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Job Title:

Senior Orthoptist - Hobart, TAS

Job Description:

Would you like to work in beautiful Tasmania? The Tasmani-
an Health Service is seeking interest for a Senior Orthoptis-
t vacancy to work with our friendly team of ophthalmologists
and trainees. Tasmania offers an envious lifestyle
with some of the most amazing natural attractions, a wide range
of opportunities, quality education systems, short commutes,
exceptional food, wine and local beer. Hobart is a beautiful
city which is easily accessible from other major cities
in Australia. If moving interstate, we recognise this can
be a big decision and the right candidate may be eligible for
relocation support. Vacancy: Fixed term, full-time, day
work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing June 2021
for approximately 12 months. Please note that part time hours
may be considered. Duties: You will play a pivotal
role as the lead Orthoptist working independently and alongside
Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic nurses, and Allied health
Assistants. The successful candidate will provide a senior
level orthoptic clinical assessment and treatment to out-patient-
s and referred in-patients. Duties will include assessment
of paediatric and adult strabismus, triaging paediatric
referrals, visual field testing, biometry assessment, OCT imaging
and patient screening. The job will suit an Orthoptist
with experience in paediatric and adult ocular motility.
But also, a highly motivated Orthoptist looking to improve
their ocular motility and strabismus knowledge and skills.
Training and support will be provided prior to commencement
for the right candidate. The Tasmanian Health Service offers: -
Attractive salary including salary packaging A multi-di-
sciplinary work environment Family friendly workplace
Relocation support for the right candidate Salary:
$94,469 to $111,765 p.a. plus superannuation and access to salary
packaging. Please note that access to salaries beyond
$105,158 is subject to completion of a relevant Graduate
Diploma or application to the personal upgrade scheme in accordanc-
e with Schedule 8 of the Allied Health Professionals Public
Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019 So what are you
waiting for! If you have a can-do attitude and a passion for
orthoptics, we'd like to talk to you today! Applications
close: Sunday 2 May 2021 at 11:55pm

Date Advertised:

19/04/2021

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