Ophthalmic Nurse

Care UK Secondary
Gillingham, Kent
10 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Summary

An opportunity has arisen at Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre for an experienced Ophthalmology Nurse. Our clean, modern and comfortable hospital specialises in minor orthopaedic surgery including foot surgery, hand and wrist surgery, shoulder and elbow surgery, general surgery, urology, endoscopy treatments and eye surgery. At Will Adams hospital, we are passionate about creating an exceptional experience for all NHS patients, and are dedicated to delivering the highest standards of quality and safety.

Responsible To

Theatre Manager

Key Responsibilities

To apply clinical skills within the ophthalmology unit by undertaking patient assessment and physical examination and demonstrating expert knowledge and diagnostic skills prescribing the appropriate care or treatment as appropriate, adhering to written trust protocols. Ability to conduct biometry, tonometry, visual acuity and all other skills related to pre-and post operative assessment necessary. Develop nurse led consent in line with Trust guidance and in conjunction with the clinical and management team.


Additional Information

For more information about Will Adams NHS Treatment Centre, please visit http://www.willadamstreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/ Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

NMC Level 1 Registered Nurse Previous Ophthalmic Experience is a necessity