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Registered General Nurse (Permanent)

Posted 2 weeks ago

First Choice Selection Services are pleased to be recruiting on behalf of our client for a Part Time Registered General Nurse for their Eye Clinic based in Belfast City Centre.


The Nitty Gritty:

  • Location – Belfast
  • Part Time Position – Hours of work: 9am – 5:30pm (Wednesday, Thursday & Saturdays essential)
  • £17ph Mon – Friday & £20ph on a Saturday


Main Purpose of the Role:

The Registered Nurse will undertake a practical ‘hands-on’ role during the surgical day including admissions nurse; scrub assistant; discharge patients with after-care advice and medications; assist within the anaesthetic room; prepare the patient for their cataract/laser/Intra Ocular Lens (IOL) treatment and undertake pre-screening diagnostic duties.

What The Job Entails:

  • Supporting the Nurse Manager and assisting with the infection control audits.
  • Ensuring that all patients proceeding to surgery have had the opportunity to understand the potential risks and benefits of treatment.
  • 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 and 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.
  • Patient care is appropriate and individual requests are accommodated as far as is reasonable and safe.
  • Aptitude to learn how to operate the ophthalmic laser equipment, with training provided where required.


What We Need From You:

  • RGN Qualification
  • Theatre experience
  • Adaptable with a flexible approach to work
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Maintain a quality service


Employee Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Full Induction Programme and Mandatory training
  • Flexible working hours
  • Career Progression
  • No evening or Sunday shifts
  • ‘Business Hour’ Shifts 9am-5.30pm
  • Staff bonding days

Registered General Nurse (Permanent)

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