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Ophthalmology Service RVN

Company: CVS Group plc
Location: Alton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Practice Site: * Lumbry Park (Alton) Lumbry Park Lumbry Park Veterinary Specialists is a large multidisciplinary referral hospital providing veterinary referral services across the South of England including London and the Thames Valley. Our services include Orthopaedic surgery, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Internal Medicine, Soft Tissue Surgery, Ophthalmology, Cardiology, Oncology and Diagnostic Imaging. The hospital is an ISFM gold feline clinic and was awarded the BVHA design award for an outstanding working environment. We are part of CVS (UK) Ltd, the largest provider of integrated veterinary services in the UK; the referrals division currently operates eight referral hospitals in the UK and Ireland. We are looking for a passionate and enthusiastic RVN to join our Ophthalmology Service nursing team. This role supports and works closely with both the soft tissue and orthopaedic surgeons, resident(s) and interns in providing a world-class service to clients, referring vets and the patients under our care. This is achieved through a collaborative approach to communications, efficient workflow, optimised patient care and rehabilitation. This is ideally a full time role working 40 hours a week (Monday-Friday) with a 1:5 contribution to the weekend rota and time off in lieu. Participation in the bank holiday rota is also required twice a year. Key duties and tasks include: * Attend morning rounds and understand inpatient requirements. In addition, collect any prescriptions to be dispensed
* Review inpatient treatment plans and kennel charts and act on discrepancies and errors (medication dosages, transcription errors, etc.)
* Contribute to ophthalmology-specific inpatient care in wards including medication administration/dispensing, blood tests, IOP measurements
* Act as a point of contact for leadership and training for ophthalmology-specific in-patient care techniques for ward and rotational RVN teams
* Assist with the admission process including physical examinations, blood tests, IV cannulation, admission/workflow paperwork
* Conduct sedations and anaesthetics recoveries for ophthalmology cases and support other departments as directed by your line manager
* Assist clinicians in theatre with ophthalmology surgical cases Key skills and abilities include: * Knowledge of ophthalmology procedures
* Good standards of inpatient care
* Strong communication skills
* Resilience - ability to work under pressure
* Experience of working in referrals is not essential as training can be provided
* Experience in anaesthesia In addition to an attractive salary of 25,000 - 31,000 DOE, we have some attractive benefits on offer that we would be happy to discuss in further detail. Interested in joining our team? If so, please click "Apply Now" and we will be in contact with you shortly.

Keywords: CVS Group plc, Springfield , Ophthalmology Service RVN, Other , Alton, Illinois

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