Doctor-Haematology/Oncology

Location London
Job-type Contract
Salary 60000-70000 £stg per annum DOE
Reference J333864

Doctor-Neurosurgery
Location: LONDON
DAYS ONLY

Salary range from £60000 - £70000 per annum, depending on skills and experience
2 year Contract
Monday to Friday Day Shifts only, no on-call commitment
40 hours per week


This is a unique opportunity to be part of an outstanding Gamma Knife specialist multidisciplinary team, leading the way with inspiring life changing care, offering patients the latest generation of non-invasive treatment for brain conditions. Precise radiation to even the most complex brain tumours or abnormalities

Principle aims of the role

As a Gamma Knife Clinical Fellow, you will provide medical and administrative support for the Gamma Knife service, professionally responsible to the patient's named Consultants who are responsible for the individual patient.

Typical Duties;

You will play a vital role in a strong multi-disciplinary team, partaking in medical requirements for Consultants patients. This may involve giving telephone advice when requested, pre-treatment counselling and consent, and participation in pre-admission and follow-up clinics. Stereotactic frame fitting (Elekta), for patients undergoing treatment and prescribing and supplying necessary drugs as specified by Consultants, or as requested by nursing staff.
Preparation of monthly adverse reaction reports for presentation to the Gamma Knife monthly meetings (this will involve telephone follow up of all patients in the early post-treatment phase
Responsibility for collating patient follow-up and outcome studies after Gamma Knife treatment. There are currently around 3000 patients on the database and many of these need to be tracked to determine outcomes


Requirements
MBBS or equivalent medical qualification
GMC registration with a licence to practise
MRCS or MRCP or First FRCR
Experience in Neurosurgery or Clnical Oncology at St3 or above

Previous post-holders have been trainee neurosurgeons, but the position is also suitable for clinical oncologists. Instruction in stereotactic frame fitting and removal will be provided. Training on the Elekta Gamma Knife Course will be provided. Training will be given where needed (Vestibular Schwannoma, Meningioma, AVM, metastases, trigeminal neuralgia, pituitary tumours, other skull base lesions etc)

Additional Benefits:
Our attractive rewards packages include; 5-day study leave, private medical healthcare insurance, contributory pension, onsite revalidation officer, guaranteed annual salary review.

Potential to get sponsorship for 2 year medical research. This will include annual bench fees and registration.

This role is located in a specialist clinic dedicated to treating complex brain conditions and its patients


It was the first Icon centre in London to use a radiotherapy mask. The Gamma Knife system was the first-ever radiosurgery device and works by damaging the cells so they can no longer grow. It has revolutionised the treatment of certain benign and malignant tumours in and around the brain, replacing the need for surgery in many cases.


About TTM.
We are Ireland's largest Specialist Healthcare recruiter, placing hundreds of Doctors in Ireland and the UK every year. Since 2002, we have partnered with leading teaching hospitals, and organisations in finding the right people to grow their organisations.


Next steps
Click APPLY or call 02890995166 ask for CLIONA ref INDMAN


TTM Healthcare is an Equal Opportunities Employer.