Northern Sydney Cataract

Job Title: Orthoptist /Full time, part time or casual - Northbridge, NSW
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Northbridge, NSW
Date Advertised: 9/05/2024


Description: Job Type: Full Time, Part Time, Casual
Location: Northbridge, NSW

Description: Northern Sydney Cataract is a modern boutique ophthalmic practice on the Lower North Shore. Our Ophthalmologists are well-respected, ethical and caring leaders in the field. We specialise in a broad range of subspecialties: cataract surgery, surgical and medical retina, oculoplastic surgery, glaucoma and neuro-ophthalmology. We are independently owned and operated. Our main priority is providing patient care of the highest quality.

We are seeking a caring orthoptist to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a new graduate or an experienced orthoptist who is looking to join a great team. We currently have 3 full time orthoptists. You will be providing support for 6 consulting Ophthalmic Surgeons.

Essential criteria:

You must be a team player with excellent communication skills and possess the ability to be proactive and to work autonomously in a busy environment. You must have strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills. Strong interpersonal skills and a high level of professionalism are key in being successful in this role.

The position involves vision assessment, history taking and the following tests:
Humphrey visual field
Heidelberg OCT
Optos ultra-widefield imaging
IOL Master 700
Corneal specular microscopy
Pentacam corneal topography

The role involves assisting with intravitreal injections and minor procedures. Apart from clinical duties, the successful applicant should be comfortable with administrative duties including working at the reception desk, patient bookings, organising theatre lists, and medical correspondence dispatch.

The hours and days are flexible (Monday to Friday) and the successful candidate will be able fit in with the other orthoptic staff to fill the required clinic hours.

This is your opportunity to become a valued member of a highly dedicated team of professionals committed to providing excellent patient care. This role is available for an immediate start.

What we can do for you:

excellent remuneration
excellent conditions
full training will be provided
friendly and experienced team
generous holidays over the Christmas period


Contact Details: For further information regarding this position or to apply please contact Dorota Opiela, Business / Practice Manager via email dorota@nscataract.com.au or ph: 02 9958 0552.

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