Specialist Biomedical Scientist in Haematology & Blood Transfusion

Job details
Posting date: 24 May 2024
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £35,392 - £42,618 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 23 June 2024
Location: Sutton in Ashfield, NG17 4JL
Company: Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 6331264/214-CSTO-6331264

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A Vacancy at Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

We are looking for an experienced Biomedical Scientist to work as part of the friendly and welcoming team in the Haematology and Blood Transfusion laboratory at this busy hospital.

The IBMS Certificate of Competence is a requirement of this post.

We have XN9000's and Werfen ACLTOP analysers in Haematology and Biorad IH1000's in Blood transfusion.

As a Biomedical Scientist to undertake to a high standard specialist analyses and to undertake the routine work of the Blood Sciences department in both Haematology and BT.

Once fully trained you will work on the shift system working across the two disciplines. Working in line with UKAS standards and within the BSQR using our SOP's. Training and support will be given to the successful candidate.
• To provide a diagnostic, consultative and interpretative Haematology service across all sites, clinics and primary care. The speciality of Haematology includes Haematology, Coagulation and Blood Transfusion sections.
• To advise on, and maintain near patient testing facilities.
• Provides a Pathology Reception service for the receipt and handling of samples, including samples referred to other laboratories.
• The department performs analytical investigations on a range of patients’ body fluids and samples, including blood, urine and cerebral-spinal fluid. The department currently analyses approximately 3000 samples per day.
• The department provides safe and compatible blood products for transfusion to patients and advises about their optimum usage.
• The department provides an anticoagulant dosing service to patients referred by requesting clinicians.

Thank you for your interest in this role.

Sherwood is nationally recognised as being an excellent place to work and deliver care. We are rightly proud of the 5,500 colleagues who work here and we are the Health Service Journal’s Trust of the Year in 2020.

The Care Quality Commission rated King’s Mill Hospital Outstanding and Newark, and Mansfield Community Hospitals Good. Overall we are rated Outstanding for care.

For the last three years, we have been ranked as the best NHS Trust to work for in the Midlands and in 2020 we were the third best Acute/Community NHS Trust in England.

Happy colleagues deliver better care. Our teams work in a supportive, inclusive environment, which nurtures wellbeing and has opportunities for development and progression. We do not just care for our patients, we also care for you.

We would love you to join us.

Please see the job description for a more details description of job description and main responsibilities.

This advert closes on Sunday 9 Jun 2024

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