to deliver quality team approach to patient care.
  • Provided outstanding primary patient care to adults, children, international patients in the community.
  • Work with team members including staff and management to improve patient care during biweekly meetings.
  • Provided patient care and education in the area of specialty contact lenses.
  • Provided comprehensive patient care to patients in a high volume clinical setting.
  • Provided extensive technical support in all phases of patient care and management.
  • Assisted the Doctor as needed in all forms of patient care.
  • Performed duties at outdoor patient care and ambulatory surgery center.
  • Provided patient care; visual acuity and medical history.
  • Worked directly with doctor to achieve patient care.
  • Handled patient care, service and management.
  • Documented all patient care online.
  • Present Provide patient care as a primary/urgent care optometrist
  • Trained staff in optics, optometric protocols, patient care, optician training, technician training, scheduling and insurance billing.
  • Provided full service optometric patient care including disease screenings, vision exams, prescribing medications, and follow up treatment.
  • Assist MDs as well as RN team in ensuring optimal patient care and smooth daily functioning of office.
  • Provided in-patient and out-patient optometric services Worked closely with medical professionals for optimal patient care
  • Trained for 120Hrs*Patient Care*Open/Preparing charts for doctors*Pretesting Patients *Operated Mulitple Testing Machines*Read/Recorded gls Rx

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2. Diagnosis

high Demand

Here's how Diagnosis is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Experienced in the diagnosis and management of ocular pathology with prescription of appropriate therapeutic agents.
  • Referred suspected systemic diseases for proper diagnosis and treatment and provided post examination counseling.
  • Referred suspected systemic diseases for proper diagnosis and treatment.
  • Determined correct diagnosis codes and procedural codes for insurance.
  • Assisted Ophthalmologists in diagnosis and treatment of ocular pathology.
  • Trained in diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease with palliative, topical, oral, clinical, and laboratory based methods.
  • Administer drugs to patients to aid in the diagnosis of vision problems and prescribe drugs to treat some eye diseases.
  • Use visual field equipment for the early detection and diagnosis of visual and ocular health conditions.
  • Self-Employed Provide comprehensive primary eye care including diagnosis and treatment of minor ocular disease and emergencies.
  • Assist with tests that help ensure the accurate diagnosis and treatment of a diseased eye.
  • Perform visual test to determine a diagnosis and correction of any potential visual problem.
  • Tested for acuity, peripheral vision, depth perception to assist in diagnosis.
  • Experience in all forms of Insurance billing, procedure and diagnosis codes.
  • Eye examination, diagnosis and treatment of patients with eye problems.
  • Experience in VEP readings as a disease diagnosis and management.
  • Offered quality service to the patients offering an intelligible diagnosis.
  • Treated patients with standard of care needed for proper diagnosis.
  • Determined visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination *Maintained record of patients' data like complains, diagnosis, treatments.
  • Examined the vision of patients and provided accurate and appropriate diagnosis Recommended specific glasses and contact lenses to improve patient vision.
  • Owned an optometrist office and store, prescribing corrective lenses and performed procedures for diagnosis and eye condition treatment.

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3. Customer Service

high Demand

Customer service is the process of offering assistance to all the current and potential customers -- answering questions, fixing problems, and providing excellent service. The main goal of customer service is to build a strong relationship with the customers so that they keep coming back for more business.

Here's how Customer Service is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Solo practitioner providing comprehensive and emergency eye care with superior customer service.
  • Provide excellent customer service while delivering an accurate vision care.
  • Provided customer service and general office support.
  • Handled front desk phones, answered phones, scheduled eye exams and provided patients with exceptional customer service.
  • Provided customer service with patients in person as well as on the phone.
  • Have to handle variety of customer service and resolve customer issues.
  • Provide excellent customer service both the phone and in person.
  • Provided customer service to patients and answered questions.
  • Handled preliminary testing Customer Service (patient interactions-scheduling, filing, maintenance)
  • Delivered exceptional and consistent customer service in a knowledgable and friendly manner.
  • Answer a multi-line phone system and offer customer service.
  • Practice good customer service in a professional manner.
  • Answered phones, made appointments and faxed orders * Prepared outgoing reminder postcards * Provided great customer service.
  • Port Harcourt, Nigeria Customer service.
  • Perform visual e-chart exams Schedule appointments Customer service representative Bill and Code Insurance
  • Do Preliminary Eye Exams Customer Service Skills Complete Patient records Answering phone calls Time & People Management Work Under Pressure

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4. Diagnostic Tests

high Demand

Here's how Diagnostic Tests is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Perform diagnostic tests as assigned by the Optometrist.
  • Establish rapport with patients during diagnostic tests and examinations Reviews patient records for completeness.
  • Prepped examination rooms and equipment, took patient history, educated patients, and conducted various pre-diagnostic tests.
  • Establish rapport with patients during diagnostic tests and examinations Obtain visual acuities Plot visual fields using Humphrey automated perimeter.
  • Excelled in diagnostic tests: refraction, eye muscle & pupillary evaluation pediatric care, tonometry, keratometry.
  • Ordered medications, laboratory and diagnostic testing and provided pertinent education as necessary to patient and/or family accordingly.

