Biomedical Scientist (Cytology-Band 6)

Posted 15 March by Hudson Shribman Easy Apply

Biomedical Scientist (Cytology-Band 6) c26k

South East ABJ3496

A state registered Biomedical Scientist is urgently required for a biomedical scientist (Band 6) post for a well established pathology organisation reporting to the Clinical Director & Operations Manager. As state registered biomedical scientist you would work as part of a team to assist in the provision of an efficient diagnostic histopathology and non-gynae cytology service. This post primarily involves work as a histopathology and non-gynae cytology biomedical scientist although some provision of administrative support is also expected.

This opportunity is part 5-6 hours per day dependent on the person.

They could work around you in terms of hours.

Salary could be fleiable depdent on experience

Key Responsibilities

Participate in all aspects of technical work undertaken in the Histopathology and non-Gynae Cytology laboratory. Work with the lead BMS to gain competency, knowledge, understanding and experience in all aspects of the laboratory detailed below.

  • Observe and assist, in consultation with the lead BMS and the quality manager in the maintenance of quality standards within the laboratory.
  • Perform all tasks according to written standard operating procedures with particular emphasis on quality and safety (COSHH risk assessment).
  • Work as part of an efficient team to ensure the smooth running of the service
  • Book in all specimens received
  • Your responsibility primarily involves performing all the technical aspects of histology and cytology and ensuring a high standard of quality at all times

  • To book in all specimens received

  • To assist with the histology cut-up and perform basic aspects in line with your training and expertise

  • To perform all technical aspects of slide preparation (particularly embedding, microtomy and staining).

  • To perform special stains.

  • To prepare cytology specimens.

  • To undertake all technical duties in accordance with written SOP’s

  • To inform management regarding any shortage of supplies/consumables.

  • To carry out general lab duties such as typing reports and filing etc when required.

  • To deal with telephone queries when required

Qualifications and Skills

State registered Biomedical Scientist. Band 6

Experience in histology/ cytology

Great opportunity to gain experience within a commercial setting

To Apply: Please contact Alison Basson ABJ3496 on

Required skills

  • Histology
  • Pathology
  • Specimen Collection
  • Staining
  • Tissue Processing

Reference: 34373353

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