Cimas is looking for an Optometrist in Harare


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  • Post Date:July 7, 2022
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Degree
    Experience 3-5 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

The Group wishes to invite applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to fill the position of Optometrist that has arisen in the Group.

The Role

  • Checks that the Cimas Optometry Unit is registered with the Health Professions Authority and the City Council.
  • Identifies all Optometry operation requirements to ensure seamless operations, including but not restricted to, CAPEX and OPEX, human resources, equipment, projected numbers of patients and Cimas members.
  • Develops the Annual Operating Plan for the Optometry Unit and submits the plan to the Head Clinical Services.
  • Develops the Annual Budget and submits to the Head Clinical Services for presentation to the General Manager – Healthcare Services.
  • Checks the budget on a monthly basis, identifies variances, takes the appropriate action and advises the Head Clinical Services accordingly.
  • Exams the eyes of patients to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality or vision defects.
  • Observes and documents signs and symptoms of existing health conditions.
  • Advises patients on preventative care, hygiene and lifestyle choices.
  • Schedules follow up treatments and consultations with patients.
  • Conducts in depth research on treatment methods and options.
  • Researches on difficult cases and consults other practitioners, in order to map a suitable treatment plan.
  • Evaluates equipment and systems available for treatment.
  • Monitors goods receipts, packing and storage of stocks in line with Cimas policies, procedures and manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Maintains optimum stock levels based on customer trend analysis and demand.
  • Participates in stock takes in conjunction with Finance as per Cimas calendar.
  • Investigates and reports on stock variances.

The Person

  • Holder of a Degree in Optometry.
  • Registered with the Pharmacist Council of Zimbabwe.
  • Must have an Open Practicing Certificate (OPC).
  • Proven private practice experience.
  • Proven computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet).

If you are interested, apply no later than 08 July 2022.