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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/06/2022.

Consultant Ophthalmologist

Job Reference: J143-A-22-48373

Practice Plus Group
Up to £150,000 per annum depending on experience

An opportunity has arisen to join our multidisciplinary medical team at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth at an incredibly exciting time to help us grow our already highly regarded ophthalmology cataract service.

Our team is driven by innovation and proudly deliver through expert colleagues working together as a team, who strive to practise exceptional healthcare every day. With us you will be able to apply your knowledge, skills and experience in a pre-arranged, non-emergency care environment, allowing you to focus on what is most important – delivering a high quality service to your patients.

If you are an innovative ophthalmic surgeon who would like to support a world class service and bring your expertise and skills to the team, we would like to hear from you.

As a Consultant at Practice Plus Group Hospital, Plymouth you will have access to great facilities in a well-structured and relaxed environment.

As part of our professional, friendly and compassionate team you will do everything you can to ensure the patient’s treatment is of the highest standard whether NHS or privately funded. Reporting to our Hospital Medical Director you will provide ophthalmic services, performing a range of ophthalmology procedures. You will be required to demonstrate a high level of operative skills in some of the following areas:


• High volume Phacoemulsification under topical anaesthesia

• Occuloplastics

You will participate in pre-operative assessment in outpatients prior to surgery and in all aspects of the operative care of patients. In a combination of outpatient assessment, administrative, management and clinical governance duties, you will work closely with clinical colleagues in order to enhance the level of patient care.

You will be a UK registered medical professional, with a listing on the Specialist GMC register.

We want our team members to feel motivated and rewarded so we offer a competitive rates.

To apply for the role click on the link below. If you have any questions contact lauren.mackie@practiceplusgroup.comin our friendly resourcing team.

It is our view that it is a professional responsibility is to get the COVID-19 vaccines as recommended, to protect our patients. At the same time the vaccine protects us. The great majority of healthcare workers have already done so and those applying to join our teams are encouraged to do the same.

We will contact all shortlisted candidates but please note Practice Plus Group retain the right to remove the advert prior to the closing date if a suitable candidate is appointed. Our employment offers are subject to receipt of satisfactory pre-employment checks. At Practice Plus Group, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities. Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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