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Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology Theatres/Day Case Nurse

Employer
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Location
Abergavenny
Salary
£28,834 to £35,099 per annum pro rata
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, Ophthalmics nurse, Theatre nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for registered nurses to join our team within the Ophthalmology Directorate.

Successful candidates will be based at the new South East Wales Regional Ophthalmology Centre, Nevill Hall Hospital but with the expectation that they may be required to work at different locations across Aneurin Bevan University Health Board to support Ophthalmology services.

The Regional Ophthalmology Centre is anticipated to provide a fully integrated pre-admission and treatment centre and will provide cataract surgery for patients from Cwm Taff, Cardiff and the Vale and Aneurin Bevan geographical areas.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills , be reliable, hard working and and work well within a team. The ideal candidate will be expected to demonstrate commitment to their own personal development and show keen interest in the future development of health care within Ophthalmology services.

If you are dedicated to improving patient experience and committed to providing a professional positive working environment then this specialised clinical area will give you great job satisfaction, whilst also challenging and developing your skills.

Main duties of the job

The post holder is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of evidenced-based nursing care, working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to meet the needs of patients and their families.

To contribute to the smooth running of the department in terms of taking charge of the department in the absence of the department manager and deputy, assisting in all clinical areas as required.

To participate in the education, development and supervision of other staff members.

To act in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.

The post holder will work within both ophthalmic theatre, day case and pre-assessment areas to meet the needs of the service on days across the whole week including weekends when required.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board is a multi-award winning NHS organisation with a passion for caring. The Health Board provides an exceptional workplace where you can feel trusted and valued. Whatever your speciality or stage in your career, we have opportunities for everyone to start, grow and build your career. The health board provides integrated acute, primary and community care serving a population of 650,000 and employing over 16,000 staff.

We offer a fantastic benefits package and extensive training and development opportunities with paid mandatory training, excellent in-house programmes, opportunities to complete recognised qualifications and professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes. We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance, provide occupational health support and an ambitious plan for a Wellbeing Centre of Excellence to support you at work.

Our Clinical Futures strategy continues to enhance and promote care closer to home as well as high quality hospital care when needed. This includes the Grange University Hospital which provides specialist and critical care and is the newest addition to the clinical futures strategy opening in November 2020. Join us on our journey to pioneer new ways of working and deliver a world-class healthcare service fit for the future.

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Employer details

Employer name

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Address

Nevill Hall Hospital

Brecon Road

Abergavenny

NP7 7EG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

040-NMR064-0224-A

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