Registered Nurse - Ophthalmology

Company: NHS
Sector: Healthcare
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £22,128 - £28,746 per annum
Seniority: Band 5
Date Posted: 13th February 2018
Closing Date: 27th February 2018
Location: Barrow in Furness
Reference Number: 331-BS0640917-C

Job Description

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

Do you want to work for an organisation who has just received an overall rating of GOOD from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) with a rating of OUTSTANDING in care?

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust covers a large geographic area which encompasses the Furness peninsula, the city of Lancaster and the Lake District. We provide a comprehensive range of acute and support hospital services to a population of 350,000 based around Morecambe Bay. One of the largest employers in the area, we have approximately 6,000 staff working across five sites; Furness General Hospital (Barrow in Furness), Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Westmorland General Hospital (Kendal), Ulverston Community Health Centre and Queen Victoria Centre (Morecambe). By joining us you will be part of a progressive team committed to diversity, excellence and achievement.

The Ophthalmology department cares for patients of all ages attending a wide range of ophthalmic clinics. We have Doctor / Nurse led clinics on all sites. Within this post you will work in general Ophthalmology clinics and more specialised ophthalmic clinics, preoperative assessment and organise and run theatre lists on a day to day basis, this provides the opportunity to cover all different aspects of Ophthalmic Care.

You will undergo in house training specialising in Ophthalmic Nursing care and development, with the opportunity to undertake the Ophthalmic nursing course.

You will be expected to complete the ophthalmic competencies that are required to work in the department.

The department is committed to appraisal, and supports continuous education and professional development.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.



For further details / informal visits contact:

Leanne.Herbert, Department Manager e-mail leanne.herbert@mbht.nhs.uk or Kirste Dawson, Clinical Lead )1229 491179

 

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