If you relish a challenge, have a passion to help others or simply fancy a fresh start, then Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB) has all the right ingredients. The largest health organisation in Wales, providing a full range of primary, community, mental health, acute and elective hospital services for a population of around 700,000, across North Wales. Join our team and get the support you need, in line with our Organisational Values and 'Proud to Lead' competence framework.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative team dedicated to providing quality care to cancer patients across North Wales - with the additional opportunity of pursuing a fully funded and clinically supervised Post Graduate Certificate in Medical Education, Medical Leadership of Cancer Studies or other appropriate postgraduate qualification.
Main duties of the job
The post is suitable for doctors contemplating a career in Clinical or Medical Oncology, and will provide experience in a wide range of malignancies and in the management of oncology in-patients, out-patients and acute oncology service.
The post holder will be supported by and work in conjunction with the Consultants, working alongside Registrars, Specialty Doctors and the junior medical and nursing teams. There is no on-call commitment.
There will be an opportunity to participate in departmental teaching and audit sessions. There is also the possibility to participate in national audits if interested within each specialty.
Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification in the Supporting Documents section for further details.
- Polite, friendly and approachable
- Tidy and presentable
- Minimum of three years post-registration experience
- Previous experience of working in oncology
Knowledge & Qualifications
- Full GMC registration with licence to practice
- MB ChB or MBBS or equivalent
- IT experience
Basic skills and abilities
- Competence and skills required of middle-grade staff
- Ability to write clear, concise and legible clinical notes
- A sound basic knowledge of palliative care
- Ability to supervise junior doctors
- Ability and willingness to provide teaching to medical students, junior doctors and nursing staff
- Experience of clinical audit
- Previous teaching experience
- Previous experience of undertaking audit
- Excellent patient communication skills
- Excellent inter-personal skills and ability to build and maintain good relations with all staff groups
- Willingness to facilitate local departmental meetings eg M&M, audit groups
- Ability to prioritise and organise own workload
Other relevant requirements
- Awareness of limitations of own ability and willingness to seek help and guidance
- Willingness to accept feedback from clinical supervisor and at appraisal
- Willingness to respond to suggested areas for development
- Medical Education post: interest and willingness to teach a range of students and junior staff, with an interest in innovation within local education provision, and drive to complete qualification
- Medical Leadership post: interest and willingness to undertake leadership projects, and drive to complete qualification
- Post Grad Cert Cancer Studies post: interest in medical oncology and pharmacology, and drive to complete qualification
BMJ Ref: BMJ-102471/050-CFONC-1122