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PACS & IMS Lead

Job Reference: 284-19-COPR-720

Employer:
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
ICT - Clinical Systems
Location:
Birmingham Children's Hospital
Salary:
£30,401 to £37,267 pa

If you are Ambitious, Brave and Compassionate there has never been a more exciting time to join our team. Ambitious and proud to provide world-class care everyone who works at Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust team plays an important role in making our hospitals the incredible places they are. Our vision is to build a world leading team to deliver world class care.

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust are committed to creating the best place to work, where all staff can reach their full potential. We believe in promoting and enhancing inclusion, diversity and equality and welcome and encourage applications from all areas of the community, who meet the criteria for the role, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, religion or sexual orientation. We look forward to receiving your application.


Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust provides the widest range of children’s health services for women and young patients from Birmingham the West Midlands and beyond, with over 240,000 patient visits every year.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and well-motivated PACS and IMS Lead to deliver our mission and vision, “…using technology to enhance the quality of care”, managing the day to day PACS activity to provide a single point of access to all imaging and results.

Successful candidates will ideally have recent experience or knowledge of PACS and or RIS administration and clinical experience in radiology. The role will manage the PACS Team with the aim of providing a high quality service to all clinicians using best practice at all times. Promoting a positive patient and family experience, embracing sensitivity to individual patients needs is essential. Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team. The candidate needs to be familiar with Microsoft Excel. The team will expand during 2019 as the Trust moves towards a single platform incorporating work from Birmingham Women’s Hospital.

The Trust is currently implementing Agfa’s: Enterprise Imaging Solution, Impax RIS, HeartStation, Scheduler, Qaelum Dose monitoring solution and TeraRecon. The team provides support to Pukka-J PACS (used for Research), GE Echo Image Vault, Endoscopy and Laparoscopic theatres and PACSGEAR Software. The following specialities currently store images on PACS: Radiology, Cardiology, DEXA, Dental and Theatres. PACS currently displays radiology imaging, echo’s, cardiology reports (ECGs, pacemaker reports, monitors, haemodynamic data), ophthalmology, endoscopy, bronchoscopy, thoroscopic and laparoscopic images. Through investment the Trust will be implementing a paediatric EPR (PEPR), electronic prescribing, document management, e-requesting/result acknowledgement and expanding PACS across non DICOM specialities.

The candidate will also work with the Clinical System Manager to support clinical systems across the site.

The candidate will be expected to work weekdays and provide 24/7 on-call in the absence of the Clinical System Manager and have the opportunity to maintain clinical skills and HPC registration.

Upon an application being submitted the applicant is encouraged to arrange an informal site visit.

For further information please contact:

Kate Parkes, Clinical System Manager;

 

Kate.parkes@nhs.net or via mobile 07836760965

 




Please ensure that you read and understand the person specification for this post prior to applying as this is what you will be shortlisted against.

We would encourage all applicants to apply early as this vacancy may close earlier than the stated closing date once we receive sufficient applications. We do not accept cv’s (with the exception of consultant posts). Please be aware that any false information on your application form can lead to withdrawal of any offer of employment, disciplinary action and/or a criminal conviction

Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website.

As this post involves a regulated activity you will be required to have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and the disclosure, where appropriate to the role, include information against the Independent Safeguarding Authority barred lists for working with children or working with adults or both.

*Please read additional documents attcahed relating to probation period and Brexit*


Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants



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