Clinical Scientist Biochemistry Job South West

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We are looking for a Band 7 Clinical Scientist to join our clients NHS Biochemistry Department for an on-going locum position.

Paying up to 35 p/h
ASAP start - Ongoing
South west England
Extensive Benefits

The successful Clinical Scientist will be required to:
-Validate and release clinical biochemistry results. To instigate any necessary actions consequent on their release, e.g. discussion with clinical staff, advice, suggestions and the instigation of further investigations.
-Provide (with others) a highly specialised advisory service in all aspects of Clinical Biochemistry to the trust, the PCT and other external bodies as appropriate.
-Contribute to the planning and implementation of changes and modifications to analytical methods, policies and protocols in the laboratory.
-Participate in the investigation and correction of problems revealed by quality procedures.

To be considered for this Biochemistry job you must:
-Demonstrable post registration experience with specific experience working as Duty Biochemist
-Have appropriate knowledge of human biochemistry and metabolism
-Thorough knowledge of routine and specialised analytical methods and quality assurance.
-Basic knowledge of managerial processes and structures within the NHS.
-Knowledge of the principals and application of Clinical Governance and Clinical Audit
-Be computer literate and familiar with modern software packages

-Honours degree in a relevant science subject.
-Possession of health professions council (HCPC) registration as a Clinical Scientist.
-MSc in Clinical Biochemistry, or equivalent level of knowledge and expertise as assessed by National Assessors
-PhD in Clinical Biochemistry desirable
-Part 1 FRCPath in Clinical Biochemistry or working towards desirable

To apply of for more information on available Biochemistry jobs, please contact the BMS team on or email your current CV to

Working with Mediplacements you'll receive:
-A dedicated one to one service
-Fast track registration process
-Excellent rates of pay
-Assistance with travel and accommodation
-Weekly pay - on time, every time
-Access to exclusive NHS and Private sector jobs
-24 hour service from our friendly consultants

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-Our loyalty scheme; TPG incentives - thousands of online and in store discounts
-No Registration Fee!
-Reimbursed CRBs
-Free online training available