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Principal Biomedical Scientist

Job Reference: 390-2018-BS-PRINBMS

Employer:
Southend University Hospital - Nursing and General
Department:
Blood Science
Location:
Essex
Salary:
£40,428 - £48,514

Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has a history of innovation and is recognised by the Care Quality Commission for its quality of service provision and excellent use of resources. As an organisation we aim to recruit those who uphold our values and share our vision which is to provide 'excellent care from excellent people'.

Throughout the Trust, we continue to strive for excellence as demonstrated in our award winning Stroke Unit and Wound Management Team.

2015 welcomes the implementation of major organisational changes and our employees are central to these improvements.


Principal Biomedical Scientist with ‘PATHOLOGY FIRST’

Band 8 Principal BMS – Coagulation

Salary: £40,428 to £48,514

Job Summary

The Blood Science Department at Pathology First is looking for an experienced biomedical scientist to join their team as Principle Biomedical Scientist with experience in Coagulation, whose role will include:

  • Ensure high quality analysis, agreed quality standards of service delivery and key performance indicators.

  • Provide professional knowledge and leadership skills to Specialist Biomedical Scientists, Trainees, BMS and pathology support staff.

  • Ensure that all areas of responsibility comply with all relevant current and future legislation and complies with BCSH recommendations and the requirements of UKAS 15189:2 & MHRA.

Required Skills and Experience

HCPC State Registration as a Biomedical Scientist in Coagulation

MSc or equivalent level of qualification ( by examination) in Coagulation

IBMS Higher Specialist Diploma in Coagulation or equivalent

Level 3 or above Management Qualification

And desirable

  • IBMS Diploma of Expert Practice in Coagulation or Evidence of Extended Practice in Coagulation

EDCL or equivalent IT qualification

About Us

Pathology First was formed in 2014 and is a joint venture between Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and private sector partners – Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP). Pathology First delivers full laboratory services to a population of 750,000 patients and over 100 GP practices in the South East.

iPP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Synlab, the European leader in delivery of high quality pathology testing and imaging services. Synlab operates in 35 countries across four continents, employing more than 13,000 members of staff and conducting over 400 million tests per annum.

If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.

iPP is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law. Applicants must currently have permission to work in the UK.




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