Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Consultant in Clinical Oncology (UGI)
St James’s University Hospital
Closing Date: 27 October 2016
We are looking for an individual to fill this new post within the Clinical Oncology Department at the St James’s University Hospital.
This is an 8 PA substantive appointment at Leeds Teaching Hospitals for a Consultant Clinical Oncologist, with specialised interests in Upper Gastrointestinal Cancers and SABR.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to join an already established team of clinical oncologists delivering highly complex radiotherapy for upper GI cancer and SABR for oligometastases as part of commissioning through evaluation (CtE). Applicants should have established skills in delivery of radiotherapy and systemic anti-cancer therapy. Additional experience in delivery of radiotherapy for upper GI cancer is desirable. Excellent communication and team working skills, and a strong commitment to service development are essential. The department has a successful academic profile and the successful applicant will be encouraged to participate in clinical research.
The successful applicant should possess accreditation in Clinical Oncology in the Royal College of Physicians (or equivalent) and should be included on the Specialist Register or within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview, if currently within a training programme within the UK. In accordance with the consultant appointment regulations, all other categories of doctors must be on the Specialist Register.
Applicants should have established skills in clinical oncology. A strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and a research interest is desirable.
Consideration will be given to applicants who wish to work full or part time and those wishing to job share.
If shortlisted, you will be required to give a 10 minute presentation on:
‘How the delivery of Upper GI oncology will develop over the next 10 years.”
Prospective applicants are encouraged to visit the hospital, which can be arranged by contacting:
Dr Rachel Cooper, Consultant Clinical Oncologist and Lead Clinician ( ( Phone number removed ) )
Dr Ganesh Radhakrishna, Consultant Clinical Oncologist, special interest in UGI cancer ( ( Phone number removed ) )
Dr Pete Dickinson Consultant Clinical Oncologist, special interest in SABR ( ( Phone number removed ) )
INTERVIEWS WILL BE HELD: Wednesday 7 December 2016
If you wish to discuss this, or have any queries, please contact Lynn Lindley in Medical Staffing on (0113) 2064895: E Mail Address: ( Email address removed )
Please note that only electronic applications can be accepted for this post.
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