• GREATER MANCHESTER - FULL TIME

BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST

Closing date for applications: 30 November 2020

MAC Clinical Research manages clinical trials for the pharmaceutical industry and an exciting range of career opportunities exists in our expanding Clinical Development Organisation.

We are seeking to appoint an experienced Biomedical Scientist to join our dedicated team in Manchester.

Focus of the job is to ensure the laboratory is meeting the highest quality standards and to perform general technical assignments and testing in the section in accordance with current procedures and quality standards, under the supervision of the laboratory management, ensuring that turnaround times agreed in each contract are met.

Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within a team are essential.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Process samples and issue reports in accordance with written procedures within agreed turnaround times.

  • Enter, review and validate information in the LIMS, such as test and quality control results and comments.

  • Authorise the release of result following the review of the internal quality control results run for that sample.

  • Maintain, calibrate and validate the instruments/assays assigned to the section according to written laboratory procedures.

  • Carry out specific tasks relevant to the general running of the laboratory as assigned by the Clinical Pathology Services Manager.

  • Order reagents as required in the section as approved by Clinical Pathology Services Manager.

  • Contact engineers to arrange for the service of the instruments of their responsibility as required under the direction of Clinical Pathology Services Manager.

  • Assist in the evaluation and validation of new procedures and equipment.

  • Assist in training of new personnel as required and provide continuing education to staff on new procedures and methodologies.

  • Ensure quality and timelines of technical procedures, as well as their compliance with applicable company and regulatory standards.

  • Assist in development of SOPs, quality documents and working procedures for all laboratory functions.

  • Ensure that the highest standards of quality and customer service are maintained.

  • Adhere to written internal and external quality control procedures in order to ensure the quality of the results.

  • Evaluate means and standard deviations for quality control materials and maintain corrective action logs as appropriate.

  • Carry out specific tasks relevant to the quality assurance efforts of the laboratory under the direction of the Quality Manager.

  • Ensure continued accreditation with UKAS.

KEY SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Honours Degree in Biomedical Science or equivalent which would allow individual to be eligible for Associate Membership of the Institute of Biomedical Science

  • Biomedical Scientist HCPC registration

  • Knowledge of clinical testing procedures and applicable laboratory testing regulations

BENEFITS:

  • Competitive salary in keeping with pharmaceutical industry standards and will reflect experience

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years long service)

  • Your birthday off work

MAC Clinical Research invites applications from highly motivated candidates, with a desire to fulfil their full potential. You will be working with an organisation that sees you as an investment and is keen for you to achieve your career aspirations.

Please note that if we receive a high volume of applications this date may be brought forwards.

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