Locum Consultant Haematologist with interests in myeloid malignancies and BMT
The Clinical Haematology team at NUH are looking for a haematologist to join their integrated and forward thinking service. This is an opportunity to join a nationally renowned service at the forefront of research and clinical innovation. The successful candidate should have a demonstrable clinical and research interest in BMT and myeloid malignancies.
Main duties of the job
The Department is one of the largest centres for the treatment of haematological malignancies in the UK with a strong reputation for clinical trials and research. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious, confident doctor keen to further develop clinical, research and leadership skills in a dynamic team.
The successful candidate will join the myeloid team alongside the 3 existing consultants, supported by a BMT fellow, 4 BMT and myeloid clinical nurse specialists, and a large clinical research team.
This role offers opportunities to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, educational supervision, research and leadership roles within the specialty.
It is a requirement for successful candidates to have completed Specialist Training in the UK or equivalent, have at least 6 months transplant experience (as per JACIE requirements), and to be entered on the GMC Specialist Register for Clinical Haematology or be eligible to be listed within 6 months of interview.
Working for your organisation
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest in the UK with an annual turnover of approximately £1 billion. It was formed on 1 April 2006, when two top-rated trusts Queen’s Medical Centre and Nottingham City Hospital merged in order to develop a range of high-quality, sustainable patient services across the two campuses. The Centre for Clinical Haematology at the City Campus is a purpose-built, four storey modern building housing two inpatient wards, daycase and clinic facilities, including an apheresis suite.
Detailed job description and main responsibilities
The appointee will be expected to fulfil the following duties within the agreed Job Plan. The post-holder will join a team of 9 other Consultants offering a full haematological malignancy service but will have a special interest in acute myeloid leukaemia, CML, MDS and appropriate experience in the use of high dose therapy and both autologous and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. The appointee will join in the attending rota with Dr Jenny Byrne, Dr Gerardo Errico and Dr Yadanar Lwin. Each Consultant will attend for the myeloid patients for one month in four and the BMT service for one month in four. Thus the appointee will be attending alternate monthly however this will either be for the myeloid service or for the BMT service (i.e. total attending for 2 months out of 4). The appointee will assist in the provision of AOS cover on the specialist receiving ward when not attending and will input into the myeloid and BMT clinics, a general haematology clinic and the GVHD clinic. The appointee will attend the weekly myeloid MDT.