anatomical pathology technologist / APT

Recruiter
S E C Recruitment Limited
Location
Edinburgh
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are a large central laboratory for clinical trials, we have comprehensive in-house end-to-end anatomic pathology lab and adjunct molecular services (Histology)

We are looking for a Pathology Technologist, ideally from a NHS Hospital wanting to start a career in a Clinical Laboratory. This position is offered on a 2 month FTC with the possibility of becoming permanent!

We are offering a great hourly rate and additional benefits entailed to this position

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Good knowledge of the Clinical or Anatomic Pathology procedures used in the area of responsibility
* Knowledge of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility
* Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Perform routine and complex analysis of patient specimens according to standard operating procedures (SOPs). Evaluate specimen acceptability upon receipt and during the review of analysis results. Evaluate validity of specimen results against the algorithms displayed by the lab computer system. Document all corrective actions taken. Perform secondary review of patient results when required to ensure accuracy of primary result entry.
* Provide oversight and guidance to Medical/Histo Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants.
* Maintain quality control of all laboratory testing to ensure accurate and timely lab reporting.
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