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Patient Systems Trainer

Band 6

Main area
IM & T
Band 6
Fixed Term 1 year
37.5 Hrs a week
Job ref
Whittington Health NHS Trust
Employer type
Highgate Wing
£30,401 to £37,267 per annum +HCAS
07/10/2019 23:59

Whittington Health NHS Trust received a ‘good’ overall inspection from the CQC in April 2016, rated ‘good’ in a national review of openness and transparency standards across NHS trusts in England and ranked 78 out of 230 NHS Trusts overall.

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Patient Systems Trainer

Band 6

We are recruiting an enthusiastic trainer to join our innovative Patient Systems Team at Whittington Health Integrated Care Organisation.

The Patient Systems Team is a small team of product support specialists who look after a range of Patient Systems including SystemC’s Medway PAS and ED, Sunquest ICE results reporting and electronic ordering, DXC’s ORMIS Theatre system. In addition, to these systems there will be a requirement to train users in the use of RiO too.

The team are responsible for incident and problem management, as well as managing software changes and upgrades.   The role is one of predominantly training to ensure that users are trained in the use of these systems but you will also be required to participate in software release testing and system support.

This is an exciting time for the Whittington Health IM&T department as the Trust is a Fast Follower in the Global Digital Exemplar programme to develop our IT and informatics systems.

We have recently implemented Vitals e-Obs and and CareFlow communication software and are embarking on a number of additional projects including clinical noting for which the post holder will be expected to assist in delivering training.

You will need strong interpersonal skills and an ability to teach a wide variety of professionals. The role will require you to engage with multiple clinical disciplines to support them to adopt our evolving systems as part of their clinical practice. This includes refreshing skills for existing staff and training new starters.

We are looking for a skilled trainer with NHS experience or who can articulate how they can readily adapt to such an environment.

We strongly encourage you to visit us to meet the team and understand more about Whittington Health and our ways of working.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Further information or for an informal discussion please contact Adam Alexander, Head of Patient Systems on 0207 288 5289  or Cathy Parker, Assistant Director IM&T on 020 7288 5342.

If you have problems applying, contact

Whittington Health NHS Trust
Magdala Avenue
N19 5NF
0207 288 5925