Eye & Laser Surgeons, Bondi Junction & Miranda ***AD UPDATED***

Job Title: Orthoptist / Orthoptic Assistant Bondi Junction and Miranda (FT/PT/Casual) ***AD UPDATED***
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Bondi Junction & Miranda, Sydney, NSW
Date Advertised: 22/03/2024

Description: Practice Profile:

Our fast-paced, dynamic practice with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment, is conveniently located in Bondi Junction and Miranda (both walking distance to bus/train interchanges). We cover general ophthalmology and a wide variety of subspecialty areas, including cataract & refractive surgery (LASIK, surface laser, implantable collamer lenses and refractive lens exchange), paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, Botox, medical retina, glaucoma, and corneal surgery (including transplants, intracorneal ring segments, corneal cross-linking, topo-guided PRK). Hence, there is a wide and varied range of clinical conditions and experience.

Position Profile:
This is an exciting opportunity for an orthoptist or orthoptic assistant, who will be working with the two ophthalmologists and an orthoptic team. We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated staff. The candidate must be a team player, with good communication skills and phone manner. You will work in close collaboration with the ophthalmologists. We are looking for a dedicated, friendly professional whose primary focus is patient care. The successful candidate will join us in striving to expand our clinics and be wholeheartedly interested in patient care and satisfaction.

Skills and experience desired but not essential:
Bachelor of Health Science Degree / relevant Orthoptics qualification.
Demonstrated written, verbal and interpersonal skills.
Effective time management, priority management and problem-solving skills.
Flexibility able to adjust hours according to clinical needs.
Previous refractive surgery experience desirable, but not essential.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, time management and organisation skills, have a strong commitment to providing the highest level of patient care and be able to work independently, as well as working as an essential member of a cohesive team.

Role includes (depending on previous experience and training):

Patient history
Orthoptic work-ups
Refractions (automated phoropter & digital charts), VA, IOP checks (Goldmann and iCare tonometer)
Humphrey Visual Fields
Biometry (Lenstar)
Topography / Tomography. Corneal OCT tomography
Wavefront aberrometry
Specular microscopy
Spectral domain OCT / OCT angiography / fundus camera / Optos widefield imaging / imaging for fluorescein angiography
Hess tests and synoptophore
Paediatric and strabismus assessments
Assistance in procedures: intravitreal injections, collagen cross-linking, temporal artery biopsy etc
Assistance with Ultrasound A-scan (immersion and contact), anterior (UBM) and posterior segment B-scan
Work collaboratively with ophthalmologists, orthoptists and administration staff.
Business/Relationship development and management
Ad hoc administration support, as required.

Training will be provided. New graduates welcome (can apply in final year of training).

Candidates with an optometric background are also welcome to apply.

A Working With Children check and National Police Check will be needed prior to commencing.

Closing date: 5/4/2024 - APPLY NOW!

Contact Details: For further information, please contact Nadine
Eye & Laser Surgeons Ph: 02 93875300 or email: manager@eyeandlaser.com.au

Applications may also be submitted via the APPLY NOW! eForm.