**This vacancy is for internal candidates only**
Applications are invited for an enthusiastic HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists to join our busy and friendly UKAS Accredited Cellular Pathology team. The post is based at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital. Last year Cellular Pathology received around 35,000 histopathology and non-gynaecological cytology requests.
The successful applicant will be a conscientious, enthusiastic individual with a scientific background that is capable of careful and accurate work and must hold a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences and the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Cellular Pathology.
If appointed you will rotate through all areas of routine histology; specimen transfer, embedding, microtomy (including frozen section) and special stains. As a Specialist BMS you will have the ability to deputise for senior staff, if required, in the routine laboratory and immunohistochemistry. You will have the opportunity to take part in BMS dissection, following training, and be encouraged and supported to complete the IBMS Diploma of Expert Practice in histological dissection. In addition, you will work alongside colleagues to support other activities required by our governing bodies such as HTA and UKAS.
We support participation in Continuous Professional Development and opportunities for further study are supported. The department has IBMS approval for post registration training and the successful candidate will be encouraged to complete the IBMS Specialist Portfolio in Cellular Pathology.
This is an exciting time to join our Cellular Pathology department, we have two candidates starting training in Histopathology reporting, and will soon be installing a new tracking system and slide scanner as part of the Digitalisation of Pathology project.