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Employer ICDS Recruitment
Job Title Medical Scientist - Microbiology
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Medical Scientist - Microbiology - Dublin North

Our client is actively looking for an experienced medical Microbiologis t to join them in providing an effective and efficient micro' service that meet the needs of patients and clinicians alike.

This is an excellent opportunity in an ideal location.

What you'll do:

  • Perform routine laboratory scientific work to the highest possible standard in accordance with the Laboratory Department’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • In co-operation with the Consultant Microbiologist, Laboratory Manager and the HOD, participate in the introduction of new ideas and methods according to Hospital policy.
  • Participate as required in the registration, custody and stock level of the Laboratory reagents and other consumables.
  • Receive and record details concerning non-conformances, complaints and defects in supplies and equipment, investigate the circumstances with the appropriate team members, take the necessary corrective action and report the findings in line with the Pathology Department’s Non-Conformance System.
  • Adhere to Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures on document control and retention of records.
  • Participate in evaluating equipment, reagents and consumables.
  • Assist the Clinical Director of Pathology, Consultant Pathologist, Laboratory Manager, Chief Medical Scientist and Senior and other relevant staff in ensuring compliance with ISO15189, International & National guidelines and standards for the provision of service and actively participate in internal quality control and external quality assessment.
  • Participate in the Hospital Performance Review and Development system in order that performance can be assessed and identify development needs.
  • Participate in facilitating arrangements for educating and training staff
  • The post holder may be required to perform other duties as appropriate to the post and to contribute to the development of the post whilst in office.
  • Actively and positively support the Hospital in its quest to gain and maintain JCI and ISO15189 Standard Accreditation and any other best practice standards or guidelines that may apply to diagnostic laboratories.
  • Perform tasks and duties in a manner that ensures compliance with relevant regulations including the Blood Directive 2002/98/EC and the Medical Devices Directives 93/42/EC and 98/79/EC, where applicable.
  • Complete assigned actions, including those required in the close-out of non-conformances, change control and complaints, in a timely manner.
  • Participate in ensuring that effective safety procedures are in place to comply with health and safety regulations, ensuring safe working practices and a safe working environment.
  • Assist and co-operate with the Pathology Management Team in developing procedures to be followed in preventing and managing accidents occurring in the Laboratory area.

What you'll need:

  • BSc in Biomedical Science or equivalent.
  • Membership or eligible for Membership/Fellowship of the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine (ACSLM).
  • At least 2 years' post-graduate experience in a pathology laboratory

This job originally appeared on RecruitIreland.com
Location Dublin North
Date Added 8 days ago
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