Retinal Screener & Ophthalmic Technician
Counties Manukau DHB
Manukau, Auckland Region, New Zealand
4d ago
source : Auckland Health Jobs

Permanent Full time

1.0FTE comprising of 0.5FTE Community RetinalScreening and 0.5FTE Ophthalmic Technician)

Remuneration as per MECA guidelines

We have a vacancy within the EyeDepartment for a Retinal Screener and Ophthalmic Technician

Areyou looking for a change? Wanting a newchallenge? Join our dynamic team and work in a fast-paced, never a dullmoment’ environment.

This position is a joint appointment with theHospital and Community based eye teams; you will work equal time in the communityand hospital teams.

In the community you will be undertaking diabetes retinalscreening to assess and report on the eyes of people livingwith diabetes.

You will be attending different locations across the CM Healthcatchment each week, bringing variety to your day. Within the Hospital team you will be responsible for conducting visual function evaluations of patients, incoordination with the Consultants, with a goal of providing accurate, efficientand a high standard optometric and other ophthalmic assessments.

We are looking for a highly motivated team memberwho demonstrates empathy, is willing to undertake training and learn newskills, be able to work well within a culturally diverse environment and havegood computer, administrative and time management skills.

In return you will have a unique opportunity toexpand and develop a broad range of technical expertise and work with some ofthe latest technology in a friendly and very supportive team of professionals.

Training in all areas will be provided. Thepreferred applicant, while they may not have worked in healthcare before, musthave a passion to learn and to help others.

You need to have a full, clean driver’slicence in order to drive our fleet vehicles.

Essential :

  • Willingness to learn and engage
  • Desire to make a difference to our South AucklandCommunity
  • Full, clean driver’s licence
  • Excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills
  • Desired :

  • At least two years’ experience working in a healthcare setting
  • Related Health Qualification
  • Insight into diabetes
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