Biomedical Scientist - Manchester
We currently have a vacancy in our Blood Sciences Laboratory for a Biomedical Scientist.
We are looking for someone who is qualified with a BSc degree and HCPC registered, which would allow the individual to be eligible for Associate Membership of the IBMS. Blood Transfusion experience is desirable, but not essential.
The Biomedical Scientist post is 37.5 hours a week multidiscipline to work both during the week and at weekends to cover on call duties with the pathology team to cover the pathology opening hours. The post holder may be required to work across sites at both Wirral and Leeds.
The successful Biomedical Scientist applicant will be a flexible, highly motivated individual and strong team player who is fully committed to providing 24 hour patient care. In return the department will support professional development within an agreed personal development plan.
The post holder will be expected to help transition from CPA to UKAS and help maintain a busy national reference centre. You will plan, analyse, assess and report pathology investigations, ensuring the pathology service is provided in an accurate, efficient and cost effective manner. You will help develop plans to improve the service. You must be able to think swiftly to recognise urgent cases and liaise with Critical Care, Consultants and Theatre staff to provide excellent clinical care.
Overall Biomedical Scientist Responsibilities:
Plan, analyse, assess and report pathology investigations.
Analyse, interpret and report information and knowledge related to ideas and concepts.
Develop and evaluate the movement of laboratory specimens, blood and tissues.
Assist with research and development.
Plan, monitor and quality assure the application of technology for measuring and monitoring pathology investigations.
Provide and receive complex, sensitive or contentious information.
Develop own knowledge and skills and that of others.
Promotes best practice in health and safety and security.
Assist in maintaining and developing services.
Contribute to quality improvement.
Support and enable equality, diversity and rights.
Acknowledge the risk of Healthcare Associated Infections (HCAI) and understand own responsibility as agreed with line manager in the prevention and control of HCAI
For more information on this Biomedical Scientist role, feel free to call Barry on 0161 956 8956, or to apply, please see below.