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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Posted 15 May by NHS Highland Featured Ended
RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS

CLINICAL SERVICES DIVISION

MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT – BAND 2

Full-time, Permanent

Salary scale: £16,532 - £18,903

The key duties of this role is to receive, sort and book-in patients’ specimens and enter patients’ demographic and test details into the laboratory computer system. In this busy department, the successful candidate must be able to work quickly and with a high degree of accuracy as mistakes may cause incorrect results to be reported. The role also includes other general laboratory duties according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures. In-house training will be provided in all activities.

The post involves rotation in all sections according to the needs of the service and participation in the staff rota to include an extended working day, weekend and public holidays as required by the department.

Applicants should have a good general education, excellent typing/keyboard skills and be IT literate. Previous experience in a medical laboratory is an advantage.

Informal enquiries to: Dr D Ashburn; tel; email:

Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to .

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference: IM9_18_44

Closing date for completed applications: Monday 28th May 2018

Reference: 35148789

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