We are looking for an Orthoptist to join our team to provide assistance to the Ophthalmologists, including 3 paediatric Ophthalmologists, covering all ophthalmic sub-specialties.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a high performing team and make a real difference to our patients.
About the role:
Auckland Eye are looking for a responsible, organised and dedicated team member, whose values align with the Auckland Eye values of Integrity, Respect and Collaboration. You will join a team of dedicated staff, in a premier medical business. This position reports to the Technical Coordinator and is responsible for providing orthoptic and ophthalmic technical assistance to clinicians. The successful candidate will be involved with both orthoptic and technical assessments including biometry, photography and retinal scanning, all with leading-edge technology. There is also potential for involvement in Clinical Research trials.
Working within our practices and protocols of quality and high standards, your main areas of focus will be:
Assist patients attending clinics, providing information to them and explaining procedures undertaken
Update and maintain clinical records in accordance with standards.
Work as part of a team in a busy environment
Measuring of visual acuities and performing various other tests as required
Taking patient histories
Assisting with small procedures
Assisting with all other duties that contribute to the smooth running of the clinics
You will need to be legally able to work in NZ. You will also have:
Professional Orthoptic qualifications
1-3 years Orthoptic experience
Ability to work unsupervised and communicate with people in a friendly and professional manner.
Flexibility with working hours
Preferred but not essential:
Previous experience in the use of OCT machines, visual field testing and biometry