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Registered General Nurse


Webrecruit Ireland


Co Dublin, Dublin


Registered General Nurse. Dublin. Industry Leading Salary Plus Benefits. Hours: 40 hours. Our client has come a long way since their first store opened in 1991. From just one store, they’ve grown to more than 100 clinics and have become the UK’s only complete eye care provider. From glasses and contact lenses to laser, lens replacement, lens and cataract surgery, this ambitious organisation is here to make poor vision a thing of the past for their patients. If you’re looking to work for a market leader, then this is where you come in! The company currently has an excellent opportunity for a Registered General Nurse (RGN) to work within their state of the art Clinic in Dublin. Role & Responsibilities. The Registered General Nurse leads the surgery team in terms of providing expertise in all aspects of patient management. This is a practical ‘hands on’ role admissions nurse; scrub assistant; discharge patients with after-care advice and medications; assist within the anaesthetic room; prepare the patient for their Laser Vision Correction (LVC) or Intraocular Lens (IOL) treatment and undertake pre-screening diagnostic duties. In addition, you will be responsible for: - Supporting the surgery manager and assisting with infection control audits. - Ensuring that all patients proceeding to surgery have had the opportunity to understand the potential risks and benefits of treatment. - Playing a leading role in ensuring all Patient Journeys are completed with the utmost care, empathy and service that excels all Patient expectations. - To work within the team to ensure that ‘file preparation’ prior to the treatment day is carried out in order to minimise potential complications, cancellations/postponement by being able to recognise patient suitability. - Liaise with the multi-disciplinary team in order to ensure outstanding issues are addressed prior to surgery. - Patients are discharged from surgery with the appropriate prescribed medication and advice, including emergency contact numbers and follow up care has been arranged. Professional/Academic/Technical Requirements: - Whilst you must be a Registered General Nurse, our client understands that RGNs with or without ophthalmic knowledge will not be able to fulfil the specialist requirements for this role. Consequently, the organisation will provide training and supervised practice in order to develop those working with them. Ophthalmic and teaching qualifications are desirable but not essential. Essential Skills: - Excellent communication and presentation skills. - Caring manner, Patient attentiveness and professionalism paramount with all of their Patient interactions. - Ability to absorb and convey highly technical information. - Adaptable with a flexible approach to work. - Excellent time management skills. - Strong organisational skills attention to detail with the ability to prioritise tasks. - Demonstrate confidentiality, integrity and discretion. - A passion or interest for optical healthcare / refractive surgery. What’s in it for you? - Free or discounted optical products/procedures. - Competitive/and industry leading salaries. - Career progression/Defined and unparalleled career path and progression opportunities. - Modern working environment with superb technology support. Over £400 million has been invested in this market leader’s clinics, their people; and in the most advanced technology in the industry - so it’s no wonder that they’re the number one choice for laser eye surgery patients. Every week, their optometrists and surgeons help to transform the vision of thousands of people across the country. The company has more 5 star Trust Pilot reviews than all the other laser eye surgery providers in the nation combined. In fact, over 99% of their patients would recommend them. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a global organisation where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop within a professional working environment. Our client is an equal opportunities employer. To apply for the role of Registered General Nurse, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd. The services advertised by Webrecruit Ireland Ltd are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Registered General Nurse, RGN, Registered Nurse, Nurse, Healthcare Assistant, Nursing Assistant, Healthcare, Lens Replacement. This job originally appeared on

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