BANK Medical Laboratory Assistant / Phlebotomist

NHS Highland
Posted

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Specialism: Medical and Dental
  • Location: Lorn & Islands Hospital, Oban
  • £17,760 to £20,727 per annum GBP 17760
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: 17bk/264

ARGYLL & BUTE HSCP
OBAN, LORN & ISLES LOCALITY

BANK
MEDICAL LABORATORY ASSISTANT / PHLEBOTOMIST
LABORATORY
LORN & ISLANDS HOSPITAL
HOURS AS & WHEN REQUIRED
BAND 3
£17,1760 - £20,727 PRO RATA

We currently have a vacancy for a BankMedical Laboratory Assistant / Phlebotomist to join the team within this busy multi-disciplinary Laboratory.
The laboratory provides on-site Clinical Biochemistry, Blood Transfusion, Haematology and Microbiology services for the Lorn & Islands Hospital and a widespread Primary Care population.
The successful candidate would, ideally be experienced in phlebotomy, be highly motivated with good communication skills. IT skills; previous laboratory experience would be advantageous.
You will be expected to work within all areas of the laboratory and also to assist in providing a phlebotomy service to the wards.

You will also be expected to assist in the processing of blood, urine, faeces and other patient specimens.
Normal working hours are between Monday and Friday (8:30 – 18:00) and rostered Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Lorn & Islands Hospital is a modern, well equipped, hospital with 60 inpatient beds and 18 day patient beds. Situated in Oban, the Gateway to the Isles with ferry links to the islands of Mull, Tiree, Coll and Colonsay. The main centres of Glasgow, Stirling and Inverness are all within easy reach.
This is an area of outstanding natural beauty with plenty of leisure opportunities and a friendly, welcoming community. It is an ideal place to live.
If you would like to discuss this post further, please contact :
Mark Robertson, Acting Laboratory Manager on 01631 788917

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website: http://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/discover

Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel 01546 606788 (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail - recruitment.ab@nhs.net

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote job reference number 17bk/264 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.
The closing date is 24th November 2017.

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