Senior Biomedical Scientist

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RAIGMORE HOSPITAL, INVERNESS

CLINICAL SERVICES DIVISION

MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT

SENIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST – BAND 7

Full-time, Permanent

Salary scale: £33,222 - £43,471

This is an opportunity to join a progressive department situated in one of the most beautiful areas of Scotland. We provide a comprehensive Microbiology service to clinicians throughout the NHS Highland area; specimens for the Scottish Toxoplasma Reference Laboratory and Scottish Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Infection Reference Laboratory also received from other health boards. The department has 3 sections: Culture (bacterial culture, antibiotic sensitivity, antigen detection), Molecular (bacteria and virus [including toxoplasma cell culture]) and Serology (bacterial and viral serology, Parasitology [STRL and SLDTRL] and Immunology tests).

You will join an established team, and although you will be expected to work closely with departmental consultants, clinical scientists, other senior BMS and the department manager, you will have with a considerable degree of autonomy and responsibility for providing professional, scientific and technical leadership, to a team of experienced staff. The post holder will also be responsible for coordinating training of new and existing staff within Microbiology to standards required for IBMS and ISO15189:2012, as well as liaising with external training providers. The post involves, weekend and public holidays as required by the department, and participation in the out-of-hours on-call service (culture section).

Applicants who can demonstrate team spirit, can motivate people, have initiative and flexibility, must be HCPC registered, have professional knowledge and technical expertise of laboratory Microbiology attained either through relevant Masters Degree or IBMS specialist portfolio in Microbiology. You will have practical laboratory experience working at band 6 (specialist BMS), must possess excellent communication skills both oral and written, and be fully computer literate.

Informal enquiries to: Dr D Ashburn; tel: 01463 704108 ; email: david.ashburn@nhs.net

Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness IV2 3BW or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net.

Further details about working & living in Highland can be found here https://medical.careers.global/company/112252/NHS-Highland

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote reference: IM9.18.108a

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 15th February 2019

 

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NHS Highland
Direct Employer


Inverness, (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1463 704000
Web: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/

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Company Profile

3 February 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Inverness
Salary: £33,222 - £43,471 GBP per year
Work type:
Full time
Sector:
Healthcare and Medical
Profession:
Scientific Services
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