Sample Optometrist Resume

An optometrist resume should focus on the applicant's experience, training, and readiness to accept employment. All optometrist resumes should mention all of the above, as shown in the following example.

Gerald Job-hunter, O.D.
543 Grandview Avenue
Any Town, USA 9999
Home: (888) 888-8888
Cell: (888) 888-7777


A position as an Optometrist


Trained and licensed, detail-oriented, technical abilities, excellent communication and patient skills


Optometrist, 2000 to present:

Big City Optometry, Big City, USA.

Primary duties included examining, diagnosing and medically treating eye diseases, injuries, and disorders of the visual system and recommending appliances such as glasses or contact lenses, as appropriate.

Associate Optometrist, 1998-2000:

Peterson Optometric Group, Major Town, USA.

Diagnosed and treated eye diseases, disorders, and injuries of the visual system in conjunction with the senior optometrist, Dr. Carolyn Neufeld.



Any City University, 1997, Any City, USA

Licensed by National Board of Examiners in Optometry, 1997


American Association of Optometrists

President 2004

NOTE: When writing an optometrist resume of your own use this condensed version as a sample for creating a complete one. Remember that potential employers look for specifics related to the job they want to fill. Include those details in your optometrist resume.