Anatomic Pathologist - West Lothian

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 1024 Date Posted: Monday 21 May 2018
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Medical Technologist - Pathology

Permanent

Central Belt of Scotland

Entrust People have a fantastic opportunity for a Medical Technologist  to join our client to perform a wide variety of routine and complex clinical testing procedures to obtain data for use in clinical research trials.  We are working exclusively in supporting an area of a global CRO client who is a leading global clinical trials organization who are looking for an individual join their Anatomic Pathology labs.

Key Aspects of the Role:

  • Perform a wide variety of routine and complex clinical testing procedures to obtain data for use in clinical/anatomic trials research.
  • Provide oversight and guidance to Medical/Histo Laboratory Technicians and/or Assistants.
  • Maintain quality control of all laboratory testing to ensure accurate and timely lab reporting.
  • Perform pending workload review periodically during the day; find pending assays and resolve outstanding work prior to the completion of testing for the day.
  • Assist in the development and writing of new Medical/Histo laboratory procedures and techniques.
  • Follow safety procedures as per laboratory SOPs.
  • Notify appropriate staff of supply shortages.
  • Participate in continuing education through self-study, attending in-services and off-site lectures and meetings

About You

  • Experienced in processing, embedding and cutting staining tissue samples.
  • Experienced in immunohistochemistry staining.
  • Good knowledge of the Clinical or Anatomic Pathology procedures used in the area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of Good Clinical Laboratory Practices (GCLP) and other regulatory agency standards within area of responsibility
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling
  • Knowledge of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and terminology used in the area of responsibility
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to maintain effective reporting procedures and control workflow
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients

In Return

  • Competitive Salary
  • Benefits Package: Pension Plan, Private Healthcare, Life Assurance etc.,
  • Industry Leading Projects
  • Flexible Working

 

If this role is of interest, please contact Suzi at Entrust People on 01224 608988 OR email suzi@entrustpeople.co.uk with an up to date CV.