Microbiology Quality Manager

Recruiter
Vivid Resourcing
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
18 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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) across HSL Group. 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 Blood Sciences laboratories DUTIES: To be responsible for retaining, maintaining and continuously improving, the QMS in the Infectious Sciences Department To maintain and implement the Quality Policy for the HSL laboratory as directed. To be responsible for the timely review and application of the Quality processes and documentation in Haematology. 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 HSL 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 Infectious Sciences 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. 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 HSL 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 HSL laboratories across sites. 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 Microbiology 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