Chief Biomedical Scientist (deputy laboratory manager)

Location
Hull
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
15 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Applicants are invited for the post of Chief Biomedical Scientist (deputy laboratory manager) in the Microbiology laboratory at Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS trust.

This exciting opportunity will see the successful applicant joining a dynamic laboratory team which is part of a wider Infection Department. The laboratory team works closely with the Infection clinicians to provide a high quality diagnostic service to the Trust and local community services. This innovative department is committed to improving patient care and the Trust Pathology Quality team was the winner of the International Quality Award 2018.

The wide variety of work and expertise available at Hull Royal Infirmary and Castle Hill Hospital (virology department) provides an ideal environment for a Chief Biomedical Scientist to develop. The department has a wide test repertoire and the latest in molecular equipment. This is a challenging post for an enthusiastic, well-motivated, forward thinking individual who will be expected to make a significant contribution to the development of the department. The successful applicant will be a qualified BMS, with MSc, or equivalent, will be responsible for the day-to-day operational running of the Microbiology department. Applicants must be state registered with the HCPC and have extensive post registration experience in Microbiology (see JD).The post holder is the manager responsible for the day to day delivery of a medical laboratory service that achieves the objectives of efficient and effective patient care. He/she is directly responsible to the Laboratory Manager for the quality management in accordance with departmental and Trust policies and procedures, and is the departmental quality link for microbiology and virology.

Informal visits to the department are encouraged.

** Salary relates to year 1 of 3 year NHS pay deal, year 2 available from April 1st 2019 

For further details / informal visits contact:

For further details of the post please contact Alison Eyre Laboratory manager Microbiology 01482 816779 alison.eyre@hey.nhs.uk