Theatre Practitioner

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Advert for vacancy- band 5 Staff Nurse Ophthalmic Theatres.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated band 5 staff nurse to join the highly skilled/ dedicated ophthalmic surgical team. This will be a full time vacancy working in The Ophthalmic Surgical theatres. Working hours include Monday- Friday 8-7 pm over a 4- 5 day period.

The ophthalmic surgical unit provides sight saving treatment for people across Lancashire/ Cumbria and beyond using state of the art facilities designed with high quality patient focused care at the forefront.

The Ophthalmic surgical unit is a specialised department which integrates The Medical Retina Unit, macular service, two theatres a recovery area and an ophthalmic day surgery ward offering a number of clinical settings within the unit. The department is considered one of Blackpool Victoria Hospitals greatest assets treating up to 11,000 patients annually.

As an integral member of the team you would be involved in procedures such as:

  • Retinal detachments (PPV)
  • Cataract surgery
  • Plastic surgery
  • Biopsies
  • Laser eye surgery
  • Emergency and trauma surgery
  • Due to restructuring within the unit in an attempt to grow our expanding service we require a passionate and positive individual who have pride and joy in their work. The ideal candidate would receive full on the job training in a supportive environment with a team that values you. We also offer:
  • A structured mentorship programme, supportive of individuals learning strategies and needs
  • Encouragement for staff to take on projects to take the department forward, where each contribution is valued.

Due to the high number of candidates applying for previous vacancies please apply as soon as possible as the post may close early if enough suitable candidates apply.

For further information or to arrange an informal visit please do not hesitate to contact the unit on 01253 95741 asking for one of the band 6 Sister Marie, Nicky, Pam, Anita or Amanda.

Matron over the Ophthalmic Surgical Unit is Carol Higgins bleep 954.

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Blackpool, Lancashire (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1253 957001

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18 June 2019
Location: United Kingdom Lancashire Blackpool
Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 GBP per year
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

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