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Consultant Ophthalmologist

Company: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundati
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Main area Ophthalmology Grade NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant Contract Permanent: Permanant Hours 10 sessions per week (Full time 10 pa's per week) Job ref 331-L1060122-A Site Royal Lancaster Infirmary Town Lancaster Salary -82,096 - -110,683 -82,096 - -110,683 per annum Salary period Yearly Closing 06/11/2022 23:59 ''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay has a firm commitment to strengthening the diversity of our workforce, and therefore welcome and encourage applications from likeminded people who can support our ambition to become effortlessly inclusive. We are particularly keen to hear from protected groups - including BAME, LGBT+ and people with a disability.Job overviewConsultant Ophthalmologist - Glaucoma / General OphthalmologyROYAL COLLEGE APPROVEDApplication for this substantive post will only be accepted if you are in the process of obtaining your CCT/CSER within six months of interview.This is an exciting opportunity to be working as part of a dedicated team at Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust delivering high quality ophthalmic care to the population of the Morecambe Bay Area.Main duties of the jobThe Ophthalmology department provides the following services:General Ophthalmology (including cataract) clinics on all 3 sites
AMD and Medical retina clinics based at WGH including diabetic retinopathy clinics supported by non-medical HCP intravitreal injection clinics)
Corneal service supported by two consultants
Glaucoma service (with AHP and ANP support, recently established virtual glaucoma clinics running successfully)
Oculoplastic service (including Botox and minor-ops clinics)
Paediatric service (with Optometric support across 3 sites)

  • The Job Plan has recently received approval from The Royal College of Ophthalmologists (June 2022).Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.Working for our organisationThe University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) consists of three main hospital sites, Westmorland General in Kendal, Furness General in Barrow-in-Furness and the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.You will be based at Royal Lancaster Infirmary with the scope to work cross bay occasionally to meet the needs of the service. But routine work will be mostly based at RLI with Theatre being based in Westmorland General Hospital Kendal .The Lake District is quite probably the most beautiful region in England and not surprisingly the National Park is the most visited in the country.You will be contracted for 10 programmed activities per week. There is an on call element to the role.Interview date: TBCDetailed job description and main responsibilitiesYou will work as part of the Ophthalmology Department and are expected to provide a high quality service and ensure excellent patient care.The proposed job plan will consist of 10 PAs, including 1-2 theatres, 4 outpatient clinics, SPA and admin sessions. In addition, there is a requirement to contribute to the on call ophthalmic
    service on a currently 1:9 rota, as part of the consultant team in the department.Full details of main responsibilities can be found in the attached job description and person specification for this role.Person specificationEducation and Qualification
    • Full registration with the General Medical Council (with license to practice)
    • Certificate of completion in specialist training (CCT) or within 6 months of completion of training at the time of interview.
    • Fellowship of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (or equivalent)Experience Clinical - general
      • Practical experience in a wide range of ophthalmic conditions
      • Able to provide emergency cover to ophthalmic patients
      • Experience of clinical supervision of juniors and relevant staff in other disciplinesSkills, ability and knowledge
        • Knowledge of up to date ophthalmic clinical practice
        • Recent active involvement in delivery of Medical Education and multi professional trainingThe Behavioural Standards FrameworkEverybody's responsibility in everything we doPLEASE NOTE THAT SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL.

          The Trust promotes flexible working opportunities where ever possible to enable staff to balance their work and home life. We are committed to Equal Opportunities andaim to be EffortlesslyInclusive .The trust operates a No Smoking Policy.

          Only those applicants who demonstrate clearly how they meet our Person Specification will be shortlisted for Interview.

          We reserve the right to close a job advert early where sufficient applications have been received.

          The Trust does not offer interview expenses to shortlisted candidates unless indicated in the advert

          If the post is subject to Disclosure & Barring Service checking, (formally CRB) a charge of -40 for Enhanced and -23 for Standard clearance for will be made to the successful candidate(s).Anyone newly appointed to the trust under the Agenda For Change contract, will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period. This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.Employer certification / accreditation badgesYou must have appropriate UK professional registration.This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Keywords: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundati, Lancaster , Consultant Ophthalmologist, Professions , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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