Optometrist

Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology
Location: Nepal
Salary: Negotiable
Posted Date: 2016-04-29 Deadline: 2016-05-05
  • Location : Nepal
  • Working Position : Entry Level
  • Qualification Degree : Bachelor's Degree
  • Salary : Negotiable
  • Category : Healthcare / Medical
  • Nature : Full Time
Job Description

Nepal Eye Program, Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TM), a centre of excellence in comprehensive eye care service delivery including training, research, intraocular lens manufacturing facility, community program, is currently looking for qualified Nepali candidates to apply for the following positions on the contract basis:

 

Optometrist - No. of Position: 2 - Level 7

  • The Optometrist will be responsible for:
  • General/ specialized patients examination
  • Diagnose & manage patients with refractive error and other visual problems
  • Management of contact lens patients
  • Management of low vision patients along with their visual/ social rehabilitation
  • Conduct Orthoptic evaluation with vision therapy
  • Participate on teaching, learning and research activities·
  • To provide other services as and when required

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor in Optometry (4 Years Curriculum) from reputed institution
  • Registered at Nepal Health professional Council as an Optometrist
  • Related work experience, fellowship and training will be added advantage
  • Pleasant personality, sound knowledge of computer, good verbal & written communication skills in English & Nepali languages

Qualified candidates must submit the cover letter with updated curriculum vitae to
vacancy@tilganga.org

Organization Summary

Nepal Eye Program was officially launched in July 1992 to support the prevention & control of blindness in Nepal and the region. Tilganga Institute of Ophthalmology (TIO) is the implementing body of the Nepal Eye Program, a not-for-profit, community-based, non-government organization. With an aim to act as a model for treatment, research and training, independent yet working in co-operation with all other eye care centres and organizations in Nepal, the current TIO facility was opened in 1994.

In the early years, working with The Fred Hollows Foundation (FHF), Australia, TIO played a key role to help refine and adapt a practical, safe, and affordable technique of intraocular lens implant for cataract surgery in developing countries. Another key achievement in the early days was the establishment of the country's first eye bank, in conjunction with Tissue Banks International in Baltimore, USA, and Lions International.

Industry Type Hospital / Clinic
Location Gaushala, Bagmati Bridge P. O. Box # 561 Kathmandu Nepal Phone: +977-1- 4493775, 4493684
Organization Size 1-10
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