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Trainee Anatomical Pathology Technologist

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

The Mortuary and Bereavement Service based at King's College Hospital , Denmark Hill are looking for an enthusiastic, committed individual to join them as a Trainee Anatomical Pathology Technologist.

The successful applicant will actively participate in the provision of an efficient, professional mortuary service on the Denmark Hill site. The mortuary performs in excess of 600 post mortems per year covering the areas of Bromley and Bexley.

Previous applicants need not apply. Interviews will be held w/c 29 January 2024.

Main duties of the job
This post is for a Trainee Anatomical Pathology Technologist who is willing to participate in the in-house training scheme, and enrol to complete the Level three diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology. The post holder will participate in the provision of a quality service for hospital and Coroners' post mortem examinations and the storage of deceased prior to release for burial, ensuring that all work is compliant with Mortuary standard operating procedures and performed to accredited standards. He/she will assist pathologists in carrying out post mortems. He/she will be involved in the smooth running of the office, post mortem room and body store. The post holder will need to liaise with various grades of staff including pathologists, clinicians, funeral directors, coroner's officers, police, laboratory staff, medical staff and other healthcare professionals both internal and external to the Trust.