Melbourne Eye Surgeons

Job Title: Orthoptist - Malvern, VIC
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Malvern, VIC
Date Advertised: 6/08/2021

Description: We are seeking an enthusiastic part-time (2 days per week) orthoptist for a busy small practice in Malvern to assist our 2 Ophthalmologists.

Clinic Specialties include:
Cataract assessment and treatment
Glaucoma Management
Medical Retina
Paediatrics and Strabismus
General Ophthalmology

Orthoptist responsibilities include but are not limited to:
General ophthalmic assessments including history taking, subjective refraction, vertometry, IOP measurement
Ocular motility and binocular vision assessment of both children and adults
OCT (Spectralis)
Humphrey Visual Field Testing
Biometry (IOL Master 700)
Setting up and assisting with minor surgical procedures including intravitreal injections
Some administration duties including surgical preparation
Answering patient enquiries

Position requirements:
An Orthoptics qualification
Professional Indemnity Insurance
registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board (AOB)
current Working With Children Check (WWCC)
Effective time management, priority management and problem solving skills
Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Experience in ocular motility and paediatric vision assessment will be highly regarded; however an interest and willingness to learn these skills will certainly be taken into consideration

Training can be provided on equipment as required.

New and recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

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