Band 3 Bank Ophthalmic Technician - St Georges Hospital - London

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Bank Ophthalmic Technician – Band 3

Moorfields NHS Foundation Trust – Bank Ophthalmic Technician - St Georges Hospital

 

We are seeking motivated and trained Ophthalmic Technician to be part of the specialised teams at Moorfields Eye Hospital

Looking for flexible shifts to suit your availability or lines of work?

Why not join the Moorfields bank?

You will get first choice of shifts suited to your availability and skills

Shifts will be available between 8am and 17.30pm.

 

 

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

To perform visual field assessments on a wide variety of patients

To capture images of the retina using specialised equipment

To measure visual acuity and accurately test intra ocular pressure

To be responsible for your own case load, prioritising and accepting urgent referrals when

 necessary

To ensure patients are received in a sympathetic and courteous manner and that cultural difference is catered for

To present findings to the medics and other health care professionals

 

MAIN DUTIES

To perform visual field tests using own initiative but with supervision if needed

To perform retinal tomography measurements using corrective lenses as required

To measure visual acuities

To measure intra ocular pressures

To measure patients’ spectacle corrections and interpret this information to select the correct lens for visual field testing

To ensure patients attending the Glaucoma Monitoring Unit understand the new pathway

To decide on the most appropriate test to perform by applying the protocols and procedures agreed by the Orthoptist and to seek advice when necessary

To produce high quality readings by using high levels of concentration

Help in the daily maintenance of the equipment and trial lenses

 Required Skills:

- VA ( Visual acute)

- OCT

How to apply:

If you feel your skills and experience match our criteria, please send your CV you will need 6 months NHS experience in a similar role to be successful 

 

 

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.

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