South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is looking to appoint a Substantive Consultant Cellular Pathologist to the Cellular Pathology Department at Warwick Hospital. This will be a replacement whole time equivalent post.
Main duties of the job
The Cellular Pathology Department at SWFT is based at Warwick Hospital and is made up of 6 Consultants in Cellular Pathology (6.0WTE overall), to which this post will be an addition due to retirement, bringing in a complete workforce of 7.0WTE. It is expected that the candidate would be forward thinking and innovative in the delivery of the pathology service, and be capable of leading a highly experienced multidisciplinary team.
With our central location and great transport links we're closer than you might think. We are located in the heart of England with easy access to the motorway network and a good railway service. Warwickshire is accessible from a number of nearby cities including Birmingham, Leicester, Northampton, Oxford and Worcestershire.
Surrounded by a collection of picturesque towns and villages, there is always a lot to see and do across the County. Numerous sport and leisure venues, theatres, parks and great shopping facilities make Warwickshire an idyllic place to work and live.
The Cellular Pathology Department is part of the Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Network between South Warwickshire Trust, George Elliot Hospital and University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire. The appointee will be based at Warwick Hospital and the employer would be South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.
This appointee will be required to deliver general and specialised reporting, participate in frozen section reporting and attend multi-disciplinary team (MDT). All of the MDTs are currently delivered via computer link (Microsoft Teams).
The appointee will be required to interact with the clinicians and allied health professionals to provide pathological support and leadership required for the delivery of excellent services. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is currently no post mortem service at SWFT.
- Histopathology and Cytopathology reporting
- MDT support
- Cut-up support to the BMS-led structure
- Frozen section support
Professional Experience/ Knowledge
- Experience in cellular pathology including appropriate sub-specialist experience