Specialty Doctor in Medical Oncology - Belfast

Recruiter
TTM Healthcare
Location
Belfast
Posted
04 Dec 2017
Closes
13 Dec 2017
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Vibrant City location
Major Teaching Hospital
State of the Art facilities
Outstanding Reputation

JOB SUMMARY
To provide medical support to the units treating oncology outpatients with chemotherapy, oncology patients attending the unscheduled care unit, oncology inpatient wards, chemotherapy clinics and outpatient clinics.


MAIN DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:

The post-holder will work under the direction of the Consultants in Oncology.

Work as an active member of the inter-disciplinary team, assessing and developing patient treatment plans and ensuring safe and therapeutic management of patients receiving SACT.
Look after the routine medical care of patients in the unit including the co-ordination of appropriate investigations for inpatients and liaison with other medical departments as necessary.
Review chemotherapy patients / those with side effects of SACT
Prescribe SACT
Provide medical support to consultant SACT and review clinics
Participate in ward rounds with the inter-disciplinary team.
To participate actively in the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students
To ensure that skills and expertise are maintained that by means of continuing medical education. The Trust is committed to fully resourcing nationally agreed CME requirements to facilitate this.
To undertake administrative duties associated with the care of his/her patients and the running of the department in conjunction with colleagues


Person Specification
MBBS or equivalent
MRCP or equivalent
Full GMC Registration with a Licence to Practise (or be eligible for full GMC registration)
Minimum of 2 years of continuous experience in Oncology
Minimum 4 years full time post graduate experience
Efficiency in teamwork and superior communication skills
Must have access to a means of transport to facilitate movement between sites