Ophthalmic Assistant - Randburg

Ophthalmic Assistant (JB286)
Northcliff Randburg
R25 000 per month depending on experience

Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting and hiring on behalf of Ophthalmologist. An excellent opportunity for a qualified Ophthalmic Assistant to work closely with the Senior Assistant in supporting the Ophthalmologists in the practice. You will assist with obtaining medical records and preliminary eye function testing.

Educational requirements for Ophthalmic Assistant:
Relevant certification

Duties and responsibilities of Opthalmic Assistant:
Assist with the following:
Patient management
Patient history & VA’s
Appropriate tests/imaging such as OCT, Colour Montages, Glaucoma testing, NFLA & visual fields.
Preparation for procedures (Consent, motivations, videos etc.)
Assisting with procedures – Injections, Laser procedures
Patient queries and follow ups
Rooms set up and cleaning
Hygiene & Sterility
Prepping Sterile packs
Washing and Autoclaving of packs
Cataract surgery list & preparations
Consent, information (Working with reception staff)
Post-op follow-up & information

Medication stock control
Readers/Solar shields orders
Emergency trolley
Stock expiry dates
Equipment service dates
Emergency protocols
Medical emergency
Answering the phone when needed
Assisting with bookings or patient queries
Assistance with admin duties when needed

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