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Nurse Specialist – Ophthalmology

rochdale, UK
£35,000 GBP p/a
28th February 2019
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Job Description: Nurse Specialist – Ophthalmology

Nurse Specialist – Ophthalmology          
Specialist Clinical Assessment Treatment Service – Rochdale        
£33,000 – £35,000              
Compass Associates are extremely excited to be working in partnership one of the UK’s biggest private providers for the NHS. We are on the lookout for a Nurse specialist to join there well established and expanding team. This opening is based at their state of the art treatment centre in Rochdale and will involve working with world class technology to provide impeccable patient care.                         
Our client prides themselves on clinical excellence, and put their focus on patient safety and the actual health of the eye, there most recent CQC coming back as “Outstanding”. If you want to join a leading ophthalmic unit group that makes a difference, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.              
The Candidate              
We are looking for a passionate and dedicated Nurse, ideally with post registration experience within  a ophthalmology setting, or within theatre / outpatients. Experience within ophthalmology is beneficial but is not essential as full training will be provided. You will be assisting with the following surgeries; Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Retinal Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery.                        
Part of your role as a Nurse is to ensure a high level of patient care is provided at all times, along with excellent communication skills and team working abilities. An interest in continuous professional development is key, as training will be provided and there will be opportunities to grow and develop within the team. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an environment where you can be trained to work in theatre as a scrub nurse.                 
This is a fantastic opportunity to participate in all aspects of the Ophthalmic Pathway at this specialist unit in Rochdale. A great opportunity to expand and develop your own skills. Although previous ophthalmic experience is desirable, it is not essential and we will be considering application from General Nurses with a positive and can-do attitude.          
Essential Requirements                
  • Registered General Nurse (RGN) or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) qualification
  • Current NMC/ HCPC  registration
  • Previous experience in either a ward / theatre environment
  • Evidence of on-going professional development
  • Computer Literate
  • Positive and flexible attitude
  • Strong Commercial approach
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexible hours – No night shifts
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Competitive Salary
  • Free Parking
  • Pension
  • Location                  
    This opportunity is based in Rochdale and commutable from Manchester, Bolton, Wigan, Rochdale and Oldham.              
    Compass Associates Ltd are working in partnership on this vacancy. If you are not interested, but know someone who is, we offer £200 vouchers for each successful recommendation.                
    Contact details            
    If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity please contact Benedict Warnes direct on 0161 5075 060 or 07908 224 207. Alternatively email an updated CV to              
    Compass Associates Ltd is acting as a Recruitment Consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 in John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation.                    
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