Ophthalmic Clinical Officer Job in Kenya

Ophthalmic Clinical Officer

Main Purpose of the Role

 Reporting to the Deputy Medical Director, the incumbent shall be tasked with the overall responsibility for the daily clinical assessment and prescription of treatment for all patients.

 Key Responsibilities

  1. Provide consultations (history taking and physical examination to patients) and prescribe appropriate medication.
  2. Carry out appropriate investigations for diagnosis and monitoring
  3. Diagnose and conduct cataract surgeries as required
  4. Select and refer complicated eye surgeries to the Ophthalmologist for further management
  5. Perform minor eye surgeries e.g Chalazion, trachoma surgeries and refer complicated cases appropriately
  6. Increase community awareness to participation in eye care especially cataract identification and referrals
  7. Take part in planning and participating in Outreach camps
  8. Ensure that all assessments and treatment provided are properly documented on patients’ files
  9. Take part in clinical meetings, research and audit
  10. Carry out other relevant duties as may be required or assigned by your supervisor

Knowledge and Experience Required

  1. Higher Diploma in Clinical Medicine- Ophthalmology/ Cataract surgery from a recognized institution.
  2. Registered with the Clinical Officers Council of Kenya
  3. Must be a team player and flexible
  4. Demonstrate ability to uphold and align oneself with the core values of city eye

Application Criteria

Interested and qualified candidates to make their applications through careers@cityeyehospital.or.ke with the subject

being “Ophthalmic Clinical Officer- Cataract Surgeon – CEH/HR/REC/012/2023’’. This should reach us on or before 23rd June 2023.

 The application must include;

  1. An up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long, with the current and expected remuneration indicated in the
  2. A one-page document in PDF format explaining how their personality aligns to the core values of City Eye


We are committed to grant you a great applicant’s experience, and we do not discriminate against gender, religion, marital status or any other diversities. All applications shall be accorded due consideration but due to the high volume of the same that we receive, we shall only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates. Applicants who fail to adhere to the application criteria indicated and do not meet the qualifications highlighted shall automatically be disqualified