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Optometrist - Namar Branch

Job Description and Requirements

JOB SUMMARY

Within the limits of his/her written clinical privileges, to manage patients for whom he/she is responsible to the highest attainable standard of care within the resources of Dallah Hospital by providing optometry services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Care of patients attending the Ophthalmology Surgery Outpatient Clinics under the guidance and supervision of the Head of Department, Consultant or Specialist.
  • Performs refraction, fitting and prescribes eyeglasses and / or soft and hard contact lenses.
  • Performs Cyclo Refraction for pediatric patients.
  • Performs LASIK and keratoconus screening.
  • Performs Visual Field test; driver’s license test and color vision test.
  • Performs Biometry / A-Scan or IOL calculation on patients.
  • Responsible for performing Topography and Pachymetry.
  • Assists the opthalmologists for B-Scan and / or Ultrasound.
  • Assists the opthalmologists by operating the Excimer Laser for LASIK, TRANS-PRK or PTK procedures.
  • Implements appropriate policies and procedures to achieve the hospital’s goals and objectives in pursuit of stnadards of care, quality / performance improvement.
  • Performs any other duties within range of his / her professional knowledge and skills as directed by Head of Department.

Education & Work Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science in Optometry or Doctor of Optometry    
  • 0 – 2  years experience

Specialized Knowledge/Experience/Skills

  • communication skills
  • Computer literate