Client Name: York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Role: Locum Consultant Medical or Clinical Oncologist - Flexible on tumour sites
Rates: £100-£130 per hour dependant on experience. PAYE only
Shifts: Monday-Friday, no on calls. Full time or part time considered
- Access to The Support Hub - our support service to help support your mental health and well-being and enable you to deliver outstanding care.
- First sight of shifts across multiple NHS trusts
- Competitive pay rates
- A dedicated placement officer
- Free CPD courses and career support with Medacs Academy
- Hundreds of new shifts available every day
- Long term jobs and short shifts available
- Lucrative referral scheme
- Revalidation support
- 24/7/365 service - we're available when you need us
Working flexibly at York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, you will enjoy close working relationships with cancer patients managing their cancer throughout the disease, treating where possible or providing the highest standards of palliative care.
Working alongside a friendly, multidisciplinary team of dedicated healthcare professionals, you will be using some of the most advanced medical equipment in the country to ensure the effective provision of radiotherapy and systematic therapy treatments.
As a specialist in the Oncology team, you will have access to a wide range of development and support packages to ensure you progress your skills and site specialities at every opportunity.
General key skills
In addition to your qualifications, as an Oncology Doctor, you will have:
- Quick thinking abilities
- Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
- Excellent attention to detail
- A systematic approach to tasks
- Excellent timekeeping
- The ability to work well and under pressure
- Empathy and understanding
- A flexible attitude
- A desire to improve and develop knowledge and skills
- Active listening skills
As an Consultant Oncologist with York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust you will:
- Actively support patients and their families, communicating clinical information to explain a diagnosis, stage of cancer and treatment options using a variety of methods, to ensure practical understanding.
- Assist in managing the side effects and symptoms of cancer and its treatment including pain management.
- Coordinate treatment plans and prescribe various types of treatment, including chemotherapy and immunotherapy.
- Treat patients with radiation therapy (applies to Clinical Oncologists only).
- Provide constant monitoring and care for patients in seriously ill or unstable conditions.
- Communicate with patients on shared patient decision making
- Work in and where appropriate, lead a multidisciplinary team
- Assess and prioritise patient/client requirements, delegating effectively to others.
- Recognise, review, and report a patient's condition and any changes to the patient and the multidisciplinary team.
- Performing basic administrative and clerical tasks, such as keeping records of test results, writing prescriptions, providing cancer information to patients, and monitoring treatment plans.
- Responsible for adhering to the GMC professional Code of Conduct.
- Be a GMC registered Doctor (you do NOT need to be on the Specialist Register).
- Have relevant experience at Consultant level, or references to support your transition up to Consultant level.
- Hold evidence of stand-alone Right to Work in the UK (unfortunately locum jobs aren't able to offer visa sponsorship).
- You will need to pass an enhanced background check (DBS).
If you are looking for a Locum Consultant Oncologist role within a Trust that continuously strives to achieve excellence and embody its core values, apply today and be a part of something amazing.