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Biomedical Scientist - Microbiology

Employer: North Cumbria University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location: Cumbria
Salary: £24,214 to £30,112 pa
Type: Permanent
Expires: 13 Jun 2019

Biomedical Scientist

Infection Sciences – Microbiology Biomedical Scientist

Band 5 - Full time Permanent Post

Based at the Cumberland Infirmary, Pathology Department.

Applications are invited from HCPC Registered Biomedical Scientists for the above post. The Virology, Immunology and Microbiology departments that make up Infection Sciences are well equipped and are all ISO 15189 accredited. We use Telepath LIMS with ICE electronic requesting and reporting, and Q-Pulse quality management system.

The diagnostic workload in Microbiology is approx. 250,000 requests annually with all work centralised at the Cumberland Infirmary site in Carlisle.

We use a range of automated testing platforms including IRIS urine analyser, Mast Urisystem, Dynex DS2, Cepheid and BacTec Blood Culture. We also perform traditional culture for the main laboratory areas and both Parasitology and Mycology are included in our repertoire.

The department is approved for training by the HCPC and IBMS and you will be encouraged to participate in CPD. After suitable training you would be expected to participate in a rota for weekend and out of hours working for which an additional payment will be paid. You should show evidence of continuing professional development and be able to demonstrate good planning, organisational and interpersonal skills as well as evidence of competence in problem solving and prioritising workloads. Excellent communication skills are essential for this post. This is a permanent Position, 37.5 hours per week

Informal visits or enquiries are welcome. Please contact:

Debra Padgett, Infection Sciences Operational Manager.

(01228) 814333

[email protected]

Contact: Debra Padget
Email: [email protected]
Tel: (01228) 814333