County Government of Uasin Gishu

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Advert Number UGC/CPSB/OPT/02       Advert Date8/1/2019    Closing Date25/1/2019
POSITION: Optometrist [H]Apply
Duties and Responsibilities
• Carry out examination, diagnosis, treatment, management and prevention of disease and disorders of the visual system, the eye and associated structures
• Co-ordinate the screening and refraction /low vision unit
• Diagnose ocular manifestation of systemic conditions such as diabetes and high blood pressure and complications of the ageing process such as cataracts and muscular degeneration
• Manage eye diseases and conduct referral of surgical cases.
• Prescribe and fit eye glasses and contact lenses as well as safety eyewear and subnormal vision devises.
• Provide vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
• Work in conjunction with ophthalmologist and other health care providers to provide integrated, quality care for patients
• Educate patients about vision and lifestyle choices for protecting and enhancing good vision and health
• Conduct research and promote advancement in the visual health.

Job Requirements
• Bachelor of Science in Optometry and vision Science from a recognized Institution
• Must be willing to work during odd hours and on weekends/holidays
• Committed to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
• One year post graduate experience in a busy institution