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Trainee registrar chemical pathologist

Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)

Main area
Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine
Specialty Trainee (ST1/2)
Fixed term
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Oxford Road Campus
£30,605 - £40,491 per annum
02/10/2018 23:59

Locum Registrar in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine (2 posts: 1 Paediatric Biochemistry, 1 Adult Biochemistry)

Applications are invited for the post of locum registrar in Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Medicine. The posts are for six months initially (can be extended to a maximum of 12 months) to cover the vacant specialist registrar training post in the department. The post may be held either full-time or part-time. The posts are based within the Department of Clinical Biochemistry.

One will be predominantly paediatric, supporting the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital and involving activities in the Paediatric Metabolic Unit, Paediatric Endocrine, Paediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition and the Specialist Paediatric Section of the Biochemistry laboratory.

The other post will be predominantly supporting Lipid Clinics at Central Manchester and Trafford Hospitals. Secondment to gain experience in metabolic bone disease and diabetes may be arranged.  The appointee will be expected to provide clinical liaison for endocrinology and nutrition ward rounds. After training the appointee will participate in a duty biochemist rota for approval of specialist investigations

In the laboratory each appointee will be given training in basic laboratory techniques and will be involved in a method development project. The appointee will have the opportunity to familiarise themselves with automation and data handling central to the functioning of the department. A major component of the post will be to lead audit projects designed to improve the functioning of the department. These may include clinical audits, laboratory process audit and quality audits against accreditation standards.

Applicants should be fully registered with the GMC and having the MRCP / MRCPCH would be desirable. This is not a recognised training post, but training will be provided comparable to medical staff in training posts. The post will be ideal for gaining additional experience prior to applying for a Specialty post in Metabolic Medicine. Opportunities will be available for participation in departmental audits and research projects.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further information on the paediatric biochemistry post, please contact Dr C Chaloner or Mrs L Tetlow (Tel: 0161-701-5087),

For further information on the adult biochemistry post, please contact Dr Lance Sandle or Dr Michael France (Tel: 0161-276-4839)

If you have problems applying, contact

0161 276 6196