Ophthalmology Nurse - Derby

Pride Park, Derby
Salary £22,215 - £25,831
22 Mar 2019
19 Apr 2019
Janet Leer
Job Type
Veterinary Nurse
Small Animal
Contract Type
Full Time

Contact Details

Pride Veterinary Centre, part of the Scarsdale Group is a dedicated veterinary practice in Derby offering a veterinary hospital, veterinary referrals, emergency pet care, pet resort and preventative pet healthcare.

The ophthalmology team is a dynamic team that comprises a nurse, an intern and two specialist ophthalmologists who see a large range of medical and surgical cases. The team is dedicated to outstanding patient care and are happy to teach and help others.

As well as working within the ophthalmology team you will be working with the theatre and in-patient care teams in our busy referral hospital as well as the wider team at the practice. There are lots of opportunities to work alongside a team of dedicated veterinary professionals. The role requires an individual who is organised and able to work and communicate effectively with a range of people as well as being clinically focused.

The successful candidate will organise the ophthalmology department and team members throughout the day and liaise with other areas as required (theatre, wards, imaging). There will be opportunities to assist the ophthalmologists with surgical and non-surgical procedures, and time to provide one to one care to our very important and loveable patients.

Required skills and experience

  • RVN status
  • Interest in ophthalmology
  • Good communication skills
  • Great at prioritising and planning
  • Excellent client care

Would be good to have

  • Referral experience
  • Good computer skills
  • Easy going personality
  • Attention to detail
  • Previous experience nursing ophthalmology patients

Professional Perks and Benefits

  • Generous CPD allowance
  • Excellent internal CPD opportunities
  • Great opportunity to develop skills in an interesting discipline
  • Your chance to make a key difference in a focused team within a large referral hospital

Personal Benefits

  • Your birthday off
  • Increasing holiday with years’ service
  • Death in service insurance at 4 x salary
  • Practice focus on health and well being

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