Consultant - Haemoatology
Consultant Vacancies Carlisle - Consultant - Haemoatology
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Consultant Haematologist Opportunity in the Lake District!
We are looking for a Consultant Hematologist.
The team currently consists of two part time (1.3 WTE) Consultant Haematologists and a Specialty Doctor.
On call cover is currently provided as a joint rota. Candidates can participate in the on call rota if required. It will be a 1 in 7 week day and weekend rota.
We are a level 2A haematology unit, providing chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
The Northern Region Haematologists Group (NRHG) is one of the most cohesive clinical networks in the UK. The Cumbrian based haematologists have always been Core Members of the Newcastle MDTs for Myeloma, Leukaemia and Lymphoma.
Voted one of the best places to live in the UK, North Cumbria houses the Lake District, one of the country's most outstanding places of natural beauty and the region is an attractive, largely rural area with access to good road, rail and air communications. Housing is relatively inexpensive and there are excellent state and private education establishments.
There is a recruitment premium associated with this post of 10% for up to four years.
The Haematology Service
Clinical Haematology is an integrated service provided across 2 hospital sites. Consultants work predominantly where new patients are seen and treatment plans agreed.
Consultants have a fully equipped office, including a microscope of a standard appropriate to work at consultant level and a personal computer with access to the NHS and hospital networks, the Internet and the Telepath laboratory computer system, and various peripheral support systems such as Chemocare. Voice recognition dictation is used routinely. Secretarial support is provided.
Managerially haematology is within the Division for Emergency Care and Medicine.
There is a strong commitment to continuing professional development within the department which involves all grades of staff. Study leave is funded from a centrally held budget.
The department of Clinical Haematology provides the non-surgical adult haematology service for the population. The area covered includes a a predominately rural population.
There are CT scanners and a static MRI scanner at CIC. A PET-CT service was recently introduced at CIC and there are Nuclear Medicine departments at both hospitals. In Carlisle there is a brand-new, Siemens Intevo 16 slice SPECT/CT. At Whitehaven the newly developed hospital has recently opened with state of the art diagnostic equipment. A new aseptic suite opened in November 2016.
The Chemocare system is used for electronic prescribing across the Trust. G2 is used for voice recognition dictation. An electronic system (CHub) is used for approving and storing letters. An electronic advice and guidance system is in place for primary care teams to contact a haematologist with queries.
Video conferencing facilities are available in multiple locations.
Laboratories at NCUHT are configured as blood science laboratories and based at both hospital sites. The laboratory is the hub laboratory undertaking all non-urgent testing for both hospitals and all GP work.
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