Lead Clinician - National Managed Diagnostic Network for Scottish Pathology Network in Scotland SPAN

Posted 5 days ago by NHS National Services Scotland

Fantastic Opportunity to join NHS National Services Scotland

Lead Clinician – National Managed Diagnostic Network for Scottish Pathology Network in Scotland (SPAN)
Up to 3 years fixed term

1-2 PAs per week

In line with Scottish Government Health and Social Care Directorates guidance, National Services Division (NSD) is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and highly motivated Lead Clinician for the Scottish Pathology Network.
This is a key strategic role in promoting and driving forward the development of an effective, integrated, multidisciplinary service for **pathology** throughout Scotland. In this sessional appointment the postholder will work closely with clinical and other stakeholders and NSD colleagues.

Applicants will be leaders in their clinical field with experience in the provision and development of **pathology** services. A proven record in leading change, ability to work across traditional organisational, geographical and professional boundaries and a demonstrable understanding of the ethos of managed clinical networks are essential.

Applicants must have a current substantive role as an NHS Scotland employee and have the support of their Clinical Director for this post to be incorporated into their job plan. The employing NHS Board will be recompensed for the agreed sessional commitment on the basis of evidence of actual backfill costs incurred to release the individual to fulfil the Lead Clinician role requirements.

For more information contact: Catriona Johnson, Programme Associate Director, National Services Division, NHS National Services Scotland ator via email at

Any candidate who have lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.

Further information on NSS is available from:

Closing date for completed applications is Friday 23rd August 2019.

Interviews will be held at NHS National Services Scotland, 1 South Gyle Crescent, Edinburgh, date yet to be confirmed.

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NHS National Services Scotland is an equal opportunities employer and as committed participant in the disability confident scheme, guarantees to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for our vacancies

Reference: 38384821

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