Bayside Eye Specialists

Job Title: Orthoptist - Brighton East, VIC
Job Type: Part Time
Location: Brighton East, Melbourne, VIC
Date Advertised: 16/03/2024

Description: This is a fantastic opportunity to work with eleven dedicated well-respected consulting Ophthalmologists. Become a valued member of our supportive, collegial team of Orthoptists and Medical Administrators.

Bayside Eye Specialists is a busy, well established and renovated practice with state of the art equipment located in Brighton East. The practice is located close to public transport and free parking is available.

Consulting ophthalmologists provide care for all sub specialities of Ophthalmology including cataract, glaucoma, cornea, medical and surgical retina, lid surgery, strabismus, refractive and general ophthalmology.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and friendly Orthoptist with excellent time management skills and a strong work ethic to join our team of Orthoptists. Attention to detail, empathy and excellent interpersonal skills are central to success in this role.

Job Requirements:
To be a successful candidate for this role you will have:
Tertiary qualification in Orthoptics as recognised by the Australian
Orthoptic Association
Registration with the Australian Orthoptic Board
Excellent communication skills
Friendly, professional and reliable attributes

Duties will include:
General Orthoptic assessment including visual acuity testing and
Tonometry (Goldman and Perkins)
Perimetry (Zeiss Humphrey visual fields)
Optical Coherence Tomography
Biometry Optical (IOL Master 700) and Ultrasound (Contact A-scan)
Topography (Pentacam)
Retinal photography (including fluorescein angiography) using Zeiss
Set up and assistance with in room procedures (intravitreal
injections/minor procedures)
Orthoptic-led corneal cross linking
Patient counselling
Ocular motility assessments for adult and paediatric strabismus
Administrative duties (auditing, IOL calculations + ordering, stock
control, sterilisation of ophthalmic equipment)

New graduates and experienced orthoptists are encouraged to apply.

Contact Details: For further information or to apply, please contact Lara Sullivan, Practice Manager or (03) 9596 7440

Applications may also be submitted via the APPLY NOW eForm.