EyeVision Canberra

Job Title: Orthoptist / Ophthalmic Assistant - Canberra, ACT
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Braddon, Canberra, ACT
Date Advertised: 22/02/2023

Description: We are an established ophthalmology practice seeking an orthoptist to join our friendly practice team in Braddon, Canberra. Being a small team with 2 doctors, we have a reputation for being a close and supportive team. We highly value the relationships we have with each team member and recognise this underpins our ability to deliver individual, quality care to every patient.

We see all general ophthalmology needs and our doctors subspecialise in oculoplastics and in neuro-ophthalmology. Our rooms are fully equipped with the latest equipment and includes a procedure room for minor surgeries including intravitreal injections, excisions, biopsies and some plastics procedures. We are centrally located in the dynamic and vibrant Braddon area with staff parking available on site.

This is a fulltime role or would also suit 2 part-time orthoptists with complementary days. We are open to a flexible work arrangement supporting a healthy work/life balance.

Responsibilities include:
- General patient assessment incl: history taking, visual acuity, IOP, refraction, ocular motility
- Visual Field, OCT, IOL Master and calculations
- Retinal photography and fluorescein angiography
- Sterilisation, preparing procedure room and assisting with minor procedures
- Managing clinical supplies
- Triaging of referrals

Job Requirements:
- Tertiary qualifications in orthoptics preferred
- Experienced orthoptists or new graduates are encouraged to apply
- However, previous ophthalmic assisting experience is also highly valued, further training will be provided

- Excellent communication and patient skills.
- Strong time management and efficiency in busy environment
- Friendly, professional, reliable key member of small team
- Flexibility with days and work hours highly desirable

Contact Details: For more information or to apply, please email to: eyevisionjobs@gmail.com

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