Our Oncology division is looking for a forward thinkingClinical or Medical Oncology Locum Consultant to join the Royal Surrey to provide Breast and Melamonaexpertise to the division.
Thisis a fixed-term 10PA post based at the Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, withclinical commitments at our outreachpartner Frimley Park Hospital. The post holder will provide an Oncology breast servicefor the patients in the Frimley catchment area, plus Guildford. The successful candidate will also provideexpertise in Melanoma for the Oncology patients within our region. This role will offer Chemotherapy, plus Radiotherapy expertisefor these patients.
Main duties of the job
To provide Oncology expertise in the management andtreatment of patients with Breast and Melanoma Tumours
To be part of the MDT and clinical team
To be part of the radiotherapy MDT and clinical team
To play a full part in the out-of-hours On-Call service forOncology
To provide cover for fellow Consultant colleagues inrespect of periods of leave and organise leave inconjunction of Consultant colleagues according to Oncology department policy
To take part in medical audit and research as appropriate
To provide expertise for patients, participate in thelocal MDTs and training programmes
To participate in clinical trials asappropriate, in co-operation with the Alliance Research Lead
To ensure that the requirements ofclinical governance are met
To ensure that there are adequatearrangements for hospital staff involved in the care of your patients to beable to contact you when necessary
To participate in CME and auditprojects as appropriate
Please refer to the full job description attached for further information
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.
Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.
We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.
We have received an overall Good rating from the CQC with Medical care (including older peoples care), End of Life Care and Maternity services being deemed Outstanding by the CQC. We are investing in our colleagues through our health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.
There has never been a better time to join us.
17 February 2023
Hospital medical and dental staff
£88,364 to £119,133 a year depending on experience
Full-time, Flexible working
This remit for the post will require awell-organised individual with good team-working skills and the ability tocomplete work within agreed timescales in co-operation with all staff groupsand with support from senior colleagues.
There are close links with the Royal Surrey and Frimley Park Hospital which holds multidisciplinary cancer teammeetings for major tumour types supported by Oncologists based at St. LukesCancer Centre. Both Trusts, as well as providing high quality cancer services,are busy district general hospitals with accident and emergency departments onboth sites, and full general medical and surgical teams.
The Royal Surrey Hospital Foundation Trust provides specialist Cancer and Haemato-Oncological care, including complex Cancer surgery, to the population of the South West Surrey and Hampshire, a catchment area of approximately 1.4 million. Non-surgical oncological treatment for these patients is provided at the St. Lukes Cancer Centre, which is an integral part of the Trust. There are close links with surrounding cancer units and the Surrey Clinical Research Centre.
Here at St Lukes, we aim to provide first class, high quality care for all of our patients in a friendly and professional setting. Our services have received national recognition and praise and our patients benefit from the latest and most innovative treatments available, delivered by a team of committed and highly skilled staff. You will be joining our team of 27 Oncologists, supported by a team of Specialist Registrars, Specialty Doctors, SHOs, AHPs and Specialist Nurses.We currently offer supervision and support for those seeking career development, we would welcome further discussions on the opportunities we offer if this is of interest.
Please find the full job description attached
- Demonstrate ability to work with colleagues as part of a team
- Adaptability, flexibility and ability to cope with uncertainty
- Effective communication skills
- Attention to detail
- Professional calm and efficient manner
- Used to working in a busy environment
- Willing to engage with and learn from peers, other professionals and colleagues in the desire to provide or support the most appropriate interventions
- Effective organiser/prioritisation skills
- Active interest in research, audit, clinical governance and teaching
- Commitment to clinical innovation
- Full registration and a license to practice with the GMC
- MBBS or equivalent
- Higher medical qualification
- Broad Oncology experience in a variety of tumor sites
- Understand the principals of Clinical Governance
- Evidence of experience of/commitment to audit and improving clinical practice/service development
- Experience and interest in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching
- CPD: Evidence of post qualifying and continuing professional development
- Must have an understanding of the background to and aims of current healthcare policy/national guidance/CQC/and appreciate the implications of this on engagement
- Teaching/Education Qualification
- Higher Degree
- Recent experience of Oncology care
- Relevant experience of management of Oncological emergencies
- Experience of research
- Understanding of business planning and commissioning
- Experience/interest in service modernisation and improvement
Skills and Capabilities
- Management, Leadership and Initiative skills
- A clear understanding of NHS guidance relevant to Oncology, and the opportunities and challenges posed
- An understanding of and ability to demonstrate your ability to:
- Empower others
- Lead through change
- Influence strategically
- Collaborative working
- Drive for improvement
- To have attended a National Health Service Management Course appropriate to Consultant duties
- Computer literate: Email, MS Office and Internet
- Use of digital dictation systems
Values and Behaviours
- Demonstrable commitment to and focus on quality, promotes high standards to consistently improve patient outcomes
- Demonstrable skill to work together to serve our community through delivering safe and excellent clinical care
- Value diversity and difference, operates with integrity and openness
- Treating others with compassion, empathy and respect
- Share information openly and effectively with patients, staff and relatives
- Works across boundaries, looks for collective success, listens, involves, respects and learns from the contribution of others
- Uses evidence to make improvements, increase efficiencies and seeks out innovation
- Actively develops themselves and others
Certificate of Sponsorship
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