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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/03/2020.

ePR IT Lead Biomedical Devices

Job Reference: 384-EM-EPR-ILBD1

Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Digital Transformation
£46,368 - £52,581 pa (inc.HCAS)

Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust is a friendly, supportive, busy but welcoming acute and community Trust that is ambitious about developing our services and your career.

Our compassionate, caring and friendly colleagues make up our Royal Surrey family and are at the heart of what we do. We all have a passion for learning, continuous improvement and excelling together through innovation, research and development. There are over 4,500 members of our Royal Surrey family.

We are clinically led and provide joined up care by bridging the gap between hospital and community services alongside regional specialist cancer care. Our main acute hospital site is in Guildford with community hospital sites at Milford, Haslemere and Cranleigh. We provide adult community health services in the community and homes across Guildford and Waverley.

We have received an overall ‘Good’ rating from the CQC, with our Maternity services deemed outstanding. We are investing in our colleagues through our new health and wellbeing programme and a commitment to supporting professional development as well as investing more than £45 million in our physical environment and new equipment in the next few years.

There has never been a better time to join us.

ePR IT Lead Biomedical Devices Band 8a

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Job Type: Fixed term/Secondment for 18 months with the possibility of extension

The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, Guildford in collaboration with Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Chertsey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust, Redhill are offering a number of exciting opportunities. This is part of a transformational high-profile Programme to implement the Trusts’ new Integrated Clinical Care System (ICCS).

The ICCS, incorporating Cerner Millennium Patient Record will enable clinical staff and other authorised users to share data and streamline processes across the entire organisation and across trust boundaries. It will be fully integrated and interoperable, allowing for a connected patient experience and providing access to up-to-date, real time patient information, complete with decision-support tools for clinicians.

Our Electronic Patient Record (ePR) programme (a collaboration between Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, The Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust and Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust is continuing to gather pace.

It will touch almost all aspects of our work with everyone playing a part. Some will play a larger role than others and there will be a number of dedicated extra posts working across all three trusts.

The role will lead on all in-scope medical device aspects of the EPR programme working closely with the Trusts’ IT and biomedicine teams and any third parties and the supplier to establish their existing biomedical device capabilities and setup and ensuring that the EPR and supporting technologies are in place to support the EPR at go-live.

You will be instrumental in delivering one of the largest single transformational projects delivered both within each Trust as well as across their borders

You will have highly developed specialist knowledge underpinned by theory or experience and be educated to Degree level or equivalent (e.g. HNC + specialised courses) in Electrical/Electronic Engineering plus have significant work experience, which will include specialist training in physiological measurements and highly specialised biomedical and communication equipment to Masters level or equivalent.

A standard DBS check will be required for the role and some evening and weekend work will be required to meet deadlines, so flexibility with regard to working hours is essential.

If you will like further information about the post having read the job description and person specification please contact Alison Turner

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing 16th or 23rd March 2020

Closing date: Sunday 1st March 2020


If you are interested in applying for this post please use the links provided to access the full job description/person specification and apply online.

The Trust is committed to promoting equality of opportunity for all its employees as well as maintaining a workforce that broadly reflects the local communities we serve. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy, religion or belief or sexual orientation. Reasonable adjustments to the interview process can also be made for any candidates with a disability.


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