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Senior Clinical Information Systems Administrator

Job Reference: 833-SS-CC-36-20

(CC) Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Clinical Systems
£30,401 to £37,267 pa (pro rata)

We are delighted to announce that we have been rated as a “Good” organisation by CQC and our Adults Services were rated ‘Outstanding’ for caring.

About LCH:
Leeds Community Healthcare has been rated 'Good' by the CQC, with our Adult Services being rated 'Outstanding' for caring and a further well led inspection has been recently conducted and we eagerly await the outcome. We have clear vision of what we do, "to provide the best possible care" to all of the communities which we serve and have a set of highly cherished values and behaviours which we all work in line with.

About you:
We are looking for someone who is passionate about supporting clinicians and their use of clinical information systems, providing excellent standards of service and meticulous in their approach and eye for detail.

The Role:
The senior system administrator and the system administration team generally provide specialist advice for the operational management of clinical information systems. This includes directing the system administration team, table and code maintenance, template and questionnaire design, security and data quality improvement. It also involves working with the clinicians and administrative staff using the system to ensure that the Trust derives maximum benefit from it.
Predominately using SystmOne the main tasks within the role will be to:
. Manage the clinical systems administration team
. Support users with technical and usability related queries
. Develop, configure and implement new functionality
. Investigate and resolve issues
. Provide advice, training and help to users

The aim is to improve the quality of data which is captured and reported from clinical systems whilst supporting the efficient and effective use of our clinical systems. This role will support the departmental objective of delivering high quality operational and strategic information.

The successful candidate will have experience in supporting staff who use clinical systems, have a strong grasp of Information Governance and security issues and possess excellent communication and customer care skills.

You will be based at our Trust headquarters in Headingly but you will want to be working closely with Trust staff throughout the city and in the services we operate throughout Yorkshire and the Humber.

The role provides the operational leadership for the management, operation and development, including reviews, updates and upgrades of the main clinical information system used by the Trust (this is presently SystmOne) which enables the delivery clinical care and performance management across a range of clinical services within the Trust

Assisting the community informatics managers to support CCG. commissioned and directly provided community services in the use of information and IT to improve services to patients.

Analysing highly complex data, and designing, adapting and developing sophisticated reports to enable delivery of key information to directors and staff at all levels within the CCG.

Developing and delivering community services related IT and information benefits realisation strategies.

Maintaining the integrity and security of these systems through systematic testing, data quality review and report writing.

Issuing the emergency laptops to service users and taking responsibility for tracking their locations as required.

Ensuring that national and local policies are upheld by the System Administration Team.

Ensuring that appropriate support cover is maintained for Community Informatics Systems.

Taking a lead in planning and delivering Community Informatics Systems development under guidance from the Community Informatics Manager.

If you're interested please have a look at the job details and at Leeds Community Healthcare and if you would like to know more, please contact Paul Elwell, Head of EPR ( or call 07849 304902)

If you are successful in being offered a position which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The level of check required is dependent upon the position that you have applied for. The Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost from your salary. There will be no charge if you are enrolled in the DBS Update Service.

**Please be advised that at all stages of the recruitment process NHS staff from the Yorkshire and Humber region designated ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ will be given priority consideration. If you are ‘at risk’ or ‘affected by change’ please make it clear on your application so that you receive priority consideration.**

Please note: all correspondence regarding this vacancy including the interview process will be sent to your registered NHS jobs e-mail address.

Please ensure you meet all the essential requirements in the person specification before applying for this vacancy.

Recruiting Managers may close an advert once sufficient applications have been received therefore all candidates are strongly advised to complete their application as soon as possible.

If you have not heard within four weeks of the closing date please assume that on this occasion you have been unsuccessful.

The Trust operates a no smoking policy and is a smoke free environment.

We are committed to improving the working lives of our employees and we have an active flexible working policy and welcome applications for job share and flexible working. As an equal opportunities employer we also welcome applications from anyone, irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, religious beliefs or disability as we embrace diversity within our workforce.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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