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Tuesday, November 06, 2018

Dispensing Optician at Eye Foundation Hospital

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.

Reports To: Lab Manager/Optical Services Country Manager

Job Summary

  • The role of a dispensing optician will include dispensing and fitting spectacles and other optical aids, to both adults and children, working from the prescriptions written by optometrists and ophthalmologists.
Key Responsibilities
  • Interpret optical prescriptions written by optometrists or ophthalmologists.
  • Give advice to patients on lens type, frames and styling.
  • With further training, fit contact lenses and give advice on their care and use.
  • Take frame and facial measurements to ensure correct fit and positioning
  • Advise partially sighted patients on the use of low vision aids
  • Advise patients when adjustments or repairs to spectacles are needed
  • Check lenses on delivery to ensure that they meet the required specifications
  • Liaise with sales representatives from vision care product suppliers
  • Supervise and train trainee dispensing opticians.
  • Maximum of Ordinary National Diploma in Dispensing Optician.
  • A valid letter of registration as a dispensing optician.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in the same role.
  • Good Knowledge of Ophthalmic Instrument.
Skills and Competencies:
  • Ability to handle ophthalmic instruments
  • A strong commitment to customer care
  • Team Work
  • A flexible approach to work and the ability to adapt to change.
  • Self-motivation.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Must be computer Literate.
Method of Application

Applicants should send their CV's and suitability statement as a single attachment to:

  • The subject of the email should be the Position Title/Location and the CV/Suitability Statement should be saved in the applicant’s full name.
  • Kindly state how you heard about the role in the mail.
  • Eye Foundation Hospital Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Shortlisting will start as soon as we start receiving applications.
Deadline: 10th Nov., 2018

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