The Nairobi Hospital – Ophthalmology Technologist.

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Career Opportunity

The Nairobi Hospital, a leading health care institution in Eastern Africa has excellent career opportunities for individuals who possess a passion for excellence, strong work ethic, results oriented and committed to continuous improvement. The successful candidates will be team players with the ability to effectively add value to enabling good patient outcomes and shape best clinical and nonclinical practice in line with our Strategic Plan (20192024).


Reporting to the Unit Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out eyerelated clinical tasks in consultation with the ophthalmologist in line with established protocols and the Hospital’s objectives.


Collect patient information as requested by the ophthalmologist including medical histories and eye measurements.
Explain procedures, treatments and diagnoses to patients and carry out tests on patient’s eye pressure, pupil reactions, scope of vision, colour vision and muscle movement.
Assist the Ophthalmologist to prepare the surgical room and equipment and to observe the patient.
Clean and maintain sensitive ophthalmologic equipment and the exam rooms in line with established guidelines.
Obtain patient medical histories and coordinate patient scheduling.
Train and provide work guidance to allied ophthalmic personnel.
Carry out office administrative duties.
Provide assistance in eye surgeries, set up and maintain the related equipment.
Perform diagnostic testing, including measuring a patient’s vision.
Provide assistance in ECG tests in the executive clinic VIPs; and
Any other responsibilities that may be assigned to the job holder by the supervisor from time to time.


Higher Diploma in Ophthalmology from a recognized institution.
Must be a Registered Ophthalmology Technologist in Kenya and hold a valid practicing licence.
Minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience.


Knowledge of ophthalmic pharmacology and the use of corrective lenses
Basic life support skills
Drive and openness to learning
Time management skills
Interpersonal skills
Basic counselling skills
Decision making and judgement skills
Analytical skills
Patient care skills
Attention to detail
Customer service skills
Planning and organising skills
Communication skills

If your background, experience, and competence match the above specifications, please send us your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) quoting the job reference number, your current remuneration, testimonials, and full contact details of 3 referees, to reach the undersigned not later than 8th December 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. We shall ONLY accept ONLINE applications and contact SHORTLISTED candidates.

The Nairobi Hospital does NOT charge recruitment fees.

Head of Human Resources
The Nairobi Hospital
P. O. Box 30026 00100




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