Operations Manager – Blood Sciences
We are Pathology First, a joint venture between our NHS Foundation Trust and a private partner. We have an exciting opportunity available for a Blood Sciences Operations Manager and are looking for an individual who has in-depth knowledge and experience of blood sciences workflow, staffing, equipment and production methods.
As an Operations Manager you will work with a team of Principal Biomedical Scientists to ensure discipline-specific expert knowledge is available and to operate a functional, efficient and compliant laboratory service. You will ensure that regulatory and accreditation requirements are met, operating within a quality management system and delivering against key performance indicators. Staff engagement is an essential part of the role.
The successful application with require:
- HCPC Registration, and hold an MSc, FIBMS or equivalent
- Experience in managing a large service
- Expert knowledge of national guidelines and protocols relating to pathology
- Ability to perform under the pressure of challenging timescales, multiple demands and changing services
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Management qualification e.g., MBA, DMS
- Project management experience, skills or qualifications
- Lean, 6 sigma or equivalent processes and mindset
SYNLAB UK & Ireland work closely with clinicians, hospitals, occupational health providers and clinical researchers to provide a complete pathology offering.
We operate in increasingly diverse environments which is reflected in our workforce, clients, customers, suppliers, communities and partners. We believe an inclusive workplace culture is the best way to source, attract and retain diverse and talented people, and create a sustainable, high-performing workforce.
We believe our staff is vital to the principle of making a positive difference to healthcare, therefore, we promote a culture of continuous personal development where scientists and staff have the support and resources to acquire new skills and build their careers through learning and development opportunities, coaching and clear career pathways.
We promote an open and collaborative culture where leaders act as role models and facilitate a two-way communication, engage with staff and stakeholders transparently and actively encourage feedback and suggestions.
Please note that we reserve the right to close any adverts once we have received a sufficient number of applications. If you decide to apply for this post but do not hear back from us within two weeks of your application, please assume that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.
Synlab UK & Ireland is a committed equal opportunities employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of any status or condition protected by applicable UK employment law
For further information or to arrange an informal visit please contact Adrian O’Keeffe, Production Manager, on 07423 671165 or Adrian.OKeeffe@SYNLAB.co.uk.
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