Senior Optometrist and Bank Senior Optometrists - 70175
Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job reference: 070175

Location: Golden Jubilee National Hospital

Job closing date: 06/10/2021

Job posted date: 22/09/2021

Salary: Band 7 (£40,872 - £47,846)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Other Therapeutic

Hours of work: 8.25

Department: Optometry

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Golden Jubilee

Applications are invited for the posts of:

  • Part-time Senior Optometrists
  • Bank Senior Optometrists

This is an exciting opportunity to join us as a Senior Optometrists as part of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team in a new purpose built Eye Centre to support the pre-operative assessment of new patients referred for cataract surgery and independently undertake the post-operative review of patients.

Our Ophthalmology service continues to expand and is now the largest unit in Scotland. The new Eye Centre unit has been designed around an innovative and proven patient pathway, utilizing health care assistants, ophthalmic technicians, registered nurses, optometrists and Consultant Ophthalmologists.  Our out-patient department is equipped with OCT, Topography, Specular Microscope, Ultrasound and digital Slit lamps. The unit will deliver high volume cataract surgery to meet the increasing national demand for cataract surgery over the next 15 years.

The innovative design of the new unit includes bespoke self check-in and creative wayfinding strategy particularly designed to help the visually impaired and those with a disability visiting the unit. The unit sits on the banks of the River Clyde and has views up towards the Finnieston crane and beyond and is situated on the left in front of the main hospital entrance.

As a centre of excellence for cataract surgery we are looking to appoint part time Senior Optometrists who also work within community optometry and /or hospital optometry, regularly assessing a wide range of eye conditions and can demonstrate a range of diverse clinical skills.

There is regular in house Continuing Education Time and a provision for study leave.

For further information please contact: Kim Allan (Lead Optometrist) via email kim.allan@gjnh.scot.nhs.uk or Elaine Stewart (Service Manager) at elaine.stewart@gjnh.scot.nhs.uk or 0141 951 5279.

Please see link to our new Eye Centre https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tjGAvZyeh-c

 

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