Consultant Clinical Haematologist
Full-Time Post - 10 Programme Activities
An exciting new vacancy has arisen for a full-time Consultant Clinical Haematologist to join Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust. This post will form an essential part of the Red Cell Haematology Service, with the opportunity to develop a specialist area of interest in haemoglobinopathies.
This is a new role and part of a recently approved expansion of the clinical haematology medical workforce, designed to support a consultant-delivered model of care.
The post is based primarily at Hammersmith Hospital, with consultative responsibilities across the Trust. The successful candidate will support the specialist clinical service for patients with haemoglobinopathies and other inherited red cell disorders delivered by a multidisciplinary team which provides secondary and tertiary care to a large cohort of adult patients. The Trust hosts the West London Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centre (HCC) a partnership with London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust and St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
The Haematology Department comprises a large practice covering the whole range of blood diseases and their treatment, including stem cell transplantation and gene therapy. There are 58 available inpatient beds over three wards, and a dedicated Haematology Centre housing a busy outpatient department, and extensive day care and Ambulatory Care facilities including apheresis.
The Imperial College Academic Centre for Haematology is fully integrated with our NHS departments of Clinical and Laboratory Haematology. Haematology and Cellular Therapy are central to the cancer theme of the Biomedical Research Centre, and our goals of clinical excellence and translational medicine are aligned with those of the Academic Health Science Centre. The Haematology Clinical Trials Unit oversees more than 50 commercial and investigator-led studies in malignant and non-malignant diseases. There are regular research meetings within the Department and the post-holder will be encouraged to participate in and initiate clinical research.
We offer a flexible approach to working hours to meet the needs of the individual and the service. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.
Candidates with an interest in this post are encouraged to contact Professor Mark Layton, Clinical Lead for the Red Cell Service, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. To apply, please visit www.jobs.nhs.uk quoting Job Ref 290-CONB507
Closing date: 4 November 2020. Only online applications are accepted and late applications will not be considered.