Location Liverpool
Job type Temporary
Salary £23 - £26 per hour
Reference 26157
Date posted January 08, 2021
Job Title:  Biomedical Scientist - HCPC qualified 
Location:  Liverpool

Job Type: COVID 19 Mass Testing

Job Starts: Actively Hiring - ASAP

Maxxima are currently recruiting for a Biomedical Scientist 

The successful candidate will be experienced in clinical virology. 
The pay rate for this role is £23 to £26 p/h

Key Responsibilities of this BMS vacancy:

  • To initially assess a patient's needs and appropriate investigations when requests arrive in the laboratory.
  • To perform all routine and advanced scientific work of the Virology Laboratory within set local and national quality assurance guidelines.
  • To report test results to the Clinical Virologist, hospital clinicians and GPs.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of patient records and data according to NHS (Venereal Diseases) Regulations Act 1974, Data Protection Act 1998 and Calidcott Guidelines.
  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of Virology for the better provision of the service to the patient.
  • To perform all laboratory duties diligently and with due care and consideration to the health, safety and welfare of oneself and others.
  • The daily supervision of support staff.
  • To analyse Virology specimens to identify potential pathogens and provide information for treatment and monitoring of a patient's disease status.
  • Provide "at the bench" training of new staff or visitors to a section.
  • Organizes one's own work and makes sure the results that have been produced are validated and properly quality controlled.
  • To make sure all the investigations assessed, as necessary for the investigation of a patient’s condition, are carried out and reported to the Senior BMS.
  • To be proficient in the use of the specialised equipment used in the department.
  • To bring to the attention of the section leader any results that might be considered as “erroneous” or "clinically significant".
  • To carry out scheduled internal preventative maintenance on analysers that are being used in their section of work. As required to initiate any first-line remedial action.
  • To report any technical or machine-based non-compliance that occur during the processing of a specimen to the Senior BMS so that appropriate immediate corrective action can be taken and allow release of the results of the investigation.

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