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Biomedical Scientist - Haematology and Blood transfusion

Employer
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Slough
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year £35,392 - £42,618 excluding HCAS
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We have a post within the Haematology and Blood Transfusion department available for an experienced Specialist Biomedical Scientist (Band 6).

If you are looking for a BMS position with a desire to work as part of one of the largest NHS led Pathology Services in the South of England, we can offer:

o Innovative practices.o Strong, personal and professional development.o A laboratory at the forefront of the national Modernising Pathology agenda.o Forward thinking and team orientated staff.We can help you to achieve these by supporting your development by providing access to courses up to and including Master's degree. In addition we support development of staff with internal and external courses for management, Health & Safety and Quality management.

Main duties of the job

You will work in rotation within all sections of the laboratory, namely General Haematology, Coagulation, Blood Transfusion. The laboratory is well equipped with Alinity H and ACL TOP analysers. Blood Transfusion utilises IBG Galileo Blood Group Analyser.

This is an exciting time within the laboratory as we are in the process of upgrading our laboratory area and analysers.

This is a full Rota position that includes working shifts, nights (including consecutive nights) and weekends.

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for main responsibilities.

About us

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust provides NHS hospital services for around 900,000 people across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

As well as delivering excellent general hospital services to local people, we provide specialist heart attack, vascular, stroke, spinal, cystic fibrosis and plastic surgery services across a much wider area.

We have three main hospitals - Frimley Park in Frimley near Camberley, Heatherwood in Ascot and Wexham Park near Slough.

Our three core values, and the behaviors that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other, Committed to Excellence, Working Together and Facing the Future.

We are also proud to host the Defence Medical Group South East at Frimley Park with military surgical, medical, and nursing personnel working alongside the hospital's NHS staff providing care to patients in all specialties.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to attached Job Description and Person Specification for main responsibilities.

Our laboratory has accreditation for UKAS ISO:15189 and is also accredited with MHRA, IIP and is accredited as a training laboratory by the IBMS for both registration and specialist portfolios leading to HCPC registration.

Person Specification

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential

  • BSc in Biomedical sciences (H)
  • HCPC registration in Biomedical sciences (H)
  • Evidence of CPD (H)
  • Specialist portfolio in haematology/BT or blood sciences


Desirable

  • MSc in Biomedical sciences


COMPETENCIES

Essential

  • Multi-tasking skills, prioritisation skills and initiative
  • Team worker
  • Working out of hours


PROFESSIONAL

Essential

  • Experience in Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Experience in blood film morphology


Desirable

  • Experience in quality procedures including validation/ verification of tests and equipment
  • Experience in a busy hub laboratory


Employer details

Employer name

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Wexham Park Hospital

Slough

SL2 4HL

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151-SL0237

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