Junior Medical Retina Research Fellow in Ophthalmology

Location
West Midlands Region
Salary
£30,000 per annum
Posted
18 Apr 2019
Closes
23 Apr 2019
Ref
381-A-19-97803
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Ophthalmology
Career Level
Trust / Career grade
Contract Type
Fixed Contract

We require an enthusiastic doctor to work in the medical retina service in a dynamic department, staffed by seven consultants, with excellent technical facilities, currently based at the Birmingham & Midland Eye Centre and Sandwell General Hospital. This is post is very attractive with previous successive post holders successfully getting on ophthalmology national training programmes.

The post holder will be expected to have reasonable previous experience in clinical audit and research methodology in any field of medicine. Some basic experience in ophthalmology, or ophthalmology placements are desirable but not essential. There will be opportunity to further increase the experience in ophthalmology and consolidate clinical skills.

The appointed person will be expected to fully participate in departmental clinical research, help run trials, from setting up trials, help in patient recruitment, coordination and smooth delivery of trials. Other duties involve data gathering, analysis and help write up of publications and presentations. Help in departmental Audits ensuring completion of audit cycles. 

The department provides a full range of sub-speciality services including cornea, glaucoma, medical and surgical retina, oculoplastics and paediatrics. Within the unit there is also a large orthoptic and optometry department, providing a wide range of services. This post is for a fixed term of 12 months with possibility of extension. Suitable applicants must have full GMC registration. 

Applicants may contact Mr Jack Morgan (jack.morgan1@nhs.net 0121 5076160) to arrange an informal visit. Shortlisted candidates should contact Miss Bushra Mushtaq (0121-507 6811 bushramushtaq@nhs.net)if they wish to discuss the post further