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Resident Medical Officer (RMO) Acute Medicine/Oncology Doctors


Location:North West

Salary:£50,001 - £60,000

Facility:The Christie Clinic


Closing Date:31/03/2018

About the facility

We have an excellent opportunity for a junior doctor seeking to gain outstanding experience, sought after specialist knowledge in a consultant led learning environment based our The Christie Private Care facility, located in Manchester.

Part of HCA Healthcare UK award winning private healthcare group, The Christie Private Care is a dedicated cancer centre for private and NHS patients, able to diagnose and treat almost all types of cancer. Formed in 2010 as a joint venture with The Christie NHS FT, it is now regarded as one of the leading cancer centres in Europe.

The Christie Clinic has developed its own reputation for excellence, with many of the top Oncology Consultants from the area choose to treat their private patients with us and our specialist nurses and supportive care professionals are one of the reasons for this. We value great training and career progression opportunities, an open-door management policy and a real team spirit.

Caring for our patients is HCA's first priority. The Christie Clinic are proud that thousands of leading physicians and consultants choose to run their private practice from an HCA hospital or specialist treatment centre. It's important we are are able to focus on patients and clinical quality. We therefore place great emphasis on supporting our doctors as little or as much as they need so that they can focus on patient care. We invest a great deal in training and development programmes for our nursing and other specialist medical staff.

Job Description

This role will work onsite in a team of RMO's, junior doctors,  working in acute inpatient oncology ward looking after patients undergoing surgery, chemotherapy and immunotherapy to fully assist the consultants and specialist nursing staff.

- Full Time Contract. 42 hour working week. Shifts 08.00 to 20.00 and 20.00 to 08.00
- Salary £50000 - £65000pa dependent upon experience.
- Fixed Term Contract 1 Year

Our attractive rewards packages includes; Competitive salary, paid indemnity insurance, 5 days study leave, ALS Training, study allowance, medical healthcare insurance, contributory pension, onsite revalidation officer, guaranteed annual salary review, life assurance (equivalent to two times your annual salary) travel insurance, travel season ticket loan (up to the value of £10,000) 50% off gym membership, cycle to work scheme/ personal accident cover, childcare vouchers and dental insurance

Duties & Responsibilities

- Work in close liaison with the nursing team and multi-disciplinary team to ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered.
- Participation in the primary medical care of patients admitted to ward, undertake certain medical procedures
- Provide medical cover, on instructions given by the consultants regarding patient management.
- Undertake daily walk rounds
- Update all patient records
- Complete drug charts and liaise with the nurse in charge regarding any potential problems
- Clerking of admissions and liaising with the supervising or admitting consultant
- Take part in ward audits, education, training and research to continuous improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.
- To attend to patients attending the chemotherapy day unit, radiotherapy department, and private outpatient clinics as requested.
- To consent patients following explanation of procedures such as, cytotoxic chemotherapy administration, radionuclide therapy as required.
- To undertake specific tests as requested by the consultant (including, blood tests, Bone marrow examinations, lumbar punctures, paracentesis and pleural fluid aspiration).

Skills and Experience

- Primary Medical Degree, Full registration with the UK GMC,
- Acute Medicine and/or Oncology experience desirable
- Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
- Good working knowledge of IT and computer databases
- Exceptional customer service skills
- Outstanding Team Player