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Optometrist Jobs, Jobs In Eldoret, Medical Jobs, Uasin Gishu County Jobs

Responsibilities

  • Specialization in examination,diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of disease and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures
  • Head the screening and refraction /low vision unit and supervisory and administrative duties
  • Diagnose ocular manifestation of systematic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure and complications of the ageing process such as cataracts and macular degeneration
  • Manage certain eye diseases and conduct referral of surgical cases to ophthalmologist and ophthalmic clinical officer
  • Prescribe and fit eye glasses and contact lenses as well as safety eyewear and subnormal vision devises
  • Provide vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation
  • Work in conjunction with ophthalmologist and other health care providers to provide integrated, quality care for patients
  • Educate patients about vision and lifestyle choices for protecting and enhancing good vision and health
  • Conduct research and promote advancement in the visual sciences in Hospital
  • Train students attached to the unit

Qualifications

  • Be a Kenyan
  • Must hold a bachelor’s degree in optometry and vision sciences from a recognized institution
  • Have a least experience from optometry of ophthalmology related
  • Must be willing to work during odd hours and on weekends /holidays
  • Must have served in the grade of a senior optometrist officer for atleast one (1) years

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