PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE IN CLINICAL HAEMATOLOGY (SPECIAL INTEREST BMT)
Applications are invited to apply for this post in the Department of Clinical Haematology. This will include clinical planning and transplant pathway management, support of clinical haematology ward and bone marrow biopsy delivery work. Main duties of the job
This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a dynamic and forward-thinking service at a tertiary cancer centre that specialises in both autograft and allograft stem cell transplants. You will be trained in all skills required for the role, including all elements of the bone marrow transplant (BMT) pathway and skills to become proficient in undertaking bone marrow biopsy.
The post is available from September 2023.
Candidates are highly recommended to visit the department and hospital and are invited to contact Dr Robert Danby, Consultant Haematologist (Robert.firstname.lastname@example.org), or Graham Collins, Clinical Lead of Haematology (email@example.com)
To apply and gain further details of this post, go to http://www.oxfordradcliffe.nhs.uk/workingforus then click 'NHS Jobs'. Please apply via this website and e-mail your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the above title and your application reference number as issued by NHS jobs.
In the interest of equal opportunities, we want to make sure that information about candidates is provided in the same format so all applicants should fill in the standard application form on the NHS Jobs website. About us Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research. Find out more herewww.ouh.nhs.uk
The Trust comprises four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton General Hospital in Banbury.
Our values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships we make with our patients, colleagues and the wider community. We call thisDelivering Compassionate Excellence
and its focus is on our values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare we would like for ourselves or a member of our family. Watch how we set out to deliver compassionate excellence via theOUH YouTube channel. Job description Job responsibilities Clinical and Research Responsibilities: BMT Scheduling and Planning
Alongside the consultants and specialist nursing team, a key component of this role is to support patients and their families through the BMT pathway, from time of referral to post-transplant care. This will involve compassionate and effective communication with these service users, both via phone, email and clinical appointments. The role also includes liaison and collaboration with a wide range of other clinical services, including NHSBT, registry bodies and district general hospitals. The post-holder will also be involved in arranged necessary pre-transplant investigations (e.g. echocardiogram, lung function test, PET/CT, bone marrow biopsy, dental assessment)
The post holder will be trained in Good Clinical Practice, consent taking, HTA compliance and other mandatory training requirements. The job will involve a good mix of practical work, data management and patient interaction, with attendance at BMT outpatient clinic. The post holder is expected to work alongside other members of the clinical haematology team to cover service provision when necessary. Bone marrow biopsy
Once trained and competence assessed, the post holder will undertake bone marrow biopsy procedures on BMT patients. They will work within this nurse led service. Outpatients clinic
The postholder will review selected outpatients in BMT clinic and write their clinic letters. All outpatient activity will be supervised by the consultant in charge of the clinic and only appropriate patients will be allocated to the physician associate.
The appointee will undergo a period of training, supervision, and accreditation to activities relevant to the department.
The post holder will be supervised by a designated consultant and will also have individual mentors to overview their career development.
For more details, please see full job description.Person Specification Professional Qualifications Essential
- BA/BS degree prior to undertaking PA programme PG Dip in Physician Associate from a UK training Programme
- Current & Valid certification or recertification by the PA National examination
Clinical Experience & Skills Essential
- ILS certification ACLS certification
- Ability to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures
- Able to organise & prioritise workload effectively
Clinical Knowledge Essential
- Experience of conducting clinical trials
- Experience in Clinical Haematology or Emergency Department
Employer details Employer name
- Knowledge of medical procedures and terminology
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Address
Old Road, Headington
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