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Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Employer
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Winchester
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pro rata
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Biomedical scientist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has re-designed its Pathology services following Trust mergers and now has an opportunity for a Specialist Biomedical Scientist within the field of Haematology and Blood Transfusion.

The post holder will be highly skilled in the use of the latest biomedical techniques and complex instrumentation alongside more traditional manual methods of investigation. Applicants are expected have training and experience in blood transfusion. The individual will be expected to apply professional judgement and utilise specialist skills and knowledge to provide a timely result service to the clinician. The individual will be committed to formally maintaining their specialist skills and knowledge by appropriate training and self-education.

Main duties of the job

We provide a 24/7 diagnostic service andwe can offerfull timehours covering day, evening, night and weekends.

If you have the qualifications and experience and wish to develop your knowledge and skills in Biochemistry, we are waiting to hear from you.

About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites: Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 people across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Our cultural ambition is to have a culture that places people at the heart of all we do, where we all belong, and where learning, improvement and excellence thrive.We provide specialist services to people across the UK and internationally. We are one of only two centres in the UK treating pseudomyxoma peritonei (a rare form of abdominal cancer) and we are leaders in the field of tertiary liver cancer and colorectal cancer.The trust employs more than 9,000 staff and has a turnover of over �500 million a year. As a Foundation Trust, we are directly accountable to our members through the governors. The Council of Governors represent the interests of their constituencies and influence the future plans of the Foundation Trust.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Further information about the Trust and this role can be found on the Job Description and Person Specification document attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Biomedical Science Degree or equivalent
  • State registration with the Health Professions Council
  • Evidence of a Continuing Personal Development Programme
  • Experience in UK Haematology lab
  • Any IBMS Specialist certificate


Desirable

  • Membership of an other professional body


Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of general Haematology, acquired by lab experience and IBMS registration portfolio.
  • Working in a diagnostic laboratory at Specialist BMS level.


Desirable

  • Lone working
  • Shift working


Training

Essential

  • IBMS specialist portfolio in Haematology or IBMS accredited MSc in Haematology or Transfusion


Desirable

  • Working towards specialist portfolio


Employer details

Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Winchester

Romsey Road

Winchester

SO23 5DG

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