Senior Biomedical Scientist - Band 7

Band 7

Main area
Core Clinical Services
Band 7
37.5 hours per week
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Southmead Hospital
£31,696 - £41,787 per annum
27/05/2018 23:59

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The Cellular Pathology Department at Southmead Hospital is well equipped, accredited by CPA and approved by IBMS for training.  It provides a comprehensive service (Histopathology, Cytopathology, Immunohistochemistry) to this Trust, University Hospitals Bristol NHSFT, local GPs and other centres in the south west.  The work is varied and includes all key specialities with the exception of neuropathology.

The Histopathology laboratory is wishing to appoint to a vacated Band 7 BMS post, a HCPC registered individual with evidence of competence and experience in histology and specifically immunohistochemistry and other special diagnostics.  The post-holder will join the team of senior BMS staff responsible for the day to day running of the Special Diagnostics section, deputising for the Lead BMS in their absence and having significant role in the development of this service.  

All applicants will need to be enthusiastic and well motivated and demonstrate the ability to work well as part of a team.  The laboratory currently operates 7.00 am to 6.00 pm and runs a limited service on Saturdays. Applicants will need to be flexible meet the needs of the service.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the department for more information and visits to the laboratory prior to application are welcomed.

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You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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