Full or Part Time Referral Ophthalmic Registered Veterinary Nurse near Bournemouth


Julie Powell
Our client is a multidisciplinary referral centre currently undergoing extensive expansion and improvement of the facilities. Based just North of Bournemouth they are now looking for an experienced Referral Ophthalmic Registered Veterinary Nurse to join them.

The practice is located in the South of England close to the New Forest National Park and South Coast offering easy access to a multitude of outdoor activities. Bournemouth beach has just been voted number one beach in the UK by Tripadvisor and is a 20-minute drive from the practice. The area offers good access to regional and international airports and has excellent road and rail links to London. The practice is fully kitted out with the latest equipment including an Oertli OS4 phaco/VR machine, endolaser, high frequency ultrasound, ERG, cross-linking etc. Experience of Referral nursing and Ophthalmology is an advantage, along with high level Anaesthesia. However the most important thing to bring to the table is an enthusiastic, caring attitude with a desire to help patients and be a team player. You will be joining a team of 9 Ophthalmologists and a team of 6 Ophthalmic nurses, along with a dedicated team of care assistants and admin staff.

As a Referral nurse you will be responsible for surgical and medical support and all aspects of inpatient care within the Ophthalmology unit. Monitoring anaesthesia in theatre is a large part of the role and confidence to offer gold standard care for surgical patients essential. The client is open to full or part time hours and be happy to take part in the out of hours for surgical support in the evenings and weekends. Salary of up to 31,000 depending on experience.

If this is role sounds of interest please email your CV through to [email protected] or give me a call on 01422 433900.

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