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Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Southend, Essex

Mid and South Essex Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has 3 mortuaries, two have recently been subject to refurbishment with the third in the process of having a complete refit and overhaul offering more up to date equipment and brand new environment.

Our Mortuary service provides a unique and challenging environment where the right highly motivated Qualified Anatomical Pathology Technologist could find an exciting and rewarding career pathway into a senior role.

The successful candidate will be required to liaise with clinical and non-clinical staff to ensure delivery of a professional and efficient mortuary service that focuses on the dignified and respectful care to the patients in their care. The post holder will assist in the post mortem suite under the direction of a Consultant Histopathologist while having an aptitude for maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all staff. They will also contribute to accurate record keeping to maintain the departments audit trail for clinical review or review by the HTA.

The post holder will be expected to take part in all aspects of the mortuary service including being on call for the department, assisting in routine, forensic and high risk post mortem examinations, plus supervise junior members of the team and take an active role in their training.

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