Specialist Biomedical Scientist (Bank) – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

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£33,072 – £40,736 a year

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NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified HCPC registered, Specialist Biomedical Scientist with experience working in Cellular Pathology.

The successful candidate will join our busy department based at Crosshouse Hospital, Kilmarnock, within the Area Laboratories for NHS Ayrshire and Arran. The department handles approximately 30,000 requests, 33 thousand biopsy samples and 70 thousand blocks of tissue annually. We also provide a full mortuary and autopsy service to the hospitals, community and Procurator Fiscal; Pathology services for the South West Scotland Breast Screening Service; and technical support for the Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) service. We have also recently implemented digital pathology.

You should be an enthusiastic and motivated individual, with an IBMS accredited Honours Degree and Specialist Diploma in Cellular Pathology or equivalent experience working at specialist level. This is a bank post that will mainly be based in our busy histology laboratory where you will process a broad range of specialist and routine laboratory diagnostic investigations using various technical procedures on patient samples

This post is Bank

The post holder will be required to work within the department’s seven day service between 9am to 5pm and may include Public Holidays.

For informal enquires contact Patricia Graham, Acting Pathology Manager, patricia.graham2@aapct.scot.nhs.uk

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