About the Job

This is an exciting opportunity to experience life in one of the world’s greatest cities! Singapore has a lot to offer including, having a healthcare system that is regarded as one of the best in the world, having a highly rated education system and also being South East Asia's travel hub, servicing flights to (well almost) anywhere! 

What’s on offer?

800 bed teaching hospital with teaching opportunities available

New and modern facility opened in 2010 with state of the art facilities

Excellent quality of life 

English speaking work environment

Performance bonuses are available as well as annual salary increments

Generous salary package – 160,000 – 200,000 UK Pounds per annum, equivalent is realistic

Relocation assistance offered to foreign nationals

Foodie's paradise

Access to one of the world's most efficient transport systems

A very low tax rate or 12.5-15% – that means more income left over for you to spend!

What's the role?

The Anatomical Pathologist / Histopathologist will provide diagnostic and consultative clinical services to the hospital and participate in teaching, research, quality improvement and administrative activities. This include participating in scholarly activities, and attending to non-clinical administrative duties.

The range of services include routine and specialized diagnosis, cytology, frozen section interpretation and immunohistochemistry with an annual workload of over 7000 histology and approx. 2000 diagnostic cytology requests.

The diagnostic work includes a high proportion of specimens received by the laboratory from the breast and gastrointestinal tract together with urology, pulmonary, skin and head & neck.


•             Oversee cytopathology and general histopathology service department/laboratory.

•             Conduct gross examinations and provide anatomical pathology services as needed.

•             Ensure the proper handling of all samples.

•             Examine all samples as requested, conducting all necessary tests accurately.

•             Provide a detailed written report with evaluation and diagnosis for each case.

•             Participate in Multidisciplinary tumour board meetings

•             Participate in internal and external QA

•             Participate at some level in ongoing research and continuing medical educational development.


What are we looking for?

The hospital is ideally looking for a specialist with one or more of the below:

Certification by one of the medical specialty boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)

Specialist Certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

Fellowship with the Hong Kong Academy or College (FHKAM, FHKAM etc)

Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT or CCST) awarded by a competent authority of the UK or Ireland

Certification by one of the Royal Colleges in Australia

Having at least one first-author publication in a peer-reviewed journal in a field related to Haematology would be viewed as a strong advantage.

Please note that the career path for a specialist in Singapore follows Associate consultant, Consultant and Senior consultant. We are supporting with hiring of specialists consultant and Senior consultant level for this department.

What does Singapore have to offer?

Singapore is a bustling cosmopolitan city populated with high-rise buildings and landscape gardens. Brimming with a harmonious blend of culture, cuisine, arts and architecture, Singapore is a dynamic city that’s rich in contrast and colour that embodies the finest of both East and West.

There are numerous shopping malls, museums, and dining and entertainment hotspots to choose from. Alternatively, you could choose to discover Singapore’s old world charm. You can explore and experience the island’s key historical landmarks or memorials or you could embark on a heritage trail and enjoy the sights and sounds at various cultural precincts, notably Chinatown, Little India and Kampong Glam.

What can Head Medical do for you?

Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.


For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Amanda today.

amanda@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5281

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