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Call for applications - Scheduled Medicines Advisory Committee of the Optometry Board of Australia

28 Jan 2022

The Optometry Board of Australia (the Board) invites applications from medical practitioners who are practising opthamologists for appointment to the Schedule Medicines Advisory Committee (the Committee) to fill one vacancy.

The role of the Committee is to advise the Board on the following matters with respect to the administration or prescribing of scheduled medicines by optometrists for diagnostic or therapeutic purposes:

  • scheduled medicines or classes of medicines that are suitable for optometrists to administer, obtain, possess, prescribe, supply or use for the purposes of the practice of optometry any guidelines or support materials that might be required to support safe, competent and effective prescribing or administration practice by optometrists, and
  • any other matters that the Board may refer from time to time.

The National Scheme has a commitment to increasing Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Peoples’ leadership and voices. Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are warmly invited to apply, as are people from rural or regional areas in Australia.

To view the vacancy and submit an application, please visit the Committee member recruitment page.

For general enquiries, please email [email protected]

Applications close on Sunday 27 February 2022 at 5:00pm, Australian Eastern Daylight Time.

Employees and contractors for Ahpra are NOT eligible for this position.

Page reviewed 28/01/2022