London – London Bridge Hospital
Resident Doctor – Oncology
Location – London Bridge Hospital, London
Contract Type - Full time (FTE) or less than full time (LTFT) with a range of flexible shifts. Option to join our staff bank for extra shifts. Rotas allow for adaptable part-time contractual commitments. Shifts are 12 or 24-hour and can be arranged to be block booked if required to fit around outside commitments.
Salary – Competitive (dependent on skillset & years of experience)
By caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That is why we offer a host of benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day.
25 days holiday each year (excluding bank holidays)
Health Benefits; Private healthcare, private GP and dental insurance for you and your family
Protection: Critical illness cover and Life assurance for you and your spouse, personal accident insurance, travel insurance and will writing
Private pension contribution and free pension advice
Lifestyle: Cycle to work scheme, gymflex plus other discounts
Annual pay review
At HCA we are open to international candidates, with GMC registration and licence to practise in the UK. HCA can support with immigration, Certificates of sponsorship, Tier 2 Visa’s processed through our immigration’s specialists and temporary accommodation support for your arrival.
About the role
We are actively seeking to recruit an experienced Resident doctors who are senior SHO/Registrar Levels doctors to be part of the Oncology Resident Doctor Medical Team at London Bridge Hospital.
Resident Doctors in Oncology, at HCA UK are required to work independently within their skill set to review and treat a wide spectrum of inpatients and out-patients with short and long-term, complex conditions, as well as formulate plans under the supervision of the Consultant in Charge or a leading Professor.
Clinical Duties and Responsibilities
This role is to cover; Oncology wards, will cover a range of complex case patients.
You will fully assist the consultants and specialist nursing staff to ensure a high standard of patient care is delivered, to ensure that any changes to the medical management plan for a patient, as agreed with their named consultant, are communicated immediately to the nurse in charge and relevant members of the multidisciplinary team.
Supporting new admissions to the unit as soon as is reasonably possible, Clerking patients and new drug chart and inform the named consultant of the patient’s arrival.
To accompany consultants on ward rounds of their patients, at their request.
To perform routine basic clinical skills for inpatients as required, i.e. venepuncture, drawing blood cultures, peripheral IV cannulation, arterial and venous blood gas sampling, tube insertions and urethral catheter insertion, and support nursing staff undergoing training to develop and perform these clinical skills independently.
You will have the opportunity to take part in audits, education of the MDT, education and training to continuously improve and strive for excellence, for staff and patients.
Responsible for consenting patients for procedures and treatments.
What we look for in a Resident Doctor in Oncology:
MBBS medical qualification
An additional post-graduate qualification MRCP or MRCS is desirable
Doctors must be the equivalent level of ST3 and/or above
Fully registered with the GMC and current licence to practice.
Post holder must hold current ALS certificate
Good inter-personal skills with an ability to work co-operatively in a multidisciplinary setting
Ability to work effectively within a team environment & on own initiative.
Career Progression and Opportunities for development
Core staff have an allocated £1000 study budget, for courses relevant to speciality.
HCA has a comprehensive Learning Academy where you can enrol on courses.
HCA offer grants and sponsorship for research and opportunities to develop leadership skills with the ‘Executive Master’s in Medical Leadership’ with Bayes Business school
The opportunity to work closely with ICU consultants to produce papers or research
About Oncology at HCA