Casual Orthoptic Pool – Prince of Wales Hospital

  • Company:
    South Eastern Sydney Local Health District
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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    1 day ago
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<div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><b>Employment Type</b>:&nbsp;Casual<br><b>Position Classification</b>:&nbsp;Orthoptist Level 1/2<br><b>Remuneration</b>:&nbsp;$32.41 – $46.96 per hour<br><b>Hours Per Week</b>:&nbsp;Casual<br><b>Requisition ID</b>:&nbsp;REQ173801<br><br><br></div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><b>What you'll be doing</b></div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><b><br></b></div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">The positions are casual pool positions to be used to provide relief for planned and unplanned Orthoptic leave . There is an opportunity for one position to assist in providing Orthoptic services to the StEPS Clinics (The clinics operate on Friday, 9 full days per calendar year). You will be working part of a multidisciplinary team in the Eye Clinic at Prince of Wales Hospital/ Lions Eye Clinic for Children predominately to provide quality Orthoptic and ophthalmic care to StEPS paediatric outpatients. The position may also provide orthoptic and ophthalmic care to Adult Inpatients and Outpatients. The position participates in service planning and evaluation participating in quality improvement activities.</div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><b><br></b><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;">The vision for South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) is <b><i>‘exceptional&nbsp;care, healthier lives’</i></b>. SESLHD is committed to enabling our community to be healthy and well, and to providing the best possible compassionate care when people need it.&nbsp; <br>Plan, coordinate and deliver high quality orthoptic care to patients of the Orthoptic Department consistent with South Eastern Sydney Local Health District (SESLHD) policies, procedures and standards.</div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><br></div><div style="font-family: Arial; font-size: 10pt;"><i><b>South Eastern Sydney Local Health District is committed to equal employment opportunity and embraces diversity and inclusion within its workforce. As such, people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes, but is not limited to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, People with Disability, Women and People from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.<br><br>Employment of a temporary visa holder may only occur if no suitable permanent resident or citizen of Australia has been identified for this position following suitable labour market testing.</b></i><br><br></div></div><p style="font-family: Arial;"><b><u>Selection Criteria</u></b></p><p style="font-family: Arial;"><br></p><p style="font-family: Arial;">1.Must hold a Diploma or bachelor of Applied Science (Orthoptics), Masters in Orthoptics or equivalent with eligibility for registration with the Orthoptic Board of Australia.<br>2.Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the investigation and management of adult and paediatric patients with strabismus and ocular motility disorders within commensurate years of experience.<br>3.Demonstrated knowledge and ability in ophthalmic assisting including perimetry, OCT, Pentacam, refraction, ocular Biometry<br>4.Demonstrated high level written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills<br>5.Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement and ability to translate evidence into practice.<br>6.Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and to exercise independent professional judgement on routine matters, commensurate with years of experience.<br></p><br><br><div style="font-family: Arial;"><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;"> Need more information? <br>&nbsp;&nbsp;1) Click here for the <a href="" target="_blank">Position Description</a> and <a href="">SESLHD Expected Standards</a><br>&nbsp;&nbsp;2) Find out more about <a href="" target="_blank">applying</a> for this position<br> For role related queries or questions contact Kyaran Butler on [email protected]<br><br> <b>Applications Close:<b> Sunday 17th January 2021&nbsp; </b></b></p></div>