Association of Anatomical Pathology Technology


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Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Epsom & St Helier Staff Bank are looking for a experienced Band 6 Anatomical Pathology Technician (Mortuary Technician) to cover Maternity leave for one year from June. The shift patterns are Monday to Friday with no Bank holidays at a total of 37.5 hours per week.

The applicant must be qualified and must have experience carrying out Post Mortems. To be passed through to the next stage of interview candidates must a minimum of four yeaes working as an APT.

Senior Anatomical Pathology Technologist & Medical Examiner's Officer

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust

To support Mortuary Service Manager & Lead Medical Examiner in the running of a safe, secure, effective and comprehensive mortuary, post mortem service and Medical Examiner's Office/Service for the needs of the Chesterfield Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, HM Coroner and the Community and to provide an efficient service to the Trust and the Bereaved by assisting with the scrutiny of the circumstances and the cause(s) of death of patients who die in the Hospital.

Main duties of the job

Anatomical Pathology Function

To assist the Service Manager and team of APT's with all mortuary functions in line with departmental operating procedures. Assist medical and technical staff with post mortem examinations, both routine and high-risk cases including external examination and PM preparation in line with case history including skilful reconstruction of the deceased post examination. To participate in an on call rota.

Medical Examiners Officer Function

To assist the Service Manager, Lead ME and team of ME's/MEO's with all aspects of the Medical Examiner's office function; to deliver a high quality service for the recently bereaved; to act as an intermediary between the bereaved and clinical team(s) to establish any concerns relating to the death. To provide help and advice to attending clinicians with the process of death certification and referral to HM Coroner and to ensure that medical certificates of the cause of death are accurate prior to issue.

How to apply

Closing Date: 17 April 2022

Pathologists' Assistant, Anatomical Pathology

Wellington, New Zealand

We are seeking a qualified Pathologists' Assistant with experience in complex tissue dissection to join our Anatomical Pathology team located in Wellington, New Zealand.

Wellington SCL is part Southern Community Laboratories, a division of Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) that has provided doctors and patients in New Zealand with pathology services since 1960. We are the largest provider of pathology services in New Zealand and have laboratories throughout the country.

Wellington SCL is a branch of APHG that opened at the end of 2015 and includes a new laboratory based at Wellington Hospital. The Wellington SCL Anatomical Pathology department processes over 36,000 surgical specimens each year and has an active Registrar/Resident Teaching Programme.

Site Lead Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Applications are invited for the post of Site Lead APT for the Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Mortuary Service. We are looking for an individual with proven technical and supervisory skills to lead the Basingstoke mortuary helping the Mortuary Manager and our enthusiastic team in maintaining and developing service quality.

Applicants must have excellent communication skills, display meticulous attention to detail and have extensive knowledge of Mortuary function and end-of-life care. Our service is comprised of two HTA-licensed mortuary sites, with Basingstoke & North Hampshire Hospital Mortuary currently providing hospital and Coronial services, and The Royal Hampshire County Hospital Mortuary providing hospital, Coronial and a forensic mortuary services. In total, around 1000+ Coronial Post Mortems are carried out annually over both sites. Applicants should have a detailed awareness of HTA standards and licensing requirements.