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Senior Training Fellow in Oncology

NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)

Main area
Oncology
Grade
NHS Medical & Dental: Specialty Trainee (ST3 +)
Contract
Fixed term: 12 months (12 months)
Hours
Full time - 40 hours per week (40)
Job ref
205-3139797
Site
UHNM
Town
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£50,017
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
24/06/2021 23:59

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.

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Job overview

We are looking to recruit a Trust Doctor (ST3).

You will join a dynamic team of Oncologists that deliver a comprehensive Oncology service to a population of over 800,000 people in Staffordshire and South Cheshire.

UHNM Cancer Centre at Royal Stoke Hospital provides world class, patient centred, specialised cancer services to the population of Staffordshire, South Cheshire and part of Shropshire.

All inpatient, day case, the majority of the outpatient clinics and Radiotherapy are delivered within a purpose-built centre which opened in July 2009. We see approximately 2000 new patients per year with a geographical catchment area of approximately 800,000 population.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a highly regarded team, working in collaboration with existing Consultants and within a wider multi-professional team.

Main duties of the job

  1. To provide senior medical leadership in the Oncology Department, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all categories of patients and the proper functioning of the Department.
  2. To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff to contact you in respect of patients under your care.
  3. Referral of patients to other specialities.
  4. Necessary investigation e.g. blood samples for crossmatch, emergency radiology etc.
  5. Appropriate management of referred patients, either:
  • Admission to inpatient facilities
  • Discharge with suitable follow-up at the hospital
  • Discharge to General practitioner
  • Discharge with no follow-up

 

 

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands has two sites: Royal Stoke University Hospital, located in Stoke-on-Trent, and County Hospital, located in Stafford. From these hospitals we provide a full range of general acute hospital services for people living in and around Staffordshire and beyond. The Trust also provides specialised services for three million people in a wider area, including neighbouring counties and North Wales.

Our specialised services include cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis services, neonatal intensive care and paediatric intensive care. We are recognised for our particular expertise in trauma, respiratory conditions, spinal surgery, upper gastro-intestinal surgery, complex orthopaedic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and the management of liver conditions. The Trust has some of the most modern operating theatres in Europe.

Flexible working requests will be considered.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  1. To provide senior medical leadership in the Oncology Department, with responsibility for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of all categories of patients and the proper functioning of the Department.
  2. To ensure that there are adequate arrangements for hospital staff to contact you in respect of patients under your care.
  3. Referral of patients to other specialities.
  4. Necessary investigation e.g. blood samples for crossmatch, emergency radiology etc.
  5. Appropriate management of referred patients, either:
  • Admission to inpatient facilities
  • Discharge with suitable follow-up at the hospital
  • Discharge to General practitioner
  • Discharge with no follow-up

 

Person specification

Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • MBBS or equivalent
  • Full GMC registration
  • Advanced Life Support certificate
Desirable criteria
  • Awards/distinctions whilst studying for 1st degree
  • MRCP Part 1

Clinical Experience

Essential criteria
  • Minimum of 24 months General Medicine Training
  • At least 6 months experience in Oncology
  • Must have 12 months experience in the UK in a substantive SHO post or equivalent experience
  • Evidence of safe, sound clinical practices Experience of teaching medical students and Foundation trainees/SHO
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Dr Rajanee Bhana
Job title
Clinical Lead for Oncology
Email address
rajanee.bhana@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782 672569
Additional information

Dr Kamaraj Karunanithi

Clinical Director for Oncology, Haematology, Immunology & Palliative Care

Email: kamaraj.karunanithi@uhnm.nhs.uk

Tel: 07971085953

Sec: 01782 674284

or 

Dr Rajanee Bhana

Clinical Lead for Oncology

Email: rajanee.bhana@uhnm.nhs.uk

Tel:   0772 070 5591

Sec:  01782 672 560