Ophthalmic Clinical Assistant - Wellington

Thorndon Eye Clinic is a provider of eye surgery and ophthalmic care and require an Ophthalmic Clinical Assistant to help with a busy, growing practice.  


The role is full-time (40 hours per week) Monday to Friday.  Flexibility with start and finish times will be necessary due to clinic needs. This is a pivotal role and will assist with consultations, procedures, patient management, clinical admin functions and preparation of consulting rooms. This person will work as a strong team member in an efficient and effective manner with a high degree of accuracy.  



  • Excellent communication skills (directly with people and by phone)
  • Be motivated to undertake a high-level of training
  • Be punctual and highly organized with good time management
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Be well-presented with a professional approach and manner
  • Be computer literate with strong keyboard skills
  • Must have New Zealand Residency

Desirable attributes are:

  • An optical, medical or photographic background with experience in using a medical or health related patient management system
  • Experience in working in a customer service role


To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to emma@thorndoneye.co.nz by 7th January 2019, however the vacancy may close if the position is filled beforehand. We envisage this position starting sometime in January 2019.

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