Announcements

INTERNATIONAL VACANCY: Forensic Pathologist, New Zealand

The Canterbury District Health Board is seeking expressions of interest from full / part-time Pathologists who are FRCPA-qualified (or international equivalent) and competent to undertake forensic / coronial post mortems, and who are interested in joining our forensic pathology and mortuary services based in Christchurch, New Zealand, starting in late 2018. This represents a new, long-term, national reorganisation of the present services.

The Organisation and the Team

The team is located on the Christchurch Hospital campus and is supported by modern, well equipped mortuary facilities with an enthusiastic and skilled technical workforce.

The Role

You will work alongside three to four other Pathologists undertaking and supervising autopsy examinations of sudden, unexplained or expected deaths for coroners. This will include professional duties in conjunction with the NZ Police and the Crown prosecution service for suspicious deaths and homicides. The unit will serve a population of about 1.2M within the geographic confines of the South Island of New Zealand.

The anticipated total PM load per annum for the whole unit will be approximately 800-900 cases. Professional duties will include providing expert advice to the coroners, families, courts and other medical staff. Previous training, qualification and experience in forensic pathology are essential and interest or willingness to upskill in the areas of paediatric forensic pathology and / or trauma neuropathology would be advantageous.

For any queries in relation to HR or the recruitment process, please contact: 

Applications are only accepted online, so please visit their website at: 

https://cdhb.careercentre.net.nz/Job/Forensic-Pathologist/Christchurch/11966

 

INTERNATIONAL VACANCY: Anatomical Pathologists, New Zealand

Canterbury Health Laboratories (CHL) are seeking expressions of interest from qualified Anatomical Pathologists who are interested to join our department. Anatomical Pathologists make life changing decisions every day, so maybe it's time to consider making one that will enhance your career and lifestyle by joining us here at the Canterbury District Health Board.

The Organisation and the Team

The team is located within Christchurch Hospital are supported by modern, well equipped histology and cytology laboratories with an enthusiastic and skilled scientific workforce. We have access to a wide range of IHC stains, electron microscopy, diagnostic molecular pathology and surface marker flow cytometry techniques within CHL. Research opportunities are actively encouraged, with numerous groups active both within CHL and the University of Otago, Christchurch Clinical School of Medicine.

The Role

You will work alongside eighteen other Consultant Anatomical Pathologists, and whilst there is a general reporting component you will be encouraged to develop or continue in an area of special interest. An interest or a willingness to upskill in the areas of dermatopathology and breast pathology and the ability to undertake FNAs would be an advantage. Participation in an after hours, on call roster is another expectation in order to fulfil the service requirements of a 610 bed acute tertiary hospital.

For any queries in relation to HR or the recruitment process, please contact: 

·         Tracey Sutherland, Recruitment Specialist via email tracey.sutherland@cdhb.health.nz

Applications are only accepted online, so please visit their website at: 

https://cdhb.careercentre.net.nz/job/anatomical-pathologists/christchurch/11858

New International Appointments

The International team is constantly expanding and we now have a well-established network of 28 Country Advisors across the College’s six international regions. The College has recently appointed two new Country Advisors for Ukraine, Dr Mark Howard and Dr Olga Wise as well as a Country Advisor for Grenada, Dr Shivayogi Bhusnurmath. You can read more about each of them on our Who's Who page.  

First International Pathology Summer School in Cairo

The Royal College of Pathologists teamed up with the Armed Forces College of Medicine (AFCM) and Egyptian Committee for Pathology Training (ECPT) to deliver its first ever International Pathology Summer School. 
 
For further information about this two-day immersion programme please visit the following page.
 

Country Advisors

Can't find a Country Advisor for your region?

The College is inviting expressions of interest from Fellows and Members who would like to work alongside its International Advisors as Country Advisors.

If you would like to be considered for the role, please contact the International department in the first instance.