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5. Visual Acuity

high Demand

Here's how Visual Acuity is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Measured visual acuity and refraction.
  • Performed eye check ups, as well as used instruments to verify the perception and visual acuity of the eye.
  • Checked patient's visual acuity, performed visual fields as well as laser scans of the optic nerve and retina.
  • Test patients' visual acuity, depth and color perception, and ability to focus and coordinate the eyes.
  • Determined visual acuity and perception focus and coordination* Instructed patients on the proper care of eyeglasses and contact lenses.
  • Tested patients for visual acuity, color vision, depth perception, pupil reflexes and eye pressure.
  • Test patients for color/depth perception, near and far acuity, and visual acuity.
  • Examine eyes using observation and instruments to determine visual acuity and perception.
  • Performed visual acuity test and recorded reason for visit or chief complaint.
  • Measure and record visual acuity and color vision testing.
  • Checked for visual acuity at far and near.
  • Determined visual acuity, focus and coordination.Prescribed appropriate medications to treat eye diseases and infections.
  • Determined visual acuity Helped in the analysis of test results to develop proper eye care treatment plan.
  • Created statistical reports with pre and post topography conditions and visual acuity results in IOL implant surgery.
  • Pre-screened patients by conducting visual field and visual acuity exams.
  • Measure visual acuity, intraocular pressure and auto refraction.
  • Tested for intraocular, visual acuity.
  • Schedule appointments Visual acuity, Nct, auto refract Sell contacts I&R of contacts Skills Used Multi tasking
  • Use pre exam testing equipment and machines for visual acuity, stereo optical, kerotometry, refraction etc.
  • Front desk/Back office Making appointments Checking patients in/out Verifying insurance Prepare patients Visual acuity testing Visual Field screening Patient Education

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6. Pre

high Demand

Here's how Pre is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Scheduled patients, Answered phones, Ran pre exams on patients using several machines to include the latest in technology.
  • Skilled Optometrist Technicians understand fitting contacts as well as pre testing patients.
  • Performed pre and post operative laser eye surgery care.
  • Provide pre and post-operative care for refractive surgery patients.
  • Performed pre and post cataract surgery work-ups.
  • Schedule appointments or pre appointments for patients.
  • Manage large volume of pre and post-operative Lasik patients as well as cataract, ICL and refractive lens exchange patients.
  • general practice optometry; pre and post op care of PRK patients (laser correction)
  • Answer incoming calls, Pre test patients and prepare them for the doctor.
  • Perform pre and postop evaluations for refractive surgery and cataract surgery.
  • Assist patients with pre eye exam preper examine room for doctors.
  • Experience with Complex Strabismus and Binocular Vision Cases * Pre and post-op management Strabismus and Pediatric Cataract Surgery
  • Perform a thorough "pre test" as directed by the local doc for example NCt,auto refract.

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7. OCT

high Demand

OCT is an optical test used to identify and diagnose many eye conditions including Glaucoma, macular degeneration and more. Light waves are used to capture images of the retina. These results allow the ophthalmologist or eye specialist to locate abnormalities in the eyes and provide appropriate diagnoses for the problems.

Here's how OCT is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Experience in OCT, visual fields, and EMR.
  • Performed special testing that included work with tonometry equipment, OCT equipment, and visual field equipment.
  • Experience in utilizing OCT, GDX, Humphrey Visual Field, and Bscan
  • Experience in utilizing OCT, Humphrey visual field, fundus photography.
  • Analyze data from octopus visual fields and Optovue OCT.
  • Utilize OCT, Humphrey Visual Field and Optos cameras for Retinal and Glaucoma screening.

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8. Glaucoma

high Demand

Glaucoma is an eye condition that affects the optic nerves and vision. Most common in older people, Glaucoma is caused by high pressure in the eye and is the leading cause of blindness in older people.

