Opthalmology Nurse or Opthalmic Technician - near Wells (Somerset)
Salary: £23,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.
We are recruiting for an experienced Opthalmology Nurse or Opthalmic Technician with excellent clinical and communication skills.
Our client is one of the most respected private healthcare providers in the UK and offers a wide range services across multiple clinical disciplines.
At this site they provide a high quality, high volume cataract service (for NHS funded patients) as well as performing performing minor eye surgeries, yttrium-aluminum-garnet and local outpatient glaucoma clinics.
Their sole purpose is to ensure patients are treated in a courteous manner, with dignity, and offered a high standard of patient care, whilst improving their vision.
A salary £23,000 - £25,000 depending on experience.
25 holidays a year plus 8 days of public holidays
Employee discounts, provided by Next Jump and Perkz
Company pension schemes, provided by Scottish Widows and The People’s Pension
Personal insurance services
As an Opthalmology Nurse or Opthalmic Technician you will be able to use your skills throughout the patient pathway from the pre-operative assessment to the follow up of the patient.
You need to be enthusiastic, motivated, and keen to work in a small team in a busy department.
To perform visual field assessments on a wide variety of patients
To capture images of the retina using specialised equipment
To measure visual acuity and accurately test intra ocular pressure
To measure the eye for cataract surgery (biometry)
To be responsible for your own case load, prioritising and accepting urgent referrals when necessary
Assist with preoperative assessment of the patients prior to cataract surgery
Maintain Accurate Medical records
You will need proven experience in an ophthalmic setting and able to evidence your training certificates. As this is a clinical environment you will also need basic life support skills.
If you feel you have the right experience complete the form below apply or call us on 01325 313184 for more information. Not for you? Refer a friend who you think would be interested in this position and we will pay you a referral fee as a thank you if they are successful.
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.