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Optometrist Intern

Metropolitan Hospital Nairobi is seeking qualified applicants to fill the position of Optometrist Intern. Kindly read through the following requirements and apply incase you feel you're a good fit: 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Handle eyecare emergencies
  • Perform thorough and comprehensive routine eye inspections for targeted age groups and patient with chronic conditions.
  • Perform vision tests and analyze results for employees, corporates, and other scheduled clients.
  • Diagnose and correct refractive errors.
  • Maintain accurate medical files for all patients.
  • Promote eye health by teaching patients about proper eye care techniques.
  • Assess eye defects and diseases originating from chronic diabetes and liver failure.
  • Record all diagnosis and treatment plans including transfers and therapeutic prescriptions as per the hospital policy.
  • Develop and get approval for eye care standard operating procedures.
  • Build strong working relationship with consultant ophthalmologist and other clinical teams in managing patients with eye care.
  • Work with the community outreach program team to schedule targeted.
  • Build strong doctor-patient relationships.

Quality of care.

  • Comply with Metropolitan Hospital Quality and risk policy.
  • Comply with IPC protocols in managing patients in clinical and community set up.

Confidentiality and privacy.

  • Ensure compliance with healthcare standards code of conduct.
  • Comply with the data protection act.

Job Requiements

  • Bachelor’s degree in optometry and vision sciences from a recognized university is preferred.
  • Minimum of Diploma in Optometry from a recognized training college.
  • Registered with Optometrists Association of Kenya.

Relevant Experience

  • 1 year & above

Knowledge, Skills and Personal Attributes

  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent communicator
  • Customer Oriented
  • Exhibits role model qualities
  • Able to multitask and make convenient decisions
  • Result oriented
  • Strong and pleasant personality

How to Apply

Please send your application to our email on:

Interested applicants must send updated C.Vs and relevant testimonials by 17th July , 2022.

N.B Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Metropolitan Hospital is an all-time equal employment opportunity provider.