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Registered Nurse

Employer
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Hull
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
OPHTHALMOLOGY PRE-ASSESSMENT DEPARTMENT HRI

The award winning Ophthalmology Department HRI has a vacancy for a dynamic and highly motivated Registered Nurse within the pre-operative assessment team. We are dedicated to providing a high standard of patient focused care using up to date technology in a well-equipped purpose built modern facility.

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to the delivery of high quality patient focused care, and be able to work effectively within the multi-disciplinary team in order to promote service needs. Evidence of clinical and professional development, participation in evidence-based practice and an ability to work under own initiative is required. Excellent communication skills are essential.

Previous ophthalmic or pre-operative assessment experience would be an advantage, however candidates who demonstrate a genuine interest will be considered and training will be provided.

Main duties of the job

We actively support professional development and successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain specialist ophthalmic knowledge and skills to deliver excellent patient care. Successful candidates will also have the opportunity to expand their scope of professional practice and participate in a variety of nurse-led clinics.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Carole Elliott-Croft - Ophthalmic Pre-assessment Sister @ carole.elliottcroft@nhs.net

About us

The Humber Health Partnership is one of the largest acute and community Partnership arrangements in the NHS, seeing well over one million patients every year and managing a budget of over �1.3 billion.

Made up of two Trusts - Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust (NLAG) and Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (HUTH) - our Partnership has significant ambitions and is committed to delivering world-class hospital and community services for the 1.65 million people we serve.

Together we employ nearly 20,000 staff. Our five main hospital sites are Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital, Scunthorpe General Hospital and Goole and District Hospital, for NLAG and Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital for HUTH.

As Teaching Hospitals working with the Hull York Medical School, we both lead and contribute to research in many areas - biomedical research, primary care, palliative medicine, cardiovascular and respiratory medicine, vascular surgery, cancer surgery and oncology.

We believe that by developing a diverse, inclusive, innovative, skilled and caring workforce, we can deliver excellent care to our patients and a great future for our employees, our Partnership and our community.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further details with regard to this vacancy opportunity, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registered nurse


Desirable

  • Registered Mentor


Experience

Essential

  • Interest in Ophthalmology


Desirable

  • Previous experience in Ophthalmology/pre-assessment setting


Skills, Knowledge and Ability

Essential

  • Basic knowledge of ophthalmic anatomy and physiology, ophthalmic conditions, their treatments and the equipment involved


Desirable

  • Comprehensive understanding of ophthalmic anatomy and physiology, ophthalmic conditions, their treatments and the equipment involved


Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


Desirable

  • Able to manage the workload of other staff


Other Requirements

Essential

  • Prepared to work flexible shifts according to the needs of the service (including weekends)


Desirable

  • Ability to cover/change shifts at short notice


Employer details

Employer name

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Hull Royal Infirmary

Anlaby Road

Hull

HU3 2JZ

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356-24-6091551

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