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Senior Specialist Biomedical Scientist Haematology/Transfusion

Employer
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Liverpool
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per annum
Closing date
26 Jun 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly experienced suitably qualified HCPC registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join our dynamic workforce as a Senior BMS within the Haematology/Transfusion Laboratory ofBlood Sciences at Liverpool Clinical Laboratories. This is a very busy department dedicated to providing the highest quality patient centred service. The department operates 24 hours, is well equipped with modern automation and processes in excess of 470000 samples per annum and is provided across four separate hospital sites:

The laboratory based at the new CSSB facility at Royal Liverpool supports the Clatterbridge Cancer Care Hospital Liverpool and regional specialists' services such as Haemophilia centre and the Haemoglobinopathy and Antenatal Screening Service.

The laboratory based at Aintree University Hospital supports the regions Trauma Centre. This laboratory also serves the Walton Neurological Centre.

Broadgreen Hospital, which is co-located with Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, is home to several elective surgical, diagnostic and treatment services, together with specialist rehabilitation.

The Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust is the main hospital delivering the highest standards of care for women, babies and families.

Main duties of the job

The post holder's role includes contributing to the laboratory as an experienced Specialist Biomedical Scientist in the provision of a high-quality cost effective clinical and laboratory service and the development of the service in line with Departmental objectives. The successful candidate will have a proven track record and detailed knowledge of theoretical and practical Haematology procedures, together with experience in the supervision and management of staff. They will take part in training and competency assessment of both scientific and clinical staff, perform staff appraisals, and assist the Laboratory Manager in data collection, stock management and quality management duties. They will take a lead in the day-to-day organisation of the laboratory, prioritise work and manage a challenging workload. They should be able to work on their own initiative, demonstrating good interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills. They will write, review and implement standard operating procedures, maintain quality assurance standards and train all grades of staff and will be directly involved in service development and modernisation. They will have HR responsibilities appropriate to their role and will be directly involved with appropriate responsibilities for achieving and maintaining laboratory standards such as UKAS ISO: 15189:2022.

About us

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust was created on 1 October 2019 following the merger of two adult acute Trusts, Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust.

The merger provides an opportunity to reconfigure services in a way that provides the best healthcare services to the city and improves the quality of care and health outcomes that patients experience.

The Trust runs Aintree University Hospital, Broadgreen Hospital, Liverpool University Dental Hospital and the Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

It serves a core population of around 630,000 people across Merseyside as well as providing a range of highly specialist services to a catchment area of more than two million people in the North West region and beyond.

To hear more about our achievements click herehttps://www.liverpoolft.nhs.uk/media/13089/1606-annual-report-booklet_final.pdf

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Summary

The post holders role includes contributing to the laboratory as an experienced Specialist Biomedical Scientist in the provision of a high-quality cost effective clinical and laboratory service and the development of the service in line with Departmental objectives. The successful candidate will have a proven track record and detailed knowledge of theoretical and practical Haematology procedures, together with experience in the supervision and management of staff.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • BSc in Biomedical Sciences or equivalent
  • HCPC registered with at least
  • Up to date CPD Record


Desirable

  • MSc in Biomedical Sciences / Transfusion / Transplantation (IBMS accredited)
  • Fellowship of IBMS by examination in Blood Transfusion or Transfusion Science
  • MSc or FIBMS in another discipline in conjunction with IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma in Transfusion Science ? Or equivalent qualification
  • Willingness to undertake study at Masters degree level


Experience

Essential

  • Extensive experience in Blood Transfusion.
  • 3 years post registration experience in Transfusion


Desirable

  • Out of hours working in a medical laboratory


Knowledge

Essential

  • Health & Safety awareness


Skills

Essential

  • Demonstrable ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Numerate
  • IT skills
  • Keyboard skills


Employer details

Employer name

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Liverpool Clinical Laboratories

Liverpool

L7 8YE

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287-LCL-61-24

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