Clinical Lead Consultant Histopathologist
Applications are sought for two new Consultant Histopathologist posts to join an enthusiastic team of 10 existing consultants and new Clinical Lead consultant (to be appointed) at the Department of Histopathology and Cytopathology at the Royal Sussex County Hospital in Brighton.
These new whole-time equivalent consultant posts have been created to support the increasing demand for Cellular Pathology services and to facilitate the development opportunities available through technology, advancing scientific and clinical capabilities, and new ways of working.
This is an exciting time to join the Trust as it enters a new era of operation resulting from the 3Ts development programme, the Pathology Department itself as we progress network collaborations in digital pathology and genomics, while Brighton & Sussex Medical School is building on the success of Project 200.
The department has a large and varied workload and has a system of subspecialisation: a variety of specialist interests can be accommodated (especially applicants with an interest in Gastrointestinal Pathology, Hepatopathology, Urological Pathology, Dermatopathology, Breast Pathology or Non-gynae cytopathology).
The histopathology department plays an important role in teaching of Histopathology trainees rotating through the department on an annual basis and teaching at the Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Candidates with an interest in specialist registrar teaching, undergraduate teaching, an academic interest, and experience of research in diagnostic pathology are encouraged to apply. Appointees will be supported in developing research interests.
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals is the regional teaching hospital, providing general acute services to Brighton and Hove and Mid Sussex and tertiary services for patients across Sussex and the south east of England as a regional cancer centre. Working as one hospital across two sites in Brighton and Haywards Heath, we treat over half a million patients a year.
Informal enquiries are welcome by contacting Dr Kim Allan (Consultant Cellular Pathologist) and Dr Kerry Sleigh (Consultant Cellular Pathologist) on 01273664502; email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
The application form and full job description can be downloaded from http://www.bsuh.nhs.uk/work-and-learn/
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Closing date: 27 October 2019