Optometrist – Harare


Job Description

  • Checks that the Cimas Optometry Unit is registered with the Health Professions Authority and the City Council.
  • Identifies all Optometry operation requirements to ensure seamless operations, including but not restricted to, CAPEX and OPEX, human resources, equipment, projected numbers of patients and Cimas members.
  • Develops the Annual Operating Plan for the Optometry Unit and submits the plan to the Head Clinical Services.
  • Develops the Annual Budget and submits to the Head Clinical Services for presentation to the General Manager - Healthcare Services.
  • Checks the budget on a monthly basis, identifies variances, takes the appropriate action and advises the Head Clinical Services accordingly.
  • Exams the eyes of patients to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality or vision defects.
  • Observes and documents signs and symptoms of existing health conditions.
  • Advises patients on preventative care, hygiene and lifestyle choices.
  • Schedules follow up treatments and consultations with patients.
  • Conducts in depth research on treatment methods and options.
  • Researches on difficult cases and consults other practitioners, in order to map a suitable treatment plan.
  • Evaluates equipment and systems available for treatment.
  • Monitors goods receipts, packing and storage of stocks in line with Cimas policies, procedures and manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Maintains optimum stock levels based on customer trend analysis and demand.
  • Participates in stock takes in conjunction with Finance as per Cimas calendar.
  • Investigates and reports on stock variances.

Candidate Requirements

  • Holder of a Degree in Optometry.
  • Registered with the Pharmacist Council of Zimbabwe.
  • Must have an Open Practicing Certificate (OPC).
  • Proven private practice experience.
  • Proven computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Internet).

Applications Closed


The position is closed from applications.