Eclypse Recruitment
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Ophthalmic Nurse Lead

Ref: VAC-16650

Sector: Medical and Nursing

Title: Ophthalmic Nurse Lead

Location: Bristol (North)

Salary: £28,500 - £30,000

My client is a one of the UK largest independent healthcare providers working in close partnership with the NHS.

As the Lead Ophthalmic Nurse you will provide leadership to the pre assessment, admission and discharge of ophthalmology patients from the unit; assisting in the efficient running of the ophthalmology service.

You will be expected to organise and undertake face to face and telephone pre-operative assessment, including specialised biometry and ophthalmic measurements of patients, ensuring they are fit for surgery.

In addition you will take the lead on developing the pre-assessment process to be nurse led where appropriate.

You will also participate in the ongoing development of the ophthalmology services within the Treatment Centre.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Extensive relevant experience in acute care or elective surgical nursing with recent experience within the specialism of ophthalmology/ pre-assessments

  • Experience in ophthalmic day care, short stay and inpatient nursing

  • Knowledge and skills of ophthalmic surgical care provision

  • Knowledge and skills in respect of ophthalmic disease e.g.


  • Up to date hands on clinical skills including phlebotomy, IV drug administration and performing ECGs


  • NMC Registered Nurse Level 1

  • Basic / Intermediate life support skills

  • ECG and Venupuncture training

Keywords: RGN, Ophthalmic, Ophthalmic Nurse Lead, ophthalmology, Bristol, medical and nursing, pre-assessment, ophthalmology nurse, surgery

If you would like to apply for this role please contact Steve on 0161 6696170 or email your most recent CV to