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April

Senior Orthoptist

Tasmanian Government - Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Tasmanian Health Service
Tasmanian Hlth Service - Southern Region
THS - Sth - Clinical Support

Applications must be submitted by Sunday 02 May, 2021 11:55 PM

Position details Applications close: Sunday 2 May, 2021 11:55 PM AEST
Award/Classification: AH Professional Level 3 Yr 2 Salary: $94,469 to $111,765 per annum
Employment Type: Full Time
Region: South
Location: Royal Hobart Hospital

The Royal Hobart Hospital Eye Clinic is seeking an experienced Orthoptist to join our friendly Ophthalmic team.

Salary

$94,469 to $111,765, per annum

Please note that access to salaries beyond $105,158 is subject to completion of a relevant Graduate Diploma or application to the personal upgrade scheme in accordance with Schedule 8 of the Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Classification

Allied Health Professional Level 3

Agreement

Allied Health Professionals Public Sector Unions Wages Agreement 2019

Period of Employment

Fixed term, full-time, day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing June 2021 for approximately 12 months.

Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Location

Royal Hobart Hospital

The Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) is Tasmania's largest hospital and the major referral centre. Providing acute, sub-acute, mental health, and aged care inpatient and ambulatory services to approximately 249 000 people in the southern Tasmanian region. The RHH is the second longest running institution in Tasmania and employs over 3,000 people.

Duties

You will play a pivotal role as the lead Orthoptist working independently and alongside Ophthalmologists, Ophthalmic nurses, and Allied health Assistants.

The successful candidate will provide a senior level orthoptic clinical assessment and treatment to out-patients and referred in-patients. Duties will include assessment of paediatric and adult strabismus, triaging paediatric referrals, visual field testing, biometry assessment, OCT imaging and patient screening.

The job will suit an Orthoptist with experience in paediatric and adult ocular motility. But also, a highly motivated Orthoptist looking to improve their ocular motility and strabismus knowledge and skills. Training and support will be provided prior to commencement for the right candidate.

Essential Requirements

Satisfactory completion of a Bachelor of Applied Science (Orthoptics) or equivalent and be registered with the Australian Orthoptic Board (AOB).

Current Tasmanian Working with Children Registration.

The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:

1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty

2. Identification check

3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check

Applicants should note that, for a period of six months from the date of publication, this selection process may be used to fill subsequent or similar full time and part time vacancies.

Tasmanian Government

Hobart, TAS

Health, Medical & Pharmaceutical




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