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  • Posted: Sep 29, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 15, 2022
  • 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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    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.

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

    • Perform vision tests and analyse results.
    • Promote eye health by counselling 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 equipments 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.


    • Possess a Bachelor's Degree
    • Must have a valid practicing License
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Optometry is required.

    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

    Computer Savvy Skills:

    • Must be an intermediate level user of Microsoft office suite {Word, Excel and PowerPoint}

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    Optical Manager

    Job Summary

    • Optical Manager is responsible for operation of the store, keeping the store profitable and well-organized to ensure a pleasing experience for our customers. In addition, the Optical Manager delivers excellence in sales performance.

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

    • Supervise and coordinate all customer related activities.
    • Drive the delivery of quality care to patients.
    • Generation of Reports.
    • You are required to visit other branches as the need arises.
    • Entering of the optical daily sales of all branches in quick book.
    • Preparation of monthly sales report with the line manager at the end of the month.
    • Reconciliation of invoices from various optical labs with the order placed and receipts at the end of the month.
    • Assisting the optometrist in attending to patients.
    • Assisting patients in choosing frames and lenses option.
    • Stock reconciliation at the end of the month.
    • Follow up on glasses ordered from the laboratory.
    • Ordering and collection of contact lenses when needed.
    • Preparation of HMO report at the end of the month for the accounting and audit department.
    • General report on sales.
    • General administrative work in optical department.
    • Receiving and assisting patients in accessing the appropriate optical services.
    • Providing effective clerical services and also attending to phone calls.
    • Any other duties as assigned by your supervisor and Management.


    • A Bachelor's Degree in any relevant field, especially in Humanities and Social Sciences
    • A minimum of 2 years working experience in a relevant field.
    • A prior customer service experience is an added advantage.
    • Must be computer savvy.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should forward CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.

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