We are looking for an optometrist

We are looking for a (+/-) trilingual (Dutch, French, English), polyvalent optometrist (female/male).

We offer a full-time contract (38h/week). Your time schedule will be synchronized with Dr. Vryghem’s time schedule (surgeon/medical director).  A part-time schedule is also possible.

We ask flexibility as to the time schedule: flexible hours between 8.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.

Main Tasks:

You will work in team with 6 ophthalmologists, 1 plastic surgeon, 6 polyvalent secretaries, 2 nurses, 2 other optometrists and report to the office manager and medical director.

Under supervision of an ophthalmologist:

  • communicating with patients to get detailed case histories
  • checking for signs and symptoms of general health conditions (e.g. diabetes)
  • measuring BCVA, UCVA, intermediate vision: pre- and post-operatively
  • contact lens fitting
  • using specialist equipment for diagnosis and testing

collaborating in scientific studies, analysis of the data, preparatory work for scientific presentations etc.

We ask some flexibility as to the tasks. You will be trained as a polyvalent team member:

Managing consultations in team:

  • welcoming and registering patients
  • performing measurements: technical examinations e.g. measurement of eye pressure…
  • informing patients on the different techniques, treatments, …
  • handling & registering of the patients payment (occasionally)

Telephonical screening of patients: scheduling appointments for consultations and surgery, answering patient’s questions, …

Administrative support: handling e-mails, filing, mail, confirming appointments, preparing files, making orders, … (occasionally)


  • Degree as optometrist
  • Trilingual: oral (good) and written (good)
  • Knowledge of MS-office: word, (access), excel, PPT, …


  • Pro-active, eager to learn, likes taking initiatives
  • Trustworthy
  • Reliable, team player
  • Result-oriented
  • Efficiently organised, methodical
  • Communicative
  • Polite and patient
  • Flexible, dynamic and stress-resistant
  • Detail-oriented

We expect:

That you develop your skills through daily practice, self-study (website), attending congresses and several trainings and grow out to be an experienced staff member.

The acquired knowledge is evaluated on a regular basis.

We offer:

A varied and challenging job. You will be working in a small team in an international environment.
Flexible planning: 38h/week between 8.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m.
Attractive salary (depending on experience, education and motivation) + luncheon vouchers and travel compensation
On-the-job training, coaching and possibility to participate to congresses.
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To apply for this offer :

Send your CV + motivation letter to to the attention of Cristel Neese, Office Manager.

1. Evaluation of your application

2. Telephonic contact

3. Visit of the practice + assisting to a surgery 

4. Interview with Dr. Vryghem