Consultant Ophthalmologist

Location
Crewe, Cheshire
Posted
14 Aug 2017
Closes
17 Sep 2017
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Leighton Hospital
Job Reference Number: MED-Ophthal-1249

Applications are invited for a Consultant Ophthalmologist to join an expanding Ophthalmology department at Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. You will be required to participate both in General Ophthalmology and have a complimentary sub specialty interest preferably in Medical retina. The job plan will be based on 10 Programmed activities per week. 

The post will be based a Leighton Hospital and involves clinics at Victoria infirmary in Northwich. The successful candidate will join a team of eight Consultants providing comprehensive Ophthalmic services to the local population. Current sub-specialty expertise includes Medical Retina, Glaucoma, Oculoplastics, Anterior segment and Paediatric ophthalmology. 

The on call commitment is anticipated to be 1 in 9.

The department is well supported by two Associate Specialists, five Specialty Doctors and one Clinical Fellow. There are three trainees on rotation from the Mersey Deanery. 

The department is also supported by Ophthalmic Nurse Practitioners, technicians, and an Orthoptic and Optometry department. You will also be required to participate fully in undergraduate and post graduate teaching and will be expected to promote Clinical Governance within the department. 

Applicants must have full registration with the GMC including a License to Practice, and be on the Specialist Register, or be within 6 months of obtaining their Certificate of Completion of Training. 

The post is offered on a full-time, part-time or job share basis, the job plan being intended for a full-time appointment with an opportunity to modify this if the post is offered on any other basis. 

For an informal discussion and further details please contact: Mr. Dan Nguyen, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Lead, email: dan.nguyen@mcht.nhs.uk Tel: 01270 612102. Zoe Harris, Service Manager, email: zoe.harris@mcht.nhs.ukTel: 01270 273975.

Shortlisted candidates will be expected to visit the department prior to interview. 

Please click the apply button to apply for this post. For further details, please contact the Medical Resourcing Department on 01270 273541 or alternatively email Claire Thomas: claire.thomas@mcht.nhs.uk

Closing date: 17 September 2017.
Interview date: 17 October 2017.
Website: www.mcht.nhs.uk

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