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Bank Phlebotomist - Band 2

Job Description

Barts Health is the largest trust in the NHS and one of the leading healthcare providers in the country. The trust’s six hospitals deliver high quality compassionate care to the 25 million people of east London and beyond.

Barts Health NHS Trust: Barts Health’s vision is to become a healthcare organisation that offers urgent specialist and community services tailored to meet the needs of local communities. We are committed to recruiting staff that will help us meet our Vision for Changing Lives, and demonstrate behaviours we believe make Barts Health a great place for patients, their families and friends, the public and staff. Our Barts Health Values which align with our behaviours are:

• Caring & compassionate with patients, each other and our partners
• Actively listening, understanding and responding to patients, staff and our partners
• Relentlessly improving and innovating for patient safety
• Achieving ambitious results by working together
• Valuing every member of staff and their contribution to the care of our patients

Barts Health NHS Trust has a safeguarding policy for both adults and children and is committed to all Safeguarding legislation and current standards. Every member of trust staff has a responsibility to safeguard and protect children and adults.

Band 2 Phlebotomist.

Barts Health Staff Bank are always looking for high calibre Band 2 Phlebotomists to support the Trust.
To be considered for this role, you will need:

  • At least 6 months NHS experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to read and carry out instructions
  • Ability to pay attention to detail

As a Phlebotomist you will be responsible for taking blood without harming the patient or disturbing the nursing care they are receiving at the time. You also need to ensure the blood is taken correctly, as if specimens are harmed during collection, test results may be unobtainable or worthless. Once the blood is taken, you will also be responsible for transporting the specimen to the correct laboratory, as and when, required.

The hospitals you could be working at are:

- The Royal London Hospital

- Whipps Cross Hospital

- Newham Hospital

- St Bartholomew's Hospital

- Mile End Hospital

- London Chest Hospital

Barts Health support a community of over 12 million people in the East of London and beyond. You can support the NHS by joining the staff bank to provide care to this community. As a bank worker you can advance your career by gaining valuable NHS experience in shifts focused on niche specialisms you are looking to develop.

If you are interested in this role, then complete and submit your application form.

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