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Ophthalmic Staff Nurse - Specialist Ophthalmic Hospital

London, Greater London, England
£ 32,000 - 36,000 Per year
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager), Newly qualified
1 May 2019
1 Jun 2019

Job Description

Ophthalmic Staff Nurse - Specialist Ophthalmic Hospital      

£32,000-£36,000 + Private Medical Insurance, Pension, Life Assurance, Bonus Scheme & Many More      

North London

Full Time



Compass Associates are extremely excited to be working in partnership with the UK's most trusted Eye Care Specialist, in the search for an experienced Nurse to join their expanding team. This opening is based at their state-of-the-art Hospital in North London, which will involve working with world class technology to provide the highest standard of patient care.        


Our client prides themselves on clinical excellence and put their focus on patient safety and the actual health of the eye. If you want to join a leading Ophthalmic Hospital group that makes a difference, this could be the ideal opportunity for you.        


The Candidate        

We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate Staff Nurse. You will be responsible for all aspects of the Ophthalmic service, such as pre-assessment, diagnostic testing, assisting in minor operations and post-operative care. Minor operations that you will assist with include; Cataracts, Glaucoma, Refractive Surgery, Retinal Surgery, and Oculoplastic Surgery.        


You will be responsible for ensuring patient care is provided to all patients, throughout their stay at the hospital. Therefore, we are looking for Staff Nurses who thrive to provide high standards of patient care with excellent communication skills. Main responsibilities include, administering drugs and treatment, provide pre and post-surgery instructions and advice, identify potential issues and problems and report accordingly.        


Although ophthalmic experience is desirable, we do encourage applications from Staff Nurses with transferable skills or with background in a similar environment e.g. surgical hospitals.          



- RGN fully registered with the NMC

- Passion for high quality patient safety and care

- Awareness of CQC

- Significant experience in a hospital, high street or refractive environment

- Problem solving and analytical skills

- Excellent communication skills

- Positive attitude



We are seeking an experienced Ophthalmic Staff Nurse to join their growing team. In return, there is a highly competitive salary of up to £38,000 on offer, along with some fantastic benefits including life assurance, private medical care, staff discounts, childcare vouchers, pension, free parking, discretionary bonus scheme and many more. This is a full time role consisting of 37.5 hours per week, worked Monday-Saturday.     



Compass Associates Ltd is acting as the sole recruitment consultancy for this permanent vacancy; we offer £200 John Lewis vouchers for each successful recommendation/referral.         


Contact details        

If you would like to be considered for this exciting opportunity, please contact Rachel Eggelton directly on 02392 316 031. Alternatively email an updated CV to  

Ref: RE/HQ00025659

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This job was posted to Ophthalmology in London, Greater London, England

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