MULTIDISCIPLINARY BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST
Closing date for applications: 6 February 2023
MAC is a full-service global Contract Research Organisation (CRO). We also own a network of research sites. Our mission is to serve with honesty and integrity to make an outstanding contribution to human health.
We are seeking to appoint 2 Multidisciplinary Biomedical Scientists to join the new Clinical Pathology Laboratory Service department.
FOCUS OF THE ROLE
To assist our new Clinical Pathology Lab Services across the range of on-site pathology disciplines, data collection and be able to plan, analyse, access and reports clinical samples relating to clinical studies.
You’ll be expected to be confident across the sessions of biochemistry, haematology and coagulation disciplines.
Be able to plan, analyse, assess and report pathology investigations.
To liaise with the Senior BMS Laboratory Manager, to ensure the provision of the high-quality service in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
RESPONSIBILITIES (including staff):
In the absence of Senior BMS ensure efficient allocation of work to laboratory staff.
Schedule and resource appropriately to ensure work can be provided in a timely manner.
Ensure tests are carried out in a timely manner and in accordance with SOPs and regulatory requirements.
Ensure data produced by the laboratory is accurate and timely.
Be responsible for processes and analysis of samples, interpretation and reporting of chemistry and haematology results following current standard operating procedures (SOP).
Maintaining up to date with Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
Maintain a personal development portfolio.
Maintain an up to date working knowledge within the field of chemistry, haematology, and coagulation to ensure laboratory practice remains current / in accordance with best practice guidance.
Support and encourage staff to apply their knowledge and practice their skills.
Encourage effective teamwork.
To train, improve and supervise underqualified laboratory clinical lab staff.
To liaise with Senior BMS, to ensure the provision of the high-quality service in an efficient.
Working with Senior BMS & Quality Laboratory Manager/s to coordinate records and audits as required, ensuring compliance with the ISO 15189:2012 standard.
Attend departmental meetings.
Contribute with quality improvements.
Promotes best practice in health and safety and security.
Investigate incident reports, complaints to highlight risks in laboratory procedures.
Able to prioritise work as necessary
Take responsibility for and monitor / report on internal quality control and external quality assurances schemes appropriate relevant section of the pathology laboratory.
Deputise for Senior BMS as necessary.
Collaborating with Senior BMS & Quality Laboratory Management staff on development and implementation of effective programs.
Collaborating in the creation of SOPs for all laboratory functions.
Ensure that the highest standards of quality and customer service are maintained.
Ensure continued accreditation with UKAS.
To liaise with the Senior BMS, keeping up with new technical developments. Implement new tests, equipment, programs and/or procedures in the department as needed. Maintaining and continuous improvement initiatives to increase quality of services and operational efficiency.
Assist to the Senior BMS in commercial development of MAC Clinical Pathology offering.
Liaise with laboratory staff to ensure that services will meet the current and future needs of MAC.
Manage work in accordance with established timelines, quality standards and contractual requirements.
Compliance with MAC health and Safety policy.
Compliance with MAC policy on equality and diversity.
To maintain professional qualifications required for the role, including continuous personal development.
To work to the requirements of SI 2004 no 1031 and amendments thereof, which includes Good Clinical Practice.
To work according to MAC SOPs, guidelines, and policies.
To work according to current data protection standards and practice good information management. Maintenance of strict confidentiality of patient and business-related data.
To maintain a high level of initiative and personal responsibility, liaising appropriately with team members and managers to ensure your job role is efficiently carried out.
To support the aims of MAC and to represent MAC appropriately in a professional way to all our customers.
PHYSICAL, WORK ENVIRONMENT, TRAVEL DEMANDS:
Flexible working practices (shifts) as required.
Potentially long periods standing.
Dealing with bodily fluids.
Long periods looking at a computer screen.
Meeting deadlines and working within strict timelines.
Ability to travel if required.
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.
Salary: Competitive + Negotiable £ Apply Now