LIMS System Specialist

Posted 13 October 2021
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Wallace

Job description

Lab Systems Specialist (LIMS)


Role description

We are a large organisation running NHS and private hospital laboratories across the UK. You will join a team of systems specialists implementing new laboratory IT systems and supporting existing sites. You will configure and support Clinisys Winpath systems, interface analysers and set up pre-analytics systems. We are looking for someone with a combination of clinical knowledge and excellent IT skills.


The ideal candidate will have

  • A degree in biomedical science (IT qualifications with pathology experience also considered).
  • A strong understanding of pathology lab workflow and key issues.
  • Experience working with at least one LIMS system.
  • Experience interfacing laboratory analysers.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server and T-SQL.
  • A reasonable understanding of the regulations in our industry (ISO 15189, GDPR, BSQR).


Desirable skills

  • Experience with Clinisys Winpath.
  • Understanding of GP messaging systems (MESH and Read coding).
  • Understanding of HL7 and integration engines (we have a separate team for this, but understanding the technology would be useful).
  • Knowledge of networks and firewalls.
  • Experience with a programming language or scripting.