Ophthalmic Assistant (JB256)

Northcliff Randburg

R15 – 17 000.00 per month depending on experience


Kontak Recruitment is recruiting for an excellent opportunity for a qualified Ophthalmic Assistant to work closely with the Senior Assistant in supporting the Ophthalmologists in the practice. You will assist with obtaining medical records and preliminary eye function testing.


Applicants should be empathic and professional with good English communications skills and able to understand Afrikaans.


Assist with the following:



Patient management

Patient history & VA’s

Appropriate tests/imaging such as OCT, Colour Montages, Glaucoma testing, NFLA & visual fields.

Preparation for procedures (Consent, motivations, videos etc.)

Assisting with procedures – Injections, Laser procedures

Patient queries and follow ups

Rooms set up and cleaning

Hygiene & Sterility

Prepping Sterile packs

Washing and Autoclaving of packs

Cataract surgery list & preparations

Consent, information (Working with reception staff)

Post-op follow-up & information




Medication stock control

Readers/Solar shields orders

Emergency trolley

Stock expiry dates

Equipment service dates

Emergency protocols

Medical emergency

Answering the phone when needed

Assisting with bookings or patient queries

Assistance with admin duties when needed


Please email CV to v71zlm@apply.simplify.hr and quote JB256 in the subject line

For full spec and to apply online https://www.kontak.co.za/ophthalmic-assistant-jobs-in-johannesburg.php

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About Kontak Recruitment

Kontak Recruitment, a recruitment agency in Johannesburg, is an outsourced recruiting company that assists employers in finding candidates to fill their available job posts. We are a recruitment agency that specializes in the recruitment of  the best possible staff to fill vacant positions. We act as the intermediary between the employer who is hiring and the job seekers who are looking  for employment.