Consultant in Clinical Oncology

Location
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary
£77,913 - £105,042
Posted
06 Mar 2019
Closes
01 Apr 2019
Ref
180-CON-2932
Sector
Hospital
Specialty
Oncology
Career Level
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Addenbrooke's Hospital

Applications are invited for a Macmillan supported Consultant in Clinical Oncology (Lung, Upper GI and Unknown Primary), 10 PA's. 

The applicant will join a team of 5 Clinical and Medical Oncologists in the Thoracic Oncology/Oesephago-gastric Cancer. The Thoracic Oncology unit is based between Cambridge University Hospital (CUH) and Royal Papworth Hospital (RPH) which has relocated to the Cambridge Biomedical Campus site (opening May 2019). 

Working alongside the Consultants are teams of Specialist Nurses, Clinical Trials Nurses, Dieticians and a Specialist Therapy Radiographer. The Thoracic Oncology MDT is based at RPH and patients requiring surgery are treated at RPH and those requiring radiation or systemic therapies are treated in CUH or other referring hospitals as appropriate. The Upper GI & Unknown Primary MDT and team are based at CUH. Advanced radiotherapy techniques including SABR, IMRT, VMAT and motion management are in routine use.  The unit is highly research active with a large number of patients entering interventional and non-interventional trials. 

You will be fully registered with the GMC and ideally have a CCT in Clinical Oncology or be within six months of award of CCT at the time of interview. Applications are welcomed from those unable to work full time for personal reasons or those wishing to job-share. 

The applicant must have demonstrable skills in listening, reading, writing and speaking in English that enable effective communication about medical topics with patients and colleagues, as set out in the GMC’s Good Medical Practice (2013). 

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 

Informal enquiries about this post should be addressed to: Sarah Jefferies, Clinical Director Cancer sarah.jefferies@addenbrookes.nhs.uk sarah.jefferies@nhs.net PA: Carrie Langham | carolyn.langham@adde​nbrookes.nhs.uk | 01223 586705. 

To apply please click the apply button. Job Ref: 180-CON-2932.

Closing date: 1 April 2019.

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