Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Department of Haematology & Blood Transfusion
Senior Biomedical Scientist – Band 7 Quality Lead in Haematology
Full Time 37.5hrs per week
Applications are invited from enthusiastic individuals wishing to join a friendly professional team in our Haematology & Blood Transfusion Department based at the Worcestershire Royal Hospital and also covering a laboratory at the Alexandra Hospital, Redditch.
We are seeking to recruit a dynamic and motivated Band 7 Biomedical Scientist – Quality Lead to join our team.
Our Haematology Department is progressive and ambitious, providing an analytical service across 2 main sites at Worcester and Redditch. We deliver a 24/7 service across both sites using a variety of manual and automated methods on Beckman Coulter, Werfen and Ortho analysers. The department also provides a service to the Antenatal Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Screening Programme.
Applicants should have considerable experience and knowledge of regulatory requirements and accreditation for hospital laboratories. In depth knowledge and understanding of the requirements of the ISO 15189 standard is essential together with expertise in use of quality management systems.
The successful applicant will have the skills required to lead on all aspects of Quality Management for the Haematology Department, working closely with the Departmental Laboratory/Quality Manager and Quality Lead BMS for Blood Transfusion to successfully maintain UKAS Accreditation and promote Quality Improvement ideas and projects.
All applicants must have an established background in Haematology and be HCPC registered.
The successful applicant will also be required to support the 24/7 service which will include some weekend shifts and occasional night shifts as required to provide cover during staff shortages.
Salary offered will be in accordance with the Agenda for Change scale of payment
If you require further information about this position please contact Bev Byfield-Jones by e-mail at [email protected]
Worcester, England, Worcestershire, WR1, United Kingdom