Medical Laboratory Assistant

NHS Highland
Posted

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Specialism: Medical and Dental
  • Location: Inverness
  • £16,132 to £18,503 per annum GBP 16132
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: IM9_16_109

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Clinical Support Division
Microbiology Department
Medical Laboratory Assistant – Band 2
Full-time, Permanent
Salary scale: £16,132 - £18,503
The key duties of this role is to receive, sort and book-in patients' specimens and enter patients' demographic and test details into the laboratory computer system. In this busy department, the successful candidate must be able to work quickly and with a high degree of accuracy as mistakes may cause incorrect results to be reported. The role also includes other general laboratory duties according to departmental Standard Operating Procedures. In-house training will be provided in all activities.
The post involves rotation in all sections according to the needs of the service and participation in the staff rota to include an extended working day, weekend and public holidays as required by the department.
Applicants should have a good general education, excellent typing/keyboard skills and be IT literate. Previous experience in a medical laboratory is an advantage.
For further information contact Dr David Ashburn, Microbiology Service Manager, Tel 01463 704108
Application Forms and Job Descriptions can be downloaded via our website www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk or available from, and to be returned to, the Employment Services Section, John Dewar Building, Inverness Business & Retail Park, Highlander Way, Inverness IV2 7GE or by emailing your name and address to nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net
Please quote reference number: IM9_16_109
Closing date for completed applications: Friday 16th December 2016

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