Ophthalmic Health Care Assistant

Recruiter
Daniel Alexander Recruitment Ltd
Location
Central London, London
Salary
27000.0000
Posted
17 Jun 2017
Closes
17 Jul 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A leading Ophthalmic clinic based in Harley Street are recruiting for a 'Ophthalmic Health Care Assistant'.

You MUST have experience working in Ophthalmology.

The role is paying £27K.

Key Responsibilities:

  • ensuring that all patients proceeding to surgery have signed and had witnessed their operation consent form and the patient file is complete
  • ensuring that patient confidentiality is maintained at all times.
  • ensure that patient care is appropriate and individual requests are accommodated as far as is reasonable and safe.
  • ensuring that patients are comfortable throughout process and patient wishes and well-being are central to the care delivered.
  • ensure that patients are discharged from surgery with the appropriate prescribed medication and advice, including emergency contact numbers and follow up care has been arranged.
  • assisting with mailing out patient information packs and medication
  • making up spectacles
  • performing pre and post-operative lensometry, auto-refraction, topography, wavefront, IOPs, snellen and jaeger vision and pupilometry
  • monitoring and reporting on faulty clinical equipment and/or accessories
  • daily cleaning of optometry testing equipment in consulting rooms
  • daily and monthly cleaning of laser suite
  • monitoring and maintaining appropriate stock levels for operating theatre
  • assist surgeon during procedures, which will include undertaking role of scrub assistant

PERSON SPECIFICATION

Qualifications and Experience

• ODP and/or Scrub theatre experience

• Pre & post-operative theatre experience (diagnostics, anaesthetics)

• Experience of working in Ophthalmics

Skills/Abilities:

? Proven ability to take initiative and work without direct supervision

? Accurate numerical skills

? Proficient in the use of IT systems and packages including Word and Excel and the use of databases

? Ability to plan ahead, set and adjust priorities and work to deadlines

? Enthusiastic and eager to learn and develop new skills

This is a fantastic opportunity to work at a thriving clinic with excellent career prospects and generous staff benefits.

PLEASE APPLY NOW!