The post is open for general ophthalmologist with recognised training in glaucoma surgery to complement the interests of the existing consultants in this expanding department.
The post holder will be expected to provide clinical leadership in developing services for treatment of glaucoma according to evolving new therapies in alignment with national guidelines. This involves working closely with administrators, commissioners, optometrists, and other clinicians at the main Hospital site.
The department is the main ophthalmic centre for the district, with a catchment population for secondary work of approximately 450,000. It provides some tertiary services to the populations of the local towns and cities and there are further opportunities to extend the present service in tertiary roles.
They are looking to expand by appointing three new consultant posts, to deliver specialist services in our developing department.
A full Job Description and Job Plan is available to interested candidates.
Requirements for this position are the following:
- MRCS or equivalent
- IELTS or OET
- Specialist registration is desirable, not essential
- Extensive experience in ophthalmology with previous consultant experience
- glaucoma specialisation essential