Senior Biomedical Scientist - Genomics - Permanent - West London

Posted 21 July 2023
Salary £56000 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBiomedical Science JobsOther biomedical scientist roles
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Job description

Maxxima have recently partnered with one of the UK’s specialist provider of diagnostic and healthcare solutions. We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Biomedical Scientist in Genomics, who can provide overall support for the clinical leadership of the service. This post is based in West London, which is easily accessible via public transport.

About the role:
As a Senior Biomedical Scientist, you will be working in a clinical and service development capacity to ensure the services within the hospital is planned, delivered and evaluated in line with evidence-based practice. Working closely with the multi-disciplinary team to help create and maintain a robust service whilst seamlessly incorporating other centre services.

Your main responsibilities as a Senior Biomedical Scientist:

  • Deputise for the Technical Service Manager and also take on some of the regular managerial tasks

  • Manage and apply the quality system

  • Be familiar with details of core genetic tests, referral laboratory repertoires, sample requirements, expected turnaround times and pricing, especially for tests on the Cancer Pathway

  • Research and advise clinicians regarding new or bespoke requests 

  • Liaise with healthcare professionals to obtain clinical details

  • Accept blood, saliva, DNA & tissue samples and perform DNA extractions  

What we are looking for in a Senior Biomedical Scientist:

  • Minimum Bachelor of Science degree, with at least 2-years working in a Clinical Genetics Laboratory-- experience in cancer genetics an advantage

  • HCPC Registered with continuing professional development in compliance with requirements

  • Be aware of current Quality Management standards and help ensure suitable systems are in place for Genomics Laboratory and Cancer Pathway

  • A detailed knowledge of medical, laboratory and particularly genetics terminology

  • Be computer literate – especially using Meditech and Microsoft Office

Next steps:
If you are interested to hear more, either hit the APPLY NOW button or reach out to Charlotte on 02033986694 or