About the Job


Are you a senior doctor seeking a new challenge, coastal scenery nearby to a large major city, and wishing to work for an employer that can support your development?

A great opportunity has arisen on the east coast of Yorkshire. On behalf of a long-standing established teaching hospital Head Medical is looking out for Candidates within Opthalmology

As a Consultant within Ophthalmology, you'll work on a perm contract within a clinically led service that incorporates a range of disciplines across 4 acute hospital sites and covers numerous community, specialist and primary care facilities across a wide geography.

Other duties involve.

  • Maintenance of the highest clinical standards in the management of patients with a wide variety of ophthalmic conditions
  • To share with colleagues responsibility for the day-to-day management of ophthalmology patients.  Teaching and training of junior staff, medical students, postgraduates and other healthcare personnel.
  • To actively participate in both departmental and Trust matters concerning Clinical Governance and audit.
  • To have responsibility for ensuring active participation in continuing medical education/professional and service development (CME/CPD)

What’s on offer for you?

  • Salary scale between £93,666, £ 126,281
  • Full comprehensive relocation package on offer.
  • Generously funded study leave is available.
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Blue light discounts

About the Trust:

  • Rated 'good' by a recent CQC inspection
  • High-performing NHS trust within the Yorkshire area you'll join this trust at a fantastic time, your ideas and ways of working can help this organisation achieve its future objectives and goals.
  • Provides a full range of district hospital services to the local community and surrounding area. These include accident and emergency services, outpatient clinics, inpatient services, and maternity and children’s services.
  • Provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in local area

Essential criteria

  • Current GMC full registration & licence to practise, FRCOphth & entry on GMC specialist register for Ophthalmology or within 12 months of CCT date or expected CESR approval (evidence of CESR submission will be required at time of CV submission).
  • Minimum 6 months UK experience.
  • Commitment to 1 in 14 non-resident on call (optional)
  • Evidence of subspecialist clinical experience and skills in emergency eye care
  • Any specialist interests can be considered

Desirable Criteria

  • Ability to supervise postgraduate research
  • Post CCT Fellowship in Emergency Eye Care
  • Experience of supervising SpRs/specialist trainees.
  • Experience of teaching basic clinical skills to undergraduates
  • Experience in running and delivering clinical trials

Please get in touch with a copy of your CV or simply email stuart@headmedical.com for more information and a detailed job spec. We would love to hear from you

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Stuart today.

stuart@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1096

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