Here's how Glaucoma is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Sole Optometrist in high-volume ophthalmology practice working alongside cornea and glaucoma specialists to provide management of comprehensive ophthalmic care.
  • Managed and treated patients with Advanced Glaucoma and Advanced Retinal pathology
  • Performed preliminary exams including glaucoma and peripheral examinations.
  • Worked in a setting that co-managed many patients with retinal specialist, corneal specialist, glaucoma specialist, and cataract surgeons.
  • Provide routine eye care, co-manage surgical patients, diagnose and treat glaucoma, and perform examinations at various nursing facilities.
  • Front desk, retinal photography, glaucoma testing, fitting of glasses and contacts, ordering supplies, charting.
  • Check focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma or color blindness.
  • Trained in assisting Glaucoma, Retinal, Corneal, and Ocular plastics specialists.
  • Provided Primary Eye Care, Ocular Pathology, Glaucoma Care & Contact lenses
  • Provided primary care, problem-focused, glaucoma, and contact lens exams.
  • Diagnosed glaucoma, anterior and posterior segment disease and neurological eye disease.
  • Diagnosed diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and other ocular diseases.
  • Performed Glaucoma and Lensometry company.
  • Diagnose, treatment and management of ocular disease including glaucoma, retina, anterior segment infections and foreign body removal.
  • Provide independent primary, emergent and post-op care in general ophthalmology and glaucoma with Claudia Arrigg, M.D.
  • Projected Areas: Contact Lens, Cornea, Glaucoma, Retina, Uvea & Diagnostics.
  • Manage common disease such as Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Age Related Macular Degeneration.
  • Conducted auto refractor, glaucoma test, and pupil measurements.
  • Diagnosed visual disorders such as diabetic retinopathy, cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration.
  • Treated and managed glaucoma Performed diabetic eye exams Prescribed glasses to the lower income population

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9. Exam Rooms

high Demand

An exam room in a hospital is a place where patients are examined by medical representatives. In several cases, the exam room distinguishes the doctor-patient relationship and is a critical component of the overall care process.

Here's how Exam Rooms is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Cleaned and prepped exam rooms.
  • Stock exam rooms with literature, sample eye drops and general medical supplies.Call regarding medical insurance benefits as needed.
  • Conducted pre-testing procedures for doctor and prepared exam rooms.
  • Schedule appointments Prepare exam rooms Answer phones Adjust and prepare glasses Assists patients in frame selection
  • Implemented screening processes for patients waiting to see provider to ensure proper flow of exam rooms.
  • Ensured the cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of all facilities, exam rooms and equipment.

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10. Safety Factors

high Demand

Here's how Safety Factors is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Educate and counsel patients on contact lens care, visual hygiene, lighting arrangements and safety factors.
  • Educated and counseled patients on ocular hygiene, lighting arrangements and safety factors.

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11. Macular Degeneration

high Demand

Here's how Macular Degeneration is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Collaborated with local ophthalmologists to provide the post-management of age-related macular degeneration ( AMD) patients after lucentis injections.

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12. Vision Aids

high Demand

Here's how Vision Aids is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Prescribed, supplied, fitted, and adjusted eyeglasses and other vision aids.
  • Prescribed eyeglasses, contact lenses and additional vision aids to correct vision.

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13. Medical Records

high Demand

Here's how Medical Records is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Ensured accurate data entry of electronic medical records.
  • Managed patient medical records securely.
  • Schedule appointments, keeping medical records complete, verify insurance -Key data into computer to maintain office and patient records.
  • Scanned existing paper charts in order to convert them to electronic medical records.
  • Performed all clerical duties related to the assembly and maintenance of medical records.
  • Ordered contacts, checked patient's insurance eligibility and filed medical records,.
  • Handled the billing of patients and kept various patient medical records.
  • Coordinated the transfer between paper charts, and electronic medical records.
  • Maintain organized medical records of patient prescriptions, treatment plan.
  • Screen patients and their medical records.
  • Enter patient information and prescreening information into electronic medical records.
  • Managed appointments & medical records - Managed medical report with Medical Service Plan Canada - Selected and trained new team members

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14. Foreign Body Removal

average Demand

Here's how Foreign Body Removal is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Cared for emergency visits and regularly performed foreign body removals.
  • Perform minor surgical procedures such as foreign body removal and lash epilation.

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15. Cataracts

average Demand

Here's how Cataracts is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Co-managed surgical cases including cataracts and laser vision correction.
  • Co-managed large volumes of patients with local anterior segment specialists with regard to cataracts and other ocular disease.
  • Viewed cataracts in live patients and compared to class examples.
  • Co-managed cataracts and obtained AScan's prior to surgery.
  • Shadowed three different practices, observing patient follow-ups and cataracts surgeries
  • Co-managed cataracts, PRK/LASIK, DSEK, DMEK, and PTK.

