Paediatric and Strabismus Clinical Fellow - #35145

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: London
Salary: £42,218 per year
Contract type: Full time
Applications are invited for these Fellowship posts specialising in Strabismus and Paediatric Ophthalmology.

Applicants are required to hold FRCOphth or equivalent and be registered with the General Medical Council.

The posts are based at the Moorfields’ City Road site but require travel to Moorfields Satellite sites at Ealing and Northwick Park on a rotational basis. Each post provides exposure to adult Strabismus and Paediatric ophthalmology outpatient clinics, Theatre operating lists, Toxin outpatient clinics and children’s A+E. Example timetables are enclosed, but these will be subject to change depending on service requirements.

Provide High Quality Care to Patients

  • The post holder must be medically qualified and maintain GMC specialist registration and hold a licence to practice
  • To develop and maintain the competencies required to carry out the duties required of the post.
  • To ensure prompt attendance at agreed direct clinical care Programmed Activities.
  • To ensure patients are involved in decisions about their care and to respond to their views.
  • Participate in clinical audit and incident reporting
  • To ensure clinical guidelines and protocols are adhered to
  • To work collaboratively with all members of the multi-disciplinary team
  • Adhere to Trust/departmental guidelines on leave including reporting absence.
Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the largest specialist eye hospital in the UK. Moorfields is a postgraduate teaching hospital with an international reputation for expertise in ophthalmic treatment managed by a Trust Board appointed by the Secretary of State. The Hospital is closely associated with the adjacent Institute of Ophthalmology (University of London) and this association fosters a unique mixture of teaching and research. Many of our clinicians are internationally renowned and have contributed extensively to the development of modern treatments.

The successful applicants will be exposed to a wide range of all types of ocular motility disorder and appropriate surgery. There will be wide exposure to paediatric ophthalmology including the management and treatment of retinopathy of prematurity, paediatric cataract, paediatric neuro-ophthalmology and paediatric retinal and genetic diseases. There is extensive experience of adult motility including the use of botulinum toxin. Some clinical sessions will take place at the Moorfields Satellite sites based outside City Road. The timetable is comprised of 8 direct clinical care sessions and 2 study / admin sessions across a Monday to Friday working week.

Full detailed job description and person specification is included.

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