Specialty Doctor (CORNEA / CATARACT / PRIMARY CARE)
BHR is one of the largest Associate Teaching Hospitals, providing acute care for over 700,000 people from across 2 main sites – Queens and King George Hospitals, as well as peripheral sites at Barking, Dagenham and Brentwood. We are a major Neurosciences centre, and are undergoing significant further development as a tertiary referral centre for North East London and Essex, including additional critical care capacity.
Applications are invited for a full time cornea / cataract / primary care specialty doctor in Ophthalmology to join the existing team which is primarily based at the new Queens’ Hospital, Romford. The successful applicant will join our Cornea team led by two Consultants.
The appointee will be expected to participate in commitments along with Consultant colleagues to provide full Clinical Services in Ophthalmology. We are looking for enthusiastic team players, who can help to develop this service and the future strategy.
The successful candidate will be trained in diagnosing and managing corneal conditions. Training can be provided in cataract surgery if desired, and will work innovatively with our clinical team and a range of partners to research, design and deliver this service. Key partners will be the Trust A&E Departments, Optometrist, GPs, Nurses and Managers in primary and secondary care
The appointee will be involved in corneal and cataract clinics, eye casualty review clinics, in addition to supporting the eye casualty service. The post is not recognised by the Royal College of Ophthalmologists for Higher Surgical Training but will provide excellent clinical experience and teaching opportunity. Whilst there is currently no out of hours Ophthalmology service, the job plan may involve engagement in an out of hours rota in the future.
The successful candidate will receive training in corneal and cataract conditions, participate in the on-going provision of Ophthalmology services in the Eye Unit and contribute to the development of the unit, and will be expected to work with colleagues to provide a comprehensive and co-ordinated Ophthalmology service across the Trust and will work with consultants in running the service.
The appointee will be expected to attend clinical meetings and to take part in continual medical activities in line with Royal College guidelines. Study leave for Continuing Medical Education is available as provided for under the Terms and Conditions of Service for Hospital Medical and Dental staff.
The person appointed will support the delivery of the National Health Service Plan, which includes Direct and Partial Booking of Outpatients, and the introduction of Booked Admissions within Ophthalmology Day Surgery.
In addition, our Trust is in an excellent location, close to Central London and well situated in the South East. As well as all the advantages of being close to the City, you will discover that Essex has a beautiful countryside as well as excellent schools, transport links, amenities and residential areas. The Trust has on-site nursery facilities.
For an informal discussion please contact: Mr GMB Dawidek (Clinical Lead) Gervase.Dawidek@nhs.net
Applicants must have full GMC Registration.
For an information pack and application details, please contact Medical Personnel Department.
Only short listed candidates will be notified. We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date, should we have an overwhelming response.
The Trust aims to provide a comprehensive seven day service to patients and this may affect the working patterns currently being advertised for this post. Any changes made to working patterns will be made for the benefit of patient care, and notification of these changes will be explained to you throughout the recruitment process.
WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WELCOMING APPLICATIONS FROM ALL SECTIONS OF THE COMMUNITY. APPLICANTS WHO CONSIDER THEY HAVE A DISABILITY WILL BE SHORT LISTED FOR INTERVIEW IF THEY MEET THE ESSENTIAL CRITERIA. WE ALSO OPERATE STRICT SCREENING PROCEDURES FOR POSTS WITH ACCESS TO VULNERABLE ADULTS AND CHILDREN.
"The Trust buildings and grounds are fully Smoke Free; staff, patients and visitors are asked not to smoke any form of tobacco on Trust premises, though e-cigarettes may be used (“vaping” outside hospital buildings".
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For further details / informal visits contact:
Name: Gervase Dawidek
Clinical lead : 01708 435 000 ext. 3778
|Location:||United Kingdom Romford|
|Salary:||£39,060 to £72,840 pa GBP per year|
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.
Only direct applications will be considered.