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Specialist Practitioner of Transfusion - Pathology

Band 7

Main area
Diagnostics & Clinical Services
Band 7
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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East Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
£31,696 to £41,787 pa
29/05/2018 23:59

At East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust our vision is to be widely recognised for providing safe, personal and effective care.  We currently provide high quality services and treat over 600,000 people across East Lancashire and the surrounding area. We employ over 7,000 staff, many of whom are internationally renowned and have won awards for their work.

For the post of Specialist Practitioner of Transfusion the candidate is required to be: an experienced specialist Health Professions Council Registered Biomedical Scientist / NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council) Registered General Nurse or Midwife who is responsible for ensuring that safe and effective Transfusion practices are known and maintained throughout the Trust.  Position for the post – band 7.

Main Duties include: working in close association with the Blood Scientists in the laboratory, acting as an intermediary with the nursing professions and clinicians at ward level; being part of the Trust risk management and clinical governance strategies. Developing and implementing the policies from the Hospital Transfusion Committee and responsibility for the training and auditing of these policies. 

Type of candidate:

Meticulous, hardworking, reliable, flexible and works well within a team.

Positive about disabled peopleInvestors in PeopleCare quality commission - Good

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Recruiting Manager - Lee Carter

Telephone Number - 01254 734190

E-Mail Address - lee.carter@elht.nhs.uk

If you have problems applying, contact

01254 732341