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Specimen Reception Manager

Employer
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts
Location
Nottingham
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
NUH Clinical Pathology

Specimen Reception Manager

An opportunity has arisen for the role of Specimen Reception Manager within Clinical Pathology at NUH

The role involves
  • Taking overall responsibility for the operational management of the Specimen Reception areas covering the specimen receptions at NCH and QMC.
  • Management of all aspects of HR, sickness, workforce planning and recruitment, including e-rostering of the 24/7 service coverage
  • Act as the lead for the specimen reception areas including managing the staff, equipment and processes within it.
  • Direct the coordination of the day to day activities associated with specimen reception
  • Act as the link role between the Clinical Pathology Quality Management System (QMS) and Specimen Reception
  • Close working with the laboratory disciplines that the work of Specimen reception feeds into, in particular autocore chemistry and haematology
  • Line Management of a team of SREC staff


Main duties of the job

The specimen reception manager role involves
  • Taking overall responsibility for the operational management of the Specimen Reception areas covering the specimen receptions at NCH and QMC.
  • Management of all aspects of HR, sickness, workforce planning and recruitment, including e-rostering of the 24/7 service coverage
  • Act as the lead for the specimen reception areas including managing the staff, equipment and processes within it.
  • Direct the coordination of the day to day activities associated with specimen reception
  • Act as the link role between the Clinical Pathology Quality Management System (QMS) and Specimen Reception
  • Close working with the laboratory disciplines that the work of Specimen reception feeds into, in particular autocore chemistry and haematology
  • Line Management of a team of SREC staff

A key part of this role over the autumn of 2024, will be the leadership of the changes in specimen reception as a result of implementing a new laboratory IT system.

About us

With over 19,000 staff, we are one of the biggest employers in the city with a central role in supporting the health and wellbeing of our local population. We play a leading role in research, education and innovation.

Come and join our wonderful team at NUH. We are big believers in diversity and welcome new ideas to help develop our team in order to deliver world class healthcare to the vast patient populations we serve.

We particularly welcome applications from people who identify as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, or Disabled, as we are striving to be better represented at NUH.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached job description and personal specification documents for further details of the role

Person Specification

Degree level qualification

Essential

  • Degree level qualification


Desirable

  • Management qualification


Team leadership, staff Mx

Essential

  • managed a service area


Comm & Interpersonal skills

Essential

  • evidence / examples of


Training

Essential

  • delivering training to range of audiences


Prioritisation of work

Essential

  • flow, capacity and demand - awareness and experience of


Tims Mx and prioritisation

Essential

  • evidence


Experience

Essential

  • Management of HR cases (sickness, competency, capability)


Employer details

Employer name

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trusts

Address

Across both campus

Nottingham

NG7 2UH

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

164-6361165

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