Phlebotomist

Location
London
Salary
£19500 per annum
Posted
11 May 2017
Closes
08 Jun 2017
Ref
00068493
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Have you ever wondered why, despite today's technology, they still struggle to find cures for conditions such as cancer, cerebral palsy, autism, and arthritis? It's simple - they are all unique. What works for one of them may not work for another. That's why where some medicines fail, stem cells succeed.

Their vision is to connect 7 billion potential stem cell donors worldwide - each one a potential life saver for a loved one or stranger somewhere on this planet. They want you to #BePartOfIt

They are looking for Cord Blood Recruitment and Collection Technologists to join their team and play a key role in supporting the business to grow.

There are 3 roles on offer:
Based at either Lewisham, Hillingdon, or Greenwich Hospital with some travel within the vicinity of those locations.

The job requires you:

- To recruit potential pregnant ambassador mothers for donation and storage of Umbilical and Placental cord blood, CORD Tissue and Placenta involving interview to obtain consent and medical history information, exercising good inter-personal skills and maintaining confidentiality of information.
- To collect cord blood for clinical banking and research purposes under supervision at a distance from the Clinical Lead (Training and Compliance Manager), performing a range of routine tasks.
- Ensure the efficient functioning of all aspects of retrieval to the required regulatory and accredited standards.
- Assist in developing the service in anticipation of future clinical or research needs working to set monthly targets for recruitment, collection, and banking.
- Requirement to update donor recruitment and collection records written and/or electronic, to take receipt of and account for, incoming materials and organise storage, shipment of donations, samples, and documentation to the relevant laboratory.
- To Promote the Benefits of Stem cells and their usage in an unbiased nature to gain informed consent for either Family banking or Donation.

Qualifications and Education Requirements
- Ideally educated to a degree level
- Holding a current Venepuncture certificate is essential
- Holding a current UK driving license is essential

Preferred skills
- Bilingual or multilingual with an ability to translate fluently from second language to English and vice versa to enable informed consent.
- Medical and obstetric terminology is an added advantage
- Presenting and Public Speaking skills are advantageous

About the package
Full time permanent position with career progression opportunities
Life insurance, pension, and a unique healthcare package
£19,500 per annum