Specialist Biomedical Scientist - Haematology & Blood Transfusion Band 6 - EC1A 7BE

Barts Health NHS Trust – Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Haematology & Blood Transfusion – Band 6

Barts Health NHS Trust are seeking an enthusiastic and qualified Specialist Biomedical Scientist to join them on a temporary basis to support their Pathology department within the following locations:

  • The Royal London Hospital
  • St Bartholomew’s Hospital
  • Whipps Cross Hospital
  • Newham Hospital

Barts Health NHS Trust operate from four major hospital sites and a number of community locations, including Mile End Hospital. and provide a huge range of clinical services to people in living in East London and beyond. Around 2.5 million people look to our services to provide them with the healthcare they need.


  • Undertake routine examination procedures within the scope and in accordance with standard operating procedures and policies.
  • Perform acceptance testing of analytical instrumentation and examination procedures prior to the analysis of patient samples, and implement corrective actions to remedy any deviations from acceptance criteria.
  • Evaluate the technical authenticity of patient results and implement countermeasures in accordance with standard operating procedures.
  • To communicate validated critical patient results to relevant clinical teams in a timely manner, as indicated in departmental standard operating procedures.
  • Promote and ensure accuracy of patient results through monitoring and maintenance of laboratory apparatus.
  • Monitor outstanding test list ensuring that analyte stability, clinical need or service level agreements are not breached.
  • Record information on the pathology computer system and ensure it complies with national and local data standards.
  • Maintain and promote a professional image and standard of conduct at all times.
  • Comply with Trust Statutory and Mandatory Training policy.

Important Requirements:

  • Degree level qualification or equivalent Holder of the IBMS Certificate of Competence, Registration Portfolio.
  • Registration as Biomedical Scientist with the Health Professions Council.
  • At least 6 months NHS experience in last 3 years.
  • A sufficiently developed knowledge and standard of Haematology & Blood Transfusion technique resulting in a high level of patient care.
  • Competent in basic laboratory techniques and troubleshooting.
  • Commitment to providing high-quality, professional, caring service to all patients.
  • Excellent administrative, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Experience of working as a team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Biomedical Scientist who is seeking a challenging and rewarding role to work closely with the hospital’s clinical staff to ensure patients receive the most appropriate level of care, advice and information. The successful candidate will advance their skills by undertaking and assisting with various procedures and will facilitate effective communication between patients and clinical staff. If you are an experienced Biomedical Scientist who is seeking a stimulating role in a busy hospital environment and have a caring approach with a commitment to aiding patients’ wellbeing, then this is the perfect opportunity for you!

Our Bank Staff Biomedical Scientists are invaluable to us, so we provide the following advantages as a thank you for their dedication and commitment:

  •  Priority of shifts over all agencies.
  • Guaranteed line of work.
  • Opportunity to work flexibly due to varying demands of the Trust.
  • Weekly salary.
  • Access to free Bank Partners Core Skills training.
  • Competitive pay.

Apply now for this superb opportunity by attaching your CV, and one of our recruitment team will be in contact with you shortly.

Bank Partners is an employment agency/employment business (as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003) and is acting on behalf of its client in relation to this vacancy.