Senior Orthoptist

Temporary // South West Dublin / KildareSalary: €28.04 - €33.01

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Senior Orthoptist - CHO7 paediatric ophthalmology service

Cpl Healthcare in partnership with the HSE are currently recruiting for a senior orthoptist to join a new paediatric ophthalmology service in Community Health Organisation 7 (CHO7).

This is an exciting opportunity to join the multidisciplinary team leading the way for integrated eye care in Ireland. The team will initially establish a paediatric service but ultimately will expand to provide adult care including in the fields of glaucoma, pre and post-operative cataracts, and medical retina with an intravitreal injection clinic.

This is initially a locum post with the possibility of a permanent position in the near future.

The successful candidate will work as part of the newly established multidisciplinary Primary Care Eye Team (PCET) which includes the Consultant Medical Ophthalmologist (clinical lead), clinical optometrists and orthoptists.

The main hubs of clinical activity are in Kilnamanagh Tymon Primary Care Centre in Tallaght and in Kildare Primary Care Centre. Willingness to work across sites is essential.

The service delivers ophthalmic care to children aged 0-16 years, with the majority of clients aged 1-8 years. Expertise in the clinical management of strabismus and amblyopia in children is essential. A minimum of three years of post-graduate experience is required.

The service has strong links with tertiary hospitals including the Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, and Childrens Health Ireland at Crumlin and Tallaght and there are excellent educational and research opportunities.

Position: Senior orthoptist
Sites: Kilnamanagh Tymon Primary Care Centre, Tallaght, Dublin (pending the completion of eye clinic in the Russell Centre, Tallaght)
Kildare Primary Care Centre, Kildare
Satellite clinics in Kildare.
Start date: Immediate
Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)

For further information, please email your c.v. to brian.murray@cplhealthcare.com or call Brian on 01 482 5421.

Apply for job
Ref.no.:
JO-2106-471190
Locations:
South West Dublin / Kildare
Salary:
€28.04 - €33.01
Employment type:
Temporary;
Tags:
Dublin,Eye,Kildare,Orthoptist,Paediatric,Tallaght

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