Job title: Ophthalmic Assistant – PPT – Ambulatory Care

Company: Halton Healthcare

Job description: Posting #: 2023-926317


Ontario Regional Manager - Operations

Position: Ophthalmic Assistant

Department: Ambulatory Care – Eye Clinic

Status: Permanent Part-time (must provide availability of up to 0.3 FTE)

Hours: Monday to Friday, days, 0700 – 1500; 0800 – 1600 (subject to change based on operational requirements)

Site: Oakville

Halton Healthcare’s vision of Exemplary patient experiences, always, goes beyond just the patient experience; it has shaped our entire culture and remains at the core of every interaction in our organization, from our patients & families to our staff, physicians and volunteers. We believe in exemplary PEOPLE experiences always!

At Halton Healthcare you will thrive in a healthcare culture and environment that embraces inclusion, diversity and belonging with ‘exemplary patient care, always’ at the heart of everything we do.

We empower our people to be the very best they can be so they can make a difference for our patients and the communities we serve.

Halton Healthcare takes great pride in providing quality, compassionate healthcare services to our rapidly growing communities. As a progressive and vibrant healthcare organization, we are committed to being an innovative center of excellence in community hospital care.

This is what you’ll be doing:

To provide care to patients and their families who visit the eye clinic. Specifically, to perform Humphrey Visual Field Testing, Pachymetry, Lensometry, Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) and work-ups (including but not limited to taking history, V/A and IOP checks, pupil assessments, color tests and instilling drops).

This is what you’ll need to do it:

Halton Healthcare endeavors to hire individuals who are competent in their chosen profession and who exemplify our mission, vision and values of accountability, respect and compassion which guide our individual behaviours and attitudes.

  • J.C.A.H.P.O Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) highly preferred
  • Certification from recognized institution
  • Experience with OCT required
  • Experience with EMR
  • Excellent knowledge of Humphrey Visual Field Testing, including software
  • Knowledge in the use of manual Lensometer
  • Excellent skills to function independently and with the interdisciplinary team
  • Strong knowledge and skills of providing care to a full range of patients, specifically to elder care
  • Strong communication skills, written and verbal
  • Satisfactory attendance and employment record

The ideal candidate is strong in attention to detail in a dynamic, rapidly changing environment and should be ready to drive change and innovation. We require an individual who is a strong communicator, interacts with co-workers and clients with care and respect and has the ability to foster a work environment that focuses on teamwork.

Date Posted: November 7, 2023

Application Deadline for Employees is: November 14, 2023

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we’d like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with Directive #6, Halton Healthcare has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. All new hires must be fully compliant with our Policy as a condition of employment with Halton Healthcare. Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of vaccination or proof of a documented medical exemption as part of the hiring process.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation.

All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products, We ask for everyone’s cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns.

All Halton Healthcare staff, professional staff and volunteers are encouraged to be vigilant about identifying and reporting safety incidents in their everyday practice. They also have a role in analysis, recommendations and follow through to implementation.

Location: Oakville, ON

Job date: Thu, 09 Nov 2023 00:16:22 GMT