Optometrist at Me Cure Healthcare Limited

Me Cure Healthcare Limited, was established in 2009 and is headquartered in Nigeria with 7 healthcare diagnostic centers including an eye center which is a state of the art ophthalmic clinic used to diagnose, treat and perform vision related surgeries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Optometrist

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Key Responsibility Area
Management of New Patients at the Out-patients Clinic:

  • Participate in taking the comprehensive clinical history of patients.
  • Participate in performing detailed clinical examination of the patients using the slit-lamp, direct ophthalmoscope, binocular ophthalmoscope, contact tonometer and any other instruments that may be required.
  • Order/request for relevant investigations needed to make diagnosis.
  • Perform investigations that may be required for patients’ management (OCT, B-Scan, FFA).
  • Interpret the investigation results and explain to the patients
  • Make diagnosis of ocular disorders using the above listed activities.
  • Explain in clear and simple terms to patients their eye conditions or disorders.
  • Management of old patients at follow up clinic
  • Measures same as listed above
  • Management of Patients scheduled for Ophthalmic surgical procedures
  • Participate in pre-operative preparation of patients:
    • Detailed evaluation
    • Request for routine and specific investigations.
    • Ensure all necessary documentations are done e.g. informed consent, physician clearance where necessary, pre-op drug instructions.
    • Explain to patients in simple and clear terms the surgical procedure being planned.
  • Participate in surgery day evaluation including marking the eye, ensure dilatation where required and availability of all material needed for the surgery.
  • Perform ophthalmic surgeries wherein he possesses requisite training, skills, proficiency and competency with minimal risk of complications.
  • Participate in the post-op care of patients:
    • Ensure patient is stable at immediate post-op period.
    • Enter/Write surgical notes and post-op instructions in the EMR.
    • Review patient on 1st post –on visit and on other appointment visits as Referral of Patients
  • Participate in referring patients to other subspecialty of ophthalmology within Me Cure eye center using the EMR.
  • Participate in referring patients accordingly to other designated caregiver outside Me Cure with appropriately written detailed medical report.

Staff Training:

  • Participate in the training and supervision of support staff for capacity building. Such staff includes the optometrists, nurses and CHEW.
  • Participate in the training of students /interns attached to Me Cure by affiliated training institutions.

Clinical Research:

  • Participate in the initiation and /or performance of clinical research that will enhance the quality of care.
  • Continuous Medical Education
  • Participate in CME (both local and international) for the purpose of capacity building and as part of requirements for renewal of practicing license.

Competencies
Education:

  • Possession of an MBBS.
  • Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Postgraduate Degree in Ophthalmology

Work Experience:

  • Professional experience of at least two (2) years.

Skills:

  • Good leadership and mentorship skills.
  • Ability to handle pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Decisiveness and determination.
  • Interest and concern in patient care.
  • Rational approach.

Required Licensure, Certification:

  • Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (Registered Ophthalmologist)
  • Certificate of Practicing License

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2017.
 
Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: [email protected]



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