Part Time Nurse (No Ophthalmology Experience ) / Private Eye Hospital

Maidstone, Kent
£16,000 - £18,000/annum

Daytime Healthcare have an exciting opportunity for a Part Time Registered Nurse to join a National Private Hospital Group in their Private Eye Hospital in Maidstone, Kent.

Part Time Ward Nurse Job Role:

Be responsible for participating in all aspects of the Ophthalmic service at the clinic, including surgery. Provide excellent care to all patients, with specific responsibility for diagnostic testing, pre-operative assessment, peri-operative and post-operative care in the surgical and refractive suite of the hospital, and assisting with minor operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Use clinical judgement and analytical skills to pro-actively identify potential problems during the patients’ clinical pathway that require Consultant / Surgeon input.
  • Work with Consultants supporting them and delivering excellent care to patients during their clinical pathway.
  • Provide pre and post-operative instructions to patients/carers through effective communication as part of the clinical competency framework and holistic care of patients.
  • Provide clinical advice for patients, within level of competency.
  • Administer drugs and treatments as prescribed according to the NMC guidelines for the Standards for Medicines Management 2008.
  • Maintain an awareness of the need to deliver care in a manner which demonstrates dignity and respect, this includes the provision of an appropriate level of privacy at all times.
  • Ensure effective communication is maintained with patients, relatives, carers, visitors, staff and others.
  • Provide initial emergency care within level of competency and training.
  • Help to control and minimise the risk of cross infection by following the organisations’ Uniform Policy, and all procedures, policies and guidelines for the maintenance of a clean working environment, including decontamination and sterilisation of equipment.
  • Assist with the organisation of notes and hospital lists to ensure safe and smooth running of hospital schedules.
  • Ensure that all clinical documentation is completed legibly and comprehensively to agreed organisational and NMC standards and guidelines.
  • Observe patient confidentiality at all times, in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998), Caldicott principles (2013-updated) and the organisational standards for Information governance.

Who are we looking for?

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Current NMC registration (No restrictions or cautions on practice)
  • Minimum one year post qualification nursing experience
  • Previous experience in Surgical Wards, Theatre, General surgery or Outpatients (Ophthalmology experience not required)


  • Pension contributions
  • 33 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays (Pro rata annual leave for part time hours)
  • Private Healthcare
  • Free laser eye treatment for you and 20% discount for friends and family
  • Learning and development which supports you to be the best you can be and progress on your career path.

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