Consultant Histopathologist

Recruiter
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Rotherham
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
27 Feb 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CONSULTANT HISTOPATHOLOGIST
THE ROTHERHAM NHS FOUNDATION TRUST (Barnsley and Rotherham Integrated Laboratory Services)
Applications are sought for a replacement post from an enthusiastic Histopathology Consultant. This post is based in Rotherham. The applicants will complement and strengthen the current team providing the Histopathology services at Rotherham.
The appointee(s) will possess full GMC registration and Specialist Registration or be eligible for Specialist Registration within 6 months of interview. They will hold basic medical degree (MBBS or equivalent) with postgraduate qualification in Histopathology (FRCPath or equivalent).
The appointee will join existing consultant colleagues in delivering the Histopathology service. The workload covers the broad range of general histopathology and includes non-gynaecological cytology. The department also receives samples from the breast and bowel screening programme. Participation in EQA's is mandatory dependent on repertoire of practice. This includes general, breast, bowel and/or specialist EQA schemes and will be funded by the Trust. Study leave and professional leave for CPD/professional development will be made available. The appointee will be provided with their own individual office, excellent microscope with imaging facility and secretarial support. The candidate will be joining a high achieving, friendly, well-run department with a stable workforce. The opportunity for the appointee to participate in the autopsy service is available, but not a requirement of the post.
Rotherham serves a local population of approximately [... Click Apply...]. The department enjoys close links with Sheffield Teaching Hospitals and there are opportunities to pursue honorary academic positions within Sheffield University.
The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust is currently one of five Trusts involved in the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw (SYB) Pathology Transformation Programme. The aim is to design a Pathology Service that provides all SYB patients and clinicians with equitable access to high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine solutions that will ensure the best clinical outcomes for patients. The service will also be efficient and sustainable, encourage research and development in collaboration with Academia and Industry to improve health and innovation in the region and provide rewarding jobs and career opportunities for all staff.
Rotherham is located six miles from Sheffield and close enough to the Peak District to offer a wide range of amenities and leisure activities. It is conveniently situated, with excellent motorway access (just off the M1) and is close to the Meadowhall Shopping Centre. It is less than two hours from London by train, and has four international airports nearby. There are excellent local state and private schools.
Prospective candidates are strongly encouraged to visit the department. For further information and to arrange a visit, please contact:
Dr. Rokiah Ali (Clinical Lead for Histopathology) on [... Click Apply...]or John Beeston, (Divisional Director for Clinical Support Services) on [... Click Apply...].

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