VACANCY (Post Title): Specialist Biomedical Scientist
Microbiology, Cell Science, DGRI
GRADE: Band 6
SALARY: £26,830 to £35,933
HOURS: 37.5hpw Participation in extended working hours, weekend and out of hours rota.
Description of Role:
We are seeking a HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist with relevant experience in diagnostic microbiology. This is an opportunity to join us working in our new purpose built and state of the art hospital with views across the countryside, in the Microbiology laboratory as a Biomedical Scientist.
Candidates will be enthusiastic, outgoing, motivated and innovative, with good organisational skills and well developed communication skills. This full-time post will also afford the individual the opportunity to train within our new Pathology laboratory as we are collectively a Cell Science department.
The Microbiology department provides a clinical laboratory service to NHS Dumfries & Galloway 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Dumfries & Galloway has a population of 150,000 people covered by approximately 175 General Practitioners who all access the laboratories. Approximately 140,000 Microbiology requests are received per year, 50-65% of requests come from the primary care sector, and the remainder comes from work generated by hospital sites.
The laboratory holds UKAS ISO15189 accreditation for a diverse repertoire. You will rotate in all areas of the laboratory including Serology, Mycology, Parasitology and Molecular Diagnostics. The department utilizes a wide range of analytical equipment, most recently the Maldi-TOF, of which you will be required to become proficient in after suitable training, following Departmental SOPs.
Informal enquires to: Adele Foster Tel
Closing Date: Thursday 31 May 2018 (midnight)
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