Lead Biomedical Scientist

Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
£37,570 to £44,688 per annum
14 Oct 2019
08 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

The Clinical Laboratory Service of the Western Isles NHS Board is seeking an experienced Biomedical Scientist to join our small, friendly and dedicated team in the Blood Sciences Laboratory at the Western Isles Hospital, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. The island provides an excellent environment in which to live and work, with low pollution, low housing costs and low crime rates. The Western Isles boast amazing scenery and some of the most diverse wildlife in the UK. Outdoor pursuits are easily accessed, with hiking, surfing and cycling being popular pastimes. The post holder will have experience in haematology and/or biochemistry and duties will include rotation in to blood transfusion. Participation in the blood sciences and blood transfusion weekend and on-call rota is a requirement of the post. As the Lead Biomedical Scientist for Blood Sciences, the post holder will be responsible for the day to day organisation and analytical work of the department. This will include managing staff in order to deliver a fit for purpose medical laboratory service which supports efficient and effective patient care. Duties will also include development of staff, of departmental policies and of standard operating procedures. The post holder must have excellent theoretical knowledge of all aspects of the relevant speciality and will be considered the expert in their field within the Western Isles Health Board. For further information on this post, please contact Joel Briggs, Laboratory Manager Tel; 01851 708294 or email joel.briggs1@nhs.net. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 8th November 2019 Job Reference: WI2364