Advanced Nurse Practitioner Ophthalmic Emergency Department


Advanced Nurse Practitioner Ophthalmic Emergency Department

Job Description 

The Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital is a voluntary specialist Hospital and is the national tertiary centre for the treatment of Ophthalmic, Ear, Nose, Throat/Head and Neck disorders. Recognised as a University Teaching Centre, it has a tradition of care stretching back to 1814 and has looked after patients on its present site since 1904.


Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates who have a track record in the delivery of consistently high standards of care in a challenging, evolving environment and who will be required to demonstrate excellent communication skills, professional leadership and strategic planning.

Essential Requirements:

  • Be registered or be eligible for registration in the Advanced Nurse Practitioner Division of the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland Register
  • Candidates must possess the requisite knowledge and ability including a high standard of suitability and clinical, professional, and administrative capacity to properly discharge the functions of the role
  • Hold a Post Graduate Diploma in Ophthalmic Nursing or equivalent and have a broad base of clinical experience relevant to the advanced field of ophthalmic practice
  • Be a registered and active Nurse Prescriber with NMBI
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Information technology skills to include proficiency in Word®, Excel®, and PowerPoint®

Candidates can contact Nursing Administration on 01-6644655 for further information.

A site visit can be accommodated on request. Candidates can submit 3 copies of their CV together with the names and addresses of three referees (one of whom must be a current employer) by post to:

Ms Cathriona Ennis, Director of Nursing Royal Victoria Eye and Ear Hospital, Adelaide Road, Dublin 2 or email

Closing Date: 17.00 hours, August 13th, 2021

The Royal Victoria Eye & Ear Hospital is an equal opportunity employer.

Closing Date