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QEH is host to the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine (RCDM) and is world-renowned for its pioneering surgical techniques in the management of ballistic and blast injuries. QEH has been designated both a Level 1 trauma centre and host of the UK’s first and only National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Centre for Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology.
Applications are invited for Locum Consultant Ophthalmology post with interests in Cornea Diseases. The successful candidates will join a team of 17 other NHS consultants who provide an outpatient and surgical service. The entire range of Ophthalmology sub-speciality clinics are provided and there is a close communication with consultants in other specialities. As well as consultant ophthalmologists the eye service is supported by 6 trainees and fellows, an Orthoptic and Visual Science Department, Optometrists (inc Low Vision Refraction Service), a Low Vision Nurse Service and an Eye Clinic Liaison Officer. Specific retinal facilities include four Spectralis OCT (inc Multicolor HRA OCT), Optos imaging and PASCAL laser.
The timetables will comprise 9 DCC - of which 7 will be patient-facing (balance of clinics and treatment sessions) and 2 will be patient administrative time – and 1 sessions for supporting professional activities (SPA). The post is particularly suitable for ophthalmologists who are FRCOphth and post-CCT, but applicants within 6 months of CCT and RCP-accredited ophthalmologists would also be considered.
Applicants should have previous experience in both sub specialties must be on the GMC Register and should have FRCOphth / MRCOphth (or equivalent).
Applicants are invited to contact Mr. Andrew Jacks, Clinical Service Lead for Ophthalmology, to discuss further details of the post on Apply
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Please ensure your CV is attached to your application before the closing date of 21 August 2018 or the application will not be considered.
If you experience any difficulties with your application or uploading your CV please contact Christine Pickering on Apply
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Disabled applicants, in line with our commitment to the Disability Confident Scheme, will be guaranteed an interview where they meet the essential criteria and declare their disabled status. The Trust will accept applications in other formats where applicants have disabilities that require a reasonable adjustment for them to be able to apply for vacancies; consideration in respect of additional time for postage/delivery time etc will be given.
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