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Ophthalmology Registered Nurse

Employer
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£34,089 to £41,498 a year pa inclusive
Closing date
27 May 2024

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We currently have post available in our busy and constantly evolving Outpatients

Department and looking for enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse.

The Departments within Outpatients offer a full range of outpatient care to the patients of the Western Eye Hospital. The Western provides a comprehensive range of general and specialist ophthalmic facilities and is equipped with some of the most advanced diagnostic and technical equipment currently available.

The Western Eye Hospital forms part of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in the heart of Paddington, an area which is set to become one of the capitals most attractive and vibrant centres.

In this role you will providing the best possible nursing care to patients with a wide range of ophthalmic conditions. You will have the opportunity to work in all the outpatient departments and there is scope to work in the other areas of the Hospital. You will develop skills in many of the diagnostic tests that our patients require.

To join us in providing our patients with the best possible experience and care, you must have good written and verbal communication skills and be able to work as part of a team.

Main duties of the job

  • To provide high quality, effective, specialised and individualised care to all patients
  • To assess care needs and develop, implement and evaluate them without supervision
  • To ensure, at all times, that the needs of the patient are placed at the centre of care delivery
  • To be flexible in the approach to the clinical area and provide cover for any area as requested within the Trust.


About us

At Imperial College Healthcare you can achieve extraordinary things with extraordinary people, working with leading clinicians pushing boundaries in patient care. Become part of a vibrant team living our values - expert, kind, collaborative and aspirational. You'll get an experience like no other and will fast forward your career.

Benefits include career development, flexible working and wellbeing, staff recognition scheme. Make use of optional benefits including Cycle to work, car lease schemes, season ticket loan or membership options for onsite leisure facilities.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience and knowledge required. For both overviews please view the Job Description attachment with the job advert.

Person Specification

Education/ Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC registered Nurse


Desirable

  • Ophthalmic course/module
  • Evidence of continuing professional Practice


Experience

Essential

  • 1 year experience as registered nurse


Desirable

  • Ophthalmic nursing experience
  • Ophthalmic imaging experience


Skills/Knowledge/ Abilities

Essential

  • Ability to practice within the scope of the NMC Code of professional Conduct
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Ability to carry out various diagnostic /investigative tests
  • Good communication Skills.


Desirable

  • Have an interest in professional development
  • Ability to teach students
  • Knowledge of use of ophthalmological investigative tools


Employer details

Employer name

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Address

Western Eye Hospital

London

NW1 5QH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

290-SCCS-1425

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