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Optometrist

Location:
Alexandria, Virginia, United States
Posted:
January 27, 2018

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SHIRLEY DE LA ROSA

ac37u8@r.postjobfree.com l 786-***-**** l www.linkedin.com/in/shirleydelarosa ELF-MOTIVATED, HIGHLY ORGANIZED, EXPERIENCED OPTOMETRIST known for superb work ethic. A multi-tasker, with excellent communication skills. Proven ability to work under pressure and a team player. Great attitude and easy to work with. Seeking a position in an optometric practice that is focused on patients receiving superior healthcare. ̈ Detail-oriented

̈ Adaptable/Flexible

̈ Excellent patient rapport

̈ Leadership

̈ Strong customer service skills

̈ Bilingual (English and Spanish)

EDUCATION

§ Western University of Health Sciences

Pomona, CA

Doctor of Optometry

Aug 2011-May 2015

§ Florida International University

Miami, FL

B.S in Health Sciences

Aug 2006-June 2009

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CHIEF OPTOMETRIST, [AUG 15 - PRESENT]

2d Medical Group, Barksdale AFB, LA

o Experienced clinic director that oversees $400K in patient care, manages $300K in optometric state-of-the-art equipment, and allocates $10K in annual budget.

o Examines, diagnose, treat and manages ocular diseases and disorders to 16K patients; provides emergency eye care. o Prescribes ophthalmic devices, such as spectacles and contact lenses. o Supervises optometrist and ophthalmic technicians with emphasis on meeting Air Force medical service standards. o Consults and refers to appropriate health care providers of patients with medical, surgical, and rehabilitative conditions for sight conservation.

o Plans, supervises and participates in vision conservation, eye protection, and aircrew soft contact lens programs. o Manages the corrective refractive surgery program; administers pre-and postoperative care to over 150 patients. o Oversees the Glasses Recycling Program; successfully donated 500+ spectacles to the Bossier City Lions Club org. o Awarded "Best of the Best" specialty clinic across the DoD in 2016 & 2017 for 100% patient satisfaction. OPTOMETRY EXTERN, [JUNE 14 –MAY 15]

Veterans Affairs, Ocala, FL

o Delivered direct ocular examinations to a high volume of geriatric patients. o Provided care and management for chronic dry eyes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, hypertensive retinopathy, and post-op cataract patients.

o Skill in use of optometric technology and interpretation of OCT, fundus photography, Optomap, topography, pachymetry, automatic phoroptor, and Humphrey visual field.

Walesby Vision Center, Tampa, FL

o Carried out in-office vision therapy sessions, performed perceptual and functional evaluations, assessed patients with amblyopia, strabismus, binocular, and accommodative visual disorders. o Participated in community school screenings.

Braverman Eye Center, Hallandale, FL

o Performed comprehensive eye exams in an ophthalmology/optometry practice. o Evaluated and co-managed patients undergoing ocular surgeries; such as cataracts and laser vision correction. o Shadowed an array of specialists: a neuro-ophthalmologist, corneal specialist, vitreal-retinal surgeons, glaucoma specialists, and cataract surgeons.

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Lorena Vision Center, Los Angeles, CA

o Examined eyes, using observation, instruments and pharmaceutical agents to determine visual acuity and to diagnose ocular diseases in a large Spanish speaking population.

o Educated and counseled clients on proper contact lens care and visual hygiene; prescribed, fitted and adjusted glasses. OPTOMETRY INTERSHIP [AUG 2011- MAY 2015]

The Eye Care Institute, Pomona, CA

Delivered patient care and received supervised instruction in a variety of clinical settings:

-Adult Primary Care Performed annual ocular health exams, wrote spectacle prescriptions, managed and

treated ocular manifestations of systemic disease, and provided referrals when necessary.

-Pediatric Primary Care Examined children age 0-16 yrs using a variety of peds equipment; delivered care for infants through InfantSEE program, participated in school screenings.

-Advanced Care Ocular Disease Provided treatment and management of glaucoma, macular degeneration,

diabetic and hypertensive, retinopathy, ocular trauma, and post-op cataract patients.

-Contact Lens Fitted soft spherical, toric, multifocal contacts, scleral lenses, and rigid gas permeable lenses.

-Vision Therapy Developed in-office vision therapy sessions, performed perceptual evaluations, assessed

amblyopia/strabismus cases, and binocular vision disorders.

-Low Vision and Rehabilitation Services Performed trial frame refractions, assisted patients in low vision device selection and training, including hand held magnifiers, CCTVs, and bioptic telescopes.

-Technology Proficient in skill and interpretation of OCT, fundus photography, Optos, anterior segment camera, topography, A&B ultrasound, pachymetry, and Humphrey visual field.

-Optical Assisted clients in proper frame and lens selection, repaired and adjusted frames and verified prescription. OTHER RELATED EXPERIENCE

Timothy Global Health, Monte Cristi, Dominican Republic [MAY 13]

• Collaborated with a multi-disciplinary medical team in providing free health care access and medicine to rural communities.

• Delivered vision and ocular eye exams to over 300 members. Dispensed prescription glasses, plano sunglasses, artificial tears, and coordinated referrals to those needing specialized care such as; cataracts, glaucoma and retinal pathology. Pomona Homeless and Community Outreach Program, Pomona, CA [AUG 2011]

• Coordinated and assisted in providing free meals and health clinic services to the local destitute community.

• Successfully delivered free refractive and eye health services to >300 patients. Eyecare Essentials, Bee Caves, TX [SEPT 10 - JUNE 11]

• Effectively handled incoming inquiries from clients at the Front Desk, by e-mail, and phone; quickly identified and ensured they were received and answered in a timely manner.

• Scheduled appointments, checked patients in and out, updated medical records, collected payments, verified insurance pre- authorizations the day before; no shows were contacted same day to reschedule.

• Ensured office equipment ran smoothly and properly, pre-screened patients and managed the contact lens inventory; notified patients when contact lens order were ready for dispense. Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami, FL [AUG 09 – JUNE 10]

• Provided superior volunteer support for a busy downtown optometric facility with a large Spanish speaking population.

• Played a key role in providing better provider-patient communication by assisting as a English-Spanish translator.

• Consistently dealt with confidential information and services; maintained the highest standard of discretion when handling caseloads concerning staff, and patients.

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