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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 27/09/2019.

Anticoagulant Therapist

Job Reference: 331-L3300919

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
Anticoagulant Management Service
Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Lancaster
£30,401 - £37,267 per ann

''A great place to be cared for; a great place to work''

A position has arisen in the Warfarin Management Service for an Anticoagulant Therapist based in the department of Blood Sciences at University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary site in Lancashire. Anticoagulant Therapist must be a Registered Nurse or a HCPC Registered Specialist Biomedical Scientist.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) is composed of three main hospital sites; Royal Lancaster Infirmary, Furness General Hospital and Westmorland General Hospital covering a wide geographical area encompassing North Lancashire and South Cumbria. You will be required to travel between and work at these sites.

The Lancaster location allows easy access to the Lake District National Park, the Yorkshire Dales and Morecambe Bay, each offering extensive recreational opportunities. The area also benefits from some excellent schools and colleges.

This is a challenging opportunity to work in a team of Anticoagulant Therapists and Biomedical Scientists providing an effective and efficient Warfarin Management Service to patient's in the North Lancashire and South Cumbria area. The service is based Haematology and Blood Transfusion service within an accredited Blood Sciences laboratory.

The Warfarin Management Service provides a Bleed and Post Warfarin dosing and management service. We also undertake patient counselling, dosing and advise. Provide advise and guidance regarding Warfarin to colleagues and other health care professionals. We work across the Trust to promote and advise on the safe dosing and management of Warfarin and work closely together with in-patient, out-patient and primary care services.

Anyone newly appointed to the trust will be subject to the completion of a satisfactory 6 month probationary period (this includes bank staff). This will give the new staff member an opportunity to become familiar with the role and working environment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Rachael Williams, Technical Services Manager - Haematology via e-mail,, or telephone 01524 583761

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