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Ophthalmic Assistant
Posted date [2020-Sep-14]  (ID: 3137)
Kontak Recruitment is one of the leading recruitment agencies in Johannesburg and has been partnering with employers as their preferred recruiter in South Africa and Internationally for over 10 years to fulfill their recruitment and hiring of personnel for their available job opportunities in various sectors. We assist companies that are looking to recruit and hiring new staff with their employment requirements by sourcing the best possible talent for their available job vacancies....

Kontak Recruitment is currently recruiting and hiring on behalf of Ophthalmologist. An excellent opportunity for a qualified Ophthalmic Assistant to work closely with the Senior Assistant in supporting the Ophthalmologists in the practice. You will assist with obtaining medical records and preliminary eye function testing.


Educational requirements for Ophthalmic Assistant:

Relevant certification


Duties and responsibilities of Opthalmic Assistant:

Assist with the following:


Patient management

Patient history & VA’s

Appropriate tests/imaging such as OCT, Colour Montages, Glaucoma testing, NFLA & visual fields.

Preparation for procedures (Consent, motivations, videos etc.)

Assisting with procedures – Injections, Laser procedures

Patient queries and follow ups

Rooms set up and cleaning

Hygiene & Sterility

Prepping Sterile packs

Washing and Autoclaving of packs

Cataract surgery list & preparations

Consent, information (Working with reception staff)

Post-op follow-up & information




Medication stock control

Readers/Solar shields orders

Emergency trolley

Stock expiry dates

Equipment service dates

Emergency protocols

Medical emergency

Answering the phone when needed

Assisting with bookings or patient queries

Assistance with admin duties when needed

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Job Title Ophthalmic Assistant
Nationality South African
Employment Equity Open to all Candidates
Town/City Northcliff
Location Gauteng
Country South Africa
Job Type Permanent
Industry Healthcare & Community
Salary R25 000 per month
Languages Spoken English and Afrikaans
Job Ref No JB286
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date 30th September 2020
Telephone 0114313542
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