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Substantive Consultant Histopathologist

Employer
West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year London Fringe £149 per annum
Closing date
31 Dec 2023

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

Substantive Consultant Histopathologist

We are looking to fill a 10 PA (wte) substantive Consultant Histopathologist post, which has become vacant due to retirement.

The working hours expected are 9AM-5 PM with some time shifting if agreed locally.

The post is based at the Hemel Hempstead site. Appointees will be expected to provide diagnostic surgical pathology services for the Trust with the distribution of work reflecting service need and specialist interests of the appointee.

The appointee will participate in routine reporting of histopathology and possibly diagnostic cytology specimens. Main focus will be on gynae, skin and urology along with misc samples. This could be negotiated at the time of the interview.

They would be expected to provide cover for the MDT and attend clinical governance meetings. There is no out of hours commitment. 

The appointee will join a team of 10 consultants and three specialist registrars and will be expected to contribute to the teaching and supervision of the registrars.

The department has subspecialised reporting groups for the major cancer groups.

There will be no requirement for Cervical cytology and cervical screening histology reporting.

CPD registration with the Royal college of Pathologists is expected.

Visits are encouraged and can be arranged through Dr Anupama Swamy, via anupama.swamy@nhs.net (01442 287 844) and Dr Matilda Ralph, Matilda.ralph@nhs.net (01923 217815).

The Trust have agreed a proposal for up to 1PA of SPA time/week to be worked flexibly.

This change is in line with the Trusts’ flexible working agenda and recognition of the enormous contribution that this group of staff continue to provide to our staff and patients.

Successful candidates will be also eligible for a relocation allowance of up to £12,000 (if required).

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. For any additional information, please kindly contact recruiting manager, via, alex.sarkodie@nhs.net.

We strive to live by our Commitment, Care and Quality values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging.

To apply for this post, please click the Apply button quoting reference no: 360-E-2876-C.

Closing date: 31st December 2023.
Interview date: 18th January 2024.

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