Consultant Ophthalmologist

Location
East Lancashire
Salary
£76,761 - £103,490 per annum
Posted
17 May 2017
Closes
25 Jun 2017
Ref
435-MQ67-17
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applicants are invited for the post of Consultant General Ophthalmologist with an interest to complement the existing team and subspecialties including, Paediatric Ophthalmology, Diabetic Eye Disease, Oculoplastic Surgery, Medical and Surgical retina Glaucoma and Cornea. Experience with adult ocular motility, neuro ophthalmology and paediatrics ocular motility would be desirable.

You will join a team of eight Consultants in a modern busy facility that is well equipped with enthusiastic staff and will participate in the provision of the Ophthalmology Service in East Lancashire. Clinical research, audit and service development are actively encouraged.

The Ophthalmology Directorate welcomes over 65,000 out-patient attendances per year as well as carrying out around 5,000 elective and non-elective surgical procedures. We are based across the Trusts two sites and comprise two busy out-patient departments, a Monday to Friday Specialty Specific Day-case ward area and two designated Ophthalmic theatre facilities. We also operate a number of out-patient clinic sessions at satellite facilities across the locality.

Applicants must hold the FRCOphth or equivalent and be on the GMC specialist register for Ophthalmology or within 6 months of attaining specialist registration at the time of the interview.

For further details, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

For further information please contact Mrs M Mohan, Clinical Director for Ophthalmology, telephone 01282 805252 or Mr Shahid Islam, Divisional Director for Surgery, telephone 01254 733211

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Closing date: 25 June 2017.