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Associate Medical Director- Digital

Employer
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Blackpool
Salary
£93,666 to £126,281 a year Pro rata
Closing date
9 Apr 2024

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The Associate Medical Director for Digital (AMDD) will work alongside our Chief Information Officer and the Chief x Information Officer (covering Nursing, Midwifery & AHP workforce) on the Trusts new Digital Transformation programme, B.Digital.

The B.Digital programme consists of a number of exciting developments such as the implementation of a new Electronic Patient Record (EPR), further adoption the Trusts Nexus Patient Record (NPR) and convergence of other systems across the Lancashire & South Cumbria ICS.

The postholder will be responsible for encouraging clinical ownership of the digital and transformation agenda across the organisation, acting as an ambassador, and influencing colleagues from all front line professions to be involved in the Trusts B.Digital programme.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing strong clinical leadership of the strategic development, design, and implementation of the B.Digital programme across the organisation to support better health and care, improved patient outcomes and experience, and better value and affordability.
  • Setting the vision for future ways of working, aligning future clinical processes with digital and building design considerations.
  • Serving as a core member of relevant digital steering groups / boards, acting as the chair where necessary.
  • Leading clinical engagement in the development of the model of care, including the challenge to transform services and future proof service delivery.
  • Lead and facilitate engagement with academic partners to maximise the potential of data for research & innovation.
  • Convening a wider group of clinical leaders to engage in and with digital transformation.
  • Overseeing the strategic leadership of the procurement, development, deployment, optimisation, and ongoing enhancement of clinical information systems to ensure they support clinicians in the delivery of safe and effective patient care.

About us

Welcome to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS FT and thank you for taking an interest in joining #TeamBTH and supporting the Trusts Digital transformation journey!

We have an exciting opportunity to appoint an Associate Medical Director for Digital (AMDD) to work alongside our Chief Information Officer and Chief x Information Officer (covering Nursing, Midwifery & AHP workforce) on the Trusts new Digital Transformation programme, B.Digital.

The B.Digital programme consists of a number of exciting developments such as the implementation of a new Electronic Patient Record (EPR), further adoption the Trusts Nexus Patient Record (NPR) and convergence of other systems across the Lancashire & South Cumbria ICS.

To help us achieve this we are looking for a transformational leader with exemplary clinical credibility to provide expert clinical advice and to be the key conduit to our medical workforce to ensure we have good patient and clinical input and engagement in the Trusts B.Digital programme.

The AMDD will have 4 PAs for the Digital. For any external applicants, we would welcome you in bringing your clinical practice, and we are happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

To help the AMDD and our Digital Transformation journey, there's also an opportunity to build a new team consisting of 5 x Divisional Digital Leads, each with 2 PAs for each clinical division.

Job description
Job responsibilities

The job description, person specification and job advert are all included as separate documents within this folder.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Registration
Essential

  • Full registration with the General Medical Council
  • Clearance by Occupational Health to carry out the full range of duties of the post.

Desirable

  • Postgraduate qualifications in relevant topic.

Personal Experience
Essential

  • Demonstrable experience of a similar role or working at an equivalent level in a relevant healthcare organisation.
  • Outstanding reputation as a clinician and clinical leader, with a proven track record of producing high quality results in the area of clinical information.
  • Experience in building organisational capabilities, including establishing a clear strategic vision and direction and translation into successful outcomes.
  • Experience of managing organisation wide agendas.
  • Experience of delivering transformation projects/programmes.
  • Evidence of continuing professional and managerial development.

Desirable

  • Experience of leading a large complex organisation through significant change.
  • Experience of cross profession collaborative working
  • Experience leading clinical digital transformational change.
  • Experience working across organisational boundaries to deliver transformational change.

Knowledge
Essential

  • In-depth understanding of the complexity in providing secondary healthcare.
  • Knowledge of the UK health care sector.

Skills
Essential

  • Successful team leadership/motivation of others.
  • Success as a team player and the ability to work with staff at all levels.
  • Innovation and vision, including an ability to build organisation capabilities, establishing a clear strategic vision and direction, and translating this into successful outcomes.
  • A proven ability to plan strategically.
  • Good business acumen.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Intellectual flexibility, including the ability to understand both operational detail and wider longer strategic visions, and to articulate these to others and the ability to cope with ambiguity and perform through uncertainty where necessary.
  • Political awareness, with the ability to understand the wider interest groups and stakeholders within the Trust, and to work sensitively to overcome their differing positions and interests.
  • Drive for improvement with the proