Consultant Cellular Pathologist
An opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Cellular Pathologist at Southend University Hospital.
Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a Teaching Hospital, linked to the London University, is the Cancer Centre for South Essex and serves a population of 338,800. We currently employ about 4,500 staff with 190 Consultant staff.
The Trust is located in Essex close to London and many areas of outstanding natural beauty. The University of Essex has a major campus in Southend and local secondary schools are ranked high in national league tables. Southend is a vibrant seaside town with a thriving sailing community. It has a busy local airport offering access to many European destinations. There are good rail links to London with commuting time of about 45 minutes.
The department provides a comprehensive surgical pathology service, including diagnostic cytopathology, an autopsy service, breast and cervical screening services for South Essex. The current workload is in the order of 21,000 requests per annum. A wide and interesting range of biopsy material is submitted for examination, a substantial proportion of which is diagnostic work for the Trust's Cancer Centre. There is a well-developed immunohistochemistry service to support the diagnostic process, which is responsive to increasing demands from the Clinical Oncologists.
The post attracts 10pa + 2 apa’s.
Applications on the basis of a NHS locum position from candidates in the process of achieving specialist registration will also be considered..
For further details / informal visits contact: Dr Simon Payne Head of Histopathology on 01702 385205 or Dr Konrad Wolfe Head of Pathology on 01702385202.
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Closing date: 26 June 2017
Interviews 14th August 17