Location QLD
Suburb Herston
Longterm or Locum Longterm
Job Type Full-time and Part time
Job Title Orthoptist
Job Description The successful candidate will work within a team and have demonstrated high level knowledge, skills and experience in clinical service provision as an Orthoptist, as well as working closely within the multi professional Ophthalmology service.

Metro North Hospital and Health Service is the biggest and most diverse Hospital and Health Service in Queensland, delivering the best care by the brightest healthcare professionals.

Two of our five hospitals – Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital (RBWH) and The Prince Charles Hospital (TPCH) – are tertiary/quaternary referral hospitals, providing state-wide super specialty services, such as heart and lung transplantation and burns treatment. Redcliffe and Caboolture are major secondary hospitals, and Kilcoy is a regional community hospital.

This is your opportunity to join the dedicated team of professionals at Metro North Health and be part of a world-class, dynamic and growing health service that embraces technology, excellence in health care, teaching, research and empowering our people to be the best in serving our community.

About the Role

•Provide high level of knowledge and clinical skills in the role of an Orthoptist and providing a range of ophthalmic diagnostic testing as recognised by clinical experience, professional development activities, post graduate education or formal qualifications.

•Utilise high levels of knowledge and clinical skills in exercising independent professional judgement in problem solving and clinical management, managing a complex caseload relevant to orthoptic professional practice and with infrequent need for direct clinical practice supervision

•Help to provide education and training for junior staff and multi professional colleagues to ensure that relevant processes and diagnostic testing for Departmental patients is accurate, safe and efficient.

•Monitor and report clinical work practices and outcomes within clinical service area.

•Provide support to head of allied health/chief Orthoptist (Ophthalmology) and relevant service managers regarding service delivery, equipment, technology, IT systems within the department and the prioritisation and development of ophthalmic clinical services and efficient patient flow.

Job ad reference number: RBH350675 Close date: Friday, 11th September 2020

Find out about the role in more detail and how to apply in the attached Role Description.

Why work for us?

We offer rewarding career opportunities across a wide range of clinical and non-clinical areas across our health service and pride ourselves on providing a work environment that is safe, satisfying, flexible, and promotes a healthy work-life balance.

As a Metro North employee you will benefit from a higher than standard employer contribution to Superannuation of up to 12.75%, access to salary packaging, flexible working arrangements and competitive salary rates with annual incremental increases.

We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace for our people and our community. We encourage people of all genders, races, ages and abilities to apply for roles within our Health Service.

For the role description and instructions to apply for the position, here is the link:
https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-RBH350675

APPLICATIONS RECEIVED VIA THIRD PARTIES (RECRUITMENT AGENCIES ETC.) WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED
Practice name / Company / Ophthalmologist Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital
Contact Name Paul Cawood
Title Senior Orthoptist
Mobile Number (07) 3647 0318
Other Number
E-mail Address [email protected]
Published On 03/09/2020