Me Cure Healthcare Limited, was established in 2009 and is headquartered in Nigeria with 7 healthcare diagnostic centers including an eye center which is a state of the art ophthalmic clinic used to diagnose, treat and perform vision related surgeries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Optometrist

Key Responsibility Area
Management of New Patients at the Out-patients Clinic:

Participate in taking the comprehensive clinical history of patients.
Participate in performing detailed clinical examination of the patients using the slit-lamp, direct ophthalmoscope, binocular ophthalmoscope, contact tonometer and any other instruments that may be required.
Order/request for relevant investigations needed to make diagnosis.
Perform investigations that may be required for patients’ management (OCT, B-Scan, FFA).
Interpret the investigation results and explain to the patients
Make diagnosis of ocular disorders using the above listed activities.
Explain in clear and simple terms to patients their eye conditions or disorders.
Management of old patients at follow up clinic
Measures same as listed above
Management of Patients scheduled for Ophthalmic surgical procedures
Participate in pre-operative preparation of patients:
Detailed evaluation
Request for routine and specific investigations.
Ensure all necessary documentations are done e.g. informed consent, physician clearance where necessary, pre-op drug instructions.
Explain to patients in simple and clear terms the surgical procedure being planned.
Participate in surgery day evaluation including marking the eye, ensure dilatation where required and availability of all material needed for the surgery.
Perform ophthalmic surgeries wherein he possesses requisite training, skills, proficiency and competency with minimal risk of complications.
Participate in the post-op care of patients:
Ensure patient is stable at immediate post-op period.
Enter/Write surgical notes and post-op instructions in the EMR.
Review patient on 1st post –on visit and on other appointment visits as Referral of Patients
Participate in referring patients to other subspecialty of ophthalmology within Me Cure eye center using the EMR.
Participate in referring patients accordingly to other designated caregiver outside Me Cure with appropriately written detailed medical report.
Staff Training:

Participate in the training and supervision of support staff for capacity building. Such staff includes the optometrists, nurses and CHEW.
Participate in the training of students /interns attached to Me Cure by affiliated training institutions.
Clinical Research:

Participate in the initiation and /or performance of clinical research that will enhance the quality of care.
Continuous Medical Education
Participate in CME (both local and international) for the purpose of capacity building and as part of requirements for renewal of practicing license.
Competencies
Education:

Possession of an MBBS.
Residency in Ophthalmology
Postgraduate Degree in Ophthalmology
Work Experience:

Professional experience of at least two (2) years.
Skills:

Good leadership and mentorship skills.
Ability to handle pressure.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Decisiveness and determination.
Interest and concern in patient care.
Rational approach.
Required Licensure, Certification:

Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (Registered Ophthalmologist)
Certificate of Practicing License

Application Closing Date
14th October, 2017.





How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV's to: hr@mecure.com.ng