Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Anatomical Pathology Technologist

Surecall Recruitment are currently recruiting for an Anatomical Pathology Technologist to join our friendly team in the Croydon area.

Due to the nature of our roles, candidates must be a UK Resident residing within the local area. Please note we cannot offer visa sponsorship for overseas candidates.

This role involves but is not limited to:

– To run a safe, secure, effective and comprehensive mortuary and post mortem service.

– Ensure all deceased are treated with respect and dignity at all times. 

– To engage in all aspects of the technical work of the autopsy room as requested by the pathologist on duty including, post mortem provisions, reconstructions, etc.

– To set up and operate a range of mortuary equipment.

– To participate in regular manual handling procedures.

– The transfer of deceased across the hospital site.

– To input data in to the Cerner computer system and mortuary database.

– Maintain consent forms and other documentations to a high standard.

– To help maintain accurate records.

– To prepare the deceased for formal identification and viewing by relatives.

– To dispose of clinical waste.

– To engage in general mortuary cleaning, maintaining scrupulous cleanliness, and good hygiene in the mortuary and refrigeration areas.

– To work as part of the team, which may include covering other members of Mortuary Staff

– To participate in the on-call rota.

What you need:

– Certificate/Diploma in Anatomical Pathology Technology or extensive experience carrying out the duties of an anatomical pathology technician

– Knowledge of current Mortuary practice.

– Knowledge of legislation associated with death and organ retention.

– Knowledge and experience of routine Hospital Post Mortems, High Risk Post Mortems, Coroner’s Post Mortems, Forensic Post Mortems

If you are interested in this role, please call 0208 441 3323 and ask for Lauren.

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