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16. Ocular Disease

average Demand

Here's how Ocular Disease is used in Optometrist jobs:
  • Provided primary care optometry with experience in post-operative cataract care along with management of ocular disease and emergency care.
  • Provided primary eye care with emphasis on ocular disease management, and co-management for ocular surgery patients.
  • Perform full scope optometry and treatment of ocular disease and co-management with refractive surgery and specialists.
  • Developed a greater understanding and proficiency in managing ocular disease due to increase exposure.
  • Provide primary eye care in a very high volume practice, including comprehensive eye exams and treating ocular diseases.
  • Diagnosed and managed acute and chronic ocular disease and trauma as well as co-managing retinal and systemic conditions.
  • Promoted the public's awareness of ocular diseases and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases at various health fairs.
  • Provide comprehensive eye exams with emphasis in ocular disease, primary care, contact lens and low vision.
  • Provide quality care for patients in need of spectacles, contact lenses, and ocular disease management.
  • Experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide range of ocular diseases and referring when indicated.
  • Treated ocular disease and conducted referrals and follow up in conjunction with other medical specialties.
  • Work as an optometrist, providing routine eye care, as well as treating ocular disease
  • Eye drops are also given for minor anterior ocular diseases permitted by the law.
  • Busy solo practice setting with primary focus on refractive errors and ocular disease screening.
  • Provide general eye care, contact lens fitting and the treatment of ocular disease.
  • Diagnosed, treated and managed ocular disease of the anterior and posterior segments.
  • Diagnosed and treated ocular diseases as allowed by North Carolina State Laws.
  • Performed eye exams, contact lens fitting, and treating ocular disease.
  • Diagnosed, treated, and prescribed medications for ocular disease and injury.
  • Experience in pediatrics, contact lens and ocular disease management.

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Online Courses For Optometrists

One of the best ways to acquire the skills needed to be an optometrist is to take an online course. We've identified some online courses from Udemy and Coursera that will help you advance in your career. Since optometrists benefit from having skills like patient care, diagnosis, and customer service, we found courses that will help you improve these skills.

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20 Most Common Skill For An Optometrist

Patient Care32.9%
Diagnosis16.7%
Customer Service8.9%
Diagnostic Tests8.4%
Visual Acuity7.4%
Pre7.3%
OCT3.8%
Glaucoma3.3%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For An Optometrist

RankascdescSkillascdescPercentage of ResumesPercentageascdesc
1
1
Patient Care
Patient Care
32.9%
32.9%
2
2
Diagnosis
Diagnosis
16.7%
16.7%
3
3
Customer Service
Customer Service
8.9%
8.9%
4
4
Diagnostic Tests
Diagnostic Tests
8.4%
8.4%
5
5
Visual Acuity
Visual Acuity
7.4%
7.4%
6
6
Pre
Pre
7.3%
7.3%
7
7
OCT
OCT
3.8%
3.8%
8
8
Glaucoma
Glaucoma
3.3%
3.3%
9
9
Exam Rooms
Exam Rooms
2.3%
2.3%
10
10
Safety Factors
Safety Factors
1.6%
1.6%
11
11
Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration
0.9%
0.9%
12
12
Vision Aids
Vision Aids
0.9%
0.9%
13
13
Medical Records
Medical Records
0.7%
0.7%
14
14
Foreign Body Removal
Foreign Body Removal
0.6%
0.6%
15
15
Cataracts
Cataracts
0.4%
0.4%
16
16
Ocular Disease
Ocular Disease
0.4%
0.4%
17
17
Lasik
Lasik
0.4%
0.4%
18
18
Eye Care
Eye Care
0.2%
0.2%
19
19
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diabetic Retinopathy
0.2%
0.2%
20
20
Front Office
Front Office
0.2%
0.2%
21
21
Color Vision
Color Vision
0.2%
0.2%
22
22
Nursing Homes
Nursing Homes
0.2%
0.2%
23
23
Contact Lens
Contact Lens
0.2%
0.2%
24
24
Test Results
Test Results
0.2%
0.2%
25
25
Scheduling Appointments
Scheduling Appointments
0.2%
0.2%
26
26
Vision Therapy
Vision Therapy
0.2%
0.2%
27
27
Insurance Companies
Insurance Companies
0.1%
0.1%
28
28
Office Procedures
Office Procedures
0.1%
0.1%
29
29
Hippa
Hippa
0.1%
0.1%
30
30
Ocular History
Ocular History
0.1%
0.1%
31
31
Depth Perception
Depth Perception
0.1%
0.1%
32
32
Refractions
Refractions
0.1%
0.1%
33
33
Dry Eye
Dry Eye
0.1%
0.1%
34
34
Office Supplies
Office Supplies
0.1%
0.1%
35
35
Fundus Photos
Fundus Photos
0%
0%
36
36
Private Practice
Private Practice
0%
0%
37
37
Vision Exams
Vision Exams
0%
0%
38
38
Ophthalmic Instruments
Ophthalmic Instruments
0%
0%
39
39
Eye Diseases
Eye Diseases
0%
0%
40
40
Auto Refractor
Auto Refractor
0%
0%
41
41
Additional Medical Treatment
Additional Medical Treatment
0%
0%
42
42
Patient Files
Patient Files
0%
0%
43
43
Optomap
Optomap
0%
0%
44
44
Proper Care
Proper Care
0%
0%
45
45
NCT
NCT
0%
0%
46
46
Frame Selection
Frame Selection
0%
0%

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