Eye Foundation Hospital is recruiting for three positions

Eye Foundation Hospital is recruiting for three positions

The Eye foundation hospital was started in 1993 as a high tech specialist Eye hospital capable of providing services comparable to those obtainable abroad. It is the first and foremost indigenous eye practice in the country that runs a group practice with many sub specialized ophthalmologists.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

  • Optometrist
  • Assistant Hospital Service Manager / Clinical (AHSM / CL)
  • Clinical Service Practice Manager


Check the details below:

1. Job Title: Optometrist

Location: Ijebu Mushin, Ogun
Report To: Senior Optometrist & Medical Director


Job Summary

  • The Optometrists will be responsible for examining, diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the visual system, eye diseases, and injuries. You will prescribe eyeglasses or contact lenses as needed, diagnose problems or impairments and provide treatment.
  • The Optometrist will interact with patient and staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.
  • Strong decision making ability and attention to detail are important in this position.



Your duties shall include, but not limited to the following:

  • Perform vision tests and analyze results.
  • Promote eye health by counseling patients, including explaining how to clean and wear contact lenses
  • Examine patients’ eyes courteously using observation, instruments, equipment and pharmaceutical agents.
  • In charge of the day to day running of the optical department, keeping and providing record of activities.
  • Administering, organizing and planning the development of the practice.
  • Communicating with patients to get detailed case histories
  • Examining the eyes of patients of all ages to detect signs of injury, disease, abnormality or vision defects.
  • Being aware of signs and symptoms of general health conditions (e.g. hypertension, asthma, ulcer, diabetes e.t.c).
  • Refer patients to ophthalmologists if eye problems are beyond scope of practice.
  • Offering advice to patients and reassuring them about vision-related matters.
  • Offering help and advice for patients choosing frames and lenses.
  • Liaising with other medical practitioners and sometimes sharing the care of patients with chronic ophthalmic conditions.
  • Meeting sales targets with regard to selling spectacles or contact lenses.
  • Undertaking continuing education and training (CET).
  • Managing staff, including dispensing opticians and clerical staff, and training junior staff.
  • Managing the retail aspects of spectacles, contact lenses and other vision care products.
  • Participate in outreaches.
  • Ensure that all consumables needed are available and on time.
  • Work with other team members to coordinate the camp/hospital
  • Generate various reports.
  • Drive business growth in your unit.
  • Ensure all equipment’s are well used and maintained.
  • Provide innovation solutions.
  • Advising the management on new development in the eye care industry.
  • You will be required to work at our other branches from time to time.
  • You shall report to the Lead Optometrist or other assigned superior on daily basis, and carry out assignments given that will uphold the values of the department.
  • All other duties assigned by the Lead Optometrist and SHL Management.



  • Candidates should possess a Bachelor's Degree
  • Must have a valid practicing License
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Optometry is required.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good decision making.
  • Team Building.
  • Ability to Multitask.
  • Planning and Coordination.
  • Marketing skills is key for the role.
  • Time Management.
  • Spectacle skills
  • Must be able to refract.


Computer Savvy Skills:

  • Must be an intermediate level user of Microsoft office suite {Word, Excel and PowerPoint}.


Core Values:

  • Accountability
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ethics
  • Flexibility
  • Respectful Engagement
  • Empathy.


2. Job Title: Assistant Hospital Service Manager / Clinical (AHSM/CL)

Location: Ijebu Imushin, Ogun
Employment Type: Full-time
Report to: Hospital Service Manager (HSM)


Job Summary

  • The Assistant Hospital Service Manager-Clinical will be assisting the Assistant Hospital Service Manager/Clinical (AHSM/CL) in handling the day-to-day activities of the hospital both clinically and administratively.
  • S/he will interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful, and efficient, with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality.



Administrative Duties:

  • Assist in the general oversight function of the hospital.
  • Work with the Hospital manager on the general supervision of all the departments including but not limited to; Customer service, Clinic, Pharmacy, Facility and Logistics.
  • Assist in the preparation of daily/weekly/monthly/annual financial/activity progress reports.
  • Assist in the supervision of all administrative activities.
  • Coordinate and implement approved protocols and policies.
  • Improve the quality of operational procedures, policies and standards for the organization.
  • Drive innovation for growth.
  • Learn about the organization’s products or services and keep up to date with changes.
  • Direct requests and unresolved issues to the designated resource.
  • Respond to inquiries, comments, complaints and actions taken.
  • Deal with day-to-day operational matters.
  • Improve efficiency and ensure quality delivery of healthcare services to patients.
  • Be able to cover for administrative staff on leave or off sick if need be.


Clinical Duties:

  • Assist in the delivery of all aspects of nursing care to patients based on research, knowledge and experience in order to maintain and raise standards of care.
  • Provide a visible, accessible and authoritative presence, establishing innovative and professional leadership which inspires, motivates and empowers nurses.
  • Ensure patient care is delivered in accordance with established policies and protocols and to the agreed standard.
  • Have a working knowledge of Health and Safety regulations and emergency clinical procedures, ensuring that appropriate action is taken in response to an emergency.
  • Assist in securing the safe custody and administration of drugs in accordance with established procedure and law.
  • Ensure the safe custody of patient’s valuables and property.
  • Assist in leading and promoting the adherence of infection control policies and procedures
  • Ensure the working environment is clean and fit for purpose.
  • Must be conversant with current emergency resuscitation techniques.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate patient and nursing documentation and records are maintained (written and electronic).
  • Direct optimal utilization of patient flow (bed capacity) within the hospital.
  • Expediting patient discharge (as appropriate), ensuring appropriate planning and proactive measures are taken.
  • Ensure that patient’s feedback is encouraged, heard, responded to and acted upon (satisfaction survey, Friends and Family Test, informal feedback etc.).



