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Core Medical SHO Trust Grade

Job Description

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has an international reputation for high quality patient care, education and research and its partnership with the Institute of Cancer Research has created the largest comprehensive cancer centre in Europe. These appointments offer excellent learning opportunities in units leading national and international research programmes. You will gain experience of working in multidisciplinary units composed of medical and clinical oncologists, haematologists, surgeons and specialists in palliative medicine, all working together to provide high quality management of cancer patients.

We have one vacancy, one stating December 2016 caring for patients haematological malignancies, including patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.

These posts form part of our medical inpatient cover rota and are combined with 16 core medical trainees and one GP trainee. They are suitable for doctors who have completed Foundation or core medical training, and are looking to gain further medical experience before moving into core training in medicine, general practice or higher specialist training in oncology, haematology or palliative medicine.

They offer general training and experience in the management of patients with chronic medical problems associated with a wide range of malignant diseases. In addition the candidates will also be exposed to medical emergencies related to cancer and its treatment.. Attendance of weekly teaching programs and journal clubs is encouraged, and there is access to simulation based training and training in the insertion of chest drain, ascitic drains, bone marrow aspiration and lumbar puncture. Additionally trainees will be offered a clinical supervisor and have access to a study leave budget for personalised training. Trust doctors have access to a state of the art library with online access to a large number of general medical and specialist journals.

We have created four ‘ward-based’ teams at both London and Sutton and introduced a shift system to ensure New Deal compliance. The Trust SHO’s will work a full shift rota which is EWTD 2009 compliant. The units include:

• Head and neck
• Gynaecology
• Lung
• Breast
• Urology
• Haemato-oncology
• Neuro-oncology
• Gastrointestinal
• Lymphoma
• Palliative medicine

The positions are on the MN37 pay scale which ranges from £30, 002 - £47, 175 and includes on-call residential duties at band 1B. The post is to start in as soon as possible. The trust operates an equal opportunity policy.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Leisa Spink ( Email address removed )
Jaishree Bhosle ( Email address removed )

The Trust is committed to developing and delivering excellent customer focused service by treating patients, their families, friends, carers and staff with professionalism respect and dignity.

Due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the published closing date once we have received a sufficient number of applications. We advise you to submit your application as early as possible to prevent disappointment.

As we often have many applicants for jobs at The Royal Marsden NHS Trust, we regret that we will only be able to contact those applicants who are short-listed for interview. Therefore if you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, then please assume you have not been short-listed for interview on this particular occasion.

Successful applicants will be approached via email. Candidates are asked to check their email accounts regularly.

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This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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