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Specialist Practitioner of Transfusion

Band 8a

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Band 8a
Full time, 37.5 hours per week
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King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
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Denmark Hill
£49,077 - £56,632 per annum (inc HCA)
23/01/2019 23:59

An opportunity has arisen to join the Blood Transfusion Practitioner team at King’s College Hospital based at Denmark Hill as a Senior Specialist Blood Transfusion Practitioner.

The Trust is one of the largest foundation trusts in the country with over 950 beds and a turnover of about £1 billion pa. It serves a wide population from the Southwark, Lambeth and Bromley and Bexley areas.  The Trust provides a broad range of secondary services, including specialist emergency medicine (e.g. trauma, cardiac and stroke). It also provides a number of leading edge tertiary services, such as haemato-oncology including transplantation, liver transplantation, neurosciences and foetal medicine, on a regional and national basis. King’s College Hospital also has a strong track record for research and development and service innovation.

We are looking to recruit a full time person to manage the Blood Transfusion Practitioners across both the Denmark Hill and Princess Royal sites. You would have responsibility for a team of 5 staff, working with Trust Consultants’ you would be expected to lead on ensuring all national guidelines for the use of blood products across the Trust are adhered to.

Denmark Hill operates the Blood Track system and it is hoped this will be rolled out to other areas of the Trust, you will play a key role in this development going forward.

The post also liaises with the King’s Health Partners and you would be expected to work in collaboration with the transfusion teams across King’s Health Partners for future service delivery.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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John Roberts

0203 299 1771