Do you have your eye on a broad and diverse range of cases not seen in the community setting?
We’re on the lookout for a flexible and passionate Orthoptist/Optometrist/Ophthalmic Technician to join us in the Ophthalmology Department at Christchurch Hospital, the largest public hospital on the South Island!
Joining 2 Optometrists and 3 Orthoptists, you will work closely with our highly skilled and specialised Ophthalmologists with specific interests in Vitreoretinal and Neuro-ophthalmology among others. You’ll see a wide diversity of clinical practice and exposure to eye pathology not available in the community setting.
You’ll have hands on experience with a wide range of technical equipment, which will see you transition easily into our busy team. We’re actively involved in paediatric and adult strabismus assessments, cataract assessments – IOL master and ultrasound biometry, Visual Fields (Goldmann and Humphrey), corneal topography, OCT, general ophthalmic duties, auditing and research practices.
This permanent role is for 24 hours per week. The specific arrangement of these hours will be discussed and mutually agreed upon.
If you’re up for a new challenge, we want to hear from you!
Enquiries should be directed to Heather Ewing, Recruitment Specialist on email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications are only accepted online so please visit our website at www.careers.cdhb.govt.nz to complete an application and download a position description.
Thank you for your time and attention!
Recruitment Specialist – Allied Health, Technical, and Scientific
People and Capability Services
Canterbury District Health Board and West Coast District Health Board
T: DDI 03 337 7920 Ext 66920 | E: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
Recruitment, The Princess Margaret Hospital, Cashmere Road | PO Box 1600 | Christchurch | New Zealand
www.cdhb.health.nz | www.westcoastdhb.org.nz
Values – A matou uara
Care and respect for others - Manaaki me te kotua I etahi | Integrity in all we do - Hapai i a matou mahi katoa i ruka i te pono | Responsibility for outcomes - Kaiwhakarite i ka hua.
Part Time, Location flexible
With over 300 employees and around 2,000 volunteers the Blind Foundation is New Zealand’s leading provider of services and support to people who are blind or have low vision. Celebrating our 125th last year, we are one of New Zealand’s most trusted and iconic Not for Profit organisations. We need an Orthoptist to join us. You will help the organisation achieve our vision of empowering and supporting New Zealanders who are blind or who have low vision.
We are seeking a qualified orthoptist with a particular interest in low vision rehabilitation to join the client service team at the Blind Foundation.
This role will work alongside our senior orthoptist to ensure delivery of high quality clinical advice and teaching, as well as becoming involved in service delivery and service improvement initiatives. It is essential that the applicant is currently in practice and has some familiarity with the area of disability.
Key responsibilities of this role include:
If you believe you have what we are looking for, we would love to hear from you! Please submit a formal application below through our Careers Portal, where you can also view the position description. If you have any questions please contact our Recruitment Team on 09 355 6565.
Applications close Friday 8 April 2016.
While the Blind Foundation welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages people who are blind or who have low vision to apply for roles within the organisation, please note that for this particular position of Orthoptist, only suitably matched candidates will be considered for the position.
Join the Blind Foundation’s Client Services Team and see the difference you could make to people who are blind or have low vision.
Review of current strabismus knowledge and practice, including discussion of new techniques and case presentations.
Friday 4 March & Saturday 5 March 2016
Ella Latham Lecture Theatre, Ground Floor
Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
50 Flemington Rd
Parkville, VIC, Australia
Optional Nystagmus Symposium
Sunday 6 March 2016 (9am to 12:30pm)
Education Precinct, First Floor
Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
To register here, follow the link
An enthusiastic Orthoptist to work with two other full time Orthoptists in a purpose built Ophthalmology department. We work alongside a team of 36 consultants, 4 specialising in paediatrics, 4 in ocular plastics and 2 in adult strabismus.
The duties will include general orthoptic clinics, adult motility, an orthoptic/optometry clinic and support of the acute ophthalmology service. This position may involve visual field assessment, tonometry, and biometry and keratometry in the pre-operative work up of cataract patients.
Clinical teaching experience would also be desirable as we actively participate in teaching sessions for doctors, nurses and optometry students. Practical knowledge of A scans, K readings, tonometry, Humphrey Visual Fields and Microsoft Access Database would be advantageous but not essential. At least three year's clinical experience is required.
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This is a six month fixed term full time position, working from Monday to Friday. There may be possibility of extension with reduced hours for the successful candidate.
Come and join an organisation that is committed to the professional development of their employees. Apply online at www.careers.adhb.govt.nzand quote job reference number 090587 to attach your CV and covering letter.
For assistance with your online application please contact Jade Cowley, Recruitment Consultant on email email@example.com
Closing date: 21st February 2016
Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. As this position will be occasionally in contact with persons under 17 years of age this position has been deemed as a Core Children's Worker as defined by the Act.
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