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Consultant in Ophthalmology with a specialist interest in Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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Consultant in Ophthalmology with a specialist interest in Medical Retina and Vitreoretinal Surgery
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
Contract
Permanent
Hours
10 PA's
Job ref
356-19-1616585
Site
Hull Royal Infirmary
Town
Hull
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042 per annum
Closing
09/04/2019 23:59
Interview date
07/06/2019

Applications are invited for a Consultant Ophthalmologist with a special interest in Surgical and/or medical retinal diseases based at the Hull and East Yorkshire Eye Hospital.  This is a new post and attracts 10 Programmed Activities (PAs). The post holder will be joining 15 Consultant Ophthalmologist posts which are already established. 

The successful candidate will assume a direct clinical role and will contribute to the running and delivery of the Ophthalmology service and to develop a sub-specialist interest in Surgical and/or medical retinal diseases. The post holder will also participate in the on-call rota.

The Department is fully equipped with the latest resources including digital networked fluorescein and ICG angiography; fundus autofluorescence imaging and latest generation fourier domain OCT scanning.  The department has two PASCAL lasers plus a double-frequency YAG laser and two YAG lasers. The department offers PDT therapy and has a well-established intravitreal injection facility with Medisoft EPR capability.

All applicants must have passed FRCOphth or equivalent and be on the Specialist Register or be within 6 months of obtaining a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT). A Fellowship in Retinal diseases is desirable.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Mark Costen or Miss Louise Downey, Clinical Leads on (01482) 605300 or by emailing Mark.Costen@hey.nhs.uk or Louise.Downey@hey.nhs.uk