The Benedictine Eye Hospital Ophthalmic Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda

The Benedictine Eye Hospital Ophthalmic Clinical Officer Jobs in Uganda


  • The Ophthalmic Clinical Officer hes the overall responsibility to ensure Vet all eye heath activities are Implemented.

    Qualifications Skills and Experience

  • Higher Diploma In Clinical Medicine- Ophthalmology Cataract surgery,

  • Registered with the Clinical Officers Council.

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills.

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Be creative, innovative and sensitive to quality.

  • Excellent command of the English language (both spoken and written) and must be multilingual.

    Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Counseling of patients and their attendants. • Establish a good relationship with patents and their attendants.

  • Treating clients eye diseases In Outpatient Department (OPO) and other work stations.

  • Screening patents for operation.

  • Explaining to patients the Intensity of the disease and encourage them to come back for follow up.

  • Attending and participating in ward rounds and Night shifts

  • Provide consultations at the eye clinic

  • Diagnose, manage and conduct cataract surgeries as required.

  • Increase community health workers' awareness on eye conditions and eye care by conducting primary Eye care turnings.

  • Carry out patient education on the importance of wearing spectacles for correction of eye detects.

  • Perform minor eye surgeries trachoma surgeries and refer complicated cases appropriately

  • Take part in planning and participating in surgical eye camps.

  • Selecting and referring complicated eye surgeries to the Ophthalmologist for further management

  • Carrying out some spherical refraction and low Vision Assessments.

  • Maintain Optical and Surgical Instruments and assist the Doctors In Surgery where necessary.

  • Ensure that all assessments and treatment provided are properly documented in patient files.

  • Should
    always be available In case of emergencies at night.

  • Be innovative/creative and advise management on clinical matters.

  • Admit to the wards and provide quality management for eye in-patients.

  • Maintain equipment In a good condition and submit regular inventory reports of the same

  • Attend and participate in weekly Continuous Medical Education (CME) sessions at the hospital.

  • Attend and participate in the daily morning hospital handover meetings.

  • Keep a complete and accurate inventory of medicines, equipments and other supplies In the program.

  • Assist the Ophthalmologist in preparation and submission of the weakly and mortify activity reports.

    Key Competence

  • Ability to write clear, concise reports and well developed communication skills

  • Good computer skills

  • Must be a team player, flexible and culturally sensitive

  • Ready to work in Tororo on full lime basis.

  • Good time management

    How to Apply

  • All suitably qualified Candidates should submit hard copies or email of their application letter, resume with three professional referees, academic credentials and salary expectations addressed to the

    Human Resource Manager
    Benedictine Eye Hospital Tororo
    P.O.Box 923 Tororo Uganda


    Deadline 14th February 2020

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