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Histopathology Consultant

Day Webster
Closing date
29 Feb 2024

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Biomedical Science
Contract Type
Day Webster Recruitment Agency is a leading healthcare staffing provider dedicated to connecting talented medical professionals with rewarding career opportunities. We specialize in matching qualified doctors with prestigious healthcare institutions across the UK, ensuring both candidates and clients receive exceptional service and support.

Role Overview: We are currently seeking a skilled and experienced Histopathology Consultant to join our team. As a Histopathology Consultant, you will play a crucial role in the diagnosis and management of various diseases by examining tissue samples under a microscope. You will work closely with multidisciplinary teams to provide accurate and timely pathology reports, contributing to the delivery of high–quality patient care.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Perform histopathological examinations of tissue specimens to diagnose diseases, including cancers, infectious diseases, and inflammatory conditions.
  • Interpret and analyze microscopic findings, integrating clinical and laboratory data to formulate accurate diagnostic reports.
  • Provide expert consultation and advice to clinicians and other healthcare professionals regarding the interpretation of pathology results and patient management.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings, tumour boards, and clinical case discussions to collaborate on patient care plans and treatment strategies.
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of quality assurance programs and standards within the histopathology department.
  • Supervise and mentor junior medical staff, including trainee pathologists and biomedical scientists, providing guidance and support in their professional development.
  • Stay abreast of advances in histopathology techniques, technologies, and research developments through continuous learning and professional development activities.
  • Medical degree from a recognized institution and GMC registration with a license to practice in the UK.
  • Completion of speciality training in Histopathology and attainment of CCT or equivalent qualification.
  • Membership or Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (RCPath) or equivalent professional body.
  • Extensive experience in diagnostic histopathology, including reporting on a wide range of surgical and cytological specimens.
  • Excellent diagnostic skills and proficiency in interpreting complex histological findings accurately.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and teamwork skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues and other healthcare professionals.
  • Commitment to delivering high–quality patient care and maintaining professional standards of practice.
  • Competitive salary and benefits package.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • A supportive work environment with access to state–of–the–art facilities and resources.
  • Work–life balance and flexible working arrangements.

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