MSc in Biomedical Science or Fellowship of the Institute of Biomedical Science or equivalent experience (at least 5 years experience as BMS1 and evidence of continued development in relevant discipline) and have formal evidence of highly specialist knowledge of a range of discipline specific procedures.
You must have evidence of continuing professional development, for example, a specialised portfolio of development, attendance at specialist courses, training on new instrumentation, learning through reflective practice.
For those staff reporting cervical cytology, the NHS Cervical Screening Programme Certificate in Cervical Cytology and compliance with NHSCSP guidelines is mandatory.
You will Manage and coordinate day-to-day technical activities of a section(s) of the department.
Be responsible for standards and quality of performance of the section(s) including instrument problem solving and trouble shooting.
Process a broad range of specialist and routine laboratory diagnostic investigations in a Department of a Laboratory using a range of scientific measurements and technical procedures on patient samples.
Provide advice to clinicians as to appropriateness of tests and time-scales.
Develop and delivers training and assesses competence of Biomedical Scientists, Trainee Biomedical Scientists and Medical laboratory Assistants.
Should you wish to discuss the post in more detail, please contact Betty Kyle, Chief BMS , on