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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 15/11/2021.

Radiology IT Systems Manager

Job Reference: 175-2122-2-DG2934

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Information Systems
Royal Papworth Hosital, Biomedical Campus, Papworth Rd, Cambridge
£47,126 to £53,219 pa

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is the UK’s leading heart and lung hospital, treating around 50,000 patients each year. We are located in a new, purpose-built hospital on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, with administrative services based in Huntingdon.

Founded as a tuberculosis colony in 1918, Royal Papworth Hospital has established an international reputation for excellence in research and innovation. Since carrying out the UK’s first successful heart transplant in 1979, the hospital now performs more heart, heart-lung and lung transplants each year than any other UK centre.

In addition to transplantation, Royal Papworth Hospital has the UK’s largest Respiratory Support and Sleep Centre (RSSC) and is one of five UK centres providing Extra Corporeal Membrane Oxygenation (ECMO) to patients experiencing severe respiratory failure. It is also the only centre in the UK for a number of specialist services including Pulmonary Endarterectomy and Balloon Pulmonary Angioplasty (BPA).

In October 2019, we became the first trust to be rated ‘outstanding’ in all five areas assessed by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) (safe, caring, effective, responsive, and well-led). We are committed to providing a positive, supportive experience for all of our staff.


Radiology IT Systems Manager

Royal Papworth Hospital

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join us as a Radiology IT System Manager.

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing and leading the Picture Archive and Communications System (PACS), the Radiology Information System (RIS), Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA), Voice recognition (VR) and other systems connected to PACS across the Trust. The post acts as the first point of contact and escalation of issues in relation to these systems, ensuring proactive monitoring and resolution is undertaken. This post is also responsible for managing and leading the PACS Team and Medical Photography and for delivering projects to ensure systems are fully utilised.

The candidate will work with the Chief Information Officer and Clinical Lead for PACS to ensure Radiology IT systems have a clear strategy of development, including considering new technologies. The role will be a key member of forums within both the Trust's as well as wider ICS and local networks.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have experience of managing a team, as well as experience of managing and maintaining an information system. The successful candidate must have proven leadership and communication skills, be self-motivated, well organised and have a high standard of professionalism in order to deal with a range of customer stakeholders at all levels. Clinical experience in a radiology environment is desirable.

For an informal chat to discuss the position please contact Eamonn Gorman via email: Visits to the department would be welcome.

** We reserve the right to close this vacancy once sufficient applications have been received**

Priority consideration will be given to NHS Employees who have been declared at risk of redundancy.

The support and benefits available to staff include:
NHS Pension Scheme, extensive retail discount scheme, subsidised restaurant, staff recognition and award scheme, membership options at Frank Lee Centre Leisure & Fitness (campus gym), salary sacrifice 'cycle to work' and 'car' scheme, enhanced pay progression for Band 5 nurses, career progression opportunities, flexible working

We welcome all applications irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion and belief, sex and sexual orientation. Applicants with disabilities will be offered an interview providing they meet the minimum criteria for the post. The Trust operates job share and flexible working. We are a Smoke Free Hospital.

In submitting an application form you authorise Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS Service details via the Inter Authority Transfer (IAT) process should you be appointed to the post.

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