Biomedical Scientist

Biomedical Scientist Ashford, Kent, South East England, England

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Full Time Ashford, Kent, South East England, England 35392 - 42618 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We’re one of the biggest acute trusts in England with five hospitals providing a wide range of high-quality services and opportunities to develop.

Our laboratories have state of the art automated systems. We are UKAS ISO 15189; 2012 accredited.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated, adaptable, focused and enthusiastic HCPC registered Band 6 BMS in our Clinical Biochemistry department at the William Harvey Hospital, East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT). You will be part of a dynamic, and critical frontline team that provides specialist and acute services 24-7 365 to the patients of East Kent.

To undertake scientific tasks within a section of the departments as delegated by the senior staff, including when appropriate, monitoring the performance and supervision of trainee Biomedical Scientists and (S)AHCS staff.

The postholder will be required to undertake routine analytical work in all sections of the laboratory, involving both automated and manual techniques, sign out results and contribute generally to the delivery of the service.

The postholder will be required to make timely and accurate decisions regarding the efficient and safe functioning of the Clinical Biochemistry laboratory considering Health and Safety and other relevant legislation whilst recognising when to seek advice from more senior staff.

The postholder will be to expected to follow standard operating procedures within the department to enable the service to run effectively.

You will be expected to undertake training to achieve a level of competency which will enable you to work independently which includes Continuous Processing Pattern (CPP) 24/7 working.

The postholder will be expected to use initiative in all areas of work.

We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people.
Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our values: ‘People feel cared for, safe, respected and confident that we are making a difference’.

We have a new way of working at East Kent Hospitals, called ‘We care’. It’s about empowering frontline staff to lead improvements day-to-day. We’re looking for compassionate people to be part of our improvement journey for the patients, families and carers we care for every day.”

If you are considering applying for any vacancy with East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) please ensure you are comfortable being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and that you understand that we are treating COVID-19 positive patients within our hospital.

Unless you are informed in writing that your post does not require full vaccination, it will be a condition of your employment that you are and remain fully vaccinated for COVID-19 unless you have medical exemption. Your commitment will help us to put the safety and care of our patients first, as well as helping us to protect you and your colleagues.

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Biomedical Scientist
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Susan Acott
$100 to $500 million (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
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