Retinopathy Screening Optometrist – Diabetic Retinal Screening

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£33,072 – £40,736 a year
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(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours. NHS GG&C are looking to recruit a Part time (22.5 hours) Diabetic Retinal Eye Screening Optometrist. The retinal screening Optometrist is responsible for carrying out Slit lamp Examinations and Level 2 Grading of Diabetic patients screening photographs. The optometrist will be responsible for completing their appointed clinics. The service deals with a high turnover of Diabetic patients. NHS GG&C currently have over 75,000 Diabetic patients registered. The service operates from multiple sites across GG&C Health Board. A driving license is preferred. The screening optometrist is responsible for the smooth running of their clinics. The screening optometrist works independently after a period of supervision and screening programme training with management support provided by the clinical service manager, lead clinician and associate specialist as required. The post holder will be expected to work collaboratively with the Service Manager, Ophthalmologist and Lead Clinician to ensure effective utilisation of specialised equipment and supplies and to ensure high quality screening services are delivered to the patient. Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Packs NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have. By signing the Armed Forces Covenant, NHSGGC has pledged its commitment to being a Forces Friendly Employer. We support applications from across the Armed Forces Community, recognising military skills, experience and qualifications during the recruitment and selection process.