Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


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Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Camden, London Salary: £28,910 - £33,531

You will take responsibility for delivering a full range of mortuary activities and take personal responsibility for the undertaking of all duties related to admission, identification and safe storage of deceased bodies for post mortem in accordance with the services procedures.
You will assist pathologists with post mortem examinations in-line with protocols, including high-risk cases when required and work out of hours on forensic cases as and when required.  You will work under the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) Licence supporting the designated individual.
You will work with community safety and emergency management to assist with the development and testing of emergency response plans. You also will facilitate viewings and police identifications in conjunction with the Coroner’s Office. Full details

Mortuary Supervisor 

Hull Royal Infirmary Salary:£30,401 - £37,267 PA**

Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust and Kingston upon Hull City Council operate a joint mortuary service providing mortuary and post-mortem facilities for the county of East Yorkshire. The service is currently run across two sites at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital.

The mortuary & bereavement service team continually strives to provide excellent patient care and we are looking for a dynamic, highly motivated, enthusiastic team leader / supervisor to join our team. You will be experienced in all areas of mortuary work and be dedicated to the continual development of staff and service improvement - including the development of the Medical Examiners system and a CT post Mortem service. The Mortuary Service undertakes up to 1200 Post mortems per annum including post mortems for other coronial districts when required.

Other activities include – Tissue donations, research harvests, and forensic post mortems. The mortuary operations across both sites are managed via a computerised system.

The Mortuary is fully licenced by the HTA and holds UKAS accreditation Full details

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Hull Royal Infirmary Salary:£24,214 - £30,112 PA**

The mortuary service has a vacancy for an enthusiastic Anatomical Pathology Technologists to join our expanding team. You will be based at the Hull & East Riding Public Mortuary but may be required to assist at our satellite site on occasions.

As fully qualified APT you will be expected to take an active part in day to day mortuary service operations including work undertaken in the isolation/forensic suite. You will be able to demonstrate experience of specialist post-mortem techniques, conducting external examinations, admission and release procedures, classification processes and various administrative duties including HTA compliance audits. The nature of the job is such that it demands high standards of integrity and particular emphasis is placed on confidentiality.