Resident Doctor Tier 2 Sponsorship Available

March 29, 2024
£45 - £55 / year

Job Description




Position: Resident Doctor Oncology

Location: Leaders in Oncology Care, 95-97 Harley Street LOC, London W1G 6AF.

Contract Type: Full-time (FTE) or part-time, with a variety of shift options (Monday through Friday: operational hours are generally 8-6pm or 10-8pm). Rotas provide for flexible part-time contract commitments. Shifts are 12 or 24-hour, and can be block booked to accommodate outside commitments.

Salaries: Competitive

We are looking for a Resident Doctor of Oncology at Leader in Oncology Care, LOC.

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a company at the forefront of clinical innovation, where you will work with and learn from some of the country’s finest specialists.

All in a world-class setting with cutting-edge technology, including robotics, as well as some of the most innovative therapies and treatments currently licenced in the UK.

And, with unusually high colleague-to-patient ratios, you’ll have plenty of time to deliver really tailored care to your patients.

While we are a consultant-led service, we believe in empowering our Resident Doctors, so your position can grow as much as you like.

You will have the ability to participate in audits, projects, and quality improvement programmes, as well as join a number of internal networks.

This could include speaking up in patient satisfaction focus groups, clinical governance, or MDT meetings to assist shape the services you provide.

Giving you the opportunity to network with your colleagues, share best practices, and broaden your knowledge in an unparalleled atmosphere.


About the role:

Your role as a Clinical Fellow/Specialty Registrar is critical to the outstanding work of our colleagues, and you will provide medical coverage for the outpatient chemotherapy day unit.

This includes caring for oncology and haematology patients who are new to the treatment suite, those who need a medical review, and clerking unanticipated admissions from the CDU. You will also be in charge of reviewing outpatient prescriptions and protocols and approving medications. You will build strong relationships with a huge number of outpatients while also collaborating closely with world-renowned medical specialists.

The outpatient chemotherapy day unit is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. (some sites may vary). Medical coverage by a resident is currently provided for 8 hours during this time, however hours and start times are flexible and open to modification.


Clinical Duty and Responsibilities:

This is a Clinical Fellow/Specialty Registrar level position that will cover the LOC (Leaders in Oncology Care) division of HCA Healthcare. You will be responsible for both inpatient and outpatient Chemotherapy/Oncology/End-of-Life care units.

  • You will fully support the consultants and specialist nursing staff in delivering a high standard of patient care, including communicating any changes to a patient’s medical management plan, as agreed with their named consultant, to the nurse in charge and relevant members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Supporting new admissions to the unit as quickly as feasible, clerking patients and new medicine charts, and notifying the designated consultant of the patient’s arrival.
  • To accompany consultants on ward rounds of their patients upon request.
  • To perform routine basic clinical skills for inpatients as needed, such as venepuncture, drawing blood cultures, peripheral IV cannulation, arterial and venous blood gas sampling, tube insertions, and urethral catheter insertion, and to assist nursing staff in developing and performing these clinical skills independently.
  • You will be able to participate in audits, MDT education, and education and training in order to continually improve and aim for excellence for both staff and patients.
  • Responsible for obtaining patients’ consent for surgeries and treatments.


What we seek in a suitable candidate:

  • MBBS medical qualification.
  • An extra post-graduate qualification (FRCA/FICM/MRCEM/MRCP or similar) is desirable.
  • Doctors must be the equivalent level of ST3 or above.
  • Fully registered with the GMC and currently licenced to practise.
  • Must be ALS trained (we may arrange training if necessary).
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work together in a multidisciplinary situation.
  • Ability to operate effectively in a team setting while also acting on one’s own initiative.
  • Oncology training through the NHS is desirable.
  • Patient experience with chemotherapy, oncology, and end-of-life care in both inpatient and outpatient settings is desirable.



HCA was formed more than 50 years ago by Dr. Thomas Frist and has since grown to become one of the world’s premier healthcare providers. In the United Kingdom, we are one of the largest privately funded healthcare providers, having invested more than £500 million in cutting-edge treatments, technology, procedures, drugs, and facilities. As part of a major multisite, established healthcare organisation, we can provide you with unique prospects for career advancement through internal and external courses, as well as working circumstances that prioritise both your mental and physical health.

We think that caring for our personnel enables them to give outstanding care to our patients. That is why we provide a variety of flexible rewards to recognise the essential contribution they make every day. As a resident doctor, you will be eligible for:

  • For 40-hour full-time contracts, you will receive 264 hours of vacation per year (including bank holidays), which will increase with service and allow you to buy or sell leave as needed. This is prorated for part-time contracts.
  • Private Healthcare Insurance for Treatment at Our Top Hospitals
  • Private pension contribution increases with length of service.
  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Group life insurance from the beginning
  • Critical illness coverage
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Corporate worker discount for all facilities, including maternity packages, at The Portland.
  • A comprehensive variety of flexible health, protection, and lifestyle benefits tailored to you
  • Discounts for over 800 major shops
  • Access to wellness support resources via our thrive 365 channels, onsite mental health first aiders, and free therapy for up to six sessions each year.
  • Paid Indemnity

HCA welcomes international applicants having GMC registration and a licence to practise in the UK.HCA can assist with immigration, sponsorship certificates, Tier 2 visas processed by our immigration professional, and temporary accommodation support upon your arrival.


How we can help your development:

  • As a doctor with us, you will have access to a dedicated study budget and study leave for courses related to your speciality.
  • We can also provide you access to a comprehensive learning school where you may enrol in courses or Harvard Business Course case review forums.
  • If you want to develop further, we can offer grants and sponsorship for research, as well as funding for personal development through courses such as the “Executive Masters in Medical Leadership” in cooperation with Bayes Business School, or other courses like as MBAs or PhDs.
  • If you like, you can also collaborate closely with globally known professors and medical mentors to assist develop publications papers or research documents.


Diversity & Inclusion:

Patients first. Always collaborate with your colleagues. That is the guiding idea underlying our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging. We believe that healthcare is based on inclusiveness, compassion, and mutual respect for our patients and one another. Working together with our colleagues, we are establishing a truly inclusive atmosphere in which individual differences are acknowledged and everyone has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

We think that everyone should feel free to bring their whole self to work and be given equal opportunity. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements that meet your needs, as well as make appropriate adjustments throughout the recruitment process and in the workplace for anyone who need them.

International candidates:

HCA Healthcare UK holds a Tier 2 sponsorship licence, allowing us to hire the top talent in the UK and beyond. The licence permits us to support both General Visas and Intra-company Transfer Visas for applicants who match the role’s unique requirements. During the application process, your recruiter will be able to explain whether this is appropriate to you, as well as any potential financial support for relocation.