  • A Diploma in Nursing is required for this role.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in nursing is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience as a nursing matron in a multiple bedded large hospital with immense pressure with a minimum of 2 years in an administrative role.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Team Building.
  • Ability to Multitask.
  • Ability to Work under pressure
  • Planning and Coordination.
  • Time Management.


Computer Savvy Skills:

  • Must be an intermediate level user of Microsoft office suite {Word, Excel and PowerPoint).


Core Values:

  • Accountability
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ethics
  • Flexibility
  • Respectful Engagement
  • Empathy


3. Job Title: Clinical Service Practice Manager

Location: Lekki, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports To: Medical Director


Job Summary

  • The Clinical Service Practice Manager is responsible for the delivery of high-quality care to patients of the practice and to provide management for the practice in terms of leadership, operational management, strategic management and service delivery


Key Responsibilities

  • Managing Access to Services and Developing Patient Services
  • Monitoring the flow of the clinic on a daily basis and ensuring appropriate action is taken.
  • Planning well ahead for absences such as annual leave.
  • To strategically plan theclinical services.
  • Regularly reviewing Nurses and related clinical staff job responsibility.
  • Management of daily clinical hurdles.
  • Ensuring adequate training of all the clinical staff.
  • Monitoring and developing patient services through update and continuous training.
  • Ensuring environmental and patient safety.
  • Monitoring and maintaining registration policies.
  • Monitoring patient turnover and list size.
  • Responsible for day-to-day organization andmanagementofclinicaldepartments.
  • Supporting the hospitalmanagementteam in providingclinicalleadership.
  • Ensuring the achievement and maintenance of standards of Quality as required for nursing services.
  • Ensure adequate planning for any emergency, surgical and medical admissions.
  • Compliance with professional and legal requirements and guidelines.
  • Identifying staff with good management quality and recommend for update training and adequate empowerment.


Managing Risk:

The Practice Manager will ensure that potential risks to the practice and its work, including those concerning health and safety of individuals, are identified, addressed and minimized in line with relevant legislation and best practice. This will include:

  • Monitoring relevant legal and statutory requirements and their implications for the practice, including the consequences of non-compliance.
  • Reviewing policies and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Identification of risks involved in work activities, management of risks and support to others in management of risks.
  • Monitoring of work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and free from hazard and that they conform to health and safety legislation.
  • Compliance with professional and legal requirements and guidelines
  • Delivery of appropriate education and training in health and safety.
  • Ensure the practice has a Disaster Recover policy that is updated and in which everyone is trained.
  • Ensure all insurances are appropriate and up to date.
  • Anticipating and planning for change and development.


Leading Change:

  • Maintaining the practice’s vision.
  • Presenting recommendations for developments to the partnership including recommendation and writing development plans as required.
  • Maintaining stability and morale at times of change.
  • Creating an environment that ensures that the team performs at its best.


Improving Quality:

The Practice Manager will support the practice in ensuring that patient care is delivered to the best possible quality. This will include:

  • Ensuring that the hospital complies with best practices.
  • Keeping up to date with quality developments and current best management practice.
  • Enabling others to understand their contribution to quality and working to quality standards.
  • Monitoring activities against quality standards.
  • Clinical auditing performance and taking effective corrective action to improve performance against standards.
  • Investigating and addressing poor quality.
  • Evaluating the quality of own and others’ work and re-evaluating after change.


Training and Developing Others:

The Practice Manager will ensure that practice staff perform to the best of their ability in their roles by making sure that appropriate training and development processes are in place. This will include:

  • Developing and maintaining a culture of learning in the practice.
  • Ensuring that the practice has a learning plan which is delivered.
  • Ensuring that the practice has systems to identify learning needs, including an appraisal scheme.
  • Ensuring that individuals’ learning needs are identified and acted upon by seeking appropriate learning opportunities.
  • Supporting team members in developing and applying their knowledge and skills in practice.
  • Developing and maintaining processes in the practice such as audit and significant event analysis to ensure that learning opportunities are recognized and acted upon by the whole team.


Patient Complaints:

The Practice Manager will be responsible for ensuring that all patient complaints are handled in accordance with the practice’s Complaints Procedure. This will include:

  • Ensuring patients know how to complain and to whom.
  • Ensuring that complaints are acknowledged within the recommended timescale.
  • Ensuring that complaints are efficiently and fairly investigated.
  • Making sure that the patient receives a response to their complaint within the recommended timescale.
  • Ensuring that complaints are used as a learning opportunity for the practice.
  • Ensuring the complaints procedure is updated in line with changes to national complaints procedure.


Nursing Duties:

  • All general/Ophthalmic Nursing duties.



  • A registered Nurse with a Post Basic Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing etc
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing is an added Advantage
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Matron in a recognized Ophthalmic Hospital is required for this role.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience as a Matron.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Strong work ethics
  • Confidence
  • Attention to details
  • Leadership Skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be an active Listener.
  • Quality phone etiquette.
  • Must be a problem solver.
  • Proficient use of MS office suite {Word, Excel and PowerPoint}

Core Values:

  • Accountability
  • Resourcefulness
  • Ethics
  • Flexibility
  • Respectful Engagement
  • Empathy


Application Closing Date

15th August, 2021.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: careers@eyefoundationhospital.com using the Job Title as the subject of the e-mail.

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