Locum Phlebotomist

Guildford, UK

ANGLE is a world-leading liquid biopsy company with offices in Guildford (UK), Toronto (Canada) and Philadelphia (US). ANGLE’s proven patent protected liquid biopsy platform products have the potential to be used in cancer diagnostics to enable early, accurate identification of an individual’s condition for the prevention, treatment, and monitoring of disease.

Cancer is a leading cause of death worldwide, accounting for nearly 10 million deaths in 2020*. ANGLE’s liquid biopsy technologies have the potential to help clinicians select the most appropriate drugs and therapies for an individual patient. As such, our technologies support the development of Precision Medicine.

In 2021 we opened GCLP compliant clinical laboratories in Guildford (UK) and Philadelphia (USA) to provide “pharma services” for cancer drug trials and, once the labs are accredited, laboratory developed tests (LDTs) for patient management. The pharma services business offers dynamic analysis of patient condition before, during and after the patient receives the drug, assessing both CTCs and CTC clusters recovered from a simple blood test. We are also pursuing an FDA product clearance for the Parsortix system and have submitted a full De Novo submission, which is currently in substantive review with FDA.

*IARC, WHO Cancer (who.int)
*Source: Cancer – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

This is an exciting time at ANGLE and our research and development facilities in Guildford, UK are looking for a Locum Phlebotomist who can work a variety of hours to help cover holidays, sickness, and busy periods.

You will be a Qualified Phlebotomist who can apply expertise collecting blood samples from donors, following established company procedures and accurately log data (such as specimen information).

Principal Accountabilities:

  • To obtain blood specimens by performing venepunctures of HNV donors, meet and greet donors; ensure accurate completion documentation.
  • To maintain specimen integrity by using aseptic technique, following ANGLE company procedures.
  • To maintain safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations.
  • Report any discrepancies / deviations from working practice which could affect ANGLE, it’s research or staff, to the Senior Phlebotomist, Phlebotomist or Laboratory Manager.
  • Reporting to the Laboratory Manager, collaborating as required with specified project managers.
  • To work within the company’s quality management system.
  • Undertake additional ad-hoc tasks as required.

 

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Attributes:

  • Completed a structured theoretical and practical assessment on venepuncture, combined with demonstrable work experience as a phlebotomist in a hospital, clinic or health care centre setting, or an equivalent combination of experience and formal education. We will also consider experienced nurses for this position.
  • Strong attention to detail with a working knowledge of MS Excel, Outlook and Word.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Experience of working to strict quality standards such as ISO9001 or preferably ISO13485 would be an advantage.
  • Strong team player with excellent telephone manner and communication skills.
  • The ability to prioritise while remaining calm under pressure is essential.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment.
  • An eye for detail and commitment to high quality data.
  • Continuous learner with a keen appetite for cross-disciplinary work.
  • A flexible, can-do approach to the requirements of the job.
  • Entrepreneurial thinking and work ethic.

Join our Team

At ANGLE, we foster a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to translating leading edge translational research into clinical diagnostics. We offer the potential for significant corporate growth and career development. We promote a culture of collaboration and shared excellence while encouraging an open and honest exchange of ideas.

We are always in search of potential employees who share our vision and want to make a difference today. In your submission, please note the position you are interested in, describe your background and what you can bring to our team along with attaching your resume.

As a member of our excellent and fast-growing team you will receive opportunities for development and a competitive benefits package.

Salary estimate – £neg

Please let us know if you require disability-related accommodation during the recruitment process so that we can work with you to meet your needs.

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ANGLE does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact our ANGLE recruitment team to obtain prior written authorisation before referring any candidates. In the absence of such written authorisation being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of ANGLE. ANGLE shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

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