Senior Biomedical Scientist


Job description

Randox is increasing our Clinical Laboratory capacity and therefore want to hear from experienced Biomedical Scientists and Senior Biomedical Scientists. You should have at least 3 years’ experience processing high volumes of clinical samples within an NHS or Private Lab setting. This is an opportunity to join an innovative, international company in a growing industry that can provide career security and genuine advancement opportunities for those who show potential. This position will be based within our Laboratory in Antrim. .

Responsibilities

  • Routine use of the Randox Clinical Laboratory Information Management System (LIMs)
  • Performance of various analytical procedures including various manual screening and automated methods covering a wide variety of clinical diagnostic tests
  • Preparation and handling of samples and diagnostic reagents
  • Operation of various automated analytical systems for clinical biochemistry, clinical immunoassay, haematology, urine analysis etc.
  • Ensuring that all documentation and records of analytical results are fully completed, stored securely and archived as required
  • Strict adherence to chain of custody procedures throughout the analytical process
  • Routine maintenance and calibration of analytical instrumentation
  • Training of staff in analytical procedures
  • Perform troubleshooting on technical issues associated with clinical diagnostic testing
  • Ensuring that all the necessary quality control checks are completed daily and that they meet internal criteria
  • Analysis and submission of all appropriate clinical proficiency testing programs
  • Ensure that all methods used for testing in the Laboratory are validated prior to ensure conformity with regularity requirements and/or manufacturers claims in the Instructions for Use
  • Complete Fit for Purpose Assessments/Technical Validations for the Clinical Assays routinely run according to ISO17025 guidelines
  • Assist in the writing of new Standard Operation Procedure and Work Instructions within the Department
  • Ensure that EQA/IQC Investigations & Actions are progressed in line with documented SOPs
  • Individuals must be flexible in working hours, if required

Skills and Qualifications

Essential Skills

  • A BSc in Biomedical Science and Diploma in Professional Practice. Alternatively, qualified to at least degree standard in a Biological Sciences/ Life Science subject
  • Extensive professional experience (excluding experience gained during education) in clinical diagnostic testing and reagent applications
  • Extensive and demonstrable work experience
  • Possess excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Possess excellent organisational skills
  • Works well under pressure
  • Ability to work as a team member of a cross-functional team to accomplish time-driven goals

Desirable Skills

  • Working knowledge of quality systems in particular ISO17025
  • Working knowledge of Health & Safety including CoSHH

Further Information

Work time: 08:40-17:20

Vacancy ID
1585693
Job ref.
23N/SBSA
Job Sector
Pharmaceutical and Science
Area
Co Antrim
Location
Antrim
Salary
Negotiable
No. vacancies
1
Contract Type
Permanent
Weekly hours
40
Published date
16/01/2023
Closing date
30/01/2023

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