Purpose of the Role
As an Oncology Research Physician/ Resident Medical Officer (RMO) you will contribute to the commercial success of this client through the oncology studies in which we take part. You will act as Co-investigator where you will have the responsibilities of ensuring ICH/GCP and local regulations are met.
With oncology consultants working on clinical trials and private practice in this client as Independent Practitioners and Principal Investigators on clinical trials, they are dependent upon the presence of a RMO to provide continuous qualified patient care. . You will also be active in recruitment for the studies at sites and build contacts with other health care professionals as and when needed.
RMOs must work within their level of experience and competence and highlight verbally and in writing to the General Manager if they are being asked to work outside their level of their competence.
- As Co-Investigator - ensure all training is met for each member of the research site
- Ensure all clinical trials are set out using the Protocol for the study and recruitment for the patients who are eligible for the study.
- Adhere to the study delegation logs as to specific tasks to be performed by you.
- Report Serious Adverse Events/Adverse Events on within the time scale outlined.
- Look after the wellbeing of the trial participant and making referrals for the patient to third parties or patients own GP as required.
- Complete all study documentation in legible, concise and accurate manner. This should be signed off and any queries dealt with within the timescale set out.
- Always be inspection ready, and revalidation along with any other training is kept up to date along with your training portfolio.
- Provide routine and emergency medical cover working in conjunction with other clinical staff including SACT nurse, research nurse and Radiotherapists.
- Assess urgent/emergency situations, identify immediate treatment pathways and escalate care accordingly.
- Record in the patient’s notes as appropriate patient examinations, communication or procedures.All entries to be signed, dated and timed.
- Attend the daily huddle, receiving a report from the clinical team regarding patients attending the centre and treatment plans.
- Prescribe supportive and emergency medication including TTO’s.
- Undertake further training as necessary to ensure that all developmental opportunities are met.
- Be part of the emergency response team and respond to emergency situations at all times, taking the lead in decision making where appropriate
- GMC registered
- License to practice medicine
- Good communication and team working skills
- Taking Blood and result interpretation
- Insertion of Contrast dye for CT & MRI
- Emergency airway management
If this is of interest to you, or know someone who would be interested, please get in contact with myself via the details provided.