Outpatient Nurse

  • NHS
  • Full Time
  • Exeter
NHS

Job Description

Ophthalmology at Nightingale Hospital Exeter

The Ophthalmology Unit is a system collaboration bringing together the most innovative clinical pathways from across the UK to create a Centre of Excellence for Eyes located at the Nightingale Hospital. The centre will deliver efficient high volume, low complexity cataract surgery and high volume diagnostic ophthalmic imaging at a single architect designated facility. This will act as a collaborative test of change, as part of the Devon Accelerator Programme, to develop the plan for future of elective Ophthalmology within Devon.

Outpatients Nurse (Band 5)

We are currently in the commissioning stage of this facility and now recruiting the clinical team to enable us to launch at the beginning of 2022.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Registered Nurse with previous Outpatients experience to apply and be part of the Clinical Team on this unique project, offering excellent patient care and experience at the Ophthalmology Unit, Nightingale.

It would be an advantage for applicants to have knowledge and clinical skills in peri-operative care of patients undergoing Ophthalmic surgery, particular interest in those with previous experience with patients undergoing Cataract surgery. Applicants will need to be open to new ways of working to support us to deliver our vision for day case Ophthalmic surgery.

This post is being offered on a permanent basis.

For any additional information or enquiries please contact Carly Slade Clinical Matron [email protected]

Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity

***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.***

DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

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