Bendigo Eye Clinic

Job Title: Orthoptist - Bendigo, VIC
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Bendigo, VIC
Date Advertised: 23/08/2021

Description: Background:

Bendigo Eye Clinic is a comprehensive, fast paced ophthalmology practice that has been providing professional eye care services in Bendigo and greater Central Regional Victoria regions for over 27 years. Our clinic provides services for a range of general ophthalmological conditions including cataract, medical retina, glaucoma, paediatrics, ocular motility and oculoplastics.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly motivated orthoptist to join our team of five ophthalmologists, orthoptists and medical receptionists. The role is offered as a permanent full-time position, starting mid- September 2021 (negotiable)

Main duties and responsibilities include but not limited to:

- Preliminary work up and orthoptic assessments
- Perform ocular diagnostic tests: Visual Fields, OCT, fundus photography, Atlas topography, FFA, biometry (IOL Master and contact ultrasound)
- Ocular motility and paediatric vision assessments
- Intraocular lens calculations
- Assist in minor procedures, injections, etc
- Other admin duties: assist with patient reception, appointment bookings, phone calls, finalise accounts, etc
- Travel with ophthalmologists to consult in one of our outreach clinics in Echuca, Kyabram, Castlemaine, Swan Hill and Woodend.


The applicant will need to have tertiary qualification in Orthoptics (or close to completing orthoptic degree) as well as the following:

– Excellent communication skills, customer service and patient care
– Strong organisational and time management skills
– Punctuality, reliability, efficiency and competency in clinical skills
– Flexibility in working hours between 7.30-18.00 (Mon-Fri) dependent on our ophthalmologists’ schedules
– Ability to work efficiently under pressure in a busy, fast-paced environment
– Ability to work well in a team and autonomously

The position will be subject to a six-month probationary period. Salary will be according to Victoria Orthoptic award plus additional bonus and superannuation benefits.

New graduates are encouraged to apply as further training will be provided.

Contact Details: For further information regarding this position, please don't hesitate to contact Ms Han Nguyen via phone 03 5441 1622 or email:

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to Han Nguyen, head orthoptist via email:

Applications may also be submitted via the APPLY NOW eForm.