King's is a key partner in one of London's foremost Academic Health Science Centres, King's Health Partners (KHP). KHP is one of only six Department of Health-designated AHSCs in England. It brings together a world-leading research-led university - King's College London - and three successful NHS Foundation Trusts: King's College Hospital, Guy's and St Thomas', and South London and Maudsley.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our dedicated workforce and join one of the largest and most successful Foundation Trusts in the UK with an international reputation for innovation and the desire to make a difference.
SUMMARY OF JOB
This is a 1.0WTE replacement substantive Consultant Histopathologist post based in the Liver Histopathology laboratory, Institute of Liver Studies at King's College Hospital. The post holder will be joining a team of 3.5WTE Consultants and will sub-specialise in adult liver and pancreato-biliary pathology, to include medical, allograft and neoplastic pathology. The lab participates in molecular testing of liver and pancreato-biliary tumours and encourages involvement in research and innovation. Digitalisation of pathology is in progress across King's College Hospital, due for completion within the next five years. There is reporting support for individuals without previous experience in the pathology encountered within the lab. An on call rota for liver transplant donor assessments exists, participation in which is optional for interested candidates.
You must be fully registered with the GMC, hold a Licence to Practice and be on the Specialist Register, or within six months of attaining your CCT or equivalent to be eligible for interview.
The post holder will have regular contact with vulnerable adults and/or children (0-18 years), therefore this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975, and as such, it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.
For further details / informal visits contact:
Dr Maesha Deheragoda
Clinical and Service Lead, Liver Histopathology