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Consultant Cellular Pathologist

NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant

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NHS Medical & Dental: Consultant
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Colchester General Hospital
£76,761 - £103,490 Per annum
05/11/2017 23:59

Applications are invited for the post of Consultant Cellular Pathologist at Colchester Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust. This is a new post arising due to significant increase in departmental workload. We are looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join our friendly team of 5 existing consultant histopathologists. The Cellular Pathology Department deals with a wide range of specialties. The successful candidate will report on the full range of cellular pathology specimens received into the department. A substantial and increasing part of the work is participation in the MDT meetings. The postholder is expected to assume leadership for cell pathology in at least one MDT according to their interests and the needs of the department. Reporting of cervical cytology is not essential. Participation in Autopsy service is also optional.

Any applicant who is unable for personal reasons, to work full-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 with the Trust in consultation with consultant colleagues.

Qualifications required are FRCPath or equivalent. Full and specialist registration (and with a licence to practise) with the General Medical Council (GMC) (or be eligible for registration within six months of interview) If a newly qualified UK trained applicant/candidate must be a holder of Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT), or within six months of award of CCT or equivalent by date of interview .

The department has full UKAS accreditation and necessary HTA licences.

Colchester is England's oldest recorded town, founded by the Romans and with a rich history since then. It is within easy reach of central London and yet close to the countryside of Essex and Suffolk, and the coast of the Tendring peninsula. The hospital serves an area of which a large part is rural with a population of 380,000.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Any candidate wishing to discuss the post should contact Dr Soumadri Sen on +44 (0)1206 744848.

The Trust welcomes visits from intending applicants.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to visit the hospital and other departments relevant to the appointment prior to the interview to meet relevant local Consultants.

Travelling expenses will be reimbursed to shortlisted candidates who subsequently attend for interview.

Arrangements may be made with: Dr Soumadri Sen on +44 (0)1206 744848.

If you have problems applying, contact

01206 745059