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Optometrist Job

Al Futtaim Health

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United Arab Emirates

Company Description

For over 90 years, the Al-Futtaim Group has been bringing the world’s leading brands of lifestyle watches, cars, home furnishings and fashion to the UAE. The Group has now introduced a whole new way of holistic healthcare through HealthHub Clinics by Al-Futtaim, its multi-speciality chain of more than 20 clinics in Dubai with over 25 specialties offering the right combination of advanced diagnostics, proven medical expertise and specialised services. 

Job Description

The Optometrist diagnoses and treats visual system diseases and disorders by assessing patient’s condition, establishing diagnoses, developing treatment plans, treating patients, and maintaining records

  • Assesses patient’s condition by examining the internal and external structure of the eyes and eye health, testing patient’s visual acuity, depth and color perception, and ability to focus and coordinate the eye.
  • Treats patients by explaining condition and treatment to patient, prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, providing vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Treats patients by explaining condition and treatment to patient, prescribing eyeglasses and contact lenses, providing vision therapy and low vision rehabilitation.
  • Maintains patient confidence by keeping information confidential.
  • Maintains safe, septic, and healthy working environment by complying with procedure, rules and regulation, adhering to infection-control policies and protocols.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacture instructions, troubleshooting malfunction, calling for repairs.
  • Develops staff by providing information, developing and conducting in-service training programs
  • Maintains professional knowledge by participating in education opportunities, reading professional publication, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organization.
  • Maintains professional knowledge by participating in education opportunities, reading professional publication, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organization.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Optometry or graduate in related field
  • Holding a valid DHA/MOH/DOH License and/or eligibility as Optometrist
  • Minimum 3 years experience as Optometrist or in a similar role.
  • Valid Basic Life Support Certification
  • Previous experience working with international accreditation i.e. JCIA