Quality, Risk and Point of Care Manager

7 days left

Isle of Man (GB) (IM)
£49,336 - £59,111 per annum
21 Apr 2021
18 May 2021
Job Function
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role and our team

Join our small, friendly, forward-thinking and dedicated team in the Pathology department within Manx Care as a Quality, Risk and Point of Care Manager.

This is varied role based in a district general hospital laboratory setting, however we also perform a range of specialist investigations due to our island location. This post offers you a rewarding, unique and diverse working environment that comes with an island setting.

As the Pathology Quality, Risk and Point of Care Manager, you will be responsible for formulating quality policy and the management (including the design, establishment, implementation, development, and maintenance) of the Pathology Quality Management System (QMS). The QMS is maintained using iPassport. One of the pivotal responsibilities of this post will be achieving and maintaining ISO 15189 accreditation in all pathology disciplines.

You will also have responsibility for all point of care services within secondary care on the Isle of Man including quality, audit, training, and clinical governance in association with clinical lead consultant(s), service leads, clinical service users, Pathology heads of departments and the Pathology Manager.

If you have the necessary qualifications and experience, and have a high level of theoretical and practical knowledge in all aspects of pathology, then this could be the perfect role for you.

What can this role offer me?

The Pathology Department is committed to staff development and will fully support your CPD and future progression. You will also have access to all the great courses the Isle of Man Government offer, through LEAD, our Learning, Education and Development Service.

By joining us you’ll be stepping away from NHS pressures and demands, as the Island’s healthcare system is similar but separate to the UK NHS.

Manx Care is committed to creating smoke-free spaces and is ‘proud to be smoke free’ as part of the overall Isle of Man Smoke Free 2030 ambition. As of April 1st 2021, smoking will no longer be permitted on our Manx Care sites. For support and advice on abstinence from smoking, please contact Quit4You on 01624 642404 or Quit4You@gov.im

About the Island and relocating

Here you can enjoy a fantastic quality of life, and an excellent work-life balance! There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor activities; so if you like walking, mountain biking, sailing or kayaking, you’ll have lots of places to explore!

There are also lots of great cafes, bars and restaurants, and you can enjoy the Island’s real sense of community. The island is well connected to the UK, and you’ll also benefit from low income tax rates (20% maximum rate).

If you are relocating or returning to the Island, you can also benefit from the Insurance Holiday Scheme, which allows you to apply for a refund on your NI contributions for your 1

st year of living here. To see how this scheme could benefit you, and to find out more about relocating to the Isle of Man, visit www.locate.im

A relocation package of up to £7,000 based on receipts is available for this role. Assistance is also available where the Department will pay the difference between your current mortgage/rent bill, and that of your new accommodation on the Isle of Man, up to a maximum of £250 per month. This role also qualifies for a recruitment incentive of £3,000, payable in the 1st, 13th, and 25th months of employment.

How to find out more

For more information please see the attached job description and person specification, or contact Steve Doyle, Pathology Manager on 01624 650642 or Charlie Houston, Chief Biomedical Scientist Biochemistry on 01624 650661.

Additional information

Please note a standard police check is required for this post which the Department will cover the cost of for you.

Free on-site parking is available at Noble’s Hospital.


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