Consultant in Ophthalmology with specialist interest in Glaucoma

Location
York, North Yorkshire
Posted
05 Jun 2017
Closes
23 Jul 2017
Ref
419-650802-C-OP
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic, progressive Trust, with an ambitious programme of service modernisation and a reputation for providing high quality services. The North Yorkshire Eye Service is advertising for Consultants with specialist interests in glaucoma and also emergency eye care to join our current team of 23 Consultants working together across the Trust.

The successful glaucoma candidate will work within our Ophthalmic team having the opportunity to develop new pathways in delivery of care whilst complementing an existing, well established and expanding glaucoma service providing care for York. The service is consultant led with successful allied professional set up within clinics, screening and monitoring.

The successful emergency eye care consultant will have the opportunity to lead on improving our effective emergency care provision in conjunction with our existing team. The service is also consultant led and supported by junior registrars and an experienced nurse triaging team.

The posts are well supported by Ophthalmology, Radiology, Pharmacy and Pathology departments and access to other speciality and sub-speciality services as required. There are several glaucoma trials running in the department and we have a flourishing research portfolio. Research will be supported within the job plan.

For informal enquires please contact Miss Nicola Topping, Consultant Ophthalmologist on (01904) 725 588 or via email at nicola.topping@York.NHS.uk

About us

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a dynamic, progressive Trust, with an ambitious programme of service modernisation and a reputation for providing high quality services. As well as a wide range of professional challenges, North Yorkshire offers the opportunity for an outstanding work-life balance, with stunning countryside, picture-postcard villages and award winning beaches. There are excellent schools, top-rated family attractions and endless leisure opportunities, in addition to great transport links offering speedy access to; London, Leeds and Manchester.

For more information, interview dates and to apply please click the apply button.For further details of all posts available www.yorkhospitals.nhs.uk