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Cancer MDT Co-ordinator

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

The MDT Co-ordinator will provide a comprehensive administrative service to support and cover the Multidisciplinary Teams (MDTs) and ensure the effective management of accurate and timely data to enable clinical decision-making at MDT meetings when required.

You will require experience of working in a customer/patient-focused environment, excellent communication, good organisation and interpersonal skills and have the necessary confidence and competence to work with a wide range of professional staff, internal departments and external organisations. Flexibility and aptitude to work in a fast paced department is important.

The successful applicants will have experience of data inputting using Patient Information Management systems (EPR, PAS, PPM or alternative) and have an understanding of information governance.

About the Role

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

More detail about the role:

Cancer MDT Co-ordinators provide administrative facilitation to the MDT meetings, including preparing, organising and circulating lists of patients for discussion, and ensuring MDTs run as smoothly as possible to reach their full potential in discussing all cancer patients, this includes the use of video conferencing and IT equipment. The role of a Cancer MDT Co-ordinator is to ensure MDT decisions relating to the individual patient’s management plan are accurately recorded on EPIC as part of the MDT meeting and subsequently distributed to appropriate staff, including referring Trusts and GPs, attending Cancer MDT meetings and inputting live information onto EPIC including the recording of the outcome of each discussion and any actions to be taken, this information is used for minimum data set collection and cancer waiting times. The MDT Coordinator proactively tracks and updates Cancer patient pathways. The MDT Coordinator attends weekly cancer patient tracking meetings (PTLs) to report on progress of patients through their pathways of care and against waiting times targets and complete remedial actions which result from the meeting.

Working Pattern: 37.5 hours, Monday to Friday

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Sasha Barker Admin Line Manager

This is a fixed term contract for 18 months. For current NHS employees this post could be a secondment opportunity.

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.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

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


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 are 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 will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

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 will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will 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 would love to hear from you.

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