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Ophthalmic Assistant/ Technician

Location:
Chicago, Illinois, 60004, United States
Salary:
open
Posted:
February 15, 2011
Email:
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Contact Info:
*************@*****.***


Sheela Abraham
**** * ************. ********* *******, IL 60139
(847) *** **** / (847) *** **** (C)
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Eye Care center of Lake County, Gurnee, Il
Performed preliminary screening examinations for physician review including central and peripheral visual field tests, corneal topography, OCT, pachy, Pam, VA, history, ocular motility tests, confrontation field test, amsler grid, color tests, pupillary examination, tonometry test to determine intraocular pressure and refraction prior to dilation.

2009 -2010 Ophthalmic Technician
Total Eye Care, Buffalo Grove, Il
Performed preliminary screening examinations for physician review including, but not limited to central and peripheral visual field tests, keratometry, vision, history, ocular motility tests, color vision tests, pupil testing for size, tonometry tests to determine intraocular pressure, refraction and checking angles prior to dilation.

Examined the cornea, lens and anterior chamber of the eye using a slit lamp and note variations from normal.

Measured acuity of patient, with and without glasses, for distance and near vision, obtained optical and lensometry measurements to determine lens prescription and corrected acuity problems, recorded findings on patient chart.

2004 –2009 Ophthalmic Technician
Eye Specialists of Illinois, Park Ridge, Il
Performed preliminary screening examinations for physician review including central and peripheral visual field tests, corneal topography, fundus photos, GDX, pachy, Ascan, Pam, VA, history, ocular motility tests, confrontation field test, amsler grid, color tests, pupillary examination, tonometry tests to determine intraocular pressure and refraction prior to dilation.

Examined the cornea, lens and anterior chamber of the eye using a slit lamp and note variations from normal.

Triage of walk in patients and attended incoming calls including follow-up and documentation.

Measured acuity of patient, with and without glasses for distance and near vision, obtained optical and lensometry measurements to determine lens prescription and corrected acuity problems, recorded findings on patient chart.

Trained students from clinical rotation as required.

1999 -2010 Ophthalmic Technician
David Moran Ltd, Park Ridge, Il
Performed preliminary screening examinations for physician review including central and peripheral visual field tests, vision, history, ocular motility tests, confrontation field test, amsler grid, color tests, tonometry tests to determine intraocular pressure and pupillary examination. Covered front desk, scheduled appointments, answering and logging phones.

Assisted with day closing and billing.

Education: Associate Degree - Ophthalmic Technician
1996-98 Triton College, River Grove, IL
1979 Associate Degree in Science
St. Thomas College, Kozhencherry, Kerala, India
References: Upon request