6 months Temporary
£28,000 - £30,000
Excellent opportunity for a Biomedical Scienist to work with our public sector client on a 6 months temporary basis initially.
You will provide a diagnostic support service to users of the laboratory service and undertake a range of diagnostic analysis, interpret the results produced and communicate the relevant information to clinicians.
- Perform all routine tests associated with their area of laboratory medicine, including issuing routine reports (printed reports and/or verbal communication of results to clinicians) or making appropriate referrals for advice where necessary (e.g. in equivocal or extremely complex cases). Reporting may take place in emergency or out of hours circumstances.
- Perform the necessary quality control procedures to ensure the analytical integrity of the results produced, identifying and implementing first line remedial action in the event of QC failure.
- Take responsibility for first line troubleshooting of analysers and equipment, carrying out any repairs which do not require the intervention of the manufacturer’s specialist engineers and reporting faults as required.
- After gaining appropriate experience, be capable of providing the above analytical functions in an out of hours context, where the post-holder is the sole Biomedical Scientist on duty for that discipline.
- Participate in the evaluation of new equipment and techniques, which may involve collation of comparative data and presentation of results.
- Assist with the supervision and training of Trainee Biomedical Scientists and Medical Laboratory Assistants.
- Take responsibility for the area of work allocated by senior staff, including determining how work should be organised in order to meet the constraints of time and quality determined by the laboratories’ standard operating procedures.
- Develop and implement standard operating procedures and adhere to the standards set down in the directorate’s quality manual.
- Be familiar with the operation of relevant computerised information systems within the department, ensuring the accurate entry of laboratory data into the system.
- Participate in audit. Participation to include the design and completion of audits in their own area of work.
- State Registration with the Health Professional Council (HCPC) as a Biomedical Scientist
- Completion of Specialist Portfolio (or equivalent) in the appropriate discipline AND at least three year’s post HCPC registration in that discipline.
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