SMS Healthcare

Job Title: Orthoptist - Brookvale & Darlinghurst, NSW
Job Type: Contract
Location: Brookvale & Darlinghurst, NSW
Date Advertised: 15/03/2024

Description: At the Sydney Eye Clinic we pride ourselves on our award-winning laser technology and offer the most advanced laser eye surgery and vision technologies available. As specialists in cataracts and laser eye surgery, our highly skilled doctors use world-class technology with the latest and safest blade-free laser eye surgery techniques, designed to reduce the risk of complications whilst delivering outstanding results for our patients.
Our professional and experienced medical team have helped over 25,000 patients improve their vision since 1996.

The Role:

Exciting opportunities have become available for qualified Orthoptists and new graduates to join our Eye Clinic team based in the Northern Beaches and Darlinghurst. We are currently seeking an Orthoptist to join our team in a full time 12 month fixed term contract. Working Monday to Friday between the hours of 6am - 6pm across both our Brookvale and Darlinghurst sites.

The successful candidate will work in close collaboration with a team of 8 ophthalmologists in order to provide high level patient care and satisfaction. Our ophthalmologists specialise in a wide variety of ophthalmic areas such as Refractive (Advanced Surface Laser and lensectomy), cataract, Retinal/Vitreo-retinal, glaucoma, macula and general.

The successful candidate will join us in striving to expand our clinics and be wholeheartedly interested in patient care and satisfaction whilst also assisting this company with its goal of providing Accessible and Affordable Health Care to the people of Australia.

Key Responsibilities:

Orthoptic work-ups;
Refractions (automated phoropter & digital charts), VA, IOP checks (Goldmann and iCare tonometer)
OCT / OCT fluorescein angiography / fundus camera
Visual assessment and clinical history
Topography (orbscan/pentacam)
Ultrasound (A-Scan and immersion)
Humphrey Visual Fields
Wavefront aberrometry (Schwind)
Specular microscopy
Laser suitability screening
Assistance in procedures: intravitreal injections, chalazion removal etc.

In order to be successful in this role you will have:

A Bachelors or Masters Degree in Health Science or relevant Orthoptics qualifications
Knowledge and experience in refractive surgery (preferred)
A professional and enthusiastic individual with time management, organizational and problem-solving skills
The ability to work independently as well as working as an essential member of a cohesive team
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
If this role is suitable to your skills and previous experience, please apply now!

Contact Details: For further enquiries regarding this position or to apply, please email

Applications may also be submitted via the APPLY NOW eForm.