Band 8a Senior Clinical Scientist

Band 8a

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Clinical Biochemistry
Band 8a
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Charing Cross Hospital
£46,897-£54,983 pa inc
04/03/2018 23:59


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Band 8 Senior Clinical Scientist

Applications are invited for a Clinical Scientist (8a) to join our large team of Clinical Scientists within Blood Sciences at North West London Pathology (NWLP). NWLP is an NHS arms-length organisation, owned by the partner Trusts.

NWLP provides pathology services to the following hospitals: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea and St Mary’s Hospitals); Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Chelsea & Westminster and West Middlesex University Hospitals) and The Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (Hillingdon and Mount Vernon Hospitals).

The Clinical Biochemistry Service, one of the largest in the UK, provides core services in automated laboratories on each site with specialist services centralised at Charing Cross Hospital. Specialist services, including a number of SAS centres, are Endocrinology, Trace Elements, Tumour Markers, Metabolic Biochemistry and Special Proteins; all have strong Clinical Scientist leadership.

The successful applicant should be state registered and actively working towards FRCPath part 1 (if not already obtained) with experience in all areas of routine biochemistry.  Our 8a clinical scientists typically spend one day each week as Duty Biochemist and divide their remaining time between two of our specialist services where they will receive full training, develop their expertise and contribute to service development. For this post we would like to appoint an applicant with a proven track record in LC-MS/MS assay development work. We would also consider applications from more junior applicants with extensive expertise in this area.


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