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Cancer MDT Co-Ordinator

Main Responsibility

The core purpose of the MDT Coordinator is to provide consistent patient-centred focus throughout the pathway of care, by providing one point of contact along the administration pathway for the Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs).  This will ensure coordination of the patient journey, especially for patients that need to move between cancer units and cancer centres.  The MDT Coordinator will be responsible for tracking the patient along their care pathway with the team and identifying potential breaches of cancer waiting times and targets.

The role will ensure that all relevant patients are discussed at MDT meetings with supporting clinical information.  Also, accurate prescriptive data collection and recording to enable effective patient tracking of all suspected and positively diagnosed cancer patients.

The post holder will be responsible for the coordination and organisation of the multi-disciplinary team meetings, and will attend these meetings obtaining and recording relevant information. He/she will collect, record and report cancer information as required in order to meet both national and local requirements.

The post holder will be responsible for the coordination of reports, investigations, radiology results and clinic appointments.  He/she will be required to work closely and proactively with the clinical teams and work collaboratively within the cancer services team ensuring the consistent delivery of service.

Benefits

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we'll help you get there.

Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you're starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You'll have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we'd love to hear from you.

About the role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

More detail about the role

An exciting opportunity has arisen for two enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join and work within the Cancer MDT team to support and cover the Multidisciplinary Team Meetings (MDTs).

We are looking for someone who is passionate about cancer services and delivering improved outcomes for our patients. You must be able to organise and prioritise your own workload to meet the requirements of the role and have a flexible, confident and competent approach. You will be required to function and communicate effectively and professionally with a wide range of professional staff, internal departments and external organisations. 

This role requires a high level of data accuracy, good organisational and interpersonal skills. 

Previous applicants need not apply

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Interview Date: TBC

For further information please contact Sharon Lancaster sharon.lancaster2@nhs.net

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

About Us

Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).

Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.

It’s never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you'll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

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