Ophthalmic Technician Mullingar - full training given

Job Description

Ophthalmic Technician

A growing group of eye clinics are hiring two Ophthalmic Technicians for roles in Athlone and Mullingar.

The roles will suit a dynamic individual to join an Ophthalmic Technicians 2-year training scheme. The role will involve a combination of practical hands on training to support clinical activity as well as theory based online training to become a certified Ophthalmic Technician.

Experience in ophthalmology not essential as full training given.
Might suit a Health Care Assistant seeking a career move.


The Ophthalmology Technician will have responsibility for delivery and continuity of a patient centred ocular imaging and diagnostic service with an Ophthalmology Clinic.
Work as an Ophthalmic Technician and visual fields / biometry / electrophysiology technician.
Will be required to provide a responsive, highest quality, effective service ensuring compliance with established departmental policies & procedures, best practice and legislative requirements.
At all times the post holder will ensure support for the clinical needs of patients and be consistent in their work practices with the mission, vision, values and strategic overall plan of the service.
Work in a team structure under pressure and be capable of maintaining a proactive solution focused service.
The successful candidate should also be able to perform assessment of automated visual fields and ensure the smooth running of these clinics in accordance with protocols and directions from the Lead technical staff, Orthoptists and Consultant Ophthalmologists.
To undertake Biometry scans (cataract service), Retinal Tomography and OCT scans and assist with retinal monitoring clinics under direction from the Clinical Head of Service.
The successful applicant will be responsible for adherence to clinical protocols, standards and practices, ensuring a high standard of patient care and an efficient patient journey through the clinic.

Skills and Attributes:
Relevant 3rd level qualification desirable not essential
Career minded with an interest in Ophthalmology
Professional attitude and presentation
Self -Motivated with ability to use own initiative
Team player to work effectively to clinic goals
Flexibility to manage changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
Experience in ophthalmology not necessary as full training will be given

For immediate interview please email CV to: sh@headhuntinternational.com