Retinal Screener, Global Vision, Centric Health

Role: Retinal Screener
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday-Saturday)
Location: Leinster region clinics

 

Purpose of Position:

· Responsible for capturing high quality retinal images

· Responsible for accurately measuring a patient’s visual acuity, performing mydriasis and inputting accurate patient screening data into database systems within the department and screening sites

· To ensure recording of images in retinal screening is undertaken with speed, dexterity and accuracy to ensure that the patient care is not delayed or disrupted

· To undertake Diabetic Retinal Screening according to the National Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Programme.

· To complete the required 4 modules of the Certificate of Higher Education in Diabetic Retinopathy Screening.

· Responsible for adopting a patient centric approach

· Booking patient appointments

· Answering phones and dealing with patient queries

· Actively promoting the importance of DRS Service to patients and ensuring maximum possible attendance

· Liaise with PE Team Lead and with administration in remote clinics & hospitals

· Completing, daily, weekly and monthly administration duties

· Work within timelines and KPI’s set down for the service

· All Global Vision staff have a responsibility to work with the company’s policies regarding data protection and risk management strategy and its requirements

 

Position Requirements:

· All Screeners will be required to pass all 4 Modules of the University Certificate in Imaging for Diabetic Retinopathy Screening within 2 years of commencing employment.

· Previous customer service experience an advantage

· Full clean drivers licence and own car essential

· Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills

· Excellent attention to detail

· Ability to work on own initiative essential

· Ability to work under pressure and tight deadlines

· Flexibility in approach to work

· Ability to be discreet and act in a confident manner

. Previous patient care experience an advantage

 

For full job description, queries or should you wish to be considered please submit your CV to Erin Rooney(erin.rooney@centrichealth.ie) on 01 299 3500