Theatre Practitioner

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Optical Express

Title: Theatre Practitioner 

Location: Southampton

Hours: 40 Hours per week

Salary: From £35,000 per annum

Optical Express, the UK and Ireland’s number one private provider of laser eye, premium intraocular lens and cataract surgery are recruiting for a Theatre Practitioner to join our busy surgery team.

Operating in our state of the art treatment centre at our Southampton clinic, our surgery team is crucial to our patients’ visual outcomes and to the success of Optical Express. If you’re looking for a role that will allow you to continue to learn and progress, read on….

Maybe you are an experienced Theatre Practitioner looking for a new challenge in a different field, or you might be early in your career and want to make your mark in the ophthalmic industry. There will be a requirement for flexibility to work at our other clinics on a regular basis. Providing you have a passion for delivering world class patient care, our environment could be the perfect fit for you.

By joining Optical Express, you will be welcomed into an industry leading team which is going from strength to strength. We are continuing to open new state-of-the-art clinics and treatment centres in locations across the UK as well as investing in advanced clinical and diagnostic technologies.

For Nurses looking to explore new opportunities, Optical Express has a lot to offer. Our range of ophthalmic treatments mean that our Nurses benefit from real clinical diversity. You will work alongside our expert Ophthalmologists as part of our refractive and cataract surgery multidisciplinary clinical teams, meaning you’ll be involved in leading edge practice, learning from some of the country’s leading specialists in clinical eye care. There will be a requirement for flexibility to work at our other clinics on a regular basis (all expenses will be covered by Optical Express).

The role of a Theatre Practitioner is varied, with responsibilities including:

  • Laser Vision Correction – Scrub
  • Intraocular Lens (Cataract) – Scrub
  • Anaesthetic assistant
  • Pre-operative assessments
  • Undertake pre-screening diagnostic duties
  • Discharge patients with after-care advice and medications
  • Medicines management

What’s in it for you?

  • An industry leading salary
  • No nightshift and No on-call
  • State of the art, modern working environment
  • 29 days’ annual leave per annum
  • Paid professional fees
  • Indemnity Coverage
  • Free Laser Eye Surgery and Intraocular Lens Surgery
  • Free eye tests
  • Discounted prescription eyewear and sunglasses
  • Generous Optical Express friends and family discount scheme
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Full visibility of 6-weeks rota

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.

Optical Express is an equal opportunities employer.

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