Optometrist

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We have an excellent opportunity for a qualified and experienced Low Vision Optometrist to work in a premier health facility in the Middle East. King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital (KKESH) is a 229-bedded tertiary care ophthalmic facility located in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The hospital provides quality tertiary ophthalmic care to the patients it serves and promotes the delivery of Kingdom-wide ophthalmic care through its outreach, educational, and research programs.
 
For more than two decades, KKESH have been recognized for excellence in its delivery of ophthalmic patient care for the people of Saudi Arabia and the surrounding countries of the Arabian Peninsula.

Benefits Include:

  • Competitive Tax Free Salary
  • Thirty-Six (36) calendar days of Paid Vacation per year in addition to the official Saudi Holidays 
  • Twelve (12) Months Initial Contract - Renewable
  • Single Employment Contract Status
  • Free Furnished and fully equipped Housing
  • Free Utilities, including Local Phone calls
  • Free and Extensive Recreational Facilities in a safe environment
  • Free Healthcare available at KKESH
  • Mobilization and Repatriation Airline Tickets
  • Annual Airline ticket to Point of Hire or equivalent
  • End of Service Award

Position Summary:

Low Vision Optometrist  is primarily responsible to  perform functional Low Vision Assessments which include education regarding vision related topics; training in the use of low vision devices; and instruction on how to maximize residual vision for  patients with visual impairments not fully treatable by medical, surgical or  convention eyewear or contact lenses.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Optometry, Ophthalmology, or a university-trained professional with special knowledge of low vision and optical devices.
  • Completed an advanced course and Certified in Low Vision Therapist (CLVT).
  • Valid license from country of origin. 
  • Minimum of two (2) years providing training  in the use of low vision devices, functional Low Vision Assessments, or instruction on how to maximize residual vision for  patients with visual impairment.
  • Specialized Knowledge:
    • Principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with low vision. 
    • Functional vision examinations. 
    • Prescription of low vision optical devices. 
    • Familiarity with Microsoft Office productivity applications specifically Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word .
    • Fluency in oral and written English language   

 
 
Our commitment to you is that of a truly Ethical partner, underlying our core business principles of Professionalism and Integrity.
 
We look forward to becoming your recruiter of choice.
 
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Company Profile

26 March 2019
Location: Saudi Arabia Riyadh
Salary: Highly Competitive SAR per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Allied Health

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