Positions Vacant

Lions Outback Visions has the following job opportunities.

Practice Manager – Broome

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a ground breaking, start-up eye health facility in the Kimberley? Reporting to our Manager Lions Outback Vision, this role will ensure optimal operating performance of the Broome clinic along with a smooth consistent patient journey.  The Practice Manager role is a busy position which will require the successful incumbent to multi-task, demonstrate excellent planning and organisational skills and coordinate staffing, resources, contracts and operations logistics to meet clinic needs.

Exposure to, and experience with, Indigenous patients and previous experience managing a complex health clinic is a highlight of the role.

Your extensive experience leading a multi-disciplinary team (including building and maintaining high performance teams) will aide you in providing inspired leadership to the clinic and its key stakeholders. Your ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all of your key stakeholders will see you make consultative decisions in the best interests of Lions Outback Vision and its patient outcomes.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by COB 10th December, 2020 (extended).

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Optometrist – Broome

Are you are a motivated, enthusiastic and willing professional, willing to learn new skills?  If you are authentic, trustworthy and dependable, show great care for customers and team members and have a multi-disciplinary, can do attitude, then we need you to join our team.

The optometry role involves extensive community optometry outreach and collaborative care via Telehealth. For the time spent in Broome, clinical responsibilities are primarily engaged with the Ophthalmology Clinical team services.

The ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with a multi-disciplinary team in regional and remote locations. Your ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all of your key stakeholders will see you make consultative decisions in the best interests of Lions Outback Vision and its patient outcomes.

This is a Broome based position. Candidates will be assessed against a broad range of technical and behavioural selection criteria including your knowledge of eye health care, working with culturally diverse patients and understanding service delivery to remote locations, including telehealth

Exposure to and experience with Indigenous patients is a highlight of this role.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by COB 10th December, 2020 (extended).

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

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

Registered Theatre and Clinic Nurse – Broome

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of a ground breaking, start-up eye health facility in the Kimberley? Reporting to the Practice Manager Lions Outback Vision Broome, we are looking for a qualified registered nurse with day surgery experience, who is passionate about providing premium quality, accessible eye care across the Kimberley.

The nursing role involves regular short surgical outreach trips to hospitals in the region. There are weekly surgical lists in Broome Theatre and availability for emergency surgery when not travelling. In addition, management of outpatient clinic stock for Broome base and assistance in clinic when rostered is also part of the role.

Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience working with a multi-disciplinary team in regional and remote locations. Your ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all of your key stakeholders will see you make consultative decisions in the best interests of Lions Outback Vision and its patient outcomes.

Expressions of interest, including a current CV,  will be received at info@outbackvision.com.au by COB 10th December 2020 (extended).

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

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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 angusturner@lei.org.au.

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

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

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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).

Only successful candidates will be contacted.

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 for appointments in 2022 up to 31 July 2021.

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

Only successful applicants will be contacted.