Ophthalmic Clinical Lead

East Grinstead

Ophthalmic Clinical Lead – East Grinstead - Full Time – 37.5hrs

We are on the lookout for a Clinical Nurse who specialises in Ophthalmology to work within our Outpatient department and Theatre at The McIndoe Centre, East Grinstead

What you'll do 

  • Deliver at all times high quality nursing care by assessment of patient need, implementation of care and evaluation of progress/outcomes, in line with national and corporate standards
  • Work as an autonomous practitioner within the development and expansion of the ophthalmic service.
  • Development and implementation of Ophthalmic Nursing Guidelines/Policies to ensure best practice and evidenced based care.
  • To lead, co-ordinate and establish clinical teams taking continuous responsibility for the management and organization of the clinical area in a courteous and patient focused manner.

Who you'll be 

  • Someone who is passionate in delivering exceptional standards
  • Someone who will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care
  • Someone who is dynamic, innovative and confident.
  • Someone who is a good mentor and role model for staff
  • Someone  who enjoys working as part of our high performing team.

 What you need to have 

  • Registered Nurse Qualification (Nursing and Midwifery Council) or Registered Operating Department Practitioner (Healthcare Professions Council)
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience at a senior level working within the ophthalmology in both theatre and an out-patient setting.
  • Evidence of training/professional development specific to ophthalmology
  • Ability to work within the strategic plan for the organisation to develop and implement change across the ophthalmology service.
  • Demonstrates compassion in practice
  • Able to problem solve and initiate change within a multidisciplinary workforce.
  • Good IT skills or a willingness to undertake training.

In addition to a £39,000 - £41,300 , we also offer an incredible number of benefits which are below:

  • Onboarding bonus
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Outstanding training and development opportunities
  • Full medical insurance
  • Full health and wellbeing programme