Bank Lab assistant

16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

*** Bank Laboratory assistant ( Blood Sciences ) ***

*** Band 2 ***

*** £7.83 p/h ***

The post :

To assist in the work of the department of blood sciences by undertaking routine technical and clerical duties.

Training will be given to ensure competency in all areas of activity.

Records will be kept of training received.

The jobholder will be expected to follow all the protocols and SOP's appropriate to their work.

The post is likely to be based primarily on one of the sites, CRH or HRI , but there will be an expectation that the individual will work on either site depending on the needs of the service.

Main tasks

To take receipt of and sort clinical samples received from wards and clinics, general practitioners,

To check the integrity of the sample , and to prioritise urgent work and unstable sample so they can be processed straight away.

To unpack the samples, with reference to health & safety procedures and check that the requirements of the minimum data met for the request form and the sample.

To label the samples with laboratory numbers and input patient and sample information into the laboratory computer system.

This will involve making assessment of samples, sample types and clinical details entering the appropriate tests into the computer system

To undertake with reference to departmental standard operating procedures, the initial processing of the clinical samples and blood.

To answer telephone enquiries from user's of the service using the lab computer system

To give out the results of the lab tests in accordance with lab procedures

Training and development

Comprehensive training will be provided and candidates must be willing and able to learn new skills

For more information and consideration of an immediate interview please apply in the first instance and one of someone will contact you.

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