Medical scientist/Clinical biochemist

Apply before: 20 / 10 / 2017
Position Type: Permanent
Location: Sandyford Dublin 18
Refcode: MSCB

DEPARTMENT:        Laboratory

JOBTITLE:               Scientist

REPORTS TO:          Autolab Manager

EFFECTIVE DATE:   03 Oct 2017


1.            PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide a Haematology, Clinical Chemistry ,Serology and Molecular  service to all users and support to student Medical Scientists. To liaise with all laboratory support departments and to support Senior Medical Scientists in maintaining an effective department.



  • Perform automated Clinical Chemistry & Serology analysis
  • Perform automated Haematology and manual differential analysis.
  • Perform automated Molecular analysis
  • Participate in the Haematology, Clinical Chemistry, Serology and Molecular quality assurance program.
  • Assist in reagent and general stock control related to the AutoLab and Molecular area.
  • Be aware of current advances and appraise new techniques.
  • Evaluate results and communicate with the Laboratory Management, Consultant Pathologist and/or the requesting clinician any relevant information regarding patient safety.
  • Carry out clerical and technical tasks in accordance with sample handling procedures.
  • Archive slide and results in accordance with relevant procedures.
  • Participation in continuing education and feedback sessions.
  • Clean and maintain equipment to achieve the optimum instrument performance and maintain a clean and safe working environment.
  • Knowledge of and adherence toISO15189 requirements.
  • Provide input to maintaining policies and procedures, review and update as required.
  • Comply with Health and Safety legislation and be aware of the responsibilities of the employee in this context.
  • All other duties as assigned by the Laboratory Manager.


3.            Authority

            Authorisation of patient results.




(i)            Educational Requirements




(ii)           Experience Required


At least 1 year in a similar role


(iii)          Key Competencies


Good organization skills.

Ability to work in a team.

Ability to handle confidential material.

Ability to work on own initiative.

Customer Service oriented.

Ability to work under pressure

Efficient and well organized.


Job Details

Position Name: Medical scientist/Clinical biochemist
Position Type: Permanent
Refcode: MSCB

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