Consultant Ophthalmologist

Basingstoke, Hampshire
YC72 - £79,860 - £107,668
15 Aug 2019
14 Sep 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Role Description:  The successful candidate will have a complimentary subspecialist interest to existing skills within the department, and work as part of multi-disciplinary team of consultants, specialists, core trainees, orthoptists and specialist nurses. You will have run outpatient clinics and have access to minor ops, laser and theatre lists.

What we look for:

  • An enthusiastic and friendly clinician
  • Experience in general ophthalmology as well as a complimentary subspecialty interest
  • Willingness to work in a multidisciplinary team and develop our service

What we Offer:

  • Opportunities to take share in the delivery of work for a complimentary subspecialist interest
  • Working within the multi-disciplinary team to deliver a range of Ophthalmic care
  • Support from our orthoptists, core trainees and Ophthalmic Imaging Technician
  • Opportunities to work with the team to continue to develop and evolve the service and the way in which we offer care

Who we are: Our service configuration includes a dedicated Eye Day Case Unit (EDCU), a dedicated Ophthalmic Imaging Technician, as well as community eye services that support glaucoma referral refinement and Minor Eye Conditions (MECs) being dealt with closer to home. The department at Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospitals saw over 25,000 outpatient attendances in 2018/19 and nearly 5,000 inpatient and day case operations. Each of our existing consultants has a strong general Ophthalmology background with sub-specialty interests in medical retina, glaucoma, uveitis, anterior segment, oculoplastics, and paediatric ophthalmology and strabismus.

About the trust:

The vision at Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to provide outstanding care for every patient. We serve a population of nearly 600,000 people across Hampshire and West Berkshire as well as some people who access our specialist services from across the country.

Created in January 2012 the Foundation Trust prioritises the provision of exceptional, compassionate, care delivered by the valued staff working in a culture of collaboration and mutual respect. HHFT employs circa 6,000 people and had a turnover of £382m in 17/18

Four core values (CARE) Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Encourage. These are in place to support of four clear objectives, provide outstanding care of patients, empowering all members of staff, sustainable growth and innovating for the future.