Senior Medical Scientist – Blood Transfusion

Duration of Post

Permanent

Campaign Reference

145985

Closing Date

12th December 2021

Children’s Health Ireland (CHI) operates as a single service across the existing Dublin children’s hospitals, Crumlin, Temple Street and Tallaght. Also, the paediatric outpatients and urgent care centres, Connolly which opened in July 2019 and Tallaght which is due to open in 2020. CHI governs and operates local paediatric services for the Greater Dublin Area and all national paediatric specialist services, some of which are on an all-island basis.

The Children’s Hospital Group and the relevant Boards in each of the Children’s Hospitals considered a proposed Corporate and Clinical Governance paper in February 2014 and approved the need to progress with a clinical directorate structure to underpin how paediatric services are managed across the Hospital Group. 

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 Technological University  of Dublin, Grangegorman (A)

                                                 or

  • Bachelor in Science Honours degree in Biomedical Science from the Joint University College Cork – Cork Institute of Technology course (B)

                                                 or

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences of the Dublin Institute of Technology, Kevin Street or the Cork Institute of Technology awarded prior to 1994 (C)

                                                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) (C)

                                                  or

  • A recognised qualification at least equivalent to (A) (B) or (C) above;

                                                  and

  • A postgraduate degree in the field of Medical Laboratory Science

                                                  or

  • Have attained the fellowship examination of the Institute of Biomedical Sciences

                                                  and

  • Be registered with CORU by 31st March 2021

                                                 and

  • 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.

In Addition:

  • Have at least 4 years’ experience in a Medical laboratory since qualifying as a Medical Scientist.
  • Have experience working in a blood transfusion medical laboratory

Desirable Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Q-Pulse Compliance Management System
  • Knowledge of iLab or similar Laboratory Information Management System
  • Possess excellent IT skills
  • Have and interest and/or previous experience of working in Haemovigilance

How to Apply:

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.

The closing date for submissions of CV’s and letter of application is Sunday, 12th December 2021 by 6pm. Applications must be completed through the advertised post on CHI.jobs by clicking ‘Apply for Job’.

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

Please click here to view full job description of the role.

 

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CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns

CHI provides a comprehensive benefits package to meet your needs through your work life and beyond:

  • Excellent Annual Leave entitlement
  • Pension Scheme
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Monthly Health & Wellbeing Activities
  • Access to first-rate postgraduate programmes/Educational Assistance
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Access to excellent public transport at all CHI sites
  • Bike to Work
  • Tax Saver Travel Scheme
  • On-site Banking
  • Choirs/Musical Society
  • Running Clubs/ Walking Groups
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Lunch and Learns