Overview

Reference Number: JO-2005-450107
Clinical Scientist
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester

Clinical Scientist
Manchester
Competitive Salary

A new laboratory is being built in the Manchester area which will be focused on clinical testing and diagnostics. The Clinical Scientist will work within the laboratory performing diagnostic tests and reporting as required.

The role:
Perform all laboratory testing necessary for diagnosis
Be responsible for overseeing, reviewing and releasing laboratory testing performed by laboratory technicians and reporting results in a timely and accurate manner
Analyze clinical laboratory tests following the standard methods and procedures
Ensure equipment and instruments remain in good operating condition, recognize any malfunctions and troubleshoot as needed
Maintain updated understanding and knowledge of methods performed in the lab and train others on specialized instructions and protocols
Recognize, document, and escalate protocol deviations in lab to the laboratory director and/or laboratory supervisor
Ensure compliance with all regulatory agency requirements through proper documentation

Requirements:
Bachelors degree in chemical, physical, biological or clinical laboratory science or medical technology
Experience as a Medical Technologist or equivalent in a clinical laboratory environment. Knowledge of biology, microbiology and immunology at a level required in medical technology
Knowledge and practice of standard precautions policies related to handling of potentially infectious agents
Knowledge of safety procedures relating to operation of laboratory equipment and handling of chemicals
Experience analyzing and interpreting test procedures and results in order to determine appropriate correction action

Desirable Requirements:
Extensive experience in clinical laboratory setting or acute care facility
Valid Registration with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Working experience as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS)
Good understanding of COSHH regulations and Health and Safety requirements
Experience operating at CL2 laboratory or above

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