Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


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Deputy Mortuary Manager

Flax Bourton Public and Forensic Mortuary

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly competent Anatomical Pathology Technologist to join our committed, forward-thinking, and fully-trained team.

We operate on a ‘paper-light’ basis, using dedicated case management software; and have a separate isolation suite complete with fluoroscopy facilities, in which specialist examinations such as high-risk infectious, forensic, and chemical hazard autopsies, are carried out. We are a dedicated disaster mortuary, with the ability to augment existing facilities in order to undertake large-scale disaster victim identification operations.

You will be proficient in the techniques and procedures involved in coronial, clinical, forensic, and high-risk examinations; and will have experience of working at a senior level in order to act as HTA Person Designate, and contribute to management, planning, and quality management activity.

You will also assist the Mortuary and Coroner Support Manager to provide a public and forensic mortuary for the Avon area, primarily dealing with HM Senior Coroner for Avon cases; working to ensure a safe and secure mortuary and autopsy service, that meets the quality standards of the Human Tissue Authority.

Supervising four senior anatomical pathology technologists, you will take responsibility for key elements of the mortuary management, assuming overall responsibility in the absence of the Mortuary and Coroner Support Manager.

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Mortuary Manager

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

An opportunity has arisen for a Mortuary Services Manager operationally responsible and professionally accountable for the Mortuary Services across South Tees NHSFT and North Tees & Hartlepool NHSFT. Duties will be undertaken across multiple sites associated with both hospitals.

The mortuary service includes mortuaries at the James Cook University Hospital and University Hospital North Tees and body storage facilities at Friarage Hospital and University Hospital Hartlepool. Post mortems are currently undertaken at the James Cook University Hospital site with approximately 13000 coronial post mortems per year on behalf of the Teesside and North Yorkshire Coroners services.

The post holder will also be responsible for the day to day operational management of the bereavement services at North Tees and Hartlepool NHSFT.