Biomedical Scientist - QA

11 Nov 2020
04 Dec 2020
Job Function
Biomedical Scientist
Contract Type
Full Time

Supporting a busy Laboratory Manager with a variety of core responsibilities, the main requisite of this role will revolve around quality assurance and compliance.

Key responsibilities:

• Lead the document control processes for a clinical laboratory for accrediting bodies

• Support the QC, EQA and QMS systems for the purpose of acquiring/maintaining accreditations

• Manage and control all incoming and outgoing external quality assessments 

• Updating training records, CAPA’s and maintenance protocols

• Writing SOPs, authorising them, maintaining an awareness of relevant SOPs and updating as necessary

• Maintaining accurate records in a lab book and/or QMS, accurately file records and store information electronically



Person specification:

• You will educated to MSc or BSc (or equivalent) in Biomedical Sciences or a closely related discipline

• Ideally you will be HCPC registered

• Proven background of working in an accredited clinical lab, especially with respect to quality and regulatory processes

• Experience with molecular diagnostics including PCR, nucleic acid extraction and handling of RNA

• Expertise in the areas of human genetics, clinical microbiology, biochemistry or clinical diagnostics 

• Sound IT skills, with exemplary communication skills and ability to work in a demanding and fast-moving environment