A small dedicated & experienced team in a greater manchester trust are looking for a consultant haematologist to join on a fixed-term or permanent basis. Overseas candidates will be supported to pass FRCPath Part 2 or CESR depending on each individuals circumstance.
The department is at the forefront of innovative clinical practice and has implemented research on:
- one hour per unit transfusions for selected patients (Winner of NHS England Chief Scientific Officer’s Award 2017)
- innovation of a red cell dosage calculator
- the delivery of chemotherapy and blood products in the patient’s home.
Successful candidates will support the haematology team to provide a comprehensive clinical haematology service with two Consultant colleagues, two specialty doctors, one Senior Nurse and two nurse Specialists.
Haematology service & facilities:
Outpatient clinics are held in 3 purpose-built rooms adjacent to the haematology laboratory and BCSH level 2a care for haematological malignancies is supported with a 6 bedded area on a medical ward for inpatient care.
Day case intravenous chemotherapy for lymphoma and other haematological malignancies is delivered on a dedicated oncology unit (Churchill Unit) shared with visiting oncology colleagues.
Chemotherapy and blood transfusions can also be delivered at home with the support of the Bolton Community IV Therapy Team.
The Trust also provides the specialist women’s and children’s services for the North West sector and part of the role will be participation in their joint obstetric Haematology clinic with obstetric, midwifery and clinical scientist colleagues.
Successful candidates would be expected to contribute to the sector wide shared weekend on call rota involving colleagues across the North West sector. This would involve weekend ward rounds at the level 2 unit at Salford with telephone cover for others.
The haematology and transfusion laboratories are modern, well equipped and fully accredited/compliant with UKAS and BSQR.
Requirements for this position are:
- Full FRCPath in Heamatology is desirable
- Full MRCP UK
- Pass in either OET or IELTS (no exemptions)
- Extensive experience in haematology at consultant level
- Ability to manage high workload in haematology
- Lead a team and encourage learning amongst your team
Those who are diplomates of the Royal College can be considered but PLAB candidates would not be considered.
This is a great opportunity for either UK based candidates looking for roles in greater Manchester, just outside of the main centre.
For overseas candidates this is a great opportunity in a very desirable part of the UK. Apply today to not miss out!