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Specialist Doctor in Ophthalmology (Glaucoma) York

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust York United Kingdom

3 months ago

York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals offers an appointment for a full time Ophthalmology Specialist. This is a fixed term post for 9 months; the Candidate will be a senior non-consultant member of the Ophthalmology Service.

The post holder will be expected to manage general Ophthalmology and emergency patients and will be expected to deliver appropriate subspecialty care glaucoma and work autonomously.
• Glaucoma Clinics where the Candidate should be able to work independently and formulate treatment plans for Ophthalmology patients and list for surgery.
• Urgent Care Clinics
• Independent Laser clinics: retinal, YAG laser lists
• Potential for cataract surgery/minor ops is optional dependent on skill set and theatre availability

It is expected the appointee will be able to perform IVT, including, anti-VEGF and steroid injections and must also be able to supervise other non- medical staff and ophthalmology trainees.

The post holder will be expected to supervise trainees and... other junior staff and be part of teaching and training of medical and non- medical staff.

The appointee must be experienced in leading clinical audits.

York & Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute hospital, community and specialist healthcare services for approximately 800,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles, and which includes Scarborough and Bridlington.

Our mission is to be a valued and trusted partner within our care system, delivering safe effective care to the population we serve.

We’re situated in a fantastic part of the country: home to two national parks, a beautiful coastline, and the city of York, which is consistently voted one of the best to live in the UK.

It’s our privilege to be the largest provider of healthcare in the region and we are incredibly proud of our 8,500 staff, working across 9 hospital sites, supporting safe, high quality patient-centred care on a day-to-day basis.

We hope to hear from you soon!

For further details / informal visits contact: Name: David Burton Job title: Clinical Director Email address: [email protected] Telephone number: 01904 724651
York UK

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