Non Clinical - Clinical Information Officer

  • Department Clinical Information
  • Salary £32,306.00 – £39,027 per annum
  • Closing Date 10/12/2021
  • Location Shrewsbury
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 6
  • Job ref 223-CIO-944
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Permanent
  • Hours Full time - 37.5 hours per week

Job overview

Do you have a passion for using data to drive quality improvement, and the ability to engage with clinical staff across an organisation to ensure quality improvements are developed, implemented and monitored? Then this role may be for you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Corporate Nursing Assurance Team.  As Clinical Information Officer you will be responsible for facilitating the programme of service improvement work on behalf of the Corporate Nursing team and Care Groups. This will involve providing practical support on continuous improvement, co-ordination of the management of change, modernisation techniques and operational process redesign of Quality Dashboards.

This role will also be fundamental to devising a system to log and categorise information required by the CQC, Exemplar Programme, and Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The role involves quality checking, surveillance and tracking of information for internal and external inspectors.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be responsible for facilitating the programme of service improvement work on behalf of Corporate Management and Care Groups being directly accountable to Corporate Quality and Assurance Lead. This will involve providing practical support on continuous improvement, co-ordination of the management of change, modernisation techniques and operational process redesign Quality Dash Board.  This role will also be fundamental to devising a system to log and categorise information required for the CQC, Exemplar Programme, and Senior Leadership Team (SLT). The role involves quality checking, surveillance and tracking of information for internal and external inspectors.

Capable of working effectively in partnership, the post holder will play a pivotal role in ensuring a joined up approach to Quality improvement work across the Corporate Functions of the Trust, Care groups and with primary/social care. 

Working for our organisation

You will work closely with the CQC Compliance Manager, Deputy Director of Nursing and Quality,   Corporate Managers, Operational Managers, Care Group Directors, Clinicians and the full range of Medical staff across all Care Groups to facilitate the implementation of projects relating to service improvement particularly in relation to  Gather, Exemplar ward and CQC assessment. To align with Trust and priorities, regularly producing reports on progress, risks and issues related to current projects and progression of the Trust Quality improvement plan.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
 
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
 
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
 
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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