Positions Vacant

Lions Outback Visions has the following job opportunities.

Lions Outback Vision – Fred Hollows Foundation Fellowship (WA)

Lions Outback Vision offers a unique 12 month fellowship commencing in February each year.

Lions Outback Vision (based at the Lions Eye Institute in Perth) provides outreach eye care around the regional areas of Western Australia. In addition, urban Indigenous services are provided in Perth.

Surgical experience in complex cataract surgery is part of the role and management of late presentations of a wide range of ocular pathology.

Exposure to and experience with Indigenous patients is a highlight of the fellowship.

This role requires considerable travel to regional hospitals in Western Australia and on the Lions Outback Vision Van. In doing so, you will witness many spectacular parts of Western Australia.

For further information, please contact A/Prof Angus Turner on angus.turner@gmail.com.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by 30th August for appointments in 2021.

Candidates are required to be registered for practice and based in Australia to be considered.

For further information, including the job description.

Resident Medical Officer Role

Lions Outback Vision offer a unique 12 month Resident Medical Officer role commencing in January each year.

Lions Outback Vision (based at the Lions Eye Institute in Perth) has provided oversight and coordination of outreach eye health services in Western Australia for 8 years.

The RMO role provides clinical support for the Lions Outback Vision Van and activities conducted at Lions eye Institute, Regional Clinics and Perth Metropolitan clinics, such as Derbarl Yerrigan.

The role also supports coordination of services, liaison with patients transferred to urban areas, telephone support, and research as directed by the Director of Lions Outback Vision.

This role requires considerable travel to Country Hospitals in regional areas of Western Australia and on the Lions Outback Vision Van.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by 31st of July for appointments the following year.

Candidates are required to have completed their MBBS,  and have completed their medical internship ( minimum of two years post-graduation to be considered).

For further information, including the job description.

Lions Outback Vision – Unaccredited Registrar (Broome WA)

A new unaccredited ophthalmology registrar position is being created for 2021 to be based in Broome. This role will be part of the regionally based ophthalmology service and is supervised by two ophthalmologists. The service in Broome has daily clinics, and comprehensive surgical service including vitreoretinal surgery. 

The outreach spokes include work across the Kimberley and Pilbara in Aboriginal Health Services and Regional hospitals. There are regular short outreach visits and occasional longer stints relating to the Vision Van when it attends on a circuit from the south of the state. Weekly clinical teaching rounds occur and opportunities to provide education to rural clinical school throughout the year.
Applicants will need a pioneering spirit, flexibility, and will reap the rewards of working in remote settings with Indigenous patients and seeing a wide range of clinical presentations to build a strong clinical skill set.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by 30th August for appointments in 2021.

Candidates are required to be registered for practice and based in Australia to be considered.

Applications close 4th September and successful applicant announced 14th Sept.