Health Services Laboratories (HSL) is a progressive partnership between The Doctors Laboratory, Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (Royal Free London) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).
Our purpose is to deliver medically-led diagnostics, innovation, value and long-term investment to healthcare. We combine The Doctors Laboratory’s long standing, specialist pathology expertise with the Royal Free London and UCLH’s internationally recognised heritage of continual research, development and academic excellence. We maintain rigorously high standards of quality, whilst also delivering efficiencies to healthcare through careful workforce planning, pioneering technology and significant investment in infrastructure and IT.
HSL has a network of clinical laboratories across the country, including the flagship laboratory, the Halo, in the heart of London’s globally renowned life sciences hub. As a clinically-led provider of world-class pathology and diagnostics to the NHS, HSL is committed to ensuring that patients, doctors, specialists and research scientists have access to the latest technology available.
Within HSL we have the very best that science can offer, providing excellent service levels, the very best laboratory facilities, harnessing the skills of the brightest minds in medicine. All working to ensure that pathology is at the heart of health, revolutionising the way we deliver an even better and more personalised standard of care.
A vacancy has arisen for a full time Medical Laboratory Assistant in our Sample Reception Department based at Barnet Hospital.
The role will involve performing routine preparation and tests, including basic analytical processes, accurately and efficiently under the supervision of a qualified BMS, bringing any unusual test requests or results to the attention of the appropriate member of staff. The successful candidate will also be required to enter patient requests into the pathology computer: assign laboratory numbers and carry out clerical and technical tasks in accordance with sample handling procedures. Assist in handling and distribution of incoming and outgoing goods, equipment, specimens and reagents.
The laboratory operates a 24/7 service so the successful candidate will be expected to participate in shifts to cover this time frame.
At HSL we offer a variety of excellent staff benefits including:
Training and development opportunities – including the funding of Undergraduate and Masters Degrees and Specialist Portfolios for Biomedical Scientists.
Discounted gym membership
Cash healthcare plan – cash back on a variety of healthcare costs including dentist and opticians.
Annual performance related salary review
Competitive annual leave allowance
Flexible working hours
Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience required.
We respect and value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from diverse communities.
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