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
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
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
- VA ( Visual acute)
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
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