Genetics Information Manager
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Information Manager within the Northern Genetics Service at International Centre for Life. This role will be required to manage, support and lead on development of the IT systems within the Service, working closely with senior members of the IM&T within the Trust and the Northern Genetics Service Management Panel to ensure we deliver the best possible care to our patients within the Northern Region, throughout the UK and abroad.
- Interview date: 3rd October 2023
- 37 hours 30 minutes /week
- You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy
Main duties of the job
- To coordinate, manage, maintain and implement information technology (IT)
- To use advanced levels of knowledge and experience to identify and evaluate complex IT/technical problems, consider available alternatives and to correct, repair or facilitate resolution of problem
- Evaluation of functionality and clinical/laboratory usefulness of new hardware and software
- Represent the Department at Trust IT & YNEGLH meetings and communicate complex operational IT issues
- Develop and lead a team of staff with designated IT duties throughout the Department
- In conjunction with the Genetics Head and Deputy Heads of Laboratory harmonise IT procedures and ensure that "best practice" is adopted in all areas in accordance with IT policy
Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 18,000 staff and an annual income of £1 billion.
We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.
We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.
Our staff oversee around 1.84 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.
Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.
We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.
- To coordinate, manage, maintain and implement information technology (IT) throughout the Genetics Directorate through a system of named individuals with responsibility for IT. All such work will be performed strictly in accordance with the Trusts IM&T Policy and Procedures.
As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.
Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
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