Ophthalmic Nurse

5 days left

Ramsay Health Care UK
Competitive salary
22 Feb 2021
04 Mar 2021
Role Type
Start Date
The Role

Due to the hospital expanding its Outpatient facilities we have an exciting opportunity within the team for a staff nurse with Ophthalmology experience to join our team within our new busy Ophthalmic Outpatient setting. We are looking for a nurse who is interested in utilising their Ophthalmology experience to assist in developing pathways within the hospital.

The Woodland hospital offers a comprehensive ophthalmic service to our patients in Northamptonshire and surrounding counties. This is an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team of nursing staff. You will need to have strong leadership skills ensuring and maintaining the delivery of high quality, safe patient care. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and role model. They will be flexible, motivated and enthusiastic in supporting the Outpatient's Manager to drive forward developments and high standards of care.

You will:
  • Have Strong Leadership skills
  • Be A Positive Role Model
  • Have Ophthalmology experience
  • Maintain High Standards of Care
  • Maintain high standards of Infection Control
  • Medicines Management
  • Audit
  • Service Improvement
  • Be Involved in the running of clinics, working closely with Consultants
  • Clinical treatments
  • Assisting with minor outpatient procedures

What you'll bring with you
  • A warm, considerate and empathetic character
  • A commitment to support individuals and assist as necessary whilst preparing patients for surgery socially, emotionally.
  • The ability to make decisions and use your initiative
  • Strong communication skill
  • Passion to deliver excellent care in a rewarding and what can be emotionally challenging environment
  • A flexible and positive attitude


Ramsay provides generous benefits to all staff including; contributory pension scheme, 25 days' annual leave plus a buy/sell offering, flexible working and shift options, private healthcare and life assurance, free parking and subsided food costs, access to our corporate employee discount programme and a strong in-house wellbeing centre for 24/7 employee assistance. Our Ramsay Academy provides our framework and includes a whole host of courses and training opportunities starting with E-learning but can lead to access to Apprenticeships up to and including Degree and Masters programmes for those on a clinical pathway career journey. Here at Woodland we offer a full onsite Induction Week (theory and practical) prior to department supernummery time and in addition to ILS, AIM, IV Study Day, Venepuncture and Cannulation training to name but a few core skills we offer as part of your 6-month probation period. An annual appraisal (PDR) is mandatory for us all as is compliance with mandatory training.

About us

Woodland Hospital in Kettering has 23 en-suite inpatients beds, 12 Day Case Bays, 7 Day Case en-suite beds, 4 laminar flow theatres, 1 Endoscopy Suite (JAG accredited) and Minor Procedure Room. Our diagnostics services include 12 Consulting Rooms with a further 6 Consulting rooms at our offsite Woodland Grange Outpatients (due to open end of December), Covid Swabbing Centre, Physiotherapy Department, Pharmacy Department, Radiology Department - Xray, Ultrasound, Echo, Audiology, MRI and CT Van - 6 days per week. We have embraced the Enhanced Recovery Programme (ERP) and made significant length of stay reductions with improved patient related outcomes measures (PROMS). All of our Admin functions are carried out in-house.

Ramsay Health Care UK is a well-established global hospital group with over 50 years' experience. It is well respected within the healthcare industry and is one of the leading providers of independent hospital services in England.

We love people with a positive, "can do" attitude who want to make a difference in their work. "Our employees are Ramsay." The skills and commitment of our employees forms the basis for our success.

Woodland Hospital is part of the Ramsay Health Care group and provides clinical care to private, insured and NHS patients. Ramsay Health Care UK is one of the leading providers of NHS and private patient services in England, with a network of over 30 acute hospitals and Treatment Centres.

We are committed to equality of opportunity for all. This position is subject to an Enhanced DBS check.

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