BDI Resourcing are welcoming applications from keen IMG's looking to relocate to the UK to work as Specialty Doctors in Clinical Oncology. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time NHS appointment at an NHS Trust in greater Manchester to enhance the quality of care for elective admissions and emergency referrals to the cancer inpatient services.


The post: 

  • The oncology services are fully integrated with other specialities such as surgery and radiology to provide a multidisciplinary approach to patient care.
  • Based in some of the newest purpose-built and modern facilities in the UK, the Trust offers a wide range of courses and education in the areas of laboratory, clinical, and population health through the provision of innovative education and globally recognised research.
  • In line with GMC Good Medical Practice, it is the responsibility of the post-holder to ensure that all duties are carried out to the highest possible standard, and in accordance with current quality initiatives within the area of work.

Duties of the post: 

  • Carry out a daily ward round, with the Acute Oncology consultant, for assessment and management of patients referred for admission or already admitted to the oncology wards, and oncology patients on non-oncology wards.
  • Provide supervision and advice to junior medical staff.
  • Assist in the assessment and care of patients referred for emergency admission.
  • Provide a consultation service for new patient referrals with cancer, or suspected cancer from other hospital teams.
  • Attend the Acute Medical hand over to liaise with medical teams and receive referrals and provide advice.
  • Undertake at least one out-patient or chemotherapy clinic per week with dedicated senior support.
  • Support the Chemotherapy Day Unit, including review of sick patients, prescribing supportive medication, if appropriate and competencies of candidate allow, chemotherapy prescribing.
  • Contribute to clinical audit/clinical governance and undertake clinical audit projects related to cancer Services.
  • Undertake continued professional development and be aware of any new clinical developments in oncology, and to keep regularly update skills and clinical practice.

Additional support: 

  • Depending on the successful candidates’ experience and career aims, there will be opportunity to undertake radiotherapy planning weekly and take part in peer review meetings.
  • Substantial protected time will be given to help support the clinical trials team with active participation in clinical research within an oncology research portfolio.
  • Academic support will be provided to a successful applicant wishing to pursue further post-graduate and/or Royal College qualifications (FRCR for example).
  • Job plans to be agreed in accordance with successful applicant’s areas of interest alongside service requirements.
  • SPAs will be provided as part of the successful applicant’s job plan for those building a CESR portfolio for GMC Specialist Registration.

Requirements: 

  • Full GMC 

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