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Theatre Nurse

Theatre Nurse

  • Location

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Theatre, Nurses, Scrub Nurses

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30,000-£35,000

  • Contact:

    Lydia Charville

  • Contact email:

    lcharville@mcmmedical.co.uk

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-18

  • Client:

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Title: Theatre Nurse

Location: Manchester 

Hours: 40 hours

Salary: £30,000- £35,000 depending on expeirnce 

 

A market leading ophthalmic provider are currently looking to recruit a Theatre Nurse for their Manchester Clinic.

With more than 100 clinics they have become the UK’s only complete eye care providers and have more 5 star trust pilot reviews than all the other laser eye surgery providers in the UK combined.

Role & Responsibilities

The Theatre Nurse leads the surgery team in terms of providing expertise in all aspects of patient management. This is a practical ‘hands on’ role admissions nurse; scrub assistant; discharge patients with after-care advice and medications; assist within the anaesthetic room; prepare the patient for their Laser Vision Correction (LVC)  or Intraocular Lens (IOL) treatment and undertake pre-screening diagnostic duties. In addition, you will be responsible for:

  • Supporting the surgery manager and assisting with infection control audits
  • Ensuring that all patients proceeding to surgery have had the opportunity to understand the potential risks and benefits of treatment.
  • Playing a leading role in ensuring all Patient Journeys are completed with the utmost care, empathy and service that excels all Patient expectations
  • To work within the team to ensure that ‘file preparation’ prior to the treatment day is carried out in order to minimise potential complications, cancellations/ postponement by being able to recognise patient suitability
  • Liaise with the multi-disciplinary team in order to ensure outstanding issues are addressed prior to surgery.
  • Patients are discharged from surgery with the appropriate prescribed medication and advice, including emergency contact numbers and follow up care has been arranged.

Essential Skills:

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Caring manner, Patient attentiveness and professionalism paramount with all of our Patient interactions
  • Ability to absorb and convey highly technical information
  • Adaptable with a flexible approach to work
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong organisational skills attention to detail with the ability to prioritise tasks
  • Demonstrate confidentiality, integrity and discretion
  • A passion or interest for optical healthcare / refractive surgery

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • 29 days annual leave including bank holidays 
  • Discounted optical products/procedures
  • Career progression
  • Modern working environment with superb technology support

 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop within a professional working environment.

If you are interested or would like to know more about the position please contact Lydia Charville.