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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Band 2 AfC Equivalent

Main area
Cellular Pathology
Band 2 AfC Equivalent
6 months Fixed Term Contract
Full-Time 37.5 hours per week
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Employer type
Private Sector
Up to £18,300 Depending on Experience
25/01/2019 17:00

The place to work in pathology

We are looking for top talent to join the UK’s leading and fastest growing pathology company – a scientific organisation with a clinical purpose.

Working in partnership with our service partners, Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, King’s College Hospital, Bedford NHS Hospital Trusts, and Princess Royal University Hospital we aim to set the standard for the future of pathology.


Please note that this vacancy is at Bedford Hospital.

An opportunity has arisen to join the Cytology team at Viapath Bedford. We require a Medical Laboratory Assistant to undertake duties for the Cytology Laboratory, part of the Cellular Pathology Department based at Bedford Hospital NHS Trust. The post will be offered on a six month fixed term basis.

The department processes approximately 38,000 gynae samples, 1100 non-gynae samples, 700 andrology samples and 4000 HPV samples (including additional customers) per annum. The role includes preparing patient samples, equipment maintenance, and molecular testing. Full training will be given.

The department offers a modern well-equipped laboratory working environment and is accredited to ISO 15189.

Relevant experience is desirable as is an applicant who can demonstrate enthusiasm, commitment and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Interviews will be held February 5, 2019

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Joanne Tyler

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