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Resident Doctor - Oncology

HCA UK at the Harborne Hospital – Birmingham, West Midlands
Part time
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Position: Resident Doctor Oncology.

Contract: Part Time 24 Hours Per Week.

Salary: £58,000 - £72,000 (Dependant on Experience)

Doctors with experience in Oncology are invited to apply for an exciting new opportunity at HCA Healthcare UK’s private patient facility The Harborne Hospital, in Birmingham.

  • Location: Birmingham

The Harborne Hospital are looking for a doctor, Higher Specialist Training or equivalent experience, with experience and passion for Cancer Services, to join our medical team at The Harborne Hospital.

About The Harborne Hospital:

The Harborne Hospital is our 4th NHS Joint Venture and a brand-new, purpose built, state-of-the-art £100m facility that opened in January. Built in partnership with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, the hospital has deep clinical infrastructure and offers a variety of outpatient and inpatient services across 50 beds, including 10 Outpatient Chemotherapy Day case Chairs and 6 level 3 critical care beds.

HCA Healthcare UK has extensive experience in delivering Cancer Services to patients, including The Christie Private Care, HCA at UCH, and Leaders in Oncology Care (LOC) in London. Alongside this organisational expertise, we have some of the leading Haematology & Oncology Consultants from the region.

The Role:

This exciting opportunity to be among the first members of the Oncology Resident Doctor Team comes as a part time role, 24 hours over 2 – 3 days per week. Initially this would be in the format of supporting our newly opened chemotherapy day case unit.

This may be in the form of direct patient care, or supporting development of local governance policies and procedure, with the support of our well-established Cancer Services network throughout the UK.

There is significant opportunity for this role to develop as the service grows – incorporating inpatient and acute admission cover, alongside potential for leadership development.


The ideal applicant would bring strong expertise in Cancer services, alongside a passion to be an integral member of the team with real opportunity to help shape the development of our local cancer services. The role is perfect for those considering an OOP from Oncology training.

  • GMC Registration and License to Practice in the UK
  • Completed Foundation Years training and additionally at minimum IMT-2 (Or equivalent experience)
  • At least 1 year experience in Oncology / Haematology
  • Desirably you will have post qualification exams, relevant to specialist area e.g MRCP
  • A passion for team-work, patient focused care with the ability to build and share best practice and offer a first-class patient experience
  • Desire to develop within the role, as our cancer services grow. 

For more information please contact: Dr Craig Pascoe, Head of Resident Doctors at The Harborne Hospital. 

Selection process:

After CV review, a interview with the lead Doctor will be conducted. If successful onboarding and pre-employment checks will be required. This end-to-end process can take on average 4-6 weeks.


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. With our network of hospitals, urgent care centre, diagnostic centres and outpatient facilities owned and operated by HCA UK, we couldn’t do this with our expert of colleagues, driving the highest standards of care.

Diversity and Inclusion:

Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated, and everyone can achieve their potential.

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