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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/08/2020.

Ophthalmic Technician

Job Reference: 273-DS-0120

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Ophthalmic Technician
Moorfields - St Georges Hospital, London
£24,210 - £25,615 p.a inclusive of HCAS

Exceptional new opportunities at Moorfields

Founded in 1804, Moorfields Eye Hospital is a world-class centre of excellence for eye health services, ophthalmic research and education. We are true pioneers in the fight to cure blindness. Every year we treat more than 750,000 patients at City Road in central London and at 30 satellites, and, in partnership with the UCL Institute of Ophthalmology, we lead one of the most impactful ophthalmic research programmes in the world. We train many of the leading eye care clinicians in the UK and internationally, and have a global reputation for quality and professionalism in ophthalmic care. In addition, Moorfields operates two commercial businesses whose profits support our NHS work: Moorfields Private and Moorfields UAE.

The Moorfields Way is to be caring, organised, excellent and inclusive, and we expect all applicants for our posts to commit to upholding these values.

To provide a Technical and clinical service for the injection clinic and the ward at Moorfields South. Following training, the post holder will be working alongside Nurse injectors/Doctors to assist with delivering of Intravitreal injections to patients that require injections when attending clinics.

The post holder will be expected to undertake in-house training regarding aseptic techniques, opening of surgical packs and to be familiar with “time out” (checking of patients).Assist in the education and training of Band 2/3 Technicians when needed. Work with all members of the multi-professional team (nursing, medical staff, allied health professionals, support workers and all members of the management team). To support qualified nursing staff in providing high quality individualised care to a define group of service users. Working in a manner that promotes dignity and human rights through the adoption of person centered care principles. Those area will be our day surgery, inpatients and pre assessment clinic.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameWale SanniJob titleWard ManagerEmail addressWale.Sanni@nhs.netAdditional contact information

Please contact Wale Sanni

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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