Clinical Fellow in Haematology Stem Cell Transplantation & Haemato-oncology

Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Posted
26 Nov 2020
Closes
20 Dec 2020
Ref
213-NC-5571
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 12,800 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) sites at Denmark Hill in Camberwell and at the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in the London Borough of Bromley.

 

Applications are invited for doctors with suitable experience to work as a full time Pre Transplant BMT Clinical Fellow in King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust’s Bone Marrow Transplantation programme. We are looking to appoint a  position within the medical coordination team. The Clinical fellow who is successful in obtaining the position will be given full educational opportunities and the chance to rotate through other posts in transplantation and cellular therapy.

 

Future research opportunities will be encouraged depending on the aspirations of the successful candidate.

 

Nationally the transplant team at King’s provides one of the largest services for adult stem cell transplantation. This includes both autologous and allogeneic transplantation for a range of haematological malignancies with a specialist interest in myeloid disorders and bone marrow failure syndromes. In addition to the Clinical BMT programme, we provide donor evaluation and collection services for Anthony Nolan Bone Marrow Trust as one of their Collection Facilities.

 

A significant expansion in CAR-T work will allow the post-holder to gain additional valuable experience in this area.

 

This JACIE accredited service is led by a Transplant Director and staffed by a team of consultants and clinical nurse specialists. The post-holder will be working in a well-established team of nursing transplant coordinators, two post- BMT Nurse Consultant and CNS and dedicated administrative support. In addition to this, research and visiting fellows in BMT programme participate in clinics and follow-up of transplant patients.

 

There is a dedicated transplant clinic once a week, regular schedule for day unit reviews and a weekly nurse-led specialist late effects clinic.

 

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the transplant director and the BMT Consultant team. The post-holder will gain a broad experience in all aspects of white cell haematology with a specific focus on management of pre-BMT patients and those being evaluated for novel cellular therapies (CAR-T).

 

This role may be suitable for non-UK or non-EEA job applicants wishing to apply for Home Office Tier 2 sponsorship.

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

 

Dr Victoria Potter

 

Consultant Haematologist

 

victoriapotter@nhs.net

 

0203 299 5065