Phlebotomist - North Cambs Hospital | The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 17 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £22,383 per annum pro rata
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 16 June 2024
Location: Wisbech, PE13 3AB
Company: Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6290166/426-174-24TAM

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As a phlebotomist you are instrumental to maintaining patient's confidence in the healthcare system in their hospital. You will meet a wide variety of patients in different circumstances in order to obtain venous blood samples and/or cannulate them.

We are a small, friendly dynamic team that work together to meet the needs of the trust. No two days are exactly the same and pose challenges to overcome individually and as part of the team.

You can join the team with no previous experience as we support all new staff throughout their training journey, once trained with this specialist skill you will find this job rewarding as you will make a difference to each patient that you meet.

This role will be based at the NCH hospital in the blood taking room, although there will be an expectation of cover at QEH should it be required

The role of a phlebotomist is to collect blood samples by venepuncture using specialist blood collection equipment from patients in clinical settings. Phlebotomists also assist in the Emergency Department with collection of samples, cultures and cannulation.

The post holder will work as part of a team of phlebotomists to provide efficient, cost-effective and timely clinical services to patients.

You will maintain high professional standards, professional knowledge and competency, undertaking continued professional development.

There’s never been a more exciting time to join TeamQEH. We’re working on a once in a generation opportunity to build a new state-of-the-arthospital to open in 2030 and we are also carrying out on one of the biggest pieces of digital transformation work we’ve ever undertaken.

Our new electronic patient record (EPR) willreplace paper-based patient records from 2026 and will lead to better, safer, joined-up care atThe Queen Elizabeth Hospitaland beyond.

At The QEH we provide a comprehensive range of specialist, acute, obstetrics and community-based services to around 331,000 people across west and north Norfolk, North Cambs and South Lincs.

We are an ambitious organisationthat upholds our values of kindness, wellness and fairness. We strive for continuous quality improvement,recentlydemonstrated in our 2024 CQC maternity inspectionratingour services as ‘Good’, and we are proud to be a place to learn and grow through recognised learning and apprenticeships.

We recognise and reward our 4,000 staff and volunteers, pridingourselves on a community atmosphere and positive team spirit. We have approx. 530 beds across 33 wards and have newly built education and training facilities, a range of modern award-winning centres alongside a talented team of people ready to give you a warm welcome. We love working here and think you will too.

Please see the attached Job description and Person Specification for more details relevant to the role requirements.

This advert closes on Thursday 30 May 2024

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