City Eye Hospital Optometrists Job Vacancies in Kenya

City Eye Hospital

Position Title: Optometrists

Our Ref: CEH/HR/REC/001/2023

Terms of Engagement: Permanent

Reporting to: Optometrist In-Charge

No. of Vacancies: 2

About Us: City Eye Hospital is a social venture that provides quality and affordable eye care to people living in Kenya and is a member of the ACCESS eye hospital network in Sub-Saharan Africa.

We are a dedicated, dynamic, and experienced team of eye care professionals.

We are looking forward to onboard top and unique talent to support our venture of offering unmatched eye care services in line with our core values; God, People and Excellence.

We have exciting career opportunities as detailed below;


Place of work: City Eye Hospital

Main Purpose of the Role: Reporting to the Optometrist In-charge, the incumbent shall be tasked with conducting routine eye examinations, in a bid to diagnose and detect refractive errors and offer appropriate corrections.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct accurate refraction, Visual Acuity/ Intra- ocular pressures, IPD measurement for patients using observation, instruments and pharmaceuticals agents.
  • When patients come with their own glasses, confirm their prescriptions and recommend corrections if required.
  • Analyse test results and assist in developing a treatment plan for patients.
  • Perform markings for progressive and bifocal lenses.
  • File and sign pre-authorization insurance forms.
  • Handle customer’s questions and concerns in regard to refraction.
  • Record test outcomes accurately in the patient’s files.
  • Clean testing instruments and machines in readiness for use in patients.
  • Ensure proper storage of testing instruments.
  • Take part in company projects and carry out any other tasks that may be assigned to you by your Line manager and/ or any other person placed in authority over you.
  • Safe handling of equipment/instruments and timely reporting of the breakages.
  • Participate in the training of the optometrist trainees and ophthalmic assistants.

Knowledge and Experience Required

  • Diploma in Optometry from a recognized institution (a degree will be an added advantage)
  • Minimum two years’ experience as optometrist.

Key Skills and Competencies Required

  • Good leadership, Interpersonal communication and Customer Care Skills.
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to uphold and align oneself with the core values of city eye hospital.

Application Criteria

Interested and qualified candidates to make their applications through with the subject being “Optometrist” – CEH/HR/REC/001/2023’’.

Shortlisting and interviews shall be done on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is identified.

The application must include;

  • An up-to-date CV, not more than 4 pages long, with the current and expected remuneration indicated in the CV.
  • A one-page document in PDF format explaining how their personality aligns to the core values of City Eye Hospital.

We are committed to grant you a great applicant’s experience, and we do not discriminate against gender, religion, marital status or any other diversities.

All applications shall be accorded due consideration but due to the high volume of the same that we receive, we shall only be able to contact the shortlisted candidates.

Applicants who fail to adhere to the application criteria indicated and do not meet the qualifications highlighted shall automatically be disqualified.