Consultant Ophthalmologist in Ophthalmology - 10 PA’s plus 3% on call
St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the BEST acute Trusts in England for the second year running!
We provide a full range of acute adult services to our local population of circa 350,000 and provide tertiary services across a much wider area in the North West, North Wales and Isle of Man. We are a Major Trauma Unit and the Mersey Regional Burns Unit.
Our '5 Star Patient Care' strategy is at the heart of all that we do; supporting our vision to provide world class services for all our patients by getting it right for every patient, every time.
We would like to invite applications for the post of Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon. This is a replacement post and applicants will be expected to have broad general ophthalmology experience with a sub-specialty interest in medical retina and uveitis.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and evolving department at St Helens Hospital. A Three Star Trust, where clinicians actively shape services, we are the only Acute Trust to perform above the national average in every CQC indicator for quality of care and services. You will be joining a dynamic team of 7 ophthalmology consultants and work in purpose built, well equipped, state of the art facilities. You will help us build on our excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and you will be instrumental in enhancing our capacity to deliver world-class Ophthalmology services.
St Helens is conveniently located within reach of Liverpool and Manchester and there are excellent residential areas within easy reach of the Trust; excellent educational, cultural and sporting institutions are also located nearby.
Please apply online by clicking the apply button.
Shortlisting date: week commencing 03rd February 2019.
Interview date: Monday 04th March 2019.
For an informal discussion please contact: Mr Imran Akram, Clinical Director - Ophthalmology, St Helens Hospital, Telephone 01744 646619 or Mr Andrew O’Brien, Directorate Manager - Ophthalmology, St Helen's Hospital, telephone 01744 646675.
Closing date: Sunday 2nd February 2019.