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Paediatric Ophthalmic Nurse

Employer
Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Westcliff on Sea
Salary
£28,407 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
28 Feb 2024
We have an opportunity for a Nurse who will collaboratively function as part of the multi-disciplinary team within the Paediatric Department working within the Trust's policies and procedures and the Ward Philosophy. The Nurse is expected to work and support the Ophthalmology Directorate as a whole across 3 sites, inclusive of outpatients, the eye ward, pre assessment and ophthalmic casualties.

The Nurse will assist the department in the provision and maintenance of a seamless service & high-quality care to patients in accordance with Clinical Governance within the ward/department. To contribute to the reduction of healthcare acquired infection by ensuring a high standard of infection control practice in the light of research current best evidence and legislation.

It is expected that the Nurse as a reflective practitioner will continue to develop their own capabilities and Nursing knowledge in line with the Trusts career pathway where education is supported. The Nurse will ensure they maintain an up-to-date portfolio of evidence

Main duties of the job

To work as part of the multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of a high standard of holistic nursing care

To ensure that an individual programme of care is planned, implemented and evaluated

To participate in all relevant aspects of the Governance process

You will adhere to the NMC code of Professional Conduct at all times and ensure ward compliance with hospital policies and procedures

To act as a team leader when competency achieved

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Paediatric or dualed Trained


Desirable

  • Evidence of continuous professional development


Knowledge and experience

Essential

  • Experience working in acute setting


Desirable

  • Some experience in Ophthalmology


Communication Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate with the multi-disciplinary team and senior personal


Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Southend

Prittlewell chase

Westcliff on Sea

SS00RY

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