Consultant Ophthalmologist with Special Interest in Paediatric Ophthalmology
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals Ophthalmology Department is looking for a permanent consultant ophthalmologist with a special interest in paediatric ophthalmology. This is a new post to support the paediatric ophthalmology service and general ophthalmology service
Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a large acute Trust in West Surrey and one of the largest in the region. Ashford Hospital lies close to Heathrow Airport. St Peter’s Hospital is situated between Chertsey and Woking. The two hospitals serve a diverse population of around 450,000 on the borders of Surrey and Middlesex. This area includes Woking, Chertsey, Walton-on-Thames, Weybridge, Ashford, Staines, Bedfont, Feltham and Spelthorne.
Ophthalmology clinics take place every day at both Ashford Hospital and St Peter’s Hospital, with additional outreach clinics in Woking and Hounslow. Day case surgery takes place in a dedicated theatre at Ashford Hospital with paediatric and other selected surgeries at St Peter’s Hospital. You will be expected to develop and maintain a high standard of practice and take an active role in all activities of the Department, including Teaching and Audit. The timetable will include both subspecialty and general clinics with regular theatre lists. The posts are substantive posts based across both St Peter’s and Ashford Hospitals with a commitment to community ophthalmology.
Arrangements to visit the hospital are encouraged and can be made with Mrs Maxine Feltham, Office Manager for Ophthalmology on 01784 884908
Applications are available online on NHS jobs using ref. no. 323-JD522. Please complete your application online.
Closing date: 23rd September 2018
Interview date: 10th or 24th October 2018