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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced, dynamic and forward thinking individual to join our Biomedical Scientist team to help take forward and develop the Biochemistry Department at Wexham Park Hospital

The laboratory is fully accredited with UKAS and holds IBMS training status for Registration and Specialist Portfolio.

Within the Laboratory we currently use Winpath Enterprise, Abbott's Alinity ci in routine biochemistry laboratory, TOSOH G11, Kryptor compact Plus and Osmo Pro multi-sample micro -osmometer analysers in special chemistry laboratory and Northstar- Bio-Uv spectrophotometer for xanthochromia,

We are in the process of implementing GLP track system.

Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Services (BSPS), one of the first NHS pathology networks to be established in 1998, is now one of the largest in the country. We are driven to provide a patient centred service which provides safe, high quality, clinically led diagnostics.

BSPS is a contractual joint venture... between Ashford & St. Peter’s Hospitals, Frimley Health (Wexham Park & Frimley Park Hospitals), Royal Berkshire, and Royal Surrey

They will liaise closely with the line manager in providing a high quality technical service that builds on the standards defined by the UKAS and ISO 15189:2022. They will be expected to develop and maintain close working relationships with all grades of staff both technical and medical to ensure the effective delivery of the technical service.

You will work in rotation within all sections of Biochemistry laboratory, Blood Sciences. The laboratory is well equipped with Abbott's Alinity ci analysers, TOSOH G11 analysers, Kryptor Compact Plus, Uvikon XL Spectrophotometer and OsmoPro Multi-Sample Micro-Osmometer.

Being flexible, self-motivated and innovative will be fundamental to your role. The ability to communicate effectively with laboratory team is essential. You will be expected to take part in 24/7 shift pattern.

You will use your knowledge and skill to ensure a robust and fully operational system within the Biochemistry department. You will look for new opportunities to get the best from the team and successfully implement changes required to ensure the system delivers the desired patient focused service.

We expect all staff to treat colleagues as they would wish to be treated themselves.

You will be based at Wexham Park Hospital and may be required at times to travel to the other sites in the Berkshire and Surrey Pathology Network.

There’s never been a more exciting time to build your career at Frimley Health, one of the country’s largest and most respected trusts

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust (FHFT) has an outstanding reputation and a proud record of achievement. We have an ongoing commitment to improving the health and care services for the 900,000 people we serve across Berkshire, Hampshire, Surrey and south Buckinghamshire.

We continue to invest in our services and facilities, including a £10 million upgrade to the hospital maternity unit as well as £49m major new Emergency Assessment Centre on our Wexham Park site. The opening of a brand new £100m state of the art hospital which replaced the existing hospital facility at Heatherwood and are planning to invest further in diagnostics and inpatient capacity at Frimley Park.

We have also made significant investment in our quality improvement and digital programmes to support our vision and we will ensure that we achieve our aim of providing the highest quality healthcare to our patients. Our new EPR – Epic – went live in June and we are already beginning to reap the benefits of this ambitious investment .

Our three core values , and the behaviours that support them, guide everything we do and set out what we expect of our staff in the way they treat patients, visitors, service users and each other.

If you have a passion for clinical excellence, patient care and your own career development, you’ll feel at home at Frimley Health.

The post-holder will practise as an HCPC Registered BMS in Biochemistry, participating fully in the practical work of the department. They will be responsible for the operation and provision of a high

quality technical service. The post holder will be expected to provide a high quality technical service that builds on the standards defined by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and ISO 15189:2022. They will be expected to develop and maintain close working relationships with all grades of staff, both technical and medical, to ensure the effective delivery of the technical service
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