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OPHTHALMIC NURSE / OPHTHALMIC TECHNICIAN
Category: Health
Description:
Applications are invited to fill the position of Ophthalmic Nurse/Ophthalmic Technician in a busy doctor’s (Ophthalmologist) office in Kingston.
The successful candidate will assist the Ophthalmologist in areas of patient care and general office administration. Duties include:

• all day to day administrative functions such as scheduling appointments and follow-up visits, assisting with patient queries, liaising with insurance companies and suppliers/service providers, ordering supplies
• preparing the patient for examination, assisting in procedures, performing vision and diagnostic tests (e.g. tonometry, biometry, visual fields, OCT), ordering and maintaining inventory and assisting in the efficient office flow
• Overseeing staff and coordinating activities to enable the smooth flow of the office
• Instructing patients on medication, tests and procedures

Additional on-the-job training will be provided. Prior experience working in a medical facility is preferred. Operating theatre experience would be an asset.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only short-listed applicants will be contacted.
Qualifications:
Required Experience and Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will:
• Be reliable, very organized, proactive, highly self-motivated and willing to learn.
• Be a licensed Registered Nurse OR a practical nurse with scrub technician training
• Have at least two (2) years’ work experience in the nursing field
• Be extremely efficient and detail-oriented. Excellent time management and organizational skills are required.
• Demonstrate strong knowledge of aseptic and sterile techniques and patient safety
• Have excellent critical thinking skills
• Be a great team player with excellent communication and computer skills.
• Must have an excellent command of English, both written and verbal.
• Competent in Microsoft (word and excel)
Deadline: September 14, 2021

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Email: ophthalmicdoctor2018@gmail.com
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Ad Post Date: 2021-09-06

 

 

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