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Consultant Ophthalmologist vacancy

Job details

Job number:
Job location:
St Mary's ISTC
Job contract type:
Job schedule type:
Full Time
Job closing date:
Sunday, September 1, 2019 - 23:59

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Ophthalmologist to join our multidisciplinary team at St Mary’s NHS Treatment Centre in Portsmouth.

Our clean, modern and comfortable hospital specialises in minor hand and foot surgery, eye surgery, general surgery, urology, colorectal surgery and endoscopy. We also offer community assessment services in audiology, dermatology and ear, nose and throat (ENT).

In this role you will be expected to perform a range of ophthalmology procedures on patients referred to the centre and the position will include clinical sessions at the treatment centre and community healthcare facilities.

You will be required to demonstrate a high level of operative skill in:

• High volume Phacoemulsification under topical anaesthesia
• Medical Retina/Glaucoma services
• Laser treatment

You will have full and specialist GMC registration as well as MRCOphth/FRCOptht/FRCS with wide training in general ophthalmology. You will be able to offer an expert clinical opinion on a range of problems within ophthalmology and capable of taking full and independent responsibility for service delivery without direct supervision. In addition, you will have experience of high volume cataract surgery under topical anaesthesia.

In return, we can offer you:

• Competitive salary
• 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays
• Company Pension Scheme
• Continuing professional development
• Care UK Perks including cycle to work scheme and online discounts

Shortlisting for this role may take place as applications are received. We therefore reserve the right to close this vacancy once a suitable candidate has been appointed.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Sonia Sanghvi on 0118 952 1921 or at

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references.

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