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Head Medical are looking for 4 phlebotomists positions for a private health clinic in Edinburgh to start as soon as possible and would be for a minimum of 6 months fixed term contract. There will be a potential to go permanent following a successful initial period of employment. Internal training would be provided and candidates required to travel to our Headquarters in NI for 5 days to commence this, before continuing for 2-3 weeks in clinic. All travel expenses (flights, hotel ,meals) covered by the company.

Shift patterns vary and would be alternate Mondays & Saturdays, 7.40am-4.20pm, every Tuesdays & Friday 7.40am-4.20pm and every Wednesday and Thursday 10am-6.40pm.

The Role includes:

  • Perform full client appointment, including taking blood, urine, personal measurements, such as weight, height, BMI, pulse and logging these on to the relevant computer systems (Patient information Systems/PIS) on-site and off-site locations.
  • Accurate labelling of specimens and completion of laboratory request forms. (TOFs/eTOFs)
  • Transportation of samples adhering to company policy of chain of custody.
  • Update the PIS system recording client details and measurements.
  • Potentially travelling offsite to events, private and corporate appointments, representing the company at all times in a competent and courteous manner.
  • Be comfortable in upselling. This is a private health facility, where both product knowledge and value of testing could be required.
  • The accurate completion of company forms and documentation.
  • Deliver opportunistic clinic promotion using opportunities such as new client health packages.
  • Support clients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote clients to live healthily and encourage principles of self-care.
  • Recognise, assess and refer clients presenting with health needs to the appropriate professional (GP surgery, A+E) as per clinic procedures, in association with RH Expert/GP’s guidance.
  • High level of IT literacy. The clinic use a range of IT systems and require a Phlebotomist who is fully IT literate to log client data, update several computer software systems, and update and complete daily tasks and forms.
  • Utilise and demonstrate sensitive communication styles, to ensure clients are fully informed and consent to procedures.

Suitable Candidates should have the following:

  • Essential: Phlebotomy certificate of competence/equivalent training.
  • High Level of IT literacy including Microsoft Teams.
  • Flexibility with working hours, as required by the business.
  • Desirable: Experience in private healthcare setting.

Salary would be circa £26-28k dependant on experience.


Please get in touch if you or anyone you know is suitable for this role.





For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Kelly today.

kelly@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5260

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