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Ophthalmic Scrub Nurses/ODP - Middlesbrough

Job Reference: J80-A-19-1288

Competitive depending on skills & experience

Ophthalmic Scrub Nurses/Operating Department Practitioners

Basis: Full, part time or bank

Location: Middlesbrough

Salary & Benefits: Competitive depending on skills & experience


Who are we?

Newmedica is one of the leading providers of NHS-funded ophthalmology services in England.

Our mission is to make eyecare better. Better for patients. Better for the NHS and those that fund healthcare. Better for our communities.

We provide services for NHS CCGs, NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts, and other providers of NHS funded services. We deliver over 100,000 patient interactions annually, including eye surgery, in in more than 20 services across England and have a proven track record of working with the NHS.

It is a very exciting time within Newmedica at the moment as we put into place our plans for rapid growth and we are current looking for new people to join our team in clinical roles.

We offer flexible working opportunities and are interested in hearing from Ophthalmic Scrub Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to engage in supporting the delivery of our service in Middlesbrough.

The service will deliver a mixture of outpatients and surgery across a number of areas of Ophthalmology in a modern community based setting.

If this role interests you, please apply. In your application please outline the reasons why you’re suitable for the role, with reference to the person specification.

For more information, please callthe Newmedica HR Team on 02078716615.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

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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