Ophthalmic Technician | Casual

Position Summary

If you are a motivated and reliable Ophthalmic Technician with attention to patient-centered care and experience in performing ophthalmic procedures and assessments, we would love to hear from you for our Casual employment opening.

Shifts when available will be within a schedule Monday to Friday Days; 07:15 to 15:15 hours. Casual employment means work requirements can vary between Zero and 37.5 hours per week. Casual employees will receive 12.6% of their straight time pay, exclusive of all premiums, in lieu of scheduled vacations and statutory holidays. Upon completion of 180 hours, you have the option of purchasing medical, dental and extended health benefit plans.

As a member of the Kelowna General Hospital Ophthalmology Surgical Team, you will perform complex diagnostic ophthalmic procedures and assessments in imaging, visual field and other ophthalmic tests. And provide tests and treatment information for interpretation by medical staff and performs related duties. You will collaborate with Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health professionals in identifying concerns regarding requisition discrepancies, patient’s condition, or other observations; and implement requisition changes as directed.

Interior Health is strongly committed to staff development and encouraging growth. If you would like to be part of our Ophthalmology Surgical Team, apply today!

Qualifications

• Graduation from a recognized program in ophthalmic technology, plus two years recent, related experience.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01758672

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HEU

Facility:

KELOWNA GENERAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Kelowna

Department:

KGH OPHTHALMOLOGY - SURGICAL

Reports To:

MANAGER AND/OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$28.65

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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