Advert Ref: RMQ871
Advert Title: Optometrist
Area: La Lucia, Durban
Advert Type: Full-Time
Working Hours: 40 Hours
Time Conditions: Dayshift
Salary: R28,000 - R53,000
Closing Date: 22 September 2023
We are searching for a talented and qualified Optometrist to join our growing practice. As the Optometrist, you will be expected to use your skills and knowledge to provide high-quality vision care to our patients. Your duties will include conducting eye examinations, prescribing corrective lenses, and determining patients’ visual alertness.
To qualify for this role, you must be state-licensed and possess in-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment. The ideal candidate will be customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills.
Perform thorough routine eye inspections.
Identify patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness and color blindness.
Prescribe corrective lenses and medications.
Maintain accurate medical files for all patients.
Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
Identify and assess eye defects and diseases such as diabetes and liver failure.
Record all diagnosis and treatment plans including transfers and therapeutic prescriptions.
Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree.
Must possess a state-issued license for O.D. and optometry.
A minimum of 2 years ‘experience as an Optometrist.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders and conditions.
Customer service oriented with excellent analytical skills.
Interested Applicants who meet the requirements may apply here on our website or use the email address of La Lucia Hospital HR Manager STELLA VAN ROOY [email@example.com]. Applicants will be conducted shortly, Should you not be contacted in 14 days of your application, Please consider your application unsuccessful and thank you for your interest in our healthcare group.