(Medical Retina or Medical Ophthalmology)
St Paul’s Eye Unit
Start date 1st September 2019
Applications are invited for a consultant ophthalmologist post. Applicants should have either CCT as an ophthalmic surgeon with evidence of sub-specialisation in the medical treatment of retinal disease or CCT in medical ophthalmology. St. Paul’s Eye Unit is a vibrant and innovative department. The successful applicant will join a group of sixteen substantive consultants, plus two clinical academics at consultant level, two locum consultants and three associate specialists.
We are looking for a dynamic individual with enthusiasm and an interest in developing clinical services and participating in our very active clinical and laboratory research programmes. This appointment will join a substantial sized sub-specialty team of national standing. The timetable is negotiable and will include a session for cataract surgery if that is one of the interests of the appointed candidate. Applicants who wish to work less than full time will be considered.
The successful candidate will join established medical retina and medical ophthalmology services and will participate in the care of patients with some or all of the following: diabetic retinopathy, age-related macular degeneration, uveitis, retinal vascular disease, inherited retinal disease. The post may also include general and emergency ophthalmology. The post may include cataract surgery if the successful candidate is qualified and interested in providing this.
St. Paul’s has a record of clinical excellence and of pioneering treatments in ophthalmology. There is close co-operation with the Department of Eye and Vision Science at the University of Liverpool which has a strong record of laboratory research, having been awarded grants to the value of £30M over the last five years. There is also an active clinical research programme, the Clinical Eye Research Centre is currently participating in 34 clinical trials and employs a number of research nurses, technicians and imagers.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Michael Briggs, Clinical Director 0151 706 3964.
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