York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are seeking enthusiastic Histopathology Consultants to join our dynamic Laboratory Medicine Directorate based at York Hospital. You will be joining a supportive Histopathology team of six Consultants and two Associate Specialists.
These opportunities are replacement posts offered on a permanent basis. The posts combines Histopathology, Cytology (Non-Gynae) and if desired, Mortuary duties. To support the service delivery the work of the department is divided on a daily rolling rota. The department is not currently subspecialised, however this may change, and the department are open to discuss circumstances where candidates may be interested in reporting two or three areas.
The trust has an ambitious programme of service modernisation and a reputation for providing high quality services. The department has recently consolidated its services onto the York Teaching Hospital site and now undertakes around 34,000 requests per annum of general histopathology from both York and Scarborough hospital.
You will have the opportunity to join and shape the service at this exciting time. We are planning to undertake an extensive laboratory refurbishment over the next two to three years. A bid for comprehensive digital histopathology workflow is being progressed, though digital reporting will remain optional for routine work. The laboratory is also in negotiation with vendors for a new laboratory information system, a new immunohistochemistry system and end-to-end specimen tracking system.
These posts are offered as up to 10 programmed activities (PAs) with the option of 2 additional PAs. The department rota is divided equally on a daily rolling rota.
We welcome discussion with applicants regarding flexible/less than full time working, job plan to be mutually agreed prior to commencement.
The department has close links with Hull and York Medical School (HYMS) offering interested candidates opportunities for undergraduate teaching or the development of management roles within the medical school.
To support your on-going professional development you will receive an excellent Study leave package. The Trust also has an active Research Department to support research interests.
We are offering a generous relocation package of up to £8000 to successful candidates. In addition we are also open to discussion with candidates who will be relocating from overseas to help support this transition and settlement in the UK.
The Trust offers an excellent Staff Benefits package to all employees, which includes salary sacrifice schemes and local discounts/offers including child care vouchers, travel and transport discounts and schemes, holiday discounts and other offers. More information can be found on the Trust’s website in the ‘Working for Us’ section.
York Hospital is located just minutes away from the city centre which is home to various restaurants, bars, shops and theatres perfect for all ages. There are many bus routes accessible throughout York and the train station is only a ten minute drive from the hospital with regular services to surrounding areas such as Leeds and the ability to travel to London in under 2 hours.
The region boasts a diverse coastline which can be accessible by car, train or coast liner. Yorkshire is also home to theme parks and attractions such as Flamingo Land, Yorkshire Wildlife Park, Eden Camp, Tropical World and many famous landmarks such as York Minster, Castle Howard and Whitby Abbey.
What happens after I apply?
If shortlisted, we will invite you to an Assessment Centre and Interview process. Dates and details to be confirmed.
|Location:||United Kingdom North Yorkshire York|
|Salary:||£79,860 - £107,668 per annum GBP per year|
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