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VACANT POSITIONS AT Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre

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  • HR-Sara Hafeez
    Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre Excellent Career Opportunities Consultant Medical Oncologist Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital
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                                 Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre

      Excellent Career Opportunities

       

       

       

      Consultant Medical Oncologist 

       

      Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre is pleased to invite applications for the position of a Consultant in Medical Oncology / Haematology. The post is full-time, based at the Karachi Diagnostic Centre & Clinic, a project of the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre, Karachi , Pakistan .

       

      This is a position for a highly motivated individual, who will be expected to provide the lead in developing cancer services under the umbrella of the Shaukat Khanum Healthcare System, in Karachi . The appointee will direct provision of outpatient cancer treatment and oversee the transition to the full complement of cancer treatment facilities with the opening of the main Hospital in Karachi .

       

      Eligibility Criteria:

      Ø MRCP ( UK ) with CCST in Medical Oncology.

      Ø American Board in Internal Medicine, with sub-specialty boards in Haematology and / or Medical Oncology.

      Ø FCPS in Medical Oncology

       

      For enquiries about this position, please contact Dr.  Aasim Yusuf, Medical Director SKMCH&RC, Lahore , Pakistan at aasim@....

         

       

      Fellowship Programmes

       

      SKMCH is a specialist tertiary care cancer centre built and funded by charitable donations and dedicated to provide the best possible cancer care to all patients. SKMCH & RC is a comprehensive and modern cancer care facility fully equipped and staffed to treat all types of cancer. As part of its mission statement, the hospital is committed to training medical and allied health professionals and is recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan for training in a number of disciplines. The hospital has a team of UK- and US-trained physicians who provide state of the art diagnostic, treatment and support facilities to its cancer patient. SKMCH&RC is pleased to invite applications for the following fellowship Programmes.

       

      Fellowship in Medical Oncology

       

      Fellowship in Medical Oncology is a planned expansion of an established Medical Oncology training programme recognized by the College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan. The fellowship training period is 3 years, leading to FCPS in Medical Oncology on successful completion of training and passing the college examination.

       

      Close to 5000 new cancer patients are seen annually. There is special emphasis on multidisciplinary approach to management of cancer with site specialist teams comprising of medical, radiation, and surgical oncologists, specialty physicians, radiologists and pathologists. This offers a unique training experience for the trainees to learn and understand all aspects of management of solid tumours and haematological malignancies, which will prepare them to become well trained, highly qualified oncologists of international standards. In addition, there is a strong emphasis on research, with a number of cancer treatment trials in progress at any time.

       

      Fellows who perform very well during their training may be offered an additional year of training at an affiliated institution in the US or the UK , which will be arranged by SKMCH & RC.

       


      Fellows, who successfully complete the required training, succeed in obtaining the FCPS in Medical Oncology and have the requisite overseas experience, will be eligible for appointment at a consultant level at SKMCH & RC.

       

      Job Description:

      Ø       The training post(s) is for a period of 3 years.

      Ø       The selected candidate(s) will rotate through various site specialist oncology teams over 3 years to allow exposure to the whole range of oncology. They will be supervised by consultant oncologists during each attachment with regular appraisals to ensure adequate progress in training.

      Ø       The selected candidate(s) will be involved in patient care in outpatient clinics, inpatient floors, and in the chemotherapy bay.

      Ø       They will participate in an on call rota for assessment and management of patients presenting to the emergency assessment room.

      Ø       They will be expected to participate in the academic activities of the department including presentations, research, audit, and teaching junior doctors and nurses.

       

      Eligibility Criteria:

       

      Ø       FCPS in Internal Medicine.

       

       

      Fellowship in Paediatric Oncology

       

       

      Close to 300 new paediatric cancer patients are registered annually. There is a multi- disciplinary approach to cancer treatment at the hospital. All Paediatric cancer patients are treated by teams of medical, radiation and surgical oncologists. The hospital is, therefore, ideally suited for a postgraduate training programme in Paediatric Oncology.

