Registrar in Clinical Haematology

  • £55329 + enhancements for on-call rota
  • South West
  • Fixed

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the South West of the UK for a fixed term Trust Doctor at registrar grade in Haematology. It’s perfect for anyone wanting to relocate the beautiful Southwest of England, with easy access to the stunning coastline and direct ferry access to the continent.
This role will include timetabled sessions, on call commitment as well as ward cover and the opportunity to support research and development.

The Oncology Centre and Department

The Oncology Centre serves Plymouth, East Cornwall and South Devon with a secondary care catchment population of 450,000. The Centre also has a tertiary care role for a much wider population as the region’s lead provider for some specialist treatments (e.g., low dose prostate brachytherapy).
 The Oncology Centre has eleven Clinical Oncologists and one Medical Oncologist who also run an Acute Oncology Service.

The Centre provides a full range of cutting-edge therapies, including:

  • Stereotactic Radiotherapy
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Image Guided Radiotherapy
  • Intensity Modulated Radiotherapy
  • HDR Brachytherapy

A full range of diagnostic services including MRI and CT scanning, nuclear medicine, ultrasound, PET scanning and specialist pathology support oncology services are available at the Trusts main site.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide registrar equivalent cover in Clinical Haematology across the ward, day unit and outpatient setting.
  • Supervise junior doctors on the ward
  • Work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team providing direct clinical care.
  • Attendance at consultant ward rounds and MDT meetings
  • Ward work including ward rounds, managing a team of more junior doctors, direct admission of patients, referral when necessary to other departments, organisation of TTAs and discharge summaries and review of haematology outliers on other wards
  • Day unit work including assessment of chemotherapy patients pre-treatment, management of chronic transfusion patients, assisting nursing staff in managing triage calls, and assessment of acutely unwell haematology patients
  • Procedure lists including Bone Marrow Biopsies and Intrathecal Chemotherapy administration
  • Outpatient clinic work including the full range of haematology sub-specialties
  • Working on call as part of the 'first on call' haematology middle-grade tier
  • The post-holder will be assigned a clinical/educational supervisor and the experience gained can be geared towards supporting individual development needs and aspirations.

Professional Development

The successful candidate will benefit from the excellent career development opportunities that a specialist Haematology Department can offer whilst enjoying the lifestyle available in the vibrant city! 
 The post-holder will be assigned a clinical/educational supervisor and the experience gained can be geared towards supporting individual development needs and aspirations. The post-holder will be expected to

Person Specification

  • Has achieved MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
  • MRCP(UK) full diploma or equivalent by time of appointment
  • Must have Full registration with the General Medical Council
  • Experience of working in Haematology registrar level including safe prescription of chemotherapy
  • Competence in procedures such as bone marrow biopsy and intrathecal chemotherapy 

How BDI Resourcing can support

When choosing to apply for your next role with BDI Resourcing, you’ll have the full support of an expert recruitment team who will assist, as standard, with:

  • CV Preparation using our recognised bespoke guidance
  • Application support with expert knowledge of specialisms, NHS and local support
  • Video based Interview Preparation using specific example questions according to job role
  • Contract and offer negotiations for salary, relocation packages, tenure and more

Once you have accepted your new role, you’ll then be met by one of our dedicated relocation executives who will guide you through all the way to starting to your new role including:

  • Document gathering and checking 
  • COS and Visa Application support if applicable
  • Short- and long-term accommodation sourcing
  • Travel Arrangements
  • Family support for finding schools and any other aspects of pastoral care

We look forward to hearing from you regrading this exciting opportunity!

Alice Howe Executive Recruitment Consultant

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