Retinal Screening / Ophthalmic Photographer
Medical and Elder Services (0.5FTE)
Working with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is about more than just a job. It's about enjoying coming to work every day, feeling challenged, trusted and supported, whilst enjoying living in a region that has a lifestyle unrivalled in New Zealand.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Photographer to join the Retinal Screening Service at Whangarei Hospital to carry out the photography of images of patients with Diabetes. This role will provide a patient centred service of completing the screening and delivering results at an accurate and professional standard.
Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau is committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and holds stewardship for equitable health outcomes for Māori as Tāngata Whenua as the highest priority.
This role is for a part time, permanent position working 20 hours per week. The hours of work are between 8.00am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
Tasks will include:
- Deliver services in accordance with the national and local guidelines, protocols and policies
- Facilitate the diabetes eye screening service for eligible patients Northland areas with a fixed site in Whangarei and mobile sites throughout Northland
- Work collaboratively with practices and community groups to reach those at risk who fail to attend our service
- Complete the required maintenance for equipment including that the database is up to date and correct
- Clinic photography for Fluorescein angiography fortnightly and weekly ROP retscans
To be successful in this role, you must have relevant health or customer service experience with a strong background in customer service or patient focused roles. You will have basic computer competency including Microsoft Word and Excel, and competent in database management.
Ideally you will have experience as Retinal Screening Photographer and knowledge of the retinal screening programme, however it is not essential to apply.
Full training and support will be provided to the successful candidates. You will have the opportunity to work alongside other health professionals and gain further knowledge and skills to advance your career in health.
A career with Te Whatu Ora Te Tai Tokerau will see you action meaningful change in the region we love, and in your professional development – all whilst enjoying everything the stunning North has to offer. You really can enjoy the best of both.
Our people live our Values:
Tangata I te tuatahi People First - People are central to all we do
Whakaute (tuku mana) Respect - We treat others as they would like to be treated
Manaaki Caring - We nurture those around us, and treat all with dignity and compassion
Whakawhitiwhiti korero Communication - We communicate safely, openly and with respect to promote clear understanding
Taumata teitei (hirangi) Excellence - Our attitude of excellence inspires success, competence, confidence and innovation
Vacancy No: AH23-176
Closes: 8 June 2023
|Job type:||Permanent Part time|
|Attachments:|| AH23-176 - JD v1 - Ophthalmic Photographer - Med and Elder.pdf (PDF, 638KB)