Overview

Halcom Management Services are looking for dynamic, customer-focussed personnel for a new state of the art hospital facility in Accra, Ghana scheduled to open in the second quarter 2021.

 

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Facilities and services provided include emergency unit, surgical, medical, paediatric and maternity wards, cath lab, urology, renal, ophthalmology, theatres, radiology, pathology, physiotherapy, pharmacy and diet therapy. Job Title: Optometrist

 

SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Provision of high quality vision care. Prescribe, fit, and adjust eyeglasses, contact lenses, and other vision aids. Diagnose diseases and anomalies and identify and assess eye defects.
• Recommend appropriate patient follow-up and care options.
• Answer questions and provide advice to patients regarding vision and optical issues. Document and record and maintain records and treatment plans.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

• Perform thorough routine eye inspections using observation, pharmaceutical agents and instruments
• Diagnose diseases and anomalies such as colour blindness or glaucoma
• Identify and assess eye defects
• Identify patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
• Clearly document diagnosis and treatment plan and other pertinent information
• Maintain accurate medical files for all patients.
• Prescribe and fit vision aids such as contact lenses and eyeglasses
• Assist with surgeries and provide pre- and post-operative care
• Maintain communication with ophthalmology, optical and support staff in order to optimize quality clinical care and service
• Provide any necessary low-vision rehabilitation and vision therapy to improve visual issue
• Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.

 

Qualification Required & Experience

JOB REQUIREMENTS

• Degree in Optometry or equivalent
• Current registration with the relevant body or authority
• At least 2 years work experience as an optometrist.
• In-depth knowledge and understanding of eye related disorders and conditions
• Hands-on experience with eye examination tools, such as ophthalmoscope and tonometer
• Attention to detail
• Customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills, written and verbal.

Location: Accra

 

Application Procedures : How To Apply

  1. Interested and qualified persons should visit the : Halcom Management Services Recruitment Portal.
  2. Then fill the Halcom Management Services Recruitment form
  3. Upload your CV and required documents
  4. Then click on the submit button to submit