About the facility
HCA Healthcare UK – The World’s largest private healthcare group; providing award winning primary, acute and complex care.
HCA Laboratories has over 35 years’ experience in providing pathology services, for acute care in our HCA Hospitals, IVF Clinics, Insurance work, healthcare screening and GP services. We cover all disciplines in pathology including allergy, biochemistry and endocrinology, haematology and blood transfusion, histopathology and cytology, immunology, and microbiology and serology, with each laboratory equipped with the best available analytical instrumentation.
As a Biomedical Scientist 2 with comprehensive experience in one of the blood sciences - Biochemistry, Haematology or Transfusion - you will be processing samples to provide accurate and quality results on time. You will be trained in a multi-disciplinary analytical role, enabling the provision of a comprehensive 24 hour pathology service for laboratory users.
This is fixed term contract for 12 months working 37.5hrs per week. There are internal shifts rotation, including 8am – 4.30pm, 10.30am – 7pm and 12.30pm – 9pm; also to include some weekends covering the hours of 8am – 8.30pm. Primarily based in the satellite laboratory at London Bridge, there may be a requirement to attend shifts at other HCA Laboratories for training or when needs arise. The attractive and competitive starting salary is £39,135 dependent upon skills and experience.
Reward & recognition – We reward your commitment in delivering the highest standard of care with generous and competitive benefits such as our contribution pension scheme, private medical insurance, annual salary review, 25 days holiday each year; with the option to buy and sell. We invest in your career development with clear career pathways and access to further education. We can also offer you support with relocation if you are living outside of London or the UK; subject to terms and conditions.
Duties & Responsibilities
- Speedy and accurate processing of samples
- Interpretation, validation and timely reporting of results
- Assist the Section Leader with the day to day running of the Pathology department
- Ensure equipment are in good working order
- Liaise and assist specimen Reception and other sections within the laboratory
- Adhere to Health and Safety policies
- Follow HCA policies and procedures
Skills and Experience
- HCPC Registered
- Member if the Institute of Biomedical Sciences
- Evidence of continual personal development
- Multidisciplinary experience in blood sciences is desirable but training will be provided
- BBTS specialist is desirable
About the Individual
At HCA UK we recognise and value everyone as unique and individual; treat people with kindness and compassion; act with absolute honesty, integrity, and fairness and trust and treat one another as valued members of the HCA UK family. As someone looking to join our family, you will demonstrate these key values.
You will also actively participate as a member of a team, working together to achieve tasks, goals, and objectives; demonstrate a lead by example attitude to inspire our colleagues and patients; and deliver information in a clear, concise, and compelling manner to effectively engage others and achieve desired results.
If you wish to find out more about this opportunity, please apply for this role and a member of the team will be in contact shortly.