Haematology Quality Manager

Vivid Resourcing
United Kingdom
11 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law. Location: Central London To support the Quality Management Group (QMG) in the administration, monitoring & implementation of the Quality Management System (QMS). To oversee Quality & Compliance related activities and ensure they are carried out as a minimum requirement, in accordance with appropriate accreditation or regulatory bodies (e.g. CPA, UKAS, CQC, MHRA, GXP etc.) within the Haematology laboratory DUTIES: To be responsible for retaining, maintaining and continuously improving, the QMS in Haematology Department To maintain and implement the Quality Policy for the laboratory as directed. To be responsible for the timely review and application of the Quality processes and documentation in Haematology laboratory. To organise and contribute to the QMG meetings. To organise and contribute towards the timely and effective running of the Management Reviews held routinely across the Group. To assist with the identification and establishment of quality objectives and Quality Indicators, including formulating a plan for achieving these against appropriate and relevant timescales.. To assist in maintaining and further developing systems to facilitate the Continuous Improvement activities across the Group. To be responsible for the planning, organising and execution of an effective audit schedule for the department, with support for other Group aligned departments where necessary. To be responsible for the preparation, administration, dissemination and routine review of the quality manual. To ensure compliance and maintenance of document control system for the Haematology laboratory To ensure prompt response to enquiries and any follow up, including incidents, investigations and complaints. To ensure timely preparation of any summary and investigation reports, in accordance with the requirements of QMG and compliance services. To support and participate in the training of departmental staff in all Quality related activities. To contribute towards and participate in the ongoing evaluation and improvement processes for the laboratories. To engage in activities associated with measuring and monitoring performance of the laboratories. To assist and support the harmonisation of processes and procedures (both quality & operational) for the department across sites within the laboratories. To ensure all quality related processes are performed in accordance with the relevant Health and Safety procedures. As required, to provide support to other Rapid Response Laboratories and Core Haematology Laboratory. To monitor levels of compliance in areas of responsibility in order to identify actual and or potential risk that may require escalation and take appropriate action REQUIREMENTS: Degree in Biomedical or life sciences. Qualification in Quality Management or equivalent experience of working as part of or leading a quality management team. Post graduate degree in biomedical sciences. Significant experience of working as HCPC registered Biomedical Scientist within a Haematology laboratory Previous experience of leading on inspections for laboratory regulatory and assessment purposes. Significant experience required in Incident identification, investigation, root cause analysis and CAPA management. Auditing qualification or significant experience. Excellent Report writing experience. - provided by Dice DEGREE, GXP, QUALITY MANAGEMENT