Consultant Cellular Pathologist

Leicester, Leicestershire
£77,913 - £105,042
01 Apr 2019
09 May 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Applications are invited for a Consultant Cellular Pathologist to join our committed and enthusiastic team in supporting the Cellular Pathology department in Leicester. The position will be based at the Glenfield Hospital site, but with the possibility of travel to the Leicester Royal Infirmary for some duties. It is expected that the post holder will work in breast pathology and it is anticipated that approximately 75% of the workload will be in this specialty. Other specialties included in the role will be subject to service requirement, discussion and agreement.

You will work with colleagues within the Cellular Pathology Department to ensure provision of a high-quality Pathology service in UHL. Responsibilities will include reporting breast needle core biopsies, mammatome biopsies and fine needle aspirations; dissecting, examining and reporting breast resection specimens (and other histopathology specimens as required); and taking part in multidisciplinary team meetings.

There is no on call commitment in this role.

You will be expected to participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching (including supervision, training, assessment and appraisal of specialist registrars and biomedical scientists), clinical audit, research and development. You will work within a multidisciplinary team and may also be required to undertake management duties.

The appointment is whole time. Any consultant who is unable for personal reasons to work whole time will be eligible to be considered for the post. If such a person is appointed, modification of the job content will be discussed on a personal basis in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Membership of the Royal College of Pathologists, and full GMC registration with a license to practice is a requirement.

The University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust consists of three acute teaching hospitals serving the population of Leicestershire. It is fully committed to Continuing Medical Education for Consultants.

As this post is regulated by the Protection of Children Act 1999, The Criminal Justice Courts Act 2000 and/or the Care Standards Act 2000, an enhanced Disclosure & Barring Scheme check will be requested by the Trust in the event of a successful application.

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Applicants are encouraged to visit the Department. Dr Rebecca Harrison, Head of Service, Department of Cellular Pathology on 0116 258 7473. Ref: 358-999027-CON-C

Closing date: 9th May 2019

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