Histopathology Secretary

Posted 18 September by NHS Business Services Authority

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Histopathology Secretary

The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe. It’s a world-renowned institution and an exciting place to work, full of challenges and opportunities.

The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital (RJAH) is one of the leading specialist orthopaedic hospitals in the country, with some of the highest levels of staff and patient satisfaction, as well as a strong reputation for innovation. We work together as a team of over 1,600 expert members of staff to make a difference for our patients and their families.

Our latest CQC Report was published in February 2019 and saw us rated as ‘Good’ overall and ‘Outstanding’ for care.

The Department of Musculoskeletal Histopathology is a busy, specialised orthopaedic bone and soft tissue laboratory based at RJAH Orthopaedic Hospital, Oswestry, Shropshire and is looking to recruit to this permanent, full time position in a secretarial and administration role.

Who we’re looking for

The successful applicant will demonstrate a positive can do attitude whilst working alongside the existing secretary, Biomedical Scientists and Histopathologists in the day to day activities of a modern histopathology laboratory.  The laboratory is currently working towards ISO 15189:2012 Medical Laboratory Standards and partakes in NEQAS Schemes.

We can offer a varied working day where you will be working as part of the Histopathology Team in the production of high quality and timely results and reports and well as meeting the ISO15189:2012 standards.

Experience of medical terminology, a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Laboratory LIMS , as well as an understanding of what type of work is required in a Histopathology Laboratory is essential.

Work hours are 9.00 to 17.00hrs Monday to Friday.


Joining RJAH is more than just a job – we want our people to have the best opportunities to thrive in their role.

Whether you're starting out in your career, or have a wealth of experience – we’re always looking to recruit outstanding individuals in a range of clinical areas, as well as support and administrative roles.

We have a range of fantastic staff benefits on offer to everyone who joins RJAH and you'll have access to state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding professional development opportunities.

Our aim is to aspire to deliver world class patient care, and we want talented, dedicated and passionate people to help us achieve this.

Our continued success is accomplished through the skills and expertise of our staff, which is underpinned by our values: Friendly, Caring, Excellence, Professional and Respect. If your values align to ours, and you would like to join us in aspiring to deliver world class patient care, we would love to hear from you.

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