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Biomedical Scientist - Microbiology

Employer: The Princess Alexandra Hospitals NHS Trust
Location: Essex
Salary: £24,214 - £30,112 Per Annum + 5% HCAS
Type: Permanent
Expires: 15 Aug 2019

We are seeking a suitably qualified HCPC state registered Biomedical Scientist with a minimum of 3 years post registration experience to join our busy Microbiology team based within the hospital setting at Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow Essex.

The department currently processes 270,000 samples per annum including a serology section, which is partly integrated with the Biochemistry department for the use of the Abbott Architect analysers. The laboratory is also equipped with a BacTalert 3D, VITEK 2, Autoscan, Bruker Maldi-tof, IQ 200 automated urine microscopy analyser, Mast Urisystem, Roche COBAS 4800 for CT/NG dual PCR testing, Aus Diagnostics platform and VIDAS serology analyser. The laboratory is ISO 15189 UKAS accredited.

Good organisational and communication skills will be required along with up-to-date knowledge of microbiology. You should have enthusiasm and have the ability to work on your own or as part of a team. You are required to train more junior members of the team and play supportive role to the Senior BMS’. You will be responsible for maintaining a high standard of professional expertise and quality.

You will be encouraged to maintain professional and personal development and will be expected to participate in a single disciplinary on call service when appropriate.

Registration with the Health Professions Council as a Biomedical Scientist.
Specialist Diploma in Microbiology/Virology or equivalent.
Continual professional development and maintenance of up to date knowledge of new technologies and methodologies is required.
3 Years post registration experience in Microbiology
For further details / informal visits contact:

Sabiha Alom or Debbie Orriss

Microbiology Laboratory Manager

01279 444455 x7138 or 2726

Contact: Sabiha Alom
Tel: 01279 444455 x7138

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