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Staff Nurse

Employer
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
30 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for a motivated, dynamic, hard-working Band 5 Staff Nurse, who is able to work flexibly and use their own initiative to work within our busy Ophthalmic OPDs covered by Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust, and to be involved in the day to day running of the department. The post holder will be rostered to work early/ late shifts and also Saturday and Sunday as required.

This covers the Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre, Sandwell Hospital, Tower hill Partnership and has the potential to expand to other areas as service needs develop.

Main duties of the job

Checking visual acuities using various test types

Checking baseline observations :- Temp, BP , Pulse, BM , ECG's

Managing a caseload of patients in a timely manner

Carrying out pre-operative assessment

Performing a variety of diagnostic tests such as Biometry, Pentacam, Auto refract and OCT's

Administration of medication in a variety of forms for eg., Oral, Intra Muscular and Intra Venous

Performing phlebotomy and cannulation procedures

About us

The Birmingham and Midland Eye Centre is the second largest eye hospital in the country. We are a regional referral centre and see patients with a wide range of eye conditions.

We have a variety of general and specialist clinics running every day in the department including intravitreal injections and pre assessment clinics. Experience in an ophthalmic setting is essential and evidence of leadership skills would be desirable.

We have a clear pathway for staff development and offer opportunities for development into Band 7 roles as advanced ophthalmic practitioners.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for full details of what this role entails

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Relevant clinical experience, including that as a student or unqualified nurse


Desirable

  • Relevant clinical experience since registration
  • Relevant voluntary experience


Qualifications

Essential

  • RN Adult
  • Current NMC registration
  • Relevant post basic qualification in Ophthalmics
  • Teaching and assessing qualification


Desirable

  • Leadership or first line management qualification


Employer details

Employer name

Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust

Address

SWB NHS Trust- BMEC

Dudley Road

Birmingham

B18 7QH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

381-SS-6105820-A

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