Medical Scientist

St. Vincent’s University Hospital
Employment Type
Not disclosed
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Applications are invited for the position of Medical Scientist – Blood Sciences in St. Vincent’s University Hospital.

Purpose of the post: St Vincent’s University Hospital is currently recruiting for permanent/ temporary Medical Scientists across the Blood Sciences (Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Immunology). Please state your preferred discipline in your application.

The post holder will be expected to work as part of a team in co-operation with the Consultant Head of Department, Chief Medical Scientist and Laboratory Manager to ensure that the Laboratory service operates to the highest standards and that best practice is maintained.

St. Vincent’s University Hospital performs a large range of tests, both routine and specialised, for this hospital and the hospitals in the local region. The Department provides specialised testing in Coagulation, Immunophenotyping and Stem cell enumeration. 

The department is involved in the education of undergraduate and postgraduate students in Biomedical Science. Haematology staff are encouraged and supported to engage in further education and training including MSc courses. Continuous Professional Development (CPD) is facilitated by attending hospital seminars/meetings and conferences. There is a Journal Club every Friday from September to June. 

The post-holder will join the Department at a time of exciting developments. Current plans include the replacement of the Haematology and Coagulation analysers to more modern technologies including Digital morphology. Other areas include the expansion of the Immunophenotyping service and support for the Tissue Establishment Stem cell program. Within the next few years there is the planned move of the National Maternity Hospital on site and to amalgamate the Laboratory services.

There are ongoing CPD and learning opportunities and projects provided to fit in with continued education for undergraduates and post graduates. Grand Rounds are held weekly which all staff have access to. MSc project opportunities etc.

Informal Enquiries or Role Specific Enquiries:  Mr Donal Murphy, Laboratory Manager –   

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