McMaster Children’s Hospital (HHS)

Full Time Orthoptist

The 3V2 Pediatric Ophthalmology Clinic, within Hamilton Health Sciences, McMaster Children’s Hospital, Canada, provides special eye care to the pediatric population in Hamilton and surrounding area. The clinic is comprised of specialists and sub-specialists in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus. 

The Orthoptist will provide precise strabismus evaluation and oversee therapy of certain conditions including adult strabismus. They will assist in diagnostics and help to determine appropriate management. Orthoptists are an integral part of the clinic team and may act as a liaison between the ophthalmologist and patient/family in developing successful treatment plans. 

Monday – Friday 37.5hrs/ week

Qualifications:

1. Certification in Orthoptics from a recognized institution
2. Minimum 3 years experience as an Orthoptist including evaluation and treatment of children and adults
3. Competency with acuities, stereopsis, IOP, Goldmann's, pupils and lensometry
4. Knowledge and experience in evaluating disorders affecting visual function
5. Proficient in non-surgical treatment of strabismus and amblyopia
6. Demonstrates teaching skills required to provide patient education
7. Demonstrates computer proficiency with electronic medical records
8. Knowledge of medical terminology
9. Knowledge and skill in office procedures and equipment use related to ophthalmology
10. Demonstrates effective communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills within an interdisciplinary team
11. Effective problem solving abilities
12. Promotion of a safe work environment and adherence to regulated safety activities
13. Commitment to Hamilton Health Sciences mission, vision and values 

As a condition of employment, you are required to submit proof of full COVID-19 vaccination to Employee Health Services.

Please apply at: https://hhsc.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=100719&lang=en#.Y7bv1pkTSBY.link