Ophthalmology Surgeon

Appoint Group
United Kingdom
10 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Ophthalmology Surgeon

40 Hours


Salary up to £100,000

Our client has an exciting opportunity for an Ophthalmology Surgeon to work within two of their hospitals that are within commutable distance of eachother either via public transport or car, these are located within Hampshire. This is a permanent role working 40 hours per week. Postholders will be expected to provide cross-cover for colleagues during periods of absence, including for example annual leave and study leave. The postholder will be responsible for liaising with senior colleagues in the neighbouring NHS Trust to affect the seamless transfer of acutely ill patients who require transfer across to the NHS.

Accountable to:

Medical Director

Duties will include:

Preoperative intra operative and postoperative activities as well as time allocated for clinical supporting work

Participation in the outpatients prior to surgery, and in all aspects of the operative care of the patients

Spend the equivalent of at least three days in the operating theatre and two days a week in a combination of outpatient assessment; administrative, management and clinical governance duties

Work closely with clinical colleagues, both specialists and RMO's, in order to enhance the level of patient care at the centre.

To act at all time in accordance with the principles in the GMC document "Good Medical Practice" and all other relevant professional guidelines.

To be mindful at all times of the requirements of the Health & Social Care Acts and related legislation (as amended) and the requirements of the Care Quality Commission as they exercise their statutory responsibilities.

To provide a high standard full range of specialist diagnosis, treatment and care to inpatients, day cases and outpatients who need ophthalmology services, as required by the case mix

To provide advice and assessment of patients as requested by the RMOs during routine working hours.

To cover the wards, outpatients and surgical sessions for Consultant colleagues during their absence.

To participate in the Centre's audit programme.

To contribute to the development of Clinical Quality Standards.

To undertake all necessary administrative duties associated with the care of his/her patients, including but not limited to clinical coding, discharge summaries, letters and reports.

Qualifications & Experience

Qualified Ophthalmologist on the Specialist Register of the GMC

Broad general experience in Ophthalmology.

Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

Able to conduct a clinical audit.

Ability to teach clinical and practical skills.

Ability to communicate well with patients and staff, both orally and in writing.

Self-awareness and the ability to develop others


25 days annual leave

10 days sick leave

Relocation package - £5K

10 Days CPD - with generous financial contribution

Pension (2-5%) matched contributions

Life assurance (if enrolled in the pension scheme)

Cycle to work scheme

Job Type: Permanent

For more information and or to apply please call Jenna O'Rourke on and or email

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