Medical Scientist in Haematology and Blood Transfusion

Children’s Health Ireland
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this post is to:

  • Assist in implementing a clinical laboratory service that supports the clinical needs of the patients
  • Support the implementation of a ‘quality management’ programme which is patient centered and which measures and audits performance and client satisfaction
  • Assist in training and leading a team of skilled staff, creating and promoting healthy working relationships
  • Identify and implement operational processes to the standard of best practice in order to optimize use of resources.
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion have a shared staff and the successful candidate will be required to train in Haematology and to partake in and ‘Early’ and ‘Late’ roster (core hours are currently 8am to 6pm).
  • Participate on the CHI Temple Street on call roster.

Essential Criteria:

Candidates must, on the latest date for receiving completed application forms for the post, possess:

  • Bachelor in Science (Applied Science) Honours degree (Biomedical option) from the University of Dublin/ Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street or
  • Bachelor in Science Honours degree in Biomedical Science from t University College Cork – Cork Institute of Technology course or
  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences of the Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street of the Cork Institute of Technology awarded prior to 1994 or
  • Possess Certificate in Medical Laboratory Sciences of the Dublin Institute of Technology. Kevin Street or Cork Institute of Technology or the Galway/ Mayo Institute of Technology (awarded prior to 1997) or
  • A recognised qualification at least equivalent to the above.
  • Be a member, or be eligible for membership, of the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine (ACSLM).
  • Be registered with CORU from 31st march 2019 if newly qualified or by 31st March 2021 if currently employed as a Medical Laboratory Scientist.
  • Applicants who qualified outside Ireland must provide evidence from CORU Medical Scientist Registration Board that their qualifications have been approved for Medical Scientist and meet criteria for recognition including CORU Application Reference number.

How to Apply & Informal Enquiries:

* Please note that you must submit a cover letter with your CV, this forms part of your application and CV’s will not be accepted without a detailed cover letter.

Please click here for a copy of the job description for this post.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Friday 22nd July 2022 by 5pm.  Applications must be completed through the advertised post on by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

Applications will not be accepted through direct email or any other method.

For informal enquiries for this specialty/department, please contact Karen Foley CMS, Haematology Department, , .

For other queries relating to this recruitment process, please contact . 

Assist in implementing a clinical laboratory service that supports the clinical needs of the patients