Medical Laboratory Assistant

Full Time | Monkland, ENGLAND | about 2 months | Deadline: 21 Jan 2021
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Job Summary

Full Time
Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)

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Job Description

Location:  University Hospital Monklands ML6 0JS Grade:  Band 3
Category:  Health Science Services Salary:  Band 3 (£20,700- £22,594)
Contract:  Permanent Duration: Permanent
Region:  Lanarkshire Hours: 37.5
Job type: FullTime Date posted:  07 Jan 2021
Ref:  041042 Closing date:  21 Jan 2021
Laboratories + Radiology ,Acute Services - Access

The Medical Laboratory Assistant will collect and prepare materials and clinical specimens for analysis and safe disposal of clinical waste. Register patient related information onto Laboratory Information System or other manual systems. Deal with reception and telephone queries from staff from other departments and external agencies. Provide assistance to the Biomedical Scientist for provision of a laboratory service. Perform specific laboratory tests with senior staff available for reference. Pathology based posts will receive, store and release deceased patients from the mortuary.

Applicants must have Standard Grade English and a Science Subject and a good understanding of Biomedical Science. Knowledge of anatomy and physiology is preferred but training will be provided.

High awareness of Infection Control Policies and Procedures, good communication skills and good keyboard skills are required. Manual dexterity essential.

Previous experience of working within an NHS environment/previous experience of a mortuary environment is desirable.

Informal enquiries regarding the post will be welcomed by Lynn Govan, Pathology Department on 01236 712596.

If you have any queries regarding the application form or recruitment process, please contact Recruitment on 01698 377744

Please note: we anticipate a high level of interest in this position and may close the advert once a sufficient amount of applications are received. Therefore, please make sure you complete and submit your application at an early stage.

Whilst this advertisement may be for a specific post(s) in a particular location, applicants who are shortlisted for interview may be considered for similar vacancies in alternative locations.

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