Job Title: Private Clinic Nurse- Opthamology
Location: Dublin 18. (Parking space is provided by the clinic)
Start date: Immediate
Job Ref: S011331
Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week. 8 hour shifts with 30-minute lunch break. Monday – Friday with 1-2 Saturdays per month. Saturdays are rotated and time in lieu is given for Saturdays worked. The Clinic is closed on Bank Holidays.
Annual leave: 22 days Annual Leave. 1 day of leave for birthday. Service days accrued for future leave years (applicable after completing 1 full calendar year of service)
Contract: Permanent (once probation of 6 months is completed)
Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience and qualifications
The Clinic was established in 1980. The clinic has state of the art technology for clinical support for general ophthalmology including glaucoma and medical retina. The clinic is very well supported by a large administrative, nursing and ophthalmic technician team.
Description of the role:
The Clinic require the support of a multidisciplinary team to clinically assess our refractive and general ophthalmology patients. Appointment types include preoperative evaluations, post operative appointments, general ophthalmology appointments and surgical appointments.
As an Ophthalmic Nurse, duties would be divided into three subcategories;
Clinical duties and responsibilities
Working as part of the Nursing/ Technician team to perform ophthalmic diagnostic testing on patients as part of clinical work ups for consultations at the Clinic.
Working as part of the Nursing/ Technician team to complete virtual consultations with patients to capture motivations for surgery, medical history, visual needs etc prior to their consultation with the Surgeon.
Theatre duties and responsibilities
Scrubbing for laser eye surgery procedures performed in the dedicated theatre at the clinic
Management of patients on the day of surgery (consent discussion, medication management, counselling on postoperative instructions, completion of slit lamp examinations as part of discharging patients)
Assist the Surgeon in theatre (off site at Beacon Hospital) for cataract and lens procedures. Assist with the documentation of procedures, checking correct IOLs available etc.
Administrative duties and responsibilities
Answering patient queries via phone call/ email
Assist with planning cataract and lens procedures by calculating IOLs to be used by the Surgeon during the procedure
Active NMBI registration (RGN)
Excellent communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Strong service ethic
Ophthalmic experience is an advantage though not essential
For more information please send your CV to Bernice in confidence through the link.
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Private Clinic Nurse S011331