Medical Laboratory Assistant

Medical Laboratory Assistant Stevenage, England

East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
Full Time Stevenage, England 20270 - 21318 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

We are recruiting for a Medical Laboratory Assistant who shares our vision to be trusted to provide consistently outstanding care and exemplary service to our patients.

The Lister Hospital Blood Sciences Department in Pathology is looking for an enthusiastic individual to work in Pathology Services within the East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust.

Our Values areInclude,Respect andImprove. It is important that you understand and refer to our values during your recruitment process and beyond!

Duties will include receipting of samples, inputting pathology requests on a computer system and supporting the Biomedical Scientists. The role will involve the handling of pathology samples such as blood, urine and swabs.

You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week flexibly and within a shift system that delivers a 24/7 service.

You will perform a range of routine healthcare science activities under supervision, e.g. sample preparation and storage

Maintain clinical records in relation to activities carried out.

To work flexibly in reflection of service needs this may include an extended working day and/or participation in delivery of a 24 hour, 7 days per week service.

The work of the service brings staff into constant contact with human body fluids, tissues and hazardous chemicals. This may include blood, pus, urine, faeces, and respiratory secretions.

Maintain and promote professional image of the Trust.

At East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, we are proud of the range of general and specialist services we provide and our 6,000 or so dedicated staff ensure our patients get the best care. Our ability to be flexible and innovative in the way in which we work and deliver our services to our catchment has never been more important than it is now.

We run the following hospitals:

  • The Lister Hospital, Stevenage
  • New Queen Elizabeth II (New QEII), Welwyn Garden City
  • Hertford County, Hertford
  • Mount Vernon Cancer Centre (MVCC), Northwood
We have ambitious plans to become an outstanding, patient-led Trust where dedicated staff provide high-quality, compassionate care to our patients. We continue to undergo significant transformation and our staff and patients are at the heart of delivering this ambitious agenda.

We are committed to a positive work life balance for our employees. This means that any employee is entitled to seek to work flexible working patterns and we are committed to listen and consider all requests. Such requests, of course, have to be made and considered formally, and will need to be balanced against service needs, but our starting point will always be to find ways to support making them happen.

Please see the attached Applicant information pack for further detailed information regarding this role.

Medical Laboratory Assistant
East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust
London, United Kingdom
Amanda Pritchard
$5 to $25 million (USD)
10000+ Employees
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