This diverse post will involve rotation between the Urgent Eye Clinic, Ophthalmology Outpatients & Ward 20 Cataract Suite, all based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
There may be some occasional cross-site travel involved to cover Ophthalmology Outpatients based at The Princess Royal Hospital, Telford.
Main duties of the job:
You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working within the Ophthalmology service providing professional and clinical support to patients. The post will offer a diverse working environment which will include coordination of the outpatient clinics and learning a range of diagnostic skills within the department.
You must possess good communication skills and be able to work well as part of a team. You must be flexible in your approach and be able to respond appropriately to the demands of an ever changing workload. Recent experience in Ophthalmology or an Urgent care setting would be beneficial to the role but not essential.
Together with our staff, we have developed a set of Values, which form a framework for a positive and supportive environment for our patients, visitors and staff. We believe that all candidates should be able to demonstrate and be equally committed in fulfilling these values to be successful in their application.
Working for our organisation:
Each person, patient or visitor, visiting our ophthalmic departments will be met with courtesy and respect. The individual will be treated confidentially with dignity maintained at all times, thus maintaining a high standard of individualised care.
In applying our philosophy of care we aim to deliver a high standard of care to all patients within the department ensuring that each person leaves understanding the information needed to make an informed decision regarding their care and that all their needs are met.
To achieve this:-
All nursing staff will work from a research base, with an awareness of professionalism, accountability and responsibility, promoting freedom of choice and informed consent. Waiting times within the department will be kept to the minimum, displayed and patients made aware of delays and problems. The staff in the department will work as part of the multidisciplinary team and show respect for other team members.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities:
For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.