Specialist Biomedical Scientist | Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 28 September 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £32,306 - £39,027 pa
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 28 October 2021
Location: Swindon, SN3 6BB
Company: The Great Western Hospitals NHS FT
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 3499699/249-3499699

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You will join our excellent Pathology Service which has full accreditation as a HCPC/IBMS Training Laboratory, ISO:15189 accreditation throughout all Blood Science disciplines and full MHRA compliance for Blood Transfusion. Our ambitious Trust has a good reputation for innovation and now is a great time to join our team as we invest in our people and our infrastructure with a new generation of analysers across the whole service.

The Haematology department carries out a range of automated and semi-automated tests, including haemoglobin variant analysis and HbA1c monitoring. The Department is fully computerised with CliniSys WinPath and has recently been fully updated with a Sysmex XN9100 system including InteRRlineR for FBC and ESR, ACL TOP350 coagulometers and Ortho Vision grouping analysers in Haematology and Blood Transfusion as part of a managed service contract.

What you can offer us?

You will be enthusiastic and a great team player . You will also be flexible in your approach and able to participate in the single discipline 24/7 shift system.

Biomedical Scientists (BMSs) contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of patients by performing and interpreting a range of scientific procedures on biological specimens using highly complex equipment. This post operates throughout Blood Sciences (Biochemistry, Haematology and Blood Transfusion), in conjunction with the Registrant Biomedical Scientists and Biomedical Support Workers. Day to day supervision of these staff groups and a particular area of the laboratory is included in the job role. It covers core and Out of Hours sessions as part of the 24 hour service provided by the laboratory. The post holder will have in depth experience of their discipline (and Blood Sciences after suitable training) and be registered with the Health Care Professions Council as a Biomedical Scientist.

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (GWH) is forward-looking, friendly and focused on providing a wide range of excellent healthcare services to patients in Swindon and the surrounding area. We provide services in the acute hospital, in the community and in primary care; caring for over 1.2 million contacts every year. We have recently taken over the provision of two GP practices and are excited for the future as we work towards a completely integrated healthcare system in Swindon.

We value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We have a workforce of 5,200 and are committed to helping our colleagues achieve a work/life balance and proudly offer supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment with an on-site nursery available and flexible working policies. You'll be joining a great team in a great place, where your commitment will be genuinely valued, your skills respected, and your ambition rewarded.

This advert closes on Monday 11 Oct 2021

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