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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 21/04/2021.

Informatics Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job Reference: 110-NMR153-0421

Employer:
Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
Department:
Nursing informatics
Location:
Ynysmeurig House, Abercynon
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 per annum

We provide healthcare services to people living in Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf county borough areas, serving a population of around 450,000. We are ideally situated between Wales’s capital city, Porthcawl to the west, and the stunning scenery in the Beacon Beacons.

Our vision is to care for our communities and patients by preventing ill-health, promoting better health, providing excellent services and reducing the need for inpatient care wherever possible through the provision of strengthened home, primary and community care.

We value the diversity of our staff and welcome applications from people from protected groups under the Equality Act 2010, this specifically includes age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/reassignment, race/nationality, religion/belief, disability, pregnancy and maternity and marriage and civil partnership.

Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.

All applicants are invited to apply in Welsh or English, and no preference will be given to applications submitted in either language.


THIS POST IS FIXED TERM/SECONDMENT UNTIL MARCH 2022 DUE TO FUNDING.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN APPLYING FOR THE SECONDMENT POSITION, YOU MUST OBTAIN PERMISSION FROM YOUR CURRENT LINE MANAGER PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR THIS POST.

This post is funded until March 2022 on a fixed term or secondment basis. Please ensure you have obtained support from your line manager if you are applying for a secondment.

The Informatics Clinical Nurse Specialist will assist the UHB in the development and implementation of the digitalisation of the nursing record (Welsh Nursing Care Record) as part of the electronic patient record. The post holder as an experienced registered nurse/midwife will be accountable to the UHB Senior Lead Nursing Informatics Specialist.

The post holder will assist with decision making and support the leadership and development of the standardisation and digitalisation of nursing documentation, working collaboratively across the UHB and NHS Wales with patients, carers, partners and professionals. The aim of the digitisation programme is to improve patient care, experience and outcomes through the development of high quality information, systems and technologies, applying the ‘Once for Wales’ principles.

The principle objective for the post is to assist in the modernisation of health service delivery, promoting new ways of working utilising information technology to improve access to clinical information and knowledge to enhance shared decision making regarding patient care.

The post holder will assist the Informatics Lead Nurse in representing the organisation in setting the strategic direction and operationalisation across NHS Wales with the national project team for the Digitalisation of nursing documentation.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing date: 21st April 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Christian Smith

Lead informatics Nursing Specialist

christian.smith2@wales.nhs.uk




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