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Job Description

A compelling opportunity awaits a Consultant Histopathologist at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, renowned for its "good" overall rating by the CQC. This pivotal NHS job offers the chance to contribute significantly to pathology services within the Tees Valley Collaborative Service. Collaborating with a skilled team of 12 consultants, the role involves delivering a comprehensive cellular pathology reporting service to a diverse population across several towns, and totaling 1.6 million residents.

This role is particularly advantageous for overseas Consultant Histopathologists aspiring to establish themselves in the NHS. Suited for candidates with specialization in the European Economic Area (EEA) or experienced International Medical Graduates (IMGs) seeking completion of the Certificate of Eligibility for Specialist Registration (CESR), it provides a unique pathway for professional growth.

The Histopathology Department at The James Cook University Hospital stands as a beacon of diagnostic excellence, equipped with a dedicated team of consultants and junior doctors. With a robust staffing quota, the department handles a diverse caseload, offering comprehensive care ranging from routine diagnostics to complex pathology. State-of-the-art facilities, including a modern operating suite with 20 theatres and a 33-bedded critical care unit, underscore the commitment to precision and cutting-edge diagnostics.

The department is part of an NHS Foundation Trust that oversees a diverse healthcare landscape, including their main hospitals that is a major teaching and trauma center with 1,024 beds, a 24-hour acute admissions unit, and an emergency department. The NHS Foundation Trust has another hospital, integral to community care, complements the trust's commitment to excellence across Middlesbrough and Northallerton.

The Trust's dedication to research and development is evident through active participation in regional and national research programs and clinical trials. The Research and Effectiveness department within the Trust facilitates project coordination, supporting innovation. A specialized member of the research staff brings expertise in managing the pathological aspects of clinical trials.

It is part of the Middlesbrough, the urban hub, offers residents a dynamic living experience with access to scenic parks, cultural attractions, quality schools, and Teesside University. Robust transportation links connect Middlesbrough locally and to major cities and airports. Housing options, from historic residences to modern developments, cater to diverse preferences, ensuring a vibrant urban lifestyle with green spaces and educational excellence.

This opportunity, tailor-made for experienced international histopathologists, aligns with the aspiration to achieve CESR and specialist registration within the UK NHS. It not only offers a stimulating professional environment but also serves as a gateway to making a meaningful impact on healthcare.


EEA Candidates:

  • Experience of working in Histopathology (essential) 

Non-EEA Candidates:

  • FRCPath or PLAB (essential)

  • Experience of working for Histopathology (essential)

UK based applicants

  • Experience of working in Histopathology (essential)

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