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Consultant Haematologist – Full Time – Dorchester South West of England

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  • Salary: £76761 - £103490
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  • Job ID: 07920
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Job Description

Would you like the chance to join an enthusiastic and dynamic department and also, improve your quality of life as well as that of your patients? You would join an experienced and highly motivated team providing Haematology services.

An NHS Foundation Trust has some of the best patient access times in the country and provides excellent services to a rural population of 230,000. Your base would be at an acute hospital with 350 beds, seven main theatres and two-day Theatres, located in Dorchester.

This post forms part of a team of 3 substantive Consultant Haematologist’s and is advertised as whole time (10 PA). Any candidate who is unable to work full time will be eligible to apply and if appointed, modification of the job description will be discussed with Consultant colleagues and Service Manager. Please contact us to discuss this further if needed.

JOB PURPOSE

Clinical

  1. The post holder is expected to run outpatients’ clinics and ward rounds according to an agreed job plan. He or She will provide clinical and laboratory advice to medical and nursing staff within the hospital as well as health professionals in the primary care in collaboration with the other consultant haematologists.  The post holder will be required to assist in the prompt interpretation of the findings.
  2. The post holder must have a general haematological knowledge and be able to deal with al haematological problems; an interest in multiple myeloma is encouraged with the expectation that they will become lead clinician for myeloma and set up a weekly specialist myeloma clinic.
  3. The post holder should have an interest in clinical trials and would be expected to work with the research department to set up a portfolio of clinical trials for myeloma.
  4. The job plan for this post will include clinical lead for chemotherapy for the hospital which would attract 1PA and require attendance at the hospital chemotherapy meetings.
  5. He/she will be available for advice on management in conjunction with his/her colleagues on all aspects pertaining to clinical hematology including the advice and guidance email system for GPs.
  6. The post holder will assume full clinical responsibility for the care of patients admitted under the arrangements within general medicine inpatient provision, including a close liaison with consultant paediatricians in the provision of paediatric haematology services. The post holder is required to ensure, in consultation with colleagues, that adequate arrangements are made for cover of leave and off-duty periods. The internal cover when one consultant is away is to be cross covered by other consultants.
  7. To be available on-call by arrangement with consultant colleagues to ensure continuous consultant supervision is provided with the haematology laboratory at all times, and for assistance with clinical pathology problems of consultant and junior medical staff out of hours within his/her own competence.
  8. The post holder is expected to run outpatients clinics and ward rounds according to an agreed job plan. He or She will provide clinical and laboratory advice to medical and nursing staff within the hospital as well as health professionals in the primary care in collaboration with the other consultant haematologists.  The post holder will be required to assist in the prompt interpretation of the findings.
  9. The post holder must have a general haematological knowledge and be able to deal with al haematological problems; an interest in multiple myeloma is encouraged with the expectation that they will become lead clinician for myeloma and set up a weekly specialist myeloma clinic.
  10. The post holder should have an interest in clinical trials and would be expected to work with the research department to set up a portfolio of clinical trials for myeloma.
  11. The job plan for this post will include clinical lead for chemotherapy for the hospital which would attract 1PA and require attendance at the hospital chemotherapy meetings.
  12. He/she will be available for advice on management in conjunction with his/her colleagues on all aspects pertaining to clinical hematology including the advice and guidance email system for GPs.
  13. The post holder will assume full clinical responsibility for the care of patients admitted under the arrangements within general medicine inpatient provision, including a close liaison with consultant paediatricians in the provision of paediatric haematology services. The post holder is required to ensure, in consultation with colleagues, that adequate arrangements are made for cover of leave and off-duty periods. The internal cover when one consultant is away is to be cross covered by other consultants.
  14. To be available on-call by arrangement with consultant colleagues to ensure continuous consultant supervision is provided with the haematology laboratory at all times, and for assistance with clinical pathology problems of consultant and junior medical staff out of hours within his/her own competence.
  15. To be available in the laboratory outside normal hours when this is judged to be necessary on professional grounds, particularly in the case of major accidents and catastrophes.
  16. To be available in the laboratory outside normal hours when this is judged to be necessary on professional grounds, particularly in the case of major accidents and catastrophes.

DBS – We require a new DBS check, we will recover the costs through a salary deduction. Applicants who subscribe to the update service or have a valid portable DBS will not incur a charge. There will be no charge to Volunteers/newly hired apprentices. Employees within AfC pay bands 1-4 can choose to pay through salary deductions over 3 months

VISA Tier 2 visa applicants who are coming to work in an occupation defined by the relevant Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code, and their adult dependants, will need to provide a criminal record certificate from any country they have lived for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

Please respond with a CV and Cover letter sent to generalenquiries@interpermhealthcare.uk

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