Consultant Medical Oncologist in Breast Cancer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full-time (10PA) Medical Oncologist with a responsibility in Breast cancer for Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust.
- Opportunity to join the Consultant Oncology Breast Cancer Teams (candidates who have preference for other sites are encouraged to discuss their preferences)
- The post will be based at Nottingham City Hospital Campus with outpatient clinics at the City Hospital and at King's Mill Hospital
- None of the tumour sites will be single-handed practice and will involve working along-side colleagues already specialising in each tumour site.
Main duties of the job
The speciality serves a resident population of 1.1 million and currently sees approximately 5,000 new patients each year (at City Hospital and King's Mill Hospital); providing a comprehensive range of non-surgical oncology services to the East Midlands.
The Oncology Service has four dedicated oncology inpatient wards with 66 beds, which includes a dedicated Teenage and Young Adult Unit and its own oncology outpatient department. There are two outpatient systemic therapy wards with 35 chairs and 6 beds as well as satelite clinics at King's Mill Hospital with a further 11 chairs dedicated to outpatient systemic anticancer therapy delivery. Oncology at NUH runs its own 24hr admission service with a 20 bed Specialist Receiving Unit which it shares with Haematology and a Same Day Emergency Care Unit (SDEC). A rapid response triage emergency line is manned by our nurse led Cancer Admission Triage Team (CATT) using the UKONS telephone triage system. Oncology has invested in a high calibre acute oncology nursing team supporting the acute care of cancer patients admitted to city hospital campus as well as providing outreach support at Queen's Medical Centre.
The post holder will be supported by pharmacists and cancer nurse specialists.
With over 17,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.
Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve. With endless personal development opportunities available, at NUH we will endeavour to turn your job into a career!
We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.
Please refer to the job description and person specification attached to the advert for the full details of the vacancy.
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