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Advanced Biomedical Scientist

NHS AfC: Band 7

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NHS AfC: Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Colchester General Hospital
£31,696 to £41,787 per annum pro rata
23/02/2018 23:59

Quality, Compliance, Customer Focussed

Job Title: Advanced Biomedical Scientist
Department: Pathology
Location: Ipswich


North East Essex and Suffolk Pathology services is a partnership of Colchester, Ipswich and West Suffolk hospitals that was formed on 5 May 2017. Our vision is to deliver innovative, high-performing pathology that is focussed on our customers and delivers high quality and fully compliant services.

Our partnership is clinically led and designed to achieve the benefits of scale that can be achieved by three hospitals working together, while remaining close enough to our customers to meet their needs and support the excellent clinical care provided by our hospitals.

We are committed to attracting and retaining the best pathology staff and if you want to work with us to develop your own career and help us achieve our vision then we would like to hear from you.

The role:

We are looking for an Advanced Biomedical Scientist who will be:

•Responsible as lead Biomedical Scientist for a specialist area
*Manages and coordinates the day to day activities of the team
•Leads on service improvement
•Processes specialist investigations and responsible for standard and quality of results
•Provides specialist advice to clinicians as to appropriateness of tests and timescales.
•Provides specialist service e.g. training, advanced trouble shooting, problem solving for specialist requirement.
•To work flexibly in reflection of service needs which may include an extended working day and/or participation in delivery of a 24 hour, 7 day per week service.
•The work of the service brings staff into constant contact with human body fluids, tissues and hazardous chemicals. This may include blood, pus, urine, faeces, and respiratory secretions.
•Maintain and promote professional image of the Partnership.

This post is based at Ipswich Hospital.

If you want to be part of a new, innovative service, please apply online.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Opindra Pandya

01473 703704

If you have problems applying, contact

01206 745900