Registered Nurse/Orthoptist

Registered Nurse/Orthoptist

South Canterbury Eye Clinic

Permanent Part-Time 60-80 Hours per fortnight

Weekdays, Office Hours

Life is a collection of small moments: meaningful moments, challenging moments, moments to remember. At South Canterbury Eye Clinic, we want to support our people to enjoy more of the moments that matter. Are you ready to join us?

Right now, we’re looking for an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join South Canterbury Eye clinic with a good amount experience behind them to become part of the team here in Timaru.

The position entails assessment, implementation and evaluation of the patient’s care with the Ophthalmology team incorporating the whole of the patient’s pathway while ensuring dignity and individual needs are met of the patient. It is essential that the successful applicant participate in the auditing and practice within the Clinic. 

Diagnostic testing including Patient assessment and history taking, visual acuity testing, IOP and Biometry measurement, Visual Field testing, Glaucoma screening, Diabetic screening, IV cannulation for FFA, assisting with minor surgery, replenishing and ordering of medical supplies, Cataract assessment and Maintenance and sterilization of surgical instruments and vital roles in this position. The successful Applicant needs to be computer literate.

Motivated, with a mature attitude and organised approach, you will be flexible and adaptable in this ever changing, fast paced environment.  The ability to work autonomously and effectively as part of the multidisciplinary team, will be key to your success in this role.

Specific Requirements include:

  • NZ Nursing Council Registration and current APC
  • As the job is patient-facing it is crucial you are fully immunised.
  • NZ Orthoptist Council Registration and current APC if applicable

You already know what a Registered Nurse does, so why choose Timaru Eye Clinic?

With us, you’re more than just a number; you are part of a team where everyone knows your name. You’ll be supported to thrive through our many professional development opportunities.

On top of all that, you will get to enjoy the fantastic Timaru lifestyle: between the beach and the mountains, work-life balance is truly achievable here. Free Hospital parking is available.

At South Canterbury Eye Clinic, integrity, collaboration, accountability, respect and excellence are at the heart of everything we do. We are a proudly diverse team, as we know a diverse and inclusive workforce achieves the best outcomes for our patients and communities. If you share in these core values and bring them into every aspect of your patient care, we can’t wait for you to join us.

Apply now - this moment is yours!

Please apply for this vacancy online using the link below:

We look forward to receiving your application directly via our Careers Site.

If you have any questions regarding this role or a little bit curious, please contact the Practice Manager, Raelene McLean at SC Eye Clinic by phoning 03 6848515.

Applications will be accepted until Friday 15 July 2022.

This job advertisement will close once a suitable applicant is found.



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Permanent/Part Time

Job no: EZAF2137828

Location: Timaru Hospital

Closing Date: Friday, 15 July 2022