Medical Laboratory Assistant - Biochemistry
Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Job reference: 071694

Location: Glasgow Royal Infirmary

Job closing date: 21/10/2021

Job posted date: 07/10/2021

Salary: Band 3 (£21,709 - £23,603)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Healthcare Sciences

Hours of work: 37.5

Department: Biochemistry

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde

Medical Laboratory Assistants carry out pre-analytical preparation of samples for analysis. Effective operation of the sample reception area is essential to the operation of the department. You will be responsible for the pre analytical processing samples. Register patient related information onto Laboratory Information System or other manual systems, ensuring accuracy of sample identification and documentation. You will ensure safe storage of specimens and disposal of clinical and confidential waste, and deal with telephone calls from other departments and external sources and provide assistance to the Biomedical Scientists for smooth provision of a laboratory service. You should have 3 Highers at Grade C or above, which should include either Chemistry or Biology together with Maths, or SVQ3, or completion of a modern apprenticeship in life sciences or completion of equivalent accredited education/learning.

The shift pattern is; Day / Back shift.

​​​​​​​Informal Contact

Christine Robertson, Reception Manager on 0141 242 9506.

Details on how to contact the Recruitment Service can be found within the Candidate Information Pack

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde encourages applications from all sections of the community. We promote a culture of inclusion across the organisation and are proud of the diverse workforce we have.


The closing date for this job has now passed.