We are looking for highly motivated, proactive individuals who are able to work cooperatively and effectively in multi professional teams. Displaying Leadership qualities, a good time keeper, punctual, self-disciplined, flexible and able to adapt. An effective communicator, sensitive and empathetic and capable of listening to others, displays honesty and takes responsibility for their own actions. Someone who manages to work under pressure and who is a bi-lateral thinking problem solver.
Main duties of the job
FRCR ( Clinical oncology) or equivalent qualification for Medical Oncology
Entry on the general Medical council (GMC) Specialist Register in Clinical Oncology via one of the following:-
Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview)
Certificate of eligibility for specialist registration (CESR)
European Community Rights
Evidence of achievement of competencies in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practices
Working for our Organisation
Our Hospitals are located in Shrewsbury and Telford and are brimming with exemplary teams of hardworking individuals.
Shropshire is a beautiful county ideally located between the north and the south, making travelling around the UK extremely easy. As well as being only a short distance from major cities and busy transport links including Birmingham airport, our county also borders with beautiful north Wales which is abundant in outdoor activities, brilliant beaches, and thrilling scenery.
Both hospitals are based in Shropshire, a short 20 minutes’ drive apart. Shrewsbury has recently been named in the ‘Sunday Times Best Places to Live Guide’ as one of the top places to live in the country. It is a wonderful bustling place, with affordable housing, fantastic schools and great out-of-work activities for everyone.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The successful candidates will provide a comprehensive Oncology Service together with consultant colleagues. They will provide Oncology expertise in the management and development of site-specialised cancer services. To collaborate with colleagues within the Department to develop Oncology Services. To be competence in advertised sites.
To work with and support the established multi-disciplinary site specific teams.
To participate in the out of hours service and provide acute oncology service.
To liaise closely with surgeons, physicians and staff in other specialties and within the Trust.
To provide cover for Consultant colleagues’ leave.
To provide supervision and management of junior medical staff.
To undertake teaching, examination and accreditation duties as required and to contribute to postgraduate and continuing education both locally and nationally.
To undertake clinical audit, continuing medical education, contribute to the annual appraisal process and undertake an annual job planning review.
To undertake research. The Trust has a thriving Clinical trials department with active encouragement in clinical trial participation.
To undertake work on both hospital sites, The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital (RSH) and Princess Royal Hospital (PRH), Telford.
Willing to develop recently commissioned SBRT service
FRCR (Clinical Oncology) or equivalent qualification for Medical Oncology
Entry on the General Medical Council (GMC) Specialist Register in Clinical Oncology via one of the following: Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) (the proposed CCT date must be within 6 months of the interview), Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR), European Community Rights
Evidence of achievement of competencies in line with GMC standards in Good Medical Practice.
Audit: Evidence of commitment to Clinical Audit and Research
Clinical governance: understanding and engaging in clinical governance: reporting errors, learning from errors.
Wide experience in all aspects of Oncology equivalent to requirement for gaining UK CCST in Oncology
Expertise in site specialty field where specified
Ability to take full responsibility for clinical care of patients
Teaching and Research
Teaching: Ability to teach clinical skills, teach and lecture on speciality
Research: Ability to apply research outcomes to clinical problems
Effective communication skills: demonstrates clarity in written/spoken communication and capacity to adapt language as appropriate to the situation.
Empathy and sensitivity: capacity to listen and take in others’ perspectives.
Works in partnership with patients: always considers patients preferences when discussing treatment options.
Managing others & team involvement: capacity to work co-operatively with others and demonstrate leadership when appropriate. Capacity to work effectively in multi-professional teams.
Leadership: Recognised ability to work within and provide leadership in the MDT
Coping with pressure: capacity to operate under pressure. Demonstrates initiative and resilience to cope with setbacks & adapt to rapidly changing circumstances.
Problem solving & decision making: capacity to use logical/lateral thinking to solve problems & make decisions.
Organisation & planning: capacity to organise oneself and prioritise own work (including out-patient priorities. Demonstrates punctuality, preparation and self-discipline. Understands importance of information technology.
Flexible approach to work: able to adapt and work with employers to deliver improved patient care.
Equality and diversity: promotes equality and values diversity
Professional Development: commitment to continuing professional development.
Professional integrity and respect for others: capacity to take responsibility for own actions and demonstrate a non-judgmental approach towards others. Displays honesty, integrity, awareness of confidentiality and ethical issues
Must live within 10 miles or 30 minutes drive of hospital where provides out of hours cover