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Senior Biomedical Scientist Diagnostic Cytology and Andrology Full Time

at Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust Portsmouth in Portsmouth (Published at 31-03-2021)

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust was rated good by the Care Quality Commission in its recent inspection report published in January 2020.

The Trust is committed to driving excellence in care for patients and communities, through its five-year strategy ?Working Together?. In support of its strategy, in July 2020, the Trust became a university hospital, and will work to drive benefits for patients, colleagues and the local community by embedding research, education and training across the organisation.

The Trust?s main hub is the Queen Alexandra Hospital, which started life more than a century ago as a military hospital. Today it is one of the largest, modern hospitals on the south coast, with 1,200 beds housed in light, bright, infection resistant, en-suite wards. With a turnover of close to £600m, the Trust provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. Some tertiary services are provided to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs over 7,300 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

We welcome and encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds. We recognise the value that a diverse workforce has in initiating fresh ideas and the contribution to delivering excellence for our patients, their families and carers.

Senior Biomedical Scientist Diagnostic Cytology and Andrology

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Band 7 Biomedical Scientist to join our dynamic Diagnostic Cytology and Andrology team at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth.

The Diagnostic Cytology and Andrology department processes in the region of ~3000 cytology specimens and ~1000 Andrology specimens per year, and covers a wide range of diagnostic specialties.The laboratory has full UKAS accreditation and is located within a spacious,modern, purpose-built laboratory complex, which opened in August 2007.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our dynamic team in providing a high quality, patient-focussed service.

You will be working in a modern well equipped department carrying out a wide range of administrative and technical tasks including sample receipt / data entry, sample preparation and analysis which require attention to detail with good hand-to-eye coordination and manual dexterity being essential. You will function as part of a small, dedicated team, providing support to the Consultant Pathologists, plus supervision of lower grade staff. A BSc in Biomedical Science (or equivalent) is essential for this post, plus a minimum of 5 years post-registration experience and an MSc is desirable. Previous Andrology and Diagnostic Cytology experience is essential.

Excellent numeracy and literacy skills, plus a focus for attention to detail and accuracy are essential. Experience of Microsoft Office, Excel and Word and confidence with IT systems is important as the role involves some data entry.

The Trust runs a low cost park and ride service for staff which is close to the hospital and there is an on-site staff gym and swimming pool for those who wish to become members.

A visit to the laboratory is welcomed ? for more information please contact Michelle Jackson, Cellular Pathology Laboratory Manager via [email protected] or call 02392 286000 ext 6718.

Closing date: 09/04/2021

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