• 973 Meadow Lane, Henderson, NC 27536

Amber Parham

Optometrist

Summary

Optometrist with exceptional customer service skills and hands-on experience supporting the activities of the doctor and listening to and recording the medical history of patients. Strong administrative skills along with an understanding of the importance of vision care services. Solid ability to improve visual standards of patients leveraging excellent time management skills and a passion for improving patients sight. Proficient in utilizing technology to perform comprehensive patient assessments and evaluate solutions to facilitate impaired eyesight. Possess skills of diagnosing, managing and treating ocular diseases and knowledge of proper referrals when necessary.

Work History

Work History

Clinical Intern

Feb 2016 - May 2016
MyEyeDr with Dr. Osama Said                                           (Raleigh, NC)     
  • Disease site
  • Provided routine eye examinations to patients
  • Formulated diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Learned billing and coding for insurance
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal
  • Efficient with Examwriter

Clinical Intern

Nov 2015 - Feb 2016
The Eye Institute                                                                             (Philadelphia, PA)
  • Specialized in low vision services for 3 months
  • Provided care in retina, neuro, glaucoma, primary care, pediatrics, oculoplastics, emergency, contact lens and anterior segment departments
  • Vision screenings at Head Start
  • Provided exam to special populations
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal
  • Efficient with Compulink

Clinical Intern

Aug 2015 - Nov 2015
Bayfront Eyecare with Dr. David Cage                             (Erie, PA) 
  • Contact lens site
  • Handled special cases like fitting Keratoconus
  • Provided routine eye examinations to patients
  • Formulated diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Learned billing and coding for insurance
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal

Clinical Intern

May 2015 - Aug 2015
Charlotte Veterans Administration Health Care Center (Charlotte, NC)
  • Provided routine eye examinations to patients
  • Formulated diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Participated in reading CT and MRI scans, ordering blood work and lab tests as well as collected corneal and conjunctival scrapings
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal
  • Efficient with CPRS

Clinical Intern

Feb 2015 - May 2015
Dr. Barry Morrison                                                      (Martinsburg, WV)
  • Provided routine eye examinations to patients
  • Formulated diagnosis and treatment plans
  • Learned billing and coding for insurance
  • Efficient with RevolutionEHR

Summer Clerkship/Clinical Intern

Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
Thorp Bailey Weber Eye Associates with Dr. Philip Kosvitch (Plymouth Meeting, PA)
  • Pre-tested patients for doctor
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal
  • Aided in optical with glasses adjustments and frame selection

Optometric Technician

Feb 2008 - May 2012
Eye Care Associates with Dr. Brian Jackson and Dr. Gail Long (Wilmington, NC)
  • Pre-tested patients for the doctor
  • Performed visual fields, topography, OCT and taught contact lens insertion and removal
  • Helped in optical on occasion
  • Ordered contact lenses for patients

Education

Education

Doctor of Optometry

Aug 2012 - May 2016
Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Bachelor of Science in Biology and Chemistry Minor

Aug 2006 - Dec 2009
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Professional Memberships

  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development (2014-Present)
  • American Optometric Student Association (2012- Present)
  • NOSA (2012-Present)

Awards

Graduating with Honors of Magna Cum Laude from Pennsylvania College of Optometry

  • Clinical honors in all 5 externship sites
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better

Graduated with Honors of Magna Cum Laude from University of North Carolina at Wilmington

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.70 or better

References

Available upon request.