Anna H.

Registered nurse - ophthalmology

Bachelor's DegreeCharles Darwin University



Currently working collaboratively with the Outpatients Eye Clinic team in a highly multi-cultural setting (including 40-50% Aboriginal clientele) to deliver hospital-based and outreach eye health services. Specific role includes assisting with theatre bookings (Caresys & JCCB platform), patient queries and education, clinic diagnostics (visual acuity, visual field testing, OCT, biometry, minor eye surgery, expertise with Zeiss FORUM platform), day-to-day organisation of eye clinic, Flinders University ophthalmic research project assistance (Ozurdex™ vs Avastin™) and other project coordination and assistance, remote bush clinic and Tennant Creek eye specialist outreach visits coordination and participation, national accreditation implementation and roll-out in eye clinic and theatre, and attendance at annual conferences for innovation and research updates/presentation delivery/networking etc. Eye theatre specialist scrub/scout nurse and team leader 1.5 days per week (cataract, pterygium, lids, DCR, lesion excision/biopsy, strabismus, some vitro-retinal) including equipment/consumables ordering, eye clinic and theatre liaison person for all company representatives, updating eye theatre procedures as per evidence-based practice, training and mentoring of new eye theatre nurses, coordination of visiting specialist theatre lists and Fred Hollows Foundation cataract surgery intensives. Have also trained and worked as a: secondary teacher, youth worker, environmental educator, library assistant, writer, zookeeper


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