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Consultant Clinical Scientist

Employer
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Preston
Salary
£83,571 to £96,376 per annum
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Clinical scientist
Grade
Band 8D
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Are you a Consultant Clinical Scientist Microbiology (Clinical Scientist in microbiology with Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists by examination or equivalent) to work within an evolving Infection Service based in the Department of Pathology at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (LTHTR).

Main duties of the job

This job focuses on the clinical infection consultation and antibiotic stewardship elements of the service however, there is also the opportunity to take on leadership roles in negotiation with colleagues. They will provide clinical and scientific advice to clinicians, other staff within the Trust and wider health community (e.g. staff from other laboratories, clinical staff, managers, GPs and community nurses) regarding microbiological investigations, their interpretation and appropriate therapy and provide expertise to support Infection Prevention and Control in LTHTR

About us

This job focuses on the clinical infection consultation and antibiotic stewardship elements of the service however, there is also the opportunity to take on leadership roles in negotiation with colleagues. They will provide clinical and scientific advice to clinicians, other staff within the Trust and wider health community (e.g. staff from other laboratories, clinical staff, managers, GPs and community nurses) regarding microbiological investigations, their interpretation and appropriate therapy and provide expertise to support Infection Prevention and Control in LTHTR

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will bring clinical and scientific expertise and strategic direction to the Microbiology Department and will contribute to the expansion and development of practice, the implementation of Clinical Governance, and the delivery of improved outcomes. You will provide consultant and specialist advice to clinical and scientific staff within the Trust, Primary Care, the North West Region and Nationally.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Education

Essential

  • Honours degree in relevant science
  • Post graduate qualification in a relevant area
  • Relevant PhD or Doctorate (level 8)
  • Registration with Health and Care Professions Council as a Clinical Scientist
  • Completion of Higher Specialist Scientific Training (HSST) in microbiology or equivalent
  • Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists (Microbiology) by examination


Knowledge & Experience

Essential

  • A high level of clinical experience and competence in the management of Infection and laboratory liaison.
  • Advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, and experience in clinical microbiology
  • Wide-ranging practical experience in manual & automated techniques used in clinical microbiology laboratories
  • Experience in the interpretation of a wide range of microbiology results
  • Thorough knowledge of PC packages for word processing, presentations, spreadsheets and databases. Good knowledge of laboratory information systems.
  • Basic knowledge of managerial processes in general


Desirable

  • Experience of supervising others and managing specialised areas of a microbiology department


Employer details

Employer name

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Preston Hospital

Sharoe Green Lane, Fulwood, Preston

Preston

PR2 9HT

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