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Full Time
£25,000 - £30,000 / year
NHS Band 5/6

Job Description

Ophthalmic Nurse
Hampshire, Full Time
£25,000 to £30,000
(medical and nursing)

Registered Nurse required for a private eye hospital in Hampshire which is part of a large network of ophthalmic hospitals in the UK.

This is rated a GOOD service with the CQC and provides a range of diagnostics, treatments and surgery for some of the following eye conditions: cataracts, glaucoma, retinal disease minor injuries and non-urgent treatments. It also provides laser treatments, refractive laser eye surgery and refractive intra-ocular lens surgery

The Role

As Ophthalmic Nurse, you will be responsible for participating in all aspects of the ophthalmic service with the following key responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively identify potential problems during the patients' clinical pathway that require Consultant / Surgeon input.
  • Provide pre and post-operative instructions to patients / carers.
  • Administer drugs and treatments.
  • To assist with the organisation of notes and hospital lists to ensure safe and smooth running of hospital schedules.
  • Ensure relevant levels of stock are available.
  • Develop skills and undertake training to carry out diagnostic tests.

You will be require to work 37.5 hours between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Saturday. In addition, you will assist in maintaining an 'out of hours' emergency patient service.

The Candidate

To be successful in this role, you will be / have: -

  • Registered General Nurse with current NMC registration
  • One year post qualification nursing experience
  • Qualification in ophthalmology or peri operative care (desirable)

Salary/ Package

£25,000 - £30,000 DOE plus incentives after probation including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension and discount vouchers / programmes.

If you are interested in this role, please send you CV to Julie at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]

KEYWORDS: Registered General Nurse, Registered Nurse, Ophthalmic Nurse, Theatre Nurse, Outpatients Nurse, Medical and Nursing, Hampshire

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