GENETIC LAB TECHNICIAN – GENETIC TESTING, BIOTECH

GENETIC LAB TECHNICIAN – GENETIC TESTING, BIOTECH – ROYAL BROMPTON HOSPITAL, LONDON – FULL TIME, PERMANENT – BAND 4/5 EQUIVALENT, UP TO £30,000 PER YEAR + BENEFITS

 

We are a leading Genetic Testing organisation seeking an experienced Genetic lab Technician to join our team at the Royal Brompton Hospital (RBHT) on a permanent, Full-time basis.

 

THE ROLE

 

As a Genetic Technician, your role will be:

 

  • To undertake the technical and analytical duties of a Genetic lab Technician and to support our Senior Clinical Scientists in the provision of an effective and high-quality genetics diagnostic test service to support referring clinicians
  • Have knowledge of departmental IT systems, EQMS, LIMs and appropriate automated software packages
  • Have previous experience of laboratory work, including experience of analytical procedures
  • Be able to work proficiently in all sections, and with all test procedures
  • Highly developed co-ordination skills with good manual dexterity
  • Ability to produce accurate, analytical work
  • Ability to follow standard operating procedures accurately
  • Ability to interpret/recognise problems arising during testing and communicate these to appropriate scientific staff
  • Effective team worker
  • Good organisational skills
  • Practical and appropriate theoretical knowledge of genetic techniques and their clinical applications
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and reliability in defined routine, preparative, processing, analytical and associated procedures following documented laboratory protocols
  • You will collaborate with other members of the laboratory and department in all matters necessary to achieve the maximum efficiency of the service
  • Work with the team to ensure achievement and adherence to the standards required of ISO15189:2012 medical laboratory accreditation
  • Participate in clinical audit projects as an on-going review of service quality and efficiency under the supervision of the Quality Manager and Clinical Scientists
  • Undertake routine testing and support activities following standard protocols to a standard that enables the accurate, timely, and efficient delivery of the highest quality of service to patients and clinical colleagues.
  • Maintain accurate records, and participate in maintaining online reporting platforms and other operational systems as required
  • Abide by ours and the Trust’s Core behaviours for staff and all other Trust policies, codes and practices

 

All duties are undertaken under the supervision and support of Band 7/Clinical Scientists, following standard protocols.

 

  • Other duties (within your abilities) as and when required by the Management team and Clinical Scientists
  • Full Time Permanent Role
  • Based in Royal Brompton Hospital, London

 

THE PERSON

 

  • As a Genetic Lab Technician, you MUST have a minimum of HND or NVQ level 4 qualification (or equivalent) in Biological Science
  • Ideally a bachelor’s degree in biological science
  • Work and experience within a similar role
  • Great attention to detail
  • Good level of IT skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Live within a Commutable distance to Royal Brompton Hospital, London

 

THE PACKAGE

 

  • Up to £30,000 basic Salary, subject to experience
  • Excellent company benefits
  • Leading Biotech organisation

 

PLEASE NOTE – ONLY SHORTLISTED APPLICANTS WILL BE CONTACTED

To apply for this post please email HR-UK@genincode.com