Duties / Responsibilities :
Daily rounds on inpatient service.
Documents treatment plan with brief admission note, writes progress notes, or cosigns junior staff notes.
Supervises junior staff or performs diagnostic / therapeutic procedures line bone marrow aspirateslbiopsies, and lumbar punctures with intrathecal administration of chemotherapy.
Performs bed side teaching of junior staff.
Writes or cosigns junior staff chemotherapy orders, after verifying for accuracy.
Signs discharge summaries and dictates death summaries for his patients.
Provides primary outpatient care in two (2) clinics per week as per schedule.
Covers additional outpatient clinics of consultants on leave as per schedule.
Performs bone marrow harvests.
Participates in night and weekend on-call duties as per schedule.
Discusses plan of care, treatment options, no code orders, with patients and their families.
Requests consultations from other services as needed.
Provides consultations in hematology to all other services at their request.
Participates in departmental education and administrative activities.
Writes abstracts and manuscripts for submission for publication to peer-review journal.
Writes and conducts retrospective and prospective clinical trials.
Participates in self and others' education, training and development, as applicable.
Qualifications Required :
Graduation from a medical school of good standing
Completion of required period of training in specialty and / or sub specialty
Board Certification or equivalent
Membership and / or Fellowship status in UK and / or North American or equivalent
Experience Required :
3 years experience post qualification