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Ophthalmic Technician

Phoenix, Arizona, 85050, United States
February 19, 2012
Contact Info:

**** *. ***** ****,
Phoenix, AZ *****
602-***-**** or 480-***-****

Objective: To obtain a position in my area of expertise with a forward thinking company.

Education: Two Year Program, Continuing Education / Degree in Optometry
New England College of Optometry, Boston, MA 1980-1982

Degree in Optometry
La Salle University, Bogot - Colombia, South Amà ©rica 1975 - 1980
(No current reciprocity between Degree of Optometry in South America and North America. No certification to practice in the United States)

Interpreter degree - Phoenix Children's Hospital 12-20-2010

Work Experience:

2008 to present Optometric Technician
Family Eyecare of Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ
Responsible for complete pre-examination work-ups, patient history, visual acuities, and chief complaints.
Operates state of the art Optometry equipment. Such equipment as the Cannon Refractor/Keratometer, GDx, Humphrey FDT, Corneal Topography, Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer, K R 8000 Topcon Auto Keratometer Refractor, Cannon Retinal Camera using Eye Scape Software, Optoview OCT and Humphrey Lens Analyzer.
Assist doctor by taking ocular pressure with Perkins or Goldman Tonometer, and issues dilation drops.
Instructs patients on proper care of contact lenses, insertion, and removal.
Contacts pharmaceutical representatives for ophthalmic prescriptions, and stocks examination rooms.

2006 to 2008 Ophthalmic Assistant
Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center, Phoenix, AZ
Responsible for complete pre-examination work-ups, patient history, visual acuities, and chief complaints.
Operated state of the art equipment. Such equipment as the Humphrey Automatic Refractor/Keratometer and OCT.
Assisted doctor by taking ocular pressure with Perkins and Goldman Tonometer, or Tonopen, and issued dilation drops.
Performed refractions.
Responsible for follow-up exams on post surgical procedures.
2005 - 2007 Teacher - ART
Young Rembrandts, Phoenix, AZ

2003 - 2006 Teacher - Spanish & Art
Tutor Time, Phoenix, AZ

1995 - 2003 Teacher - Spanish & Art
Ann J. Kellogg Public School, Battle Creek, MI

1995 -1998 Translator / Interpreter
Battle Creek Health Systems ER, Battle Creek, MI

1993 -1998 Vision Screener
Lions Club, Battle Creek, MI

1989 - 1990 Ophthalmic Assistant
Nu Vision, Flint, MI

1984 - 1988 Doctor of Optometry
Private Practice, Bogot, Colombia, South America
Specialized in contact lens vision therapy and general optometry.

1982 - 1987 Professor of Optometry
La Salle University, Bogot, Colombia, South America
Taught three semesters of Laboratory for first, second, and third year Optometry students.

1981 - 1982 Optician/Dispensing
Pearl Vision, Worcester, MA

Volunteer Services

1987 - Present Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSII)
Chocà  and Bahà  a Solano, Colombia South America

1984 - 2000 Optometric and Ophthalmological Society
Colombia South America

1985 - 1990 Christian Medical Society
Tamaulipas, Mexico

Skills Fluent in Spanish, German, and English

Interests Painting murals, batik, sketching and mosaics

References Available on request