The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is part Eastern Pathology Alliance (EPA). EPA is a network of three Trust Laboratories based at James Paget Hospital in Gorleston, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn and Norfolk and Norwich Hospital Norwich (NNUH) of which the NNUH is the hub laboratory.
The post will be based at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital. The Laboratory provides a wide range of tests for both in-patient and out-patient, all of Norfolk’s GP’s and other neighbouring Trusts. To aid with our very high workload in the Automated Clinical Biochemistry, the department just recently updated the analysers with Abbott Alinity with 3600 Accelerator 3600 as the track system.
We have exciting opportunities for HCPC registered Biomedical Scientists who have experience of working as independent practitioners with skills in Clinical Biochemistry and who are able to perform a range of analyses in Automation and Specimen reception Services.
We will also welcome applications from graduates who have completed an IBMS accredited biomedical sciences degree and started their registration portfolio (Please refer to attached job descriptions).
Key Responsibilities include:
- Answers telephone inquiries from pathology users, patients and patient carers about test results and provide information that is complex about methodologies and service requirements.
- Manages own work and day-to-day routine work in specialised services. Responsible for processing both urgent and routine work to maintain routine turnaround times in line with Trust and Service polices.
- Maintains complex specialist analytical equipment on a daily basis and sign off as fit for clinical use.
- Run test procedures on all methodologies on a daily basis to include calibration and quality control testing and sign off methods as fit for clinical use.
- Fault find equipment and analyser function after formal in-house training.
- Inform manufacturers of problems with equipment and help service engineers to repair and maintain laboratory equipment
- Responsible for inputting and amending specialist patient data and results, which includes other colleagues work.
You will be required to participate in a 24/7 service following training and competency assessment.
37.5 hours per week
Open for applications:
11th September 2020
Close for applications:
22nd September 2020