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Ophthalmic Staff Nurse – Specialist Eye Hospital

Guildford, UK
£35,000 GBP p/a
10th May 2019
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Job Description: Ophthalmic Staff Nurse – Specialist Eye Hospital

Ophthalmic Staff Nurse – Specialist Eye Hospital      
£27,000 – £35,000 + Private Medical Insurance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus Scheme        
Surrey  
NMC Registered        
         
Remit        
Compass Associates are extremely excited to be working in partnership with the UK’s most trusted Eye Care Specialist, in the search for an experienced Ophthalmic Nurse to join their team in Guildford. Our client prides themselves on clinical excellence, and put their focus on patient safety and the actual health of the eye. If you want to join a leading Ophthalmic Hospital group that makes a difference, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.        
         
The Candidate        
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Staff Nurse. You will be responsible for all aspects of the Ophthalmic service, such as pre-assessment, diagnostic testing, assisting in minor operations and post-operative care. Minor operations that you will assist with include; Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Retinal Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery.        
         
You will be responsible for ensuring patient care is provided to all patients, throughout their stay at the hospital. Therefore, we are looking for Staff Nurses who thrive to provide high standards of patient care with excellent communication skills. Main responsibilities include administering drugs and treatment, provide pre and post-surgery instructions and advice, identify potential issues and problems and report accordingly.        
         
Although ophthalmic experience is desirable, we do encourage applications from Staff Nurses with transferable skills or with background in a similar environment e.g. surgical hospital.          
         
Requirements  
– RGN fully registered with the NMC
– Passion for high quality patient safety and care
– Awareness of CQC
– Post registration experience (minimum 1 year)
– Problem solving and analytical skills
– Excellent communication skills
– Positive attitude
        
Summary        
We are seeking an Ophthalmic Staff Nurse to join their team in Guildford. In return, there is a highly competitive salary of up to £35,000 on offer, along with some fantastic benefits including life assurance, private medical care, staff discounts, childcare vouchers, pension, free parking, discretionary bonus scheme and more! This is a full-time role consisting of 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday-Friday with the occasional Saturday cover.        
           
Recommendations        
Compass Associates Ltd is acting as the sole recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation/referral.         
       
Contact details        
If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Rachel Eggelton directly on 02392 316 031. Alternatively email an updated CV to reggelton@compassltd.co.uk  
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