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Consultant Histopathologist

Employer
South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Warwick
Salary
Depending on experience Dependant on experience
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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

Job Details

South Warwickshire Foundation NHS Trust is looking to appoint two full time Consultant Histopathologists.

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.

The appointee will join a team of 7 Histopathologists, each of whom has a special interest varying from monospecialisation (skin) to a more generalised repertoire. A special interest in Gynaecological, Head & Neck, Gastrointestinal Pathology are required. Additional PA's may be available following job planning exercise, and flexible working patterns can be considered. Within the above areas of interest, part time working would be considered ensuring service delivery requirements are achieved.

The department is working with West Midlands Cancer Alliance to move towards digital pathology reporting. Scanners are in place at Warwick site.

Main duties of the job

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 reportingo MDT supporto Cut-up support to the BMS-led structureo Frozen section support

About us

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.

As well as enjoying where you work, we want all of our staff to lead happy and healthy lives. That's why we offer a number of benefits to support this, such as flexible working opportunities, and onsite subsidized restaurant at our hospitals in Warwick and Leamington Spa as well as a number of recognition awards.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The appointee will join a team of 6 Histopathologists, each of whom has a special interest varying from monospecialisation to a more generalised repertoire. The appointment to this post is with a view to encourage the candidate to develop their areas of interest as in areas of Gastrointestinal pathology, Gynaecological pathology, Skin pathology, and Breast pathology amongst others. We would welcome applicants who would like to work part time.

The appointment currently is at 1WTE, however this is likely to change with ongoing service development discussions that may require up to 2 more WTE in addition to the current post. Each posts are based on a 10 PA contract for the full-time applicant. Additional PAs may be available following job planning exercise and flexible working patterns can be considered.

Please see job description for full details

Person Specification
Professional Experience/ Knowledge
Essential

  • Experience in cellular pathology including appropriate sub-specialist experience
  • Thorough and detailed knowledge of best medical practice
  • Able to plan and support introduction of new service developments

Desirable

  • Experience in diagnostic use of molecular pathology

Academic achievements
Essential

  • Applicants that are UK trained, must ALSO be a holder of a Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or be within six months of award of CCT by date of interview.
  • Applicants that are non-UK trained, will be required to show evidence of equivalence to the UK CCT
  • FRCPath, or equivalent
  • Full and specialist registration (and a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview)

Desirable

  • Research experience and/or higher qualifications

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Company

Come and join a Trust rated Outstanding by the CQC. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust have been rated as outstanding following our latest inspection by the CQC and we are recruiting new staff to come and help us improve even further.

We are one of the best perfoming NHS Trusts nationally and our staff think this is a great place to work and we hope you will agree.

We provide services across Warwickshire and beyond ranging from Hospitals in Warwick, Stratford-Upon-Avon, Royal Leamington Spa and Shipston-on Stour to Community Services across the whole county. We are a progressive, expanding organisation with great ambition around improving quality, integrating pathways and delivering high levels of productivity. Over 4800 people work for the Trust and many of them have been here a long time. People find they don’t need to go elsewhere to find a fulfilling career in healthcare.

The first thing you will notice about us is how we take our values seriously. We believe that our values underpin everything we do. If you are interested in a role with us you need to make sure our values match your own.

Our values can be summed up in one sentence. We are ‘Trusted to provide safe, effective and compassionate care’. Throughout the recruitment process you will be asked to think about how you demonstrate these values and how they impact on your work. It doesn’t matter what role you do, whether it is patient facing or not, we are all working in the same way with our values at the core.

To keep up to date on our latest recruitment activity follow us on twitter @swftrecruit or look us up on Facebook (Recruitment - South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust).

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