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MDM Co-Ordinator/Cancer Tracker

Employer
NHS National Services Scotland
Location
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
26 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

NHS Lothian is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best.

To this end, NHS Lothian welcomes applications from all sections of society.

***PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accept late applications so please ensure your application is submitted early***

**Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the vacancy early once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage**

Job Purpose

The MDM Co-ordinator will work with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical staff in cancer multidisciplinary teams within Lothian and in the South East Scotland region. To co-ordinate regular multidisciplinary team meetings (MDMs) for patients diagnosed within the named cancer specialties to ensure that the journey of each cancer patient runs smoothly and is progressed in a seamless manner.
  • When required, to track the progress of each cancer patient. To record key data items to assist in monitoring the care of patients. To ensure that follow-up action is implemented and that information is relayed to the patient and the GP within the time frame stipulated.
  • To ensure that the data to support effective and timely management of patients is available for consideration at the regular meetings.
  • To ensure that treatment plans are recorded in the medical notes.

For further information on what is included in the role and what skills/experience are being looked for, click on the links at the bottom of the screen to the job description and person specification. If after reading this information you have any questions please contact:

Dawn Cole -
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