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INTRODUCTION

David Gordon Memorial Hospital (DGMH) was established in 1910 by Scottish Missionaries. It is a Christian Mission Hospital under the CCAP Synod of Livingstonia and affiliated to Christian Health Association of Malawi (CHAM). The hospital is located in the Northern part of Rumphi District whose mission is to seek, promote and provide excellent health-care services and proclaim the good news of Jesus Christ. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the following vacant post:

JOB TITLE: OPTOMETRIST

GRADE: I

LOCATION: David Gordon Memorial Hospital

JOB SUMMARY

The holder of the position will be reporting to the Head of Clinical and will also provide office Services to the hospital and health centres, namely; Msumbe, Luwuchi, Mlowe, Zunga and Tcharo.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  •  Provide comprehensive eye examination including complete ocular health assessment, full refractive and low vision care, binocular vision assessment, management and contract lens fitting.
  •  Use ocular diagnostic drugs to diagnose conditions such as refractive errors, accommodative dysfunction, dry eye syndrome.
  •  Prescribe, supply, fit and dispense spectacles and other vision aids.
  •  Detect binocular vision anomalies and managing appropriately.
  •  Provide low vision services and prescribing appropriate low vision aids.
  •  Provide primitive eye care services at the community level including community and institutional eye screenings
  •   Refer eye conditions appropriately.
  •  Any other duties assigned from time to time.
QUALIFICATION

  •  Applicants should be in possession of a Degree in Optometry obtained from recognised instutition.
  •  At least two years working experience
  •  Good Communication skills
  •  Ability to work under minimum supervision
  •  Team Player
  •  Must be a devoted Christian  
 
 
 
How to apply
 
Application with Curriculum Vitae (CV), three traceable referees and relevant copy of certificates should be sent or emailed to the following address, not later than Tuesday, 5th April, 2021.

The Principal Hospital Administrator

David Gordon Memorial Hospital

P.O Box 5

LIVINGSTONIA


E-mail: dgmhrecruitmentteam@gmail.com

David Gordon Memorial Hospital is an equal opportunity employer appreciates all applications. However, only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged


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  • Location
    Rumphi
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  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    1
  • Apply Before
    04 Apr, 2021

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