Clinical Nurse Specialist - Medical Retina

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,600 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London and Kent.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley, Orpington Hospital, and some services at Beckenham Beacon and Queen Mary’s Sidcup.

The Trust is recognised internationally for its work in liver disease and transplantation, neurosciences, cardiac, haemato-oncology, fetal medicine, stroke, major trauma, and Emergency Department.

The Ophthalmology services are centred at King’s College Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Sidcup and Princess Royal University Hospital, Orpington and staffed by 30 Consultants making it the second largest eye department in London and one of the largest in the UK.

Applications are invited for a Band 7 Ophthalmic Nurse specialising in Medical Retina to be based at the Princess Royal Hospital (PRUH) and Orpington. The post holder will provide expert care to medical retina patients and this will include the administration of intravitreal injections and the examination of patients in consultant led and nurse led clinics. The post holder must have demonstrable experience working in and caring for patients in the sub speciality of Medical Retina. The post holder must have excellent communication skills, attention to detail and is able to work well within a team.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Fran Leonard

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Reference: 40884075

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