Part Time Hospital Optometrist - Uttoxeter

Optometrist StaffordshireReference: 2952 1
  • Part time Optometrist for a leading eye hospital
  • Carry out examinations that are associated with refractive, cataract, glaucoma and retinal surgeries
  • Salary up to £60K FTE
  • Hospital in East Staffordshire

Optometrist job in Staffordshire.  Zest Optical are currently looking to recruit a part time Optometrist for a leading eye hospital. The Optometrist will act as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team working alongside Consultants; carry out pre and post-operative consultations, assessing the suitability of patients for treatment. This role will be based at the hospital in East Staffordshire.

Optometrist – Responsibilities

  • Carry out examinations that are associated with refractive, cataract, glaucoma and retinal surgeries.
  • Run acute and follow up clinics post-surgery for all patients.
  • Provide health advice and support to patients attending the hospital.
  • Provide first line clinical advice to patients and follow the appropriate means of referral to a medical practitioner if necessary.
  • Ensure awareness of the uses, safety precautions and handling of equipment within the clinical competency framework.
  • Ensure awareness of CQC policies and updates, attending all mandatory update courses
  • Help to control cross infection by enforcing Hospital policy regarding Uniform Policy, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures.
  • Follow correct procedures for documenting and reporting any accident or incident.

Optometrist - Requirements

  • Current GOC registration as a fully qualified optometrist
  • Extensive experience working as an optometrist in a refractive, high street or hospital environment
  • Experience of using patient administration systems and electronic medical record systems
  • Experience of working to conversion targets and other KPIs within Vision Correction

Optometrist – Salary

  • Salary up to £60K FTE
  • A range of additional benefits

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Contact: Alex Grimes
Telephone: 0114 238 1727