Out of Hours Biomedical Scientist | Viapath

Job details
Posting date: 18 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Up to £50,400 Depending on Experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 18 October 2019
Location: London, SE5 9RS
Company: Viapath
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1997484/J206-VIA2328

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Are you looking to advance your Blood Transfusion career with a step up?

King’s Blood Transfusion Laboratory

It’s busy, runs a 24/7 rota and requires you to be a hands-on Senior Biomedical scientist

Why should you?

Processing in excess of 80’000 group and save samples annually, it’s one of the busiest labs in the UK, which means you’re going to be in a stronger position to hone your skills.

The varied case load, including a Fetal Medicine Unit, Liver Transplant Unit, Bone Marrow Transplant Unit and a designated Major Trauma Unit will expose you to different working techniques, environments and pressures. This will make for an interesting time in your career, satisfying your natural curiosity and improving your overall professional capability.

You will want to know that we do this safely of course; holding UKAS accreditation in accordance with ISO15189 standards and being regularly inspected by MHRA should give you this assurance. Furthermore, the laboratory is IBMS approved for pre-registration and specialist training in Haematology with Hospital Transfusion Practice – Professional Development and Quality are our cornerstones.

Are you looking to build on your established skills and help promote and develop those in the early stages of their career?

Building on your existing Specialist level skills set, having obtained your MSc, FIBMS or equivalent, you will be joining as a Band 7 equivalent and looking to support the Haemonectics BloodTrack system and other initiatives leveraging technology to improve performance and care for patients.

You will be working in a team which comprises 10 dedicated out of hours staff, supporting the Blood Transfusion Operations Manager in the day to day organisation, management and supervision of the laboratory to ensure delivery of a timely, first class service.

With evidence of advanced knowledge of laboratory techniques, together with an understanding of all relevant legislation, GMP and UK guidelines the successful applicant will support an efficient and effective team at the Denmark Hill site.

The department is equipped with Biorad IH1000 and ID-Gelstation (soon to be replaced with IH500) analysers, LIMS is provided by WinPath, Clinisys system.

Further Opportunities

You will benefit too, should you wish to; we have a suite of learning opportunities and through the Scientific Learning and Development Fund receive funding for advanced qualifications.

Through our Innovation Fund, you can apply for financial resources to get that new innovative Scientific project off the ground and participate with the wider scientific community through symposiums, conferences and other peer group meetings.

You will also benefit from the enhanced payments provided when you join the 24/7 rota which will include night and weekend working.

Interviews will be held October 15, 2019

This advert closes on Wednesday 2 Oct 2019

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