Consultant Chemical Pathologist/Clinical Scientist

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Manchester, UK
14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
There has never been a more exciting time to join us. Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (T&G IC) will provide the foundation for one of the first ICOs in England, bringing together a wide range of health and social care services for the benefit of local people. The ICO will manage a person's entire care in the future, by linking up hospital services with community care and mental health services as well as working closely with GPs.

We expect that, to fully transform these services, will take between three and five years. This is a unique opportunity for Tameside and Glossop to be at the forefront of developing more joined-up integrated care; and we are absolutely committed to getting it right. To get it right, we need the right, highly skilled patient focused workforce throughout the whole process.

Consultant in Chemical Pathology - Medical and Dental T&C/ Consultant Clinical Scientist in Clinical Biochemistry - Afc Band 8D T&C

We are looking for a dynamic and motivated Consultant Chemical Pathologist / Consultant Clinical Scientist to join our friendly and progressive team. You must be driven and have a desire to provide an exemplary service with our patients at its heart. It is a great opportunity to join us in providing a quality service to our local community.

Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust is an organisation providing integrated health and social care for the area. The main acute hospital site, known locally as Tameside Hospital, is based in Ashton-Under-Lyne serving the needs of approximately 250,000 people.

Everyone at Tameside Hospital has absolute commitment to the delivery of high quality services for our patients, and for the right to be treated with dignity and respect. Our mission is to work with colleagues, patients, carers and the wider public to ensure that at our hospital, Everyone Matters.

Safety, Care, Respect, Communication and Learning are values and behaviours which underpin our actions and guide us through our improvement journey.

You will be expected to provide clinical expertise and strategic direction to the Clinical Biochemistry Service by expanding and developing practice, implementing Clinical Governance and delivering improved outcomes within the Clinical Biochemistry Service. You will assist the Clinical Director in providing a comprehensive scientific service (analytical and interpretative) in the Clinical Biochemistry Department to nationally accepted standards, and to work under the delegated authority of the Laboratory Director (Clinical Director for Clinical Support Services) to fulfil the UKAS standards.

You will lead service delivery of a broad range of complex, specialised and non-routine analyses. You will also be expected to take a lead role in audit, service development and in the delivery of improved clinical outcomes.

You will provide clinical and scientific leadership and training of staff within the Blood Sciences Department. It will be expected that you can motivate others to deliver optimum quality and service improvement, lead on local implementation of relevant national policy and guidelines as required.

For a Chemical Pathologist role, there will be opportunities to explore setting up relevant clinic sessions as per the interest of the candidate and needs of the Trust for the local population, these could include hypertension clinics, diabetes clinics or lipid clinics for example.

This post attracts a recruit and retention premium of £15k for Medical roles

Informal enquiries should be directed to:

Dr.V Howarth Clinical Director for Clinical Support Services 0161-922-4003 ( Email address removed )

Dr B Ryan Medical Director 0161-922-6006 ( Email address removed )

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The Trust is a signatory to the Mindful Employer Charter: Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust ensures mental health issues are part of the diversity mind-set of all staff as we continuously strive to make a positive difference to people's lives.

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