• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Medical Retina Specialist Nurse

Band 6

Main area
Ophthalmology
Grade
Band 6
Contract
1 yr secondment
Hours
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
180-DRN-181046
Employer
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Addenbrookes Hospital-Division D
Town
Cambridge
Salary
£28,050 to £36,644 p.a. pro rata
Closing
24/07/2018 08:00
Interview date
15/08/2018

 

 

Come Nurse with us…
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the country. It comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital. We provide accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge and regional and national specialist services. It’s a great place to nurse, work and live.

You will work on a vibrant hospital campus with a friendly community feel; we have excellent facilities to practise your skills and abilities to support your career pathway and development. Our values of Together – Safe, Kind, Excellent support the delivery of outstanding care. We have a fully electronic patient record system that is improving health-care quality; this is transforming services, improving patient safety and clinical outcomes.

You will be responsible for the provision of specialist ophthalmic nursing and carry out specialist nursing procedures for patients with medical retina conditions. This will include the provision of intravitreal injections, fundus fluorescein angiography, OCT review and virtual AMD clinics.

 

The post holder will act as a coordinator in the medical retina service ensuring patients are seen and assessed by all members of the multidisciplinary team. They will act as first point of contact for medical retina patients who have clinical concerns.

  

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

• Our values and reputation for outstanding care
• Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
• Career and development opportunities
• Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
• Research experience and opportunities
• Lovely location and quality of life
• Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

For further details of our fantastic benefits please refer to the attachment below - CUH Benefits.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Ogechukwu Osuchukwu - Clinical Nurse Specialist

01223 349438

ogechukwu.osuchukwu@addenbrookes.nhs.uk