Ophthalmic Theatre Nurse
Ophthalmic Staff Nurse
Up to GBP35,000
We are looking for an Ophthalmic Theatre Nurse to lead the surgery team in terms of providing expertise in all aspects of patient management. This is a practical 'hands on' role admissions nurse; scrub assistant; discharge patients with after-care advice and medications; assist within the anaesthetic room; prepare the patient for their Laser Vision Correction (LVC) or Intraocular Lens (IOL) treatment and undertake pre-screening diagnostic duties.
You will be supporting the surgery manager and assisting with infection control audits as well as ensuring that all patients proceeding to surgery understand the potential risks and benefits of treatment.
You will be playing a leading role in ensuring all Patient Journeys are completed with the utmost care, empathy and service that excels all Patient expectations
Ir oder to excel at this role, you will need to work within the team to ensure that 'file preparation' prior to the treatment day is carried out in order to minimise potential complications, cancellations/ postponement by being able to recognise patient suitability. You must also liaise with the multi-disciplinary team in order to ensure outstanding issues are addressed prior to surgery.
Whilst you must be a Registered General Nurse we understand that RGN's with or without ophthalmic knowledge will not be able to fulfil the specialist requirements for this role. As such, our client will provide training and supervised practice in order to develop these skills. Ophthalmic and teaching qualifications are desirable but not essential.
This is fantastic opportunity to develop you career in a private clinic that is a market leader in ophthalmic treatment.
Lifeline Permanent are a Specialist Healthcare Agency recruiting for Permanent positions. We are a NHS Framework Compliant supplier and a preferred partner to some of the largest private healthcare organisations across the UK.
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