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  • Posted: Oct 18, 2021
    Deadline: Oct 30, 2021
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  • The Eye foundation hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist Eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists. Over the past 20 years, we have been helping with the fight ag...
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    Optometrist

    Location: Ijebu Imushin, Ogun

    Report To: Head Optometrist & Medical Director

    Job Summary

    • The Optometrists will be responsible for examining, diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the visual system, eye diseases, and injuries.
    • You will prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed, diagnose problems or impairments and provide treatment.
    • The Optometrist will interact with patient and staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
    • Strong decision making ability and attention to detail are important in this position.

    Responsibilities
    Your duties shall include, but not limited to the following:

    • Perform vision tests and analyze results
    • Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses
    • Examine patients’ eyes courteously using observation, instruments, equipment and pharmaceutical agents.
    • In charge of the day to day running of the optical department, keeping and providing record of activities.
    • Administering, organizing and planning the development of the practice.
    • Communicating with patients to get detailed case histories
    • Examining the eyes of patients of all ages to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality or vision defects.
    • Being aware of signs and symptoms of general health conditions (e.g. hypertension, asthma, ulcer, diabetes e.t.c).
    • Refer patients to ophthalmologists if eye problems are beyond scope of practice.
    • Offering advice to patients and reassuring them about vision-related matters.
    • Offering help and advice for patients choosing frames and lenses.
    • Liaising with other medical practitioners and sometimes sharing the care of patients with chronic ophthalmic conditions.
    • Meeting sales targets with regard to selling spectacles or contact lenses.
    • Undertaking continuing education and training (CET).
    • Managing staff, including dispensing opticians and clerical staff, and training junior staff.
    • Managing the retail aspects of spectacles, contact lenses and other vision care products.
    • Participate in outreaches.
    • Ensure that all consumables needed are available and on time.
    • Work with other team members to coordinate the camp/hospital
    • Generate various reports.
    • Drive business growth in your unit.
    • Ensure all equipment’s are well used and maintained.
    • Provide innovation solutions.
    • Advising the management on new development in the eye care industry.
    • You will be required to work at our other branches from time to time.
    • You shall report to the Lead Optometrist or other assigned superior on daily basis, and carry out assignments given that will uphold the values of the department.
    • All other duties assigned by the Lead Optometrist and SHL Management.

    Qualifications

    • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree
    • Minimum of two years’ experience as an Optometrist in a recognized Eye hospital.
    • Must be computer savvy.
    • Must possess a valid license.

    Skills and Competencies:

    • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
    • Good decision making.
    • Team Building.
    • Ability to Multitask.
    • Planning and Coordination.
    • Marketing skills is key for the role.
    • Time Management.
    • Spectacle skills
    • Must be able to refract.

    Core Values

    • Accountability
    • Resourcefulness
    • Ethics
    • Flexibility
    • Respectful Engagement
    • Empathy.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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