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Optometry Technician at Nkhotakota District Council

  • Full Time
  • Nkhotakota
  • Salary: 00

Nkhotakota District Council

The Local Government Service Commission is inviting applications from suitably qualified Malawians to fill the following vacant posts that exist in the different sectors of Nkhotakota District Council.

JOB TITLE: OPTOMETRY TECHNICIAN

GRADE: K/M9
REPORTING TO: SENIOR OPTOMETRY TECHNICIAN

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants must be in possession of a Diploma in Clinical Optometry from accredited institutions and must be registered with Medical Council of Malawi.

DUTIES:

1. Providing comprehensive eye examination including complete ocular health assessment, full refractive and low vision care.
2. Using ocular diagnostic drugs to diagnose conditions such as refractive errors, accommodative dysfunction, and dry eye
syndrome.
3. Prescribing, supplying, fitting and dispensing spectacles and other visions aids.
4. Maintains knowledge of eye diseases such as color blindness and glaucoma.
5. Provides low vision services, and prescribing appropriate low vision aids.
6. Analysing test results to determine causes and nature of eye diseases.
7. Formulates and implement plans to counter eye problems and diseases.
8. Provides primary eye care services at the community level including community and institutional eye screening.
9. Educating patients on the use and care of eyes such as visual hygiene and contact lenses care.
10. Refers eye conditions appropriately.

Method Of Application

Those meeting the required qualifications and experience should send application letters with detailed updated Curriculum Vitae (CVs) with contact numbers, copy of a National Identity Card and copies of relevant qualifications enclosed in an envelope clearly labeled the position applied for to:

The Executive Secretary
Local Government Service Commission
P.O. Box 766
LILONGWE

The closing date for receiving applications is on 30th May, 2024 before close of business. Only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged and invited for interviews.