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Locum Consultant Oncologist

Employer
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Warwick
Salary
Depending on experience Dependant on experience
Closing date
27 Apr 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Oncology, Locum Doctor
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

Job Details

South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust are seeking two dynamic, committed, visionary Locum Consultant Medical Oncologists to support Acute Oncology, Urology, and Cancer of the Unknown Primary Oncology for a 24-month period. However, other subspecialty roles will be considered.

The post is based at South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust. The Trust currently holds a service level agreement with the Oncology department at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust to facilitate visiting Oncology consultants. The principal duties of the post will provide Acute oncology services and will include 5.5 PA's of acute oncology totalling 10PAs.

Main duties of the job

The appointee will work in site specific local MDTs at SWFT and contribute to the cancer management of patients including providing consultant oncologist support to the nurse-led Acute Oncology service as well as mentorship.

The Aylesford Unit serves the whole of South Warwickshire covering a population of approximately 536,000. We are part of the West Midlands Clinical Network population approximately 6.3 million.

Outpatients, chemotherapy and other day case patients are managed in the Aylesford Unit and Rigby Unit (opening July 2017). The Aylesford Units activity for oncology patient 2016-2017 was over 1000 first attendances and 9,500 follow up patients. The unit is nurse-led and nurse led clinics are held every day for chemotherapy reviews, consent and pre chemotherapy education and emergency clinics as part of acute oncology.

There is an established team of seven visiting Clinical Oncologists and one visiting Medical Oncologist.

The department benefits from use of the Electronic Oncology management system (MOSAIQ) which facilitates e records, e scheduling and e prescribing across Coventry and Warwickshire.

About us

Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire University NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further. In addition our staff survey results have placed us 4th in the country for recommended place to work.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity.Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are 'Trusted to provide safe, inclusive, effective and compassionate care'. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn't matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Main Purpose of the Post

1. The appointee will take ongoing responsibility for patients under his/her care.

2. The appointee will provide a consultation service and an advisory and guidance service to other clinical colleagues in other specialties within the Trust and Primary Care.

3. The appointee will develop close collaborative links with clinicians working in his/her specialty and work to develop services provided to patients in these areas to the highest standards including the development of treatment protocols and guidelines.

4. The appointee will take part in the departmental audit programme as well as participating in multidisciplinary audit relating to their area of clinical interest.

5. The appointee will participate in regular clinical meetings and other postgraduate and educational activities.

6. The appointee will participate in the Trust Performance and Annual review scheme and be responsible for ensuring that they support the principles of revalidation by the General Medical Council.

7. The appointee will be committed to, and involved in, clinical governance, risk management and clinical audit this will include the development and maintenance of appropriate systems and practices to ensure continued safe clinical practice

8. To provide supervision and mentorship to junior medical workforce

9. The appointee will participate in Departmental Error Reviews and will support the Departmental and Trust clinical risk management policies and procedures.

10. Share responsibility for data protection arising out of the use of computers.

11. Comply with all relevant Trust Policies and Procedures.

Person Specification
Professional Experience
Essential

  • Clinical experience in Medical Oncology
  • Expressed interest in undergraduate and postgraduate education

Academic achievements
Essential

  • Full and specialist registration (and a license to practice) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or eligible for registration within six months of interview)

Desirable

  • Postgraduate research qualification, MD or PhD or MSc.
  • MRCP or evidence of equivalent qualification

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Company

Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).

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01926 495321

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