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Medical Laboratory Assistant-Biochemistry

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22 Oct 2021

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(Please note the salary is Pro Rata) for part time hours. This is a Fixed term post 6 months

Medical Laboratory Assistants carry out receipt, pre-analytical preparation of samples for analysis and storage of specimens. The effective operation of the department relies on the smooth running of the reception area. Primarily you will be responsible for the critical sorting, storage and retrieval of samples. You will ensure safe storage of specimens and disposal of clinical and confidential waste. You will Register patient related information onto Laboratory Information System and manual storage systems, ensuring accuracy of sample identification and documentation. You will deal with telephone calls from other departments and external sources and provide assistance to the Biomedical Scientists for smooth provision of Core/ Emergency laboratory service. You should have 3 Highers at Grade C or above, which should include either Chemistry or Biology together with Maths, or SVQ3, or completion of a modern apprenticeship in life sciences or completion of equivalent accredited education/learning.
The shift pattern for this post is day shift/ Extended day 12hrs, Night shift 12 hrs
Informal Contact: Christine Robertson, 0141 242 9506, Christine.

Due to the anticipated response to this post it may close before the closing date noted on the advert therefore once you start your application form please complete it immediately

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