Consultant Ophthalmologist

Location
Blackpool, Lancashire
Salary
£76,641 to £103,490
Posted
16 Jun 2017
Closes
03 Jul 2017
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We are looking to appoint two consultant ophthalmologists to join the existing team of six consultants. We are interested in recruiting individuals who will be keen to strengthen and expand the department to meet the increasing demand in eye care with the following subspecialty interests - 

Post 1: A corneal / anterior segment interest would be expected. The department is equipped for a full range of corneal surgery including PK, DSEK,DALK etc

Post 2: Any subspecialty interest would be considered

Blackpool is Britain’s premier holiday resort with 333,000 resident population and up to 16million visitors per year. Surrounding the town is the rural Fylde, with excellent housing and schools. There are good motorway, rail and air links; Manchester and Liverpool and the English Lake District are within 1 hour and London and Scotland within 3 hours. 
As well as being the local general hospital, the Trust includes the Lancashire Cardiac Unit, a tertiary referral centre. 
Applicants must be on the GMC Specialist Register or be within 6 months of gaining CCT. MRCOphth or equivalent and relevant experience in the specialty is expected.
Potential candidates are encouraged to visit the department. Assessment Centre & AAC Date – 2nd August 2017
For further details / informal visits please contact Ges Naylor, Head of Department on 01253 953472 or email Mr.Naylor@bfwh.nhs.uk

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