Optometrist - Ophthalmology Outpatients
Where you’ll be working: Ophthalmology Department, Waikato Hospital – Hamilton, New Zealand
The details: Permanent Part-time - 24 Hours per fortnight
Enjoy a work life balance with this part-time opportunity
Join a department that embraces new technologies and practices a comprehensive range of sub specialty services
Progressive, engaging and supportive team
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
We’re looking for a qualified Optometrist to provide high quality care in our Glaucoma service. You’ll work independently in conjunction with a supervising Ophthalmologist to assess and manage patients in the outpatient clinic. Day to day you’ll examine and manage routine glaucoma and medical retina patients. You’ll also have skills in assessing intraocular pressure, visual function tests, full ocular examination including gonioscopy and fundal exam, optic disc assessment and analysis of OCT and Humphrey visual fields.
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Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
Being part of a progressive; engaging and supportive team
A team that embraces new technologies
Practices a comprehensive range of sub specialty services
Mōu | About you
Skills and experience you’ll need to be considered for the role:
Bachelor of Applied Science (Optometry) with therapeutic qualifications (or equivalent degree eligible for registration as an optometrist in NZ)
Current Registration and Practicing Certificate (or eligible to apply for)
Two years experience working as an Optometrist would be desirable
Advanced computer literacy
Ability to work efficiently under pressure
An interest and experience in paediatric refraction would be preferred but not essential
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
As a member of the Ophthalmology team, this role has shared accountability for a population of over 700,000. The team consists of 12 part time consultant ophthalmologists, 1 fellow, 4 training registrars and 3 non-training registrars.
What does Te Whatu Ora, Waikato offer you?
Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Te Whatu Ora Waikato operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.
As part of our TWO family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside your TWO benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and access to TWO staff discount schemes.
We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.
Why work for us?
- We’re committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
- As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
- Greater diversity within our Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email. If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment Team – Kate.Johnson@waikatodhb.health.nz
Closing date: Open until filled
Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
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