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Advanced Biomedical Scientist Kingston upon Thames

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Kingston upon Thames United Kingdom

2 months ago

To work as a registered Advanced Biomedical Scientist and member of the Cellular Pathology team providing data and specialist clinical services used for the diagnosis and treatment of patients, ensuring that guidelines set by the Health Care Professions Council and Clinical Pathology Accreditation are met. To share responsibility for the supervision, and co-ordination of BMS and MLA/Clerical staff, ensuring that service output meets required performance outputs in terms of quality and Turnaround Times.

The post holder will work within the Quality Management Process established in the Department of Cellular Pathology, ensuring the effective delivery of a high quality service that meets the needs and requirements of all users, meeting the requirements to maintain continuing accreditation with UKAS and continuing compliance with other statutory and non-statutory bodies.

You will be involved in all aspects of the workload of the department on a rotational basis. Additional... responsibilities will include, cassette transfer of samples, assisting in the training of Medical Laboratory Assistants, and trainee and new BMS staff, reviewing and updating operational protocols and assessing new equipment and techniques and occasional deputising for the service manager in their absence. All members of staff contribute towards clinical governance and participate in departmental meetings. Experience in processing non Gynae cytology samples would be desirable.

The Trust has defined its culture as one that is patient centred which puts safety first and where all staff take responsibility, are valued and value each other. To support this, our four values are that we are all: -

Caring – we design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants

Safe – we make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern (safety comes first)

Responsible – all staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation

Value each other – we all value each other’s contribution

Inspiring – we always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients

Our training, policies, procedures, and practices are all intended to support behaviours in line with our values and all staff are expected to uphold these by 'Living Our Values Everyday

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Kingston upon Thames UK

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