Clinical Fellow – Oncology Research

London (Central), London (Greater), Marylebone
C£65000 per annum, dependent upon skills and experience
20 May 2019
17 Jun 2019
Hospital, Oncology
Career Level
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

August 2019

Fixed term contract 2 years, with view to extend

Hours: Full time 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday, day shifts only.

This opportunity is open to UK and International applicants with skills, qualifications and experience in Oncology Clinical Trials. Full relocation and immigration support will be provided.

Location: Sarah Cannon Research Institute

Sarah Cannon Research Institute is a world-leading clinical trials facility specialising in the development of new therapies and precision medication for cancer patients. We believe that participation in a clinical trial is the first step in fighting cancer, not the last. As the research arm of HCA's global cancer institute, we are the first UK trials unit outside of the NHS that has the ability to offer new anti-cancer drugs in clinical trials.

Skills and Experience:

Applicants will need to be trained doctors, pursuing a career in oncology in hospital or the pharmaceutical industry and have a strong commitment to clinical research. Specialists or Specialist Trainees in Medical Oncology, Clinical Oncology, or other appropriate specialties.


  • Support Clinical Trials conducted at SCRI UK Drug Development Unit (“DDU”), including taking part in planning, setting up, conducting and reporting Clinical Trials of new cancer treatments. Support NHS oncology clinics at partner Trust, as applicable.
  • Assist in providing responsible medical officer coverage for the DDU by undertaking clinical responsibilities for patients at the DDU.
  • Review all patients regularly on clinical trials, according to protocol and clinical need.
  • Review all drug charts and liaise with the nurse in charge regarding any potential problems.
  • Work in close liaison with the nursing team and multi-disciplinary team to ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered. Consent patients following explanation of clinical trial or procedure.
  • Work in close liaison with the Laboratories to ensure all results are available as required and according to protocol.
  • Direct and manage Oncology and Medical Emergencies when they occur.
    Attend immediately, give advice, liaise with Consultants and nursing staff and initiate treatment for any patient in an emergency situation.
  • Provide appropriate medical advice to patients who phone the facility.
  • Be involved in setting of standards, clinical audit, risk management and other Clinical Governance issues.
  • Participate in clinical trial updates and telephone conferences.

About HCA Healthcare UK

With a reputation for investing in the very latest technology and treatments, strong links to world-class institutes and universities, HCA Healthcare UK’s prestigious private hospitals are ideal for Doctors looking to further their medical careers.

Putting the health and wellbeing of all patients at the centre of what we do and working closely with doctors is integral to our delivery of excellent patient care across all our hospital facilities. Our exceptional facilities, the expertise of our renowned consultants and our patient-first philosophy all make HCA UK the perfect place to enhance careers for Junior Doctors

Additional Benefits:

Our attractive rewards packages includes; 5 days study leave, private medical healthcare insurance for you and your family, contributory pension, onsite revalidation officer, guaranteed annual salary review. Should you wish to conduct study further, our in house learning academy can help you with your CPD and specialist interests. Funded PhD’s, MD and MScs are available.

Whether you choose to take a gap year from your training, take up one of our sponsored Fellowships or need variable shifts to combine your research projects with clinical practice, or looking for long term career progression, HCA UK can cater for all your needs and interests by offering full time, part time, bank or annualised hours contracts with continuous CPD and mentorship.

We can support with relocation package and Tier 2 Certificates of Sponsorship for international applicants.

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