Biomedical Scientist

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POST: Specialist Biomedical Scientist

LOCATION: Chemistry Section - Combined Laboratory

HOURS: 37.5 hours per week

SALARY: Band 6 Agenda for Change

The University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) Pathology Combined Laboratory is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic individual to join our busy team as a Specialist Biomedical Scientist. The post holder will join a busy team delivering the automated and special investigation chemistry clinical service.

You will possess excellent communication and organisational skills and be able to work effectively under pressure both as part of the team and as an individual, approaching issues logically and demonstrating initiative where required. Knowledge of ISO 15189:2012 standard is desirable.

The post holder will be HCPC registered and have completed the IBMS specialist portfolio or equivalent qualification. The post holder must be able to demonstrate knowledge of automated and specialist analytical equipment. Experience of working with an automated track system would be an advantage but not essential.

For an informal visit or further information, please contact Tony Cambridge, on 01752 430050.

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