Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Point of Care Testing IT Lead

Manchester, Greater Manchester, England
M15 4HA
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust £ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year Full time Save This Job
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Hours
Full time
Type
Bank
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Posted
20 Aug 2021
Closes
19 Sep 2021

Job Description

Whatever you need to be your best, you'll find it all here with Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT). Bringing together hospitals and community services from across Manchester, Trafford and beyond, we're pooling our resources, state-of-the-art facilities and specialist services to deliver even better patient care. With a diverse pathology and an extensive ground-breaking research portfolio, we're also the providers of one of the UK's largest laboratory services.

Point of Care Testing resides within the Directorate Department of Biochemistry, under the Division of Laboratory Medicine and we are looking for an enthusiastic, aspirational and highly motivated Specialist Biomedical Scientists to join our POCT team. We have opportunity based at Oxford Road Campus and also supporting Wythenshawe and Trafford sites which together form one of the largest NHS Biochemistry Laboratories in the country.

Wythenshawe site became the second laboratory in the country to achieve UKAS accreditation to POCT 22870 in September 2018 and following a resource expansion, we are looking for candidates with knowledge in POCT IT and an interest in quality to assist in building on our excellence and sustain and expand our accreditation across all MFT sites going forward.

The successful candidates will support the delivery and development of both new and existing POCT IT services across MFT ensuring that the service is safe, cost effective and complies with current POCT UKAS standards. You will join the Lead POCT Coordinator, a team of Senior and Specialist Biomedical Scientists and support staff to assist in the day to day running of POCT across the Trust. You will also be the expected to liaise with clinicians, ward managers, ward educators, link nurses and the learning and development teams to manage and monitor the POCT devices and ensure that staff training and competency are maintained in accordance with UKAS and Trust policies.

Posts will be based at the individual sites, however you will be expected to attend the other sites for meetings and service requirements.

Please ensure you check the email account (including junk/spam boxes) from which you apply regularly as we will use this to contact you regarding your application.

We may decide to close this vacancy earlier than the published closing date if sufficient applications are received.

Trust policy requires that the cost of submitting & processing the successful applicant/s DBS application be recovered via salary deduction following start in post. The amount of £26.85(standard disclosure) or £43.85 (enhanced disclosure) which will be deducted from salary, in the first 3 months of employment. If you wish to withdraw once a DBS application has commenced you will be still liable for payment.

MFT would like to develop a committed, flexible workforce that is able to adapt to the changing needs of the NHS. We aim to support employees who wish to work flexibly, to allow them to maintain a healthy work life balance and fair consideration will be given to any flexible working requests.

MFT is committed to promoting equality of opportunity, celebrating and valuing diversity and eliminating any form of unlawful discrimination across our workforce, ensuring our people are truly representative of the communities we serve.All individuals regardless of race, age, disability, ethnicity, nationality, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership are encouraged to apply for this post.

If you have any personal requirements that will enable you to participate in our recruitment process please contact a member of the Recruitment Services by phone on Applyat the earliest opportunity to ensure that measures can be put in place to enable your application for this post.

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Job Details

Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Point of Care Testing IT Lead

Manchester, Greater Manchester, Englandd Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Pay
£ 31.365 - 37.89 Per year
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
Hours
Full time
Posted
20 Aug 2021
Type
Bank
Closes
19 Sep 2021

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