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Trust Grade Doctor in Medical Retina (Fellowship)

Job Field:
Doctor Jobs
Ophthalmology Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor Grades
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Staff/Trust Grade Jobs
Contract Type:
30,000 to 48,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£30000 - £48000 per annum
Medacs Healthcare
Job Ref:
KClarke 26/08/2016

Medacs Healthcare is currentle recruiting for a Trust Grade Registrar in Medical Retina for the large Trust in Somerset.

The salary scale is up to £48,000 per year for 40 hours plus 50% banding

Relocation package is up to £12000

TIER2 is provided

The successful candidate will be responsible to, and work under the supervision of the Consultant Ophthalmologists. The ideal candidate should have a good grounding in general ophthalmology. The post will provide an opportunity to develop a sub-speciality interest in medical retina. He/she will be expected to actively participate in all audit projects within the department. The job plan will also include a whole day at Moorfields Eye Hospital, London to be able to gain experience in genetics and uveitis.

Study and Training

Post holders are encouraged to attend courses and conferences and departmental meetings to meet CME requirements. The Trust allows study leave and expenses for this purpose at the authorisation of the Clinical Director and Medical Director in line with Trust Policy.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

To provide a high standard of care to any patient for whom you have clinical responsibility. This will include any patients cared for by you personally.

To participate in clinical and other service activities and developments with the aim of ensuring a high standard of patient care.

To work in close co-operation with other medical, professional and managerial colleagues, both within and outside the specialty, to provide high quality health care to the Trust's patients, and to make a contribution to future thinking about the Trust's strategic direction.

To participate fully in the clinical governance activities of the specialty and to attend clinical governance half-days as in the job plan.

To participate actively in departmental audits which may be included in the work you undertake.

To ensure at all times that you comply with the General Medical Council's published guide "Good Medical Practice" including the Duties of a Doctor.

To take personal responsibility for risk management in your work and undertake to review practices and learn from mistakes. To be an active member of the risk management processes of the clinical team and care group.

To ensure that you respond promptly and efficiently to all complaints related to any patient care you have been involved with, assisting the Trust's corporate responsibility to reply to complaints within a specified time frame.

To ensure that you develop and maintain effective working relationships with those agencies concerned with the provision of health and social care services and those representing the interests of patients.

You are required to take reasonable care for the health and safety of yourself and others who may be affected by what you do while at work.

The post holder will be required to also perform duties in occasional emergencies and unforeseen circumstances at the request of the Consultant or General Manager for Ophthalmology.

The requirements:

Full registration with the GMC

If you are interested, please send your CV to

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