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Specialty Doctor in Haematology

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
£50,373 to £78,759 a year per annum
Closing date
26 Jul 2022

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The successful candidate will be working in the Haematology department. The department is committed to providing services to a high standard. We are looking for a Speciality Doctor in Clinical Haematology to commence as soon as possible. This substantive full time post has been developed to provide middle grade support for chemotherapy services at the Lister Hospital and to support clinical haematology services across the trust. There is no on-call commitment. The post holder will be responsible to the Clinical Director of Pathology, at the Lister Hospital, Dr Ashish Narula. The consultants for whom they are working with will provide direct clinical supervision for the post holder.

Main duties of the job

To assess and review patients attending for chemotherapy at the Macmillan Chemotherapy Unit. This involves the assessment of toxicity (both acute and ongoing) in those receiving chemotherapy, as well as assessment of disease status.

About us

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust is a very special organisation. Our teams are amazing, and this has been demonstrated even more so during the unprecedented challenge brought by the Covid-19 pandemic. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.


Lister Hospital, Stevenage

  • provides a full range of outpatient, inpatient, emergency, maternity and diagnostic services
  • have a designated trauma centre
  • provides a 24/7 heart attack service
  • have the biggest renal dialysis service in the region
  • is working to become a hyper acute stroke unit
  • is the only robotic urology surgery training organisation in the country

Job description
Job responsibilities


  • To recognise and initiate management of newly occurring medical problems in patients receiving anti-cancer treatment
  • To assess and manage new and follow up out patients in Haemato-oncology clinics under the supervision of the appropriate Consultant specialist
  • To liaise with chemotherapy specialist nurses over the organisation and delivery of chemotherapy

Person Specification

  • Shall have full registration and a Licence to Practice with the General Medical Council.
  • Shall have completed at least four years' full-time postgraduate training (or its equivalent gained on a part time or flexible basis) at least two of which will be in a specialty training programme in a relevant specialty or as a fixed term specialty trainee in a relevant specialty


  • MRCP or evidence of equivalent qualification
  • Advanced Life Support Certificate or equivalent
  • Up to date ALSE Certification

Clinical Expertise in Speciality/Subspeciality

  • At least 1 years of experience at Registrar level in Haematology and in General Medicine


  • NHS Experience


  • Evidence of contributing to teaching and learning of others


  • Understanding of core research principles, methodology and ethics.


  • Research involvements, abstracts, publications, presentations

Fitness to Practice

  • Up to date and fit to practice safely and aware of own training needs
  • Evidences engagement with appraisal and revalidation

Personal Skills

  • Computer literacy and general IT skills

BMJRef: BMJ-82431/361-R2R-1798-Y


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