Biomedical Scientist
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust - London

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic individuals to join the Department of Cellular Pathology as a Biomedical Scientists in Cytology.

If you are an HPC registered Biomedical Scientist and hold the NHSCSP Certificate in cytology or equivalent we would like to hear from you. Ideally you will have more than 2 years screening experience.
You will play a full role in the routine screening and rapid review of cervical smears as well as processing non-gynaecological samples. You will also have the opportunity to pre-screen diagnostic samples.

A joint cervical cytology screening service (based in the Rockefeller Building) is run in partnership with the University College London Hospital (UCLH) department. Cervical samples from both Trusts are registered and reported at UCLH.
We use the Thinprep LBC system but training will be provided if conversion to Thinprep is required.

The department is fully CPA accredited and is part of a busy teaching hospital and all staff are encouraged to take part in courses and CPD activities. Opportunities may also be given for further studies leading to higher qualifications.

The cytology section has a workload of 32,000 cervical smears and 4,000 diagnostic requests per annum

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Please note:
  • Due to the high number of applications that are received for some posts we may close this vacancy before the advertised closing date. Therefore please apply for this post as soon as you can, if you are interested and you meet the requirements of the Person Specification
  • Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification will be shortlisted for this job.
  • Interview arrangements will be communicated via email so please check your email regularly following the closing date.