Staff Nurse - VR Service

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Staff Nurse - VR Service


Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, City of Westminster

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 134ce4b73b2f410ea652bfa53a59bfc3

Full Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a nurse with excellent communication skills, eager to take on new challenges and willing to adapt to changing working environments in a busy emergency and out-patient setting . The post holder will need to demonstrate their skills in holistic assessment of ophthalmic patients, and ensure the smooth running of the out-patient clinics within the vitreo retinal service ., The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the vitreo retinal out-patient clinics , providing holistic nursing assessment and care for patients .

He/she will need to ensure the co-ordination of the clinic, identifying issues and acting to resolve within his/her professional remit . The post will require you to provide pre-op assessment for a defined group of patients within the service and will be key to developing this pathway for the future .

The post holder will be required to work across both the emergency vitreo retinal service and out-patient clinics and as such will need to be adaptable and confident in working within pressurised environments .

This role includes the education , emergency treatment and improving the patients pathways of patients undergoing emergency retinal detachment , raised eye pressures and complex diabetic patients across the service .

We are a busy fast paced environment seeing up to 10,000 outpatients yearly, and approx. 800 patients within our emergency vitreo retinal unit . Hence you will need to be flexible, fast learning , motivated and an excellent all round communicator to suit this role.

At Moorfields, we provide more than just an excellent career and great colleagues to work with. We also offer:

  • Salary including High-Cost Area Supplement

  • Opportunity to join the NHS Pension Scheme

  • Free 24/7 independent counselling service

  • Learning and development opportunities

  • Easy and quick transport links

  • A range of attractive benefits and discounts

  • Access to Blue Light Card and other NHS Discount Schemes

  • Free Pilates classes

  • Full support and training to develop your skills

  • Flexible working friendly organisation

  • And so much more! To see the full range of benefits we offer please see our Moorfields benefits document.