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Consultant in Cellular Pathology

Employer
NHS Tayside
Location
Tayside
Closing date
4 Jan 2024

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Profession
Specialist doctor, Pathology
Grade
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Setting
Hospital

COME & WORK WITH US IN PATHOLOGY…...A PERFECT LOCATION AT THE GATEWAY TO THE HIGHLANDS, BUT CLOSE TO THE CENTRAL BELT OF SCOTLAND!

Applications are invited for a full time (10PA) consultant pathology post based in Ninewells Hospital, Dundee.

OUR LOCATION

Known as “the City of Discovery” for its track record in biomedical research, Dundee is also called “Scotland’s coolest city” for its culture, including the spectacular new V&A design museum on Dundee’s riverside. The wider Tayside region is great for a healthy work-life balance, with:

Low cost of living and a range of attractive city and rural locations Very competitive regional property prices and a great range of schools Beautiful countryside on the doorstep to the highlands, from beaches to hills Outdoor activities from walking, hiking, mountain biking, some of the best road cycling, kayaking, horse-riding to name just a few Great sports facilities, cafes, concert venues and just a quick train or drive to the central-belt, without the busyness or commutes of working there Convenient location with ready and easy access to both the Highlands to the north and the central belt, including Edinburgh and Glasgow, to the south.

ONE CONSULTANT CELLULAR PATHOLOGIST POST

An interest in breast and gynaecological pathology are sought. A contribution to cytopathology is desirable but not essential. Involvement in autopsy pathology can be accommodated for those qualified. Other additional interests will be considered.

Discussion prior to application is welcome. Regarding both roles, further training towards a gradual assumption of a subspecialty focus would be supported for the right candidate.

OUR DEPARTMENT

The department is friendly and well resourced. We work well with, and are right next to the Department of Genetics, perfect for molecular pathology pathways. We benefit from:

A collegiate team of 15 consultants (by head count), including this role, undertaking daily consensus meetings Up to 9 specialist trainees, Significant trimming support: 1 advanced practitioner and 2 other BMSs Up to date IT, voice recognition, roll out of digital pathology, dedicated IT management support Consensual, flexible approach to rotas Strong clinical lead support for ongoing training and CPD Flexible working, with EPAs available by negotiation. Applicants wanting to work part time are encouraged to apply and will be considered Supportive modernizing leadership with development activity that includes digital pathology, ongoing BMS role-extension, trialling home working, and a dedicated molecular pathology service Ranked 1st in the UK for medicine in the Complete University Guide 2021 and the Guardian University Guide 2021, the University of Dundee Medical School is integrated into the Ninewells Hospitals campus and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and high impact clinical research that places it amongst the best places in the world to study and to practice medicine.

Full registration with a licence to practise with the GMC is required. For more information visit www.gmc-uk.org    

If you have trained in the UK you should have evidence of higher specialist training leading to CCT or be within 6 months of confirmed entry on the GMC Specialist Register from date of interview. Alternatively, you should possess a CESR or be within 6 months of CESR  (CP).  

  If you have appropriate specialist training and experience but are not listed on the GMC Specialist Register you can be considered for a Locum Consultant post (up to 12 months).  Whilst in locum employment, you can apply to obtain a CESR / CESR (CP) and enter onto the Specialist Register.

Please see the information pack for full details about the roles, and contact us for any further enquiries:

Dr Jamie Wilson, Clinical Lead: Secretary Jill Howie 01382 633944, or by email jamie.wilson@nhs.scot

Dr Maureen Lafferty, Clinical Care Group Director: PA Lynn McKenzie 01382 740448

 Closing Date for Applications: 4th January 2024 

Interview Date:   23rd January 2024

 

 

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