Portland District Health currently has a vacancy for an:
Applications are invited for a general ophthalmologist to work in rural Australia. We are looking for a full or part time consultant to help deliver consulting and surgical skills. Based within a district general hospital but patients come from a large catchment area of Victoria and South Australia. Excellent equipment including YAG, SLT and pattern retinal laser, excimer laser for photorefractive ablation, latest swept source Triton OCT, Centurion phaco machine. Working alongside British trained consultant and dedicated nurses. We are looking for an exceptional consultant, with full and specialist GMC Registration, FRANZCO / FRCOphth / PRCS or equivalent.
Must be experienced in cataract surgery. An interest in medical retina, cornea and oculoplastics, paeds or other would be helpful. You will need to meet Australian immigration requirements and the hospital can provide a sponsored work visa. Salary is attractive and commensurate with experience. You can enjoy a decent work life balance. No formal on call requirement.
Plenty to do in the area as the local beaches are pristine: deep sea fishing, golf and sailing are popular activities. Housing is easily affordable. Please get in touch with us if you are interested in finding out more about this role or would like to apply
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