Biomedical Scientist – Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Norwich

  • Full Time
  • Norwich

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Salary

£25,655 – £31,534 a year

Job type
Full-time

Full Job Description
**Fixed term contract/secondment opportunity until 5th June 2023 **

A post is available in the Histopathology Department, which forms part of the Cellular Pathology directorate. This post presents an opportunity to be part of an excellent team working in a busy, modern hospital laboratory.

The department has a workload of around 61 000 surgical requests per year and covers a wide range of routine and specialised services. The service is expanding Biomedical Scientist advanced dissection roles and is also developing Biomedical Scientist reporting roles. The service has a specimen tracking system and digital pathology reporting.

The department encourages active professional development and further educational activities.

Histopathology receives and processes patient (tissue) samples to provide diagnostic reports to hospital clinicians and General Practitioners. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a committed team of office, laboratory and Consultant Pathologist staff.

** If you are considering applying for this post on a secondment basis, please discuss with your Line Manager prior to applying to ascertain whether this could be supported **

Interview date: 8th July 2022

The successful applicant will work in all areas of the service, on rotation with other staff. This post will provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience in routine histopathology, Mohs technique, special stains, immunocytochemistry and molecular pathology.

The post holder is required to perform a range of specialised practical histological methodologies in the immunocytochemistry, special stains, dissection/reception, and section cutting services. Maintain the laboratory information service ensuring accurate and updated patient sample information. As specialised staff, is required to use complex equipment.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N&N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream – access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.


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