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Lions Outback Visions has the following job opportunities.

Lions Outback Vision – Fred Hollows Foundation Fellowship (WA)

Lions Outback Vision is offering two Fellow positions for 2022.

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 working with Indigenous and regional and remote 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.

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 until a suitable candidate is found.

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 11 years.

There are two RMO role providing 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, based in Perth.

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 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)

An unaccredited ophthalmology registrar position is available, commencing in January each year, 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. 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 up to July 31 for positions the following year.

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

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Senior Aboriginal Liaison Officer (Broome WA)

We are recruiting for a Senior Aboriginal Liaison Officer to support Lions Outback Vision to continually improve services and access to eye care for Indigenous patients throughout the Broome and Kimberley region.

Assisting with referrals, treatments and follow up care, this position will liaise with visiting Optometrists, Outreach Ophthalmology services and regional and remote health care services.

Lions Eye Institute considers that being Aboriginal or a Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement for this position under Section 50D of the Equal Opportunity act 1984(WA).

Applications will close 5pm Monday 26th July 2021. Please submit your application with a cover letter, resume and the selection criteria addressed to northwest@lei.org.au

For further information contact Kerry Woods on (08) 9381 0801 or email: kerrywoods@lei.org.au  using the subject line: Senior Aboriginal Liaison Officer.

This is a Broome based position and only successful applicants will be contacted.

Administration Assistant (Broome WA)

Lions Outback Vision currently have requirement for an Administration Assistant to provide administrative support and perform reception duties at the new Kimberley Eye Health Hub. This role is a full time role (37.5 hours per week) based at the Kimberley Hub.

The Administration Assistant will work under guidance of the Office Manager to undertake a range of administration activities, including reception duties,  that contribute to Lions Outback Vision operational goals and work plans.

Applications will close 5pm Monday 26th July 2021. Please submit your application with a cover letter and resume to northwest@lei.org.au

For further information contact Kerry Woods on (08) 9381 0801 or email: kerrywoods@lei.org.au using the subject line: Administration Assistant.

This is a Broome based position and only successful applicants will be contacted.

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