       

       

      We offer a unique learning experience that will prepare the selected candidates to become well trained, highly qualified paediatric oncologists of international standard. In addition, there is a strong emphasis on research, with a number of cancer treatment trials in progress at any time. Fellows will be trained in various aspects of Paediatric Oncology including in- and out-patient management of complex cancer patients, management of oncologic emergencies, radiation oncology, cancer radiology, supportive care and research methodology. The fellowship training period is 3 years.

       

       

      Fellows who perform very well during their training may be offered an additional year of training at an affiliated institution in the US or the UK , which will be arranged by SKMCH & RC. 

       

         Fellows, who successfully complete the required training, including training abroad, will be eligible for appointment at a consultant level at SKMCH & RC.

       

       

      Eligibility Criteria:

      Those wishing to apply must be in possession of one of the following:

       

      Ø       FCPS in Paediatrics/ MRCP-UK (Paeds)/ MRCPCH/ American Board in Paediatrics.

       

       

      Fellowship Training Programme in Infectious Diseases 

       

      Applications are invited for a two year fellowship in the field of Infectious Diseases. The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan has recently recognized Infectious Disease as a sub-specialty of Internal Medicine. Formal recognition by the CPSP is being sought by SKMCH&RC of a new training programme in Infectious Diseases. Graduates of the programme will be expected to take the sub-specialty examination leading to the FCPS [Infectious Disease].

       

      Training will be imparted in clinical infectious diseases and will involve outpatient and inpatient settings as well as rotations in microbiology. Two infectious disease specialists are on staff at the hospital and the institution sees a very wide range of infections, both in normal and in immunocompromised hosts. Elective rotations to other quality institutions will be encouraged. Fellows who perform very well during their training may be offered an additional year of training at an affiliated institution overseas.

       

      Eligibility Criteria:

      Ø       FCPS in Internal Medicine.

       

       

        Echocardiography Specialist required

       

      The department of Internal Medicine requires a dedicated Echocardiography specialist. We have state of the art echocardiography equipment with 3D capability as well as stress testing.

       

      Eligibility Criteria:

      Ø    MRCP ( UK ), Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine and Cardiology, or FCPS in Cardiology.

      Ø  At least 2 years previous experience in Echocardiography, including trans-oesophageal echocardiography, with ability to report Echocardiography results independently.

      Ø    Commitment to further expand this service and train Echo technicians.

      Ø    Ability to work under pressure, interact and coordinate with diverse groups of people.

      Ø    Computer literacy and good communication skills

      Ø    Willing and able to take on increasing responsibility with time.

       

       

      Resident Doctor, Department of Internal Medicine

       

      Essential requirements in selected candidates will include the following:-

       

      Ø   MBBS (should have passed all professional examinations at 1st attempt obtaining at least 59% marks in Final Professional).

      Ø   One year House Job (preferably in medicine and Allied specialties)

      Ø   FCPS part-I (in Medicine) OR MRCP Part I.

      Ø   Ability to work under pressure.

      Ø   Ability to interact and coordinate with diverse groups of people.

      Ø   Willing and able to take on increasing responsibility with time.

      Ø   Computer literacy and good communication skills are essential.

      Ø   Skills and confidence in making precise and accurate decisions based on history, physical examination and all clinical information available.

       

      The department is recognized for training for FCPS in Medicine, as well as for MRCP (UK).

       

       

      Resident Doctor in Radiation Oncology (4 -Year Training Program)

      Eligibility Criteria:

       

      Ø    MBBS (should have passed all professional examinations at 1st attempt obtaining at least 59% marks in final Professional).

      Ø    One year House Job in Surgery and Medicine.

      Ø    FCPS part-I (in Radiology) cleared.

       

       

        Medical Officer (Surgical Oncology)

      Eligibility Criteria:

       

      Ø   MBBS (should have passed all professional examinations in the first attempt obtaining at least 59% marks in Final Professional).

      Ø   Should have completed one-year House Job in Surgery and Medicine.

      Ø   Candidates currently working in surgical units shall be preferred.

      Ø   Candidates interested to work in the specialty of Head & Neck, Orthopaedics and Urology also needed.

       

      Medical Officer (Paediatric Oncology)

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