Clinical Fellow in Glaucoma

Senior Clinical Fellow

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Senior Clinical Fellow
Fixed term - 12 months
Full time 40 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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£48,370 per annum Inc London Weighting
25/07/2018 23:59

Post-CCT Glaucoma Fellow – Full-time

King’s College Hospital is part of the UK’s largest Academic Health Sciences Centre, and Europe’s largest medical school. The ophthalmic department at Denmark Hill has 12 NHS consultants, including three glaucoma specialists, who offer training in tertiary glaucoma care, including the latest, pioneering surgery.

A senior post-CCT Glaucoma Fellow is required. The post would suit an experienced trainee wishing to consolidate their glaucoma experience and to gain further experience in managing complex glaucoma and undertaking advanced surgical techniques, including aqueous shunts, glaucoma revision surgery, trabeculectomy, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery, including Xen, Cypass and IStent implants. The appointee should be able to undertake unsupervised cataract surgery, as there will be an expectation that the appointee will undertake cataract surgery in challenging cases. 

Tenure of the post is offered for 1 year, renewable by mutual consent.  Applicants must have MRCOphth or equivalent. It is expected that the appointee will undertake clinical audits and contribute to clinical research during their training.  The appointee will be take part in the on-call rota.

Informal enquiries or a visit to the Unit are encouraged for short-listed candidates.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Mr Avi Kulkarni, Mr. Sameer Trikha or Mr. Gerassimos Lascaratos, Glaucoma consultants, Department of Ophthalmology, King’s College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS. Tel: 020 3299 1521.