Lead Clinical Nurse - Ophthalmology

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lead Clinical Nurse - Ophthalmology


Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newtown, Cambridge

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 2 weeks ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: dad8cb37e15d409e9943b8975b93a50a

Full Job Description

Provide Innovative, Clinical, professional, and managerial leadership , providing a highly visible and authoritative presence ensuring the provision of high quality, responsive services with the needs of the patient at the center of care delivery.Work in partnership with the Operations Manager and the Divisional Senior Management Team to ensure effective and efficient management of the department to meet agreed targets within the resources available. Be accountable for all clinical and non-clinical aspects of quality within the service.

Maintain a visible presence where patients, staff and visitors can turn for assistance and upon whom they can rely to ensure that the fundamental and specialist aspects of care are met. This includes working clinical shifts.Support the Head of Nurse nurse by leading and developing nurses and nursing practice.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Division D ophthalmology for a senior nurse who is highly motivated to join the team as a senior leader. You must be an innovative and hardworking adult nurse with a broad range of skills and experiences. Interest in and experience of ophthalmology would be a great asset.

You will be accountable for Ophthalmology providing clinical leadership and operational management across all elements of the service including pre- assessment, day surgery, urgent eye, outpatients, and ongoing care in order to ensure a professional, safe and efficient service to patients and staff, working collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team.

You must possess and be able to demonstrate excellent leadership and management skills. We are seeking to appoint a compassionate and caring nurse who will be able to work closely with the Senior Team to deliver outstanding care.

Come Nurse with us...

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It's a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.