Optometrist Jobs Pontypridd

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Optometrist Jobs Pontypridd
Optometry Jobs Rhondda Cynon Taff

  • Salary up to 60K
  • High end boutique style store
  • 1st class customer experience
  • Designer ranges
  • Testing time to suit the individual

Flame Health Optometry have a brand-new opportunity available for a qualified Optometrist to join a well-established independent Opticians located within the Pontypridd area.

Key Responsibilities 
• Carry out examinations that are associated with refractive, cataract, glaucoma and retinal surgeries. 
• Run acute and follow up clinics post-surgery for all patients. 
• Provide health advice and support to patients attending the hospital. 
• Provide first line clinical advice to patients and follow the appropriate means of referral to a medical practitioner if necessary. 
• Ensure awareness of the uses, safety precautions and handling of equipment within the clinical competency framework. 
• Ensure awareness of CQC policies and updates, attending all mandatory update courses 
• Help to control cross infection by enforcing Hospital policy regarding Uniform Policy, the maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures. 
• Follow correct procedures for documenting and reporting any accident or incident. 
• Proactively identify ways to improve processes and service to ensure a streamlined, efficient and high quality service is offered to patients 
• Build relationships with patients during their consultation to ensure that their individual needs are understood and that this is matched to the most suitable 5 treatment solution 
• Proactively provide explanations to patient around treatment and ensure all patient questions are answered fully 
• Responsible for achieving set conversion rates from consultation to booking of treatment 
• Ensure compliance with relevant pre-authorisation processes and collection of surgery deposits 
• Travel to hospital sites as required for training or meetings 

Experience & Qualifications 
• Current GOC registration as a fully qualified optometrist 
• Extensive experience working as an optometrist in a refractive, high street or hospital environment
• Experience of using patient administration systems and electronic medical record systems 
• Experience of working to conversion targets and other KPIs within Vision Correction Knowledge & Skills 
• Commercially aware with passion for delivering high standards of customer service and clinical care 
• Able to build and maintain exceptional relationships with colleagues and customers 
• Excellent communication skills and a passion for Vision Correction 
• Flexible attitude to meet the requirements of the business 
• Good commercial acumen 
• Computer and IT skills i.e. good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
• Excellent time management skills Personal Qualities 
• Passionate about patient care and delivering the best patient experience 
• Able to build and maintain exceptional relationships with colleagues and customers 
• Ability to work as part of a team 
• Consistent professional attitude demonstrated to all colleagues and customers; personable, confident and articulate at all times

To apply for this Optometrist job or enquire about additional Optometry job opportunities - contact Flame Health Freephone on 0800 085 0858 or if calling from a mobile on 01158 114488 alternatively email careers@flamehealth.com 

Flame Health Associates LLP operates as an Employment Agency & Employment Business

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