An optometry receptionist resume that focuses on accomplishments never goes unread. Remember that your job responsibilities are not nearly as important as your accomplishments are. While your resume should be complete in every sense – even job responsibilities need to be properly outlined and explained – it is your accomplishments and skills that will make your resume shine.

Take a look at the following resume sample that is accomplishments and qualifications-dependent.


Optometry Receptionist Resume Sample


Dianne Ross

493 Street 11| Forrest City, AR 72358 | (000) 154-7454 | dianros @ email . com


Performance Summary: Results-oriented and dedicated receptionist with over 5 year’s progressive experience in working at the front desk of a busy optometry facilities. Proficient in pre-testing patients’ vision, managing schedules, educating clients, assisting them in frame selections and creating and maintaining updated records of patients. A friendly and approachable individual who has a great ability to calm patients by soothing their fears, and through provision of exceptional first contact services.


– Glasses Adjustment and Repairing– Appointments Follow-up
– Examination Room Preparation– Office Inventory Maintenance
– COmmunication– Customer Service
– Optical Sales– Office Equipment Maintenance
– Insurance Liaison– Recordkeeping
– Billing Assistance– Vendor Relations

• Suggested introduction of pre-tests (at arrival) for each patient, increasing the optometrist’s time in handling diagnosis
• Streamlined the appointments scheduling by introducing a novel scheduling system which required an online, pre-visit registration
• Increased patients’ interest in in-house frames by introducing a funky line of eye glasses
• Decreased costs of obtaining branded eye glasses by 55% by procuring the services of a local supplier


Optometry Receptionist
Optimum Vision Care, Forrest City, AR | 6/2014 – Present

• Schedule appointments over the telephone and in person, and provide patients with reminders through follow-up calls
• Handle cancellations and open slots by incorporating patients from wait lists or those with emergencies
• Greet patients as they arrive at the facility and assist them in filling out registration forms
• Take patients’ information such as names, ages, addresses and contact numbers and ensure that they are properly recorded in the system
• Verify patients’ insurance information and provide them with clarity on coverage and co-pays

Optometry Receptionist
Sava Opticians, Forrest City, AR | 5/2012 – 6/2014

• Performed pre-tests to determine vision preliminaries and attach findings with patients’ files
• Assisted patients in choosing frames for eye glasses and handling contact lenses
• Maintained supplies of eyeglass frames and contact lenses
• Contacted vendors before the low stock alert sounds
• Efficiently calculated co-pays and retail bills and processed payments

Optometry Intern
Look See Optics, Forrest City, AR| 2/2011 – 5/2012

• Provided information regarding services of the facility and answered any service-related queries that patients may have
• Ensured that the front desk was manned during the time when optometry receptionist was performing pre-tests
• Serviced telephone calls by responding to requests for information and handling scheduling duties
• Cleaned and sanitized waiting areas and examination rooms

High School Diploma – 2009
The Forrest High School, Forrest City, AR