Permanent Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology - Incentive package up to £24,000

Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire

17 Jan 2022 Permanent

£84,559 - £114,003 Per annum


The Position

Full time (10 PA's) Consultant in Paediatric Ophthalmology

• Ophthalmological examination, investigations and treatment of patients referred from Accident service, General Medical Practitioners and other departments of the hospital

• Operating sessions and management of in-patients

• Management of outpatient clinics

• Ward rounds

• Writing letters and communicating with General Medical Practitioners and other medical, nursing and paramedical staff as required

• Maintenance of high quality patient centred care

• Shared responsibility for the day to day management of the service and participation in strategic planning

• Teaching and training within the multidisciplinary service

• Active involvement in multidisciplinary team meetings and directorate clinical governance activity

• Active participation in continuing medical education

Health Service

The Eye Unit is extremely busy with 6,000 new patients and 21,000 follow-up visits per year, carrying out some 3,500 surgical procedures per year. There are well-established medical retina clinics and a thriving Diabetic Retinal Screening Programme.

The Location

East of England

Essential Criteria

FRCPOphth or equivalent

12+ Months NHS experience

GMC Specialist registration with license to practice

The Package

£84,559 - £114,003 Per annum

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