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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/03/2021.

Clinical Data Lead (Band 7)

Job Reference: 376-CP-07

Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Information Management & Business Intelligence
£38,890 to £44,503 pa

Clinical Data Lead Band 7 - full time fixed term post until March 2022

Exciting opportunity within RDaSH NHS Foundation Trust supporting Digital Aspirant Programme Data Quality management and oversight for Trust & Place agreed priorities.

RDaSH one of 23 Trusts nationally awarded central funding through the Digital Aspirant Programme. The aim of the investment is to advance local capabilities, accelerate digital maturity and drive system-wide digital transformation. RDaSH has collaborated with local Place and ICS partners to develop an ambitious digital transformation programme that will provide a step-change in local service provision and improve our ways of working, for both patients and staff.

The post holder will work alongside the Trust Data Quality and Process Improvement Lead providing clinical input and leadership across:

  • Information Quality Work Programme
  • NHS Benchmarking
  • Clinical Coding

In addition the post holder will also support projects identified through the Data Quality and Process Improvement Group.

The post holder will:

1. Information Quality Work Program

  • Lead the team clinically to support the delivery of a consistent, high quality approach to information quality work program within the health informatics portfolio.
  • Contribute to the ongoing development of a robust documentation suite in line with best practice standards.
  • Drive a positive culture in recognising the principles and value of a robust, standardised approach to change.
  • Contribute to project planning to increase organisational transparency and scope for successful delivery.
  • Ensure a central focus on outcomes within all programs with the ability to measure positive improvement and value added.
  • Lead the progress of in-year action aligned to audit, defining and delivering update reports for assurance.

3. NHS Benchmarking

  • Support the collection and submission of Benchmarking data
  • Lead in the development and implementation of a Trust-wide approach to the dissemination, interpretation and detailed analysis of outputs.

4. Clinical Coding

  • Provide clinical support and advice in relation to coding queries
  • Drive the progress of in-year action aligned to audit, defining and delivering update reports for assurance.

Closing date:Tuesday 2 March 2021

Proposed interview date:Monday 8 March 2021 (via MS Teams).

We reserve the right to close down this advert early should there be a high number of applicants.


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