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  • GREATER MANCHESTER - FULL TIME

MULTIDISCIPLINARY SENIOR BIOMEDICAL SCIENTIST

Closing date for applications: 6 February 2023


MAC Clinical Research are looking to recruit a Multidisciplinary Senior Biomedical Scientist


This new role will assist our new Clinical Pathology Lab services across the range of on-site pathology disciplines, data collection and reports for Clinical Samples relating to clinical studies.


You’ll be able to perform well on your duties to achieve laboratory targets. You’ll be expected to be significant experience across the sessions of biochemistry, haematology, and coagulation fields. Also be able to manage laboratory workload to grow with MAC Clinical Research.

To liaise with the Laboratory Manager to ensure the provision of the high-quality service in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

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.

  • MSc in Biomedical Science or equivalent.

  • Biomedical Scientist Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered.

  • Experience on Quality Management System (QMS).

  • In depth knowledge of clinical chemistry, haematology and coagulation testing procedures and applicable laboratory testing regulations.

  • Substantial leadership performance across a clinical team.

  • Significant experience in writing SOP’s.

  • Experience in quality and point of care.

  • Communicate effectively within the team to ensure staff can carry out their work efficiency and accordance with CPA/ISO 15189 standards for the Medical Laboratory and Professional best practice guidance.

RESPONSIBILITIES (including staff)

MANAGEMENT

  • 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, and interpretation of chemistry, haematology and coagulation 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, coagulation and haematology, to ensure laboratory practice remains current / in accordance with best practice guidance.

  • Support and encourage staff to apply their knowledge and practice their skills.

  • To train, improve and supervise laboratory clinical staff.

  • Responsible for supervision of the pathology laboratory procedures.

  • To liaise with the Pathology Manager, to ensure the provision of the high-quality service in an efficient and cost-effective manner.

  • Working with Quality Laboratory Manager/s to coordinate records and audits as required, ensuring compliance with the ISO 15189:2012 standard.

  • Attend departmental meetings. Suggest improvements.

  • Encourage effective teamwork.

  • Investigate incident reports, complaints to highlight risks in laboratory procedures.

  • Take responsibility for and monitor / report on internal quality control and external quality assurances schemes appropriate relevant section of the pathology laboratory.

  • Deputise for Laboratory Manager and other Senior Clinical Scientist as necessary.

QUALITY

  • Collaborating with Quality Laboratory Management staff on development and implementation of effective programs.

  • Development of SOPs for all laboratory functions.

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

  • Ensure continued accreditation with UKAS.

COMMERCIAL

  • To liaise with the Pathology Manager, 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 Pathology Manager 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.

GENERAL

  • Manage work in accordance with established timelines, budget, 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.

BENEFITS

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

  • Health Insurance

  • Free onsite parking

  • 25 days annual leave (increasing in increments to 30 days after 6 years' 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.


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