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Locum Consultant Cellular Pathologist (Gynaecology)

Job Description

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the most successful teaching NHS Trusts in the country. We offer the second highest number of specialist services than any other group of hospitals in the UK. With around 14,500 staff, the Newcastle Hospitals is one of the region’s major employers. We have a long-standing reputation for high quality clinical care with our staff’s commitment to excellence reflected in our consistent performance at the highest level. We are committed to being an “employer of choice” offering our staff superb benefits, looking after their wellbeing, and providing access to high-quality education, training, career progression and support which enables them to provide “healthcare at its very best – with a personal touch”.


REF. 317-CON-16-167

We are seeking to appoint a Locum Consultant Cellular Pathologist in the Department of Cellular Pathology based at Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle upon Tyne, commencing December 2016. This offers an excellent opportunity to work within a specialist histopathology service in a large tertiary referral centre in the UK. The post is for 10 PA per week.

This post is primarily to cover maternity leave, joining 36 specialist histo- and cytopathologists in one of the largest Cellular Pathology departments in the UK, receiving over 57,000 cases per year. The department is housed in excellent facilities at the Royal Victoria Infirmary and is a cancer-referral centre. You would be expected to work in gynaecological pathology, joining a team of five other consultants; the possibility of contributing to breast pathology would also be welcomed. The appointment will initially be for a period of 6 months, with a possible extension.

In addition to the challenges of the role, we can offer you a commitment to teaching, education, research and audit. Candidates for the post must be registered medical practitioners and on, or eligible to join, the Specialist Register within six months of the date of the Appointments Committee. In addition you will hold FRCPath or an equivalent level qualification.

Closing date: 23 October 2016
Interview date: 1 November 2016

For an informal discussion and further information regarding the opportunity and Directorate, please contact: Dr Katrina Wood, Head of Department ( Email address removed ).

To apply for this post, please contact:Charlotte Goodwin, Assistant HR Officer on  ( Phone number removed )  or at ( Email address removed ),quoting the post reference number.

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