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Ophthalmic Photographer

Employer
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Location
Coventry
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
24 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 5
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Ophthalmic Photographer Full time (37.5 hours) Band 5

UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS COVENTRY AND WARWICKSHIRE NHS TRUST

We are offering an excellent opportunity to join our multi-disciplinary Ophthalmic Imaging team.

You will be preferably a qualified Ophthalmic / Medical Photographer, or hold a Degree in Photography and wish to train in Ophthalmic Photography

Your post will cover a wide range of ophthalmic imaging including fundus photography, slit lamp photography, angiography, optical coherence tomography, scanning laser ophthalmoscopy and oculo-plastic / orbital photography.

*** Please be advised that interviews are proposed for 3rd June 2024 ***

Main duties of the job

To provide Ophthalmic Imaging for the purpose of diagnosis and clinical management of patients at Coventry University Hospital and the Hospital of St Cross, Rugby.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (uhcw.nhs.uk)

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

1.To take a role within the ophthalmic imaging service for provision of digital imaging.2. To impart medical and technical information to other members of the photography team /ophthalmologists and other professions as required.3. To instil eye drops in accordance with appropriate Patient Group Directives.4. To work if necessary, independently within ophthalmic clinics in Coventry and Rugby adheringto Departmental policies and procedures.5. To be trained and participate in specialist imaging techniques including those that may bedeveloped in the future.6. To assist as required in departmental organisation and administrative duties in relation topatient care.7. To utilise the hospital computer record system to access information to aid with patient care.8. To assist in the achievement of the requirements of clinical governance by monitoring andmaintaining high professional standards of care with good team communication.9. To complete where necessary clinical adverse event forms assisting colleagues as required.

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Person Specification

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Knowledge

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

Address

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire

Clifford Bridge Road

Coventry

CV2 2DX

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