Ophthalmic Technician

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St. Paul’s Eye Unit provides general ophthalmology and a wide range of subspecialty ophthalmology services including: accident & emergency, corneal cataract and refractive surgery, diabetic eye care, glaucoma, ocular oncology, medical retinal and vitreo-retinal. The unit is actively involved in NHS, academic and commercial research.

The post involves high volume, face to face contact with patients, including those in clinical trials/ academic research studies, to acquire clinical data through a wide range of ocular imaging procedures and other ophthalmic assessments, determined either through standard operating procedures / research protocols or ordered specifically for individual patients by clinical staff. Results are interpreted by clinical staff and inform patient management decisions.

The post holder interacts routinely with: patients, administrative, clerical, technical and clinical staff within the Trust and other external stakeholders when necessary.

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