Anatomical Pathology Technologist - Band 5
North Bristol NHS Trust
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Southmead Hospital are looking for a qualified Anatomical Pathology Technologist to join the existing Mortuary team providing a service within Brunel and St Michael's Hospital Bristol. The team provide a paediatric and perinatal post mortem service to most of the hospitals in the South West of England. The team also provide a service within Southmead Hospital storing deceased adults and babies until they are released for funeral.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be required to work directly in all areas of the mortuary. This will include assisting in conducting post mortems, eviscerations, taking and recording samples for laboratory analysis, arranging sensitive disposal of pregnancy remains, release and receipt of deceased and organising viewings for relatives. The post mortem workload will include babies, children, and adults and require specialist skills for removing internal organs, reconstruction of the body, forensic examinations, and high risk cases.
The successful candidate will hold the RSPH Level 3 Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or equivalent and have technical skills and knowledge of mortuary regulations, procedures, and good practice. They will assist in the supervision and training of Trainee APTs / Mortuary Assistants, and other hospital staff who perform duties in the mortuary. Perinatal and Paediatric training and experience is desirable but training will be provided to candidates with relevant previous experience.
North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) is the largest acute trust in the South West of England. NBT is a National Health Service trust, providing hospital and community healthcare services to Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset. Southmead hospital is a designated Major Trauma Centre, as well as a regional referral centre for renal medicine, urology, vascular and transplant surgery, neurology and neurosurgery.
Supervise mortuary service provision in Brunel mortuary and provide support for the post mortem service at St Michaels hospital as and when needed.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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North Bristol NHS Trust
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20 December 2021
Agenda for change
£25,655 to £31,534 a year