Ophthalmic Nurse

Job Description

Our highly esteemed client a leading Eye Surgery Clinic in South Dublin is currently looking for Ophthalmic Nurse to join their team in South Dublin. They offer competitive salary, 22 days annual leave entitlement, state-of-the-art facilities in South Dublin and wonderful team! This is a full time Monday to Friday 37.5 hours position with occasional Saturday.


Active NMBI registration (RGN)
Excellent communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Strong service ethic
Experience in Ophthalmology

What you will be doing:

Working as part of the Nursing/ Technician team to perform ophthalmic diagnostic testing on patients as part of clinical work ups for consultations at the Clinic.
Working as part of the Nursing/ Technician team to complete virtual consultations with patients to capture motivations for surgery, medical history, visual needs etc prior to their consultation with the Surgeon.
Scrubbing for laser eye surgery procedures performed in the dedicated theatre at the clinic
Management of patients on the day of surgery (consent discussion, medication management, counselling on postoperative instructions, completion of slit lamp examinations as part of discharging patients)
Assist the Surgeon in theatre (off site at Beacon Hospital) for cataract and lens procedures. Assist with the documentation of procedures, checking correct IOLs available etc.
Answering patient queries via phone call/ email
Assist with planning cataract and lens procedures by calculating IOLs to be used by the Surgeon during the procedure

Sounds like you? Please apply for immediate consideration or email your up-to-date CV to tanya.savenkova@headhuntinternational.com you can also contact Tanya in confidence on 0830105895.