Optometrist- Relocate to Surrey


Heart Healthcare are currently accepting applications for an Optometrist in a well-respected private hospital group based in Guildford.

37.5 hours per week, Mon- Sat
No late nights or Sundays

£37,750 to £57,750 salary + 10% annual salary bonus
Private Medical Insurance included
4% Pension Scheme (can increase)
Life Assurance

Our clients passion is eyes- and their reputation speaks for itself as they are now the UK’s most trusted Ophthalmology service provider.

With their very own eye sciences department- which is constantly researching new technologies- they also partnering with leading UK universities across the country searching for the next best thing for patients.

What you'll get

- Fantastic career progression
- Annual discretionary 10% salary bonus
- Flights/travel to the UK if relocating from abroad/ another region
- 1st month accommodation paid for
- Welcome bonus (to be discussed at later stage)

Purpose of Post

  • You will be an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team, working alongside Consultants/ Surgeons on pre/ post consults, assessing the suitability of patients for ophthalmic surgery.
  • You’ll supporting Consultants/ Surgeons in their ongoing research as well as conducting your own and company-interest research.
  • Producing clinical training material, deliver presentations on the various disciplines to support all members of relevant staff.
  • Support the eye sciences research division, you’ll produce data on the outcomes of treatments undertaken at the hospital.
  • You’ll identify unexpected variance in clinical outcomes, complaint rates or other issues relating to patient safety or satisfaction.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Running acute and follow up clinics post-surgery for all patients.
  • Discussing patients’ suitability for treatment in a professional, friendly and ethical manner, making recommendations to patients and Consultants regarding patients’ eligibility for treatment.
  • To be the first point of advice and support to patients attending the hospital, following up referrals to medical practitioners if needed
  • Work with management to drive and sustain business development opportunities for both sites.
  • Enforcing maintenance of a clean working environment, decontamination and sterilisation procedures to reduce cross infection.
  • Investigate potential changing needs within the hospital and be prepared to instigate change.
  • Stay up to date with and be an information point on the current developments in ophthalmic surgery.
  • To ensure that all CET points are kept up to date and comply with all relevant professional guidelines, standards and regulations.
  • To take an active part in teaching within the hospital, participate in induction programmes for new colleagues and the maintenance of a supportive learning environment.

About You

  • You’ll need to be a qualified Optometrist registered with the GOC.
  • Though experience is preferred, it is not necessary- full support is given for newly qualified candidates.
  • You’ll be a strong decision maker, able to set key goals for yourself and others, working toward and improving these objective outcomes
  • You’ll be able to deal with challenging behaviours, handling situations with a commercial approach
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

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Optometrist, Ophthalmic, Private Hospital, Hospital, Ophthalmic, Ophthalmology, Operating, Opto, Eyes, Private

Required skills

  • Hospitals
  • Optics
  • Optometry
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eye Treatments

Reference: 34652073

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