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Position Title: Healthcare Assistant – Ophthalmology Outpatients
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 0.95 FTE (38 hours per week)
Date Posted: 04/02/2019
Application Closing Date: 15/02/2019 11PM
Job #: 058067
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Healthcare Assistant - Ophthalmology

Dunedin Hospital


  • Permanent opportunity
  • 0.95 FTE (38 hours per week)


Here in our Ophthalmology Outpatients Department, our friendly team take immense pride in their positive involvement in the patient journey. We are on the lookout for someone that shares this important value, and who is committed to making a positive impact on the patient experience. That someone could be you!


We are now seeking applications from experienced Health Care Assistants, preferably with experience in Ophthalmology, to help us continue to provide top quality, patient centred care on a permanent, full time basis.


In this busy role you’ll assist with the care of Ophthalmology patients of all age groups with a variety of tasks, including helping to ensure the eye clinics run smoothly by assisting patients around the department.


Our ideal candidate will already have experience in an Ophthalmology focussed area and will be able to undertake vision testing. There is also potential to work towards an extended scope of practice that will include the administration of eye drops. Therefore it is essential that you have a willingness to expand your skill set in this particular discipline, ensuring your role is interesting, unique and diverse. It is also important that you have great communication skills and a calm and patient nature.



Closing Date: Friday 15 February 2019


For further information please contact Jeanie Winter, Recruitment Advisor – Surgical Services & Radiology Directorate Phone: (03) 470 9571 or Email:

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