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Optometrist at St. Edmunds Eye Hospital

St Edmund’s is a premier clinic and hospital established in 1965 to provide ophthalmology care in Nigeria.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Optometrist

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • As an Optometrist you will be expected use to your skills to provide high-quality vision care to our patients.
  • You will also be responsible for conducting eye examinations, prescribing corrective lenses, and determining patients’ visual alertness.

 

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree
  • Current license to operate
  • Demonstrates leadership activities; able to work under stressful situation; and possesses well developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Participate in the implementation of patient education, clinical support and community outreach programs
  • Must be able to able to evaluate the results of a variety of diagnostic tests and decide on the best course of treatment for a patient
  • Must be able to clearly explain eye-care instructions to their patients, as well as answer patients’ questions.
  • Customer service oriented with excellent analytical and communication skills
  • In-depth knowledge of eye-related disorders, conditions, and treatment.
  • Flexible, team player, and critical thinker.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform thorough routine eye inspections including visual acuity measurement, refractions, Eye pressure measurement and so on
  • Identify patient’s visual alertness, field of vision, and hand-eye coordination.
  • Diagnose sight problems, such as nearsightedness and color blindness.
  • Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
  • Prescribe corrective lenses and medications
  • Contact lens fitting and Focimetry
  • Take detailed medical histories for all patients, including current and past prescription medications
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Deadline: 15th July, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: recruitment@hrexng.com using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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