Medical Officer - Cancercare SA

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Medical Officer - Cancercare SA





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Job Summary

Take workload off oncologists, creating capacity. Patient care.

Routine follow-ups; Chemotherapy follow-ups; Radiotherapy treatment checks; Emergencies ; Unscheduled patients; Ward rounds; After hours call; Special investigations; Administration; Meetings; Academic presentation; CPD points; Staff medicals if required

Interpersonal Factor

  • As a professional all services delivered need to be in line with the Cancercare Values, of CARE. Each task needs to be consistently executed whilst at all times displaying a positive influence on all stakeholders and within the general working environment. It is expected from the employee to deliver all the tasks reflecting a willingness to operate outside the scope of the job description as per operational requirements. The factors below cannot therefore be reviewed and assessed in isolation.
  • To display the company values: C - Compassion, A - Accountability, R - Respect, E - Ethics (CARE)

Routine follow-ups

  • History, Examination, Assessment, Plan of Action (Profdoc)
  • Prescription
  • SD/NAD > relevant tests, F/U
  • PD > Refer to an oncologist for treatment decision


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Chemotherapy follow-ups

  • History, Examination, Assessment, Plan of Action (Profdoc)
  • Prescription
  • Treatment in chemo room or treatment delay, cessation

Radiotherapy treatment checks

  • History, Examination, Assessment, Plan of Action (Profdoc)
  • Prescription
  • Treatment on Linac or treatment delay, cessation

Emergencies

  • Immediate examination and resuscitation
  • Possible referral for admission
  • Ambulance
  • Immediate resuscitation

Unscheduled patients

  • History, Examination, Assessment, Plan of Action (Profdoc)
  • Admission > Tests
  • Tests > Prescription
  • Appropriate treatment

Ward rounds

  • History, Examination, Assessment, Plan of Action (Profdoc)
  • Prescription in ward
  • Treatment in ward (supportive/palliative/optimising for treatment)

After hours call

  • Answer after-hour call
  • Arrange admission
  • See emergencies at casualty or in the ward
  • Appropriate treatment


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Special investigations

  • Check and sign all results send to an oncologist (per request)
  • Inform the oncologist of abnormal results
  • Treatment decision made
  • Follow-up appointment made

Administration

  • Life insurance forms
  • Medical boarding forms
  • Hospice referrals
  • Specialist referrals
  • Letters to referring doctors
  • Oxygen orders
  • Blood slips
  • Scan and X-ray requests
  • Phone calls
  • Patient Satisfaction
  • Increase referrals
  • Improve communication
  • Readily available information

Meetings

  • Different departments communicate
  • Dates given through
  • Improve workflow
  • Improve interrelations

Academic presentations

  • 30-minute presentation per year
  • Improve knowledge

CPD points

  • Attend CPD functions to acquire sufficient points per year
  • Have 30 CPD points at any given time in a rolling 12-month cycle, 5 of which must be ethics

Required minimum education:

  • MBChB or equivalent

Required minimum experience:

  • 3 years of work experience

Required minimum work-related experience:

  • To be evaluated on an individual basis


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