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Job Description

Are you looking for a new challenge?

There has never been a better time to come and work at Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; we are a leading Teaching Hospital with care, safety, compassion and pride at the heart of our organisation.

With over 8,500 members of staff you can expect huge variety and new opportunities every day! Our staff go above and beyond and are taking pride in caring for our patients – making every moment matter.

Think you’ve got what it takes to join us?

Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for

We are currently seeking a Cytoscreener to join our friendly, flexible, forward thinking cytology team.

The post is for up to 30 hours per week - ideally to be worked over 5 days (Monday-Friday), however, full time or various part time hours to suit candidates will be considered.
We can offer early start times (from 7am) or later starts (working until 6pm) to try and help staff with work-life balance and travel arrangements.

The Cytology Department is based at the Royal Derby Hospital and is expecting to receive in the region of 175,000 LBC samples this year; we also receive 4,000 non-gynae requests a year. The cytology screening services cover populations from Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, North Staffs, High Peak and Lincolnshire

We currently use the CSC ILab laboratory computer system and Hologic ThinPrep for processing LBC samples. Conversion training from Surepath to ThinPrep would be available.

Testing for HPV is currently performed by the Microbiology department (Roche Cobas) but plans are in place to bring HPV testing into Cytology this year

To apply for this post you must hold the NHSCSP screening certificate in Liquid Based Cytology or C&G diploma/NHSCSP Diploma. CPD is supported and actively encouraged.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Wendy Nicholas, Senior Biomedical Scientist on  ( Phone number removed )  or
Caron Roberts on  ( Phone number removed ) 

We are a fantastic Trust and want the very best and skilled people to work with us in providing excellent patient care.

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