Specialty Doctor in Oncology

Queens Centre for Oncology & Haematology

Organisation*: Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Job Title*: Locum Speciality Doctor in Oncology
Sector (Unit or Ward)* Clinical or Medical Oncology (1 post)
Location (Site)*: Castle Hill Hospital
Grade*: Speciality Doctor
Salary*: £37,547 – £70,018
Ref No*: 356-16-590320
Working Option*: Full Time


Applications are invited for the post of Locum Speciality Doctor in Oncology.

The Oncology department in Hull has developed rapidly over the last few years and is committed to the continuous improvement of its service. You will join a team of eleven Clinical Oncologists, five Medical Oncologists and four Palliative Medicine who work as a team, each having specialist areas of interest. Services are based mainly at Queen’s Centre for Oncology and Haematology, Castle Hill Hospital and the duties will involve in and out patient care, acute oncology, radiotherapy & chemotherapy clinics and peripheral hospital clinics in Grimsby, Scunthorpe and Scarborough. There will be need to participate in the mid grade on call rota. The candidates will be encouraged to continuing professional development and gain Postgraduate qualifications in oncology.

The Department relocated to the Castle Hill Hospital site in August 2008 within a new integrated 116-bedded Oncology/Haematology department as part of a £60m PFI initiative. This expansion enables the service focus and improves the quality of services in line with Cancer Measures and Improving Outcomes Guidance. This is a replacement posts as the current post holder has decided to relocate to a different area.

The Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust provides a comprehensive range of acute services from three hospital sites with some specialised services aimed at an extended catchment area of 1.2 million people. The Trust now forms part of the Hull York Medical School with both the NHS Trusts and Universities of Hull and York.

The successful potholders will be required to provide services over seven days.

Please include in the additional information section of the application form; the name of you current revalidation officer, their contact details and your date of revalidation.

Informal enquiries should be directed to Dr Rajarshi Roy, Service Director, Queens Centre for Oncology & Haematology, (01482 461301) or Email rajarshi.roy@hey.nhs.uk or Dr Mohammad Butt, Consultant Medical Oncologist (01482-461243) mohammad.butt@hey.nhs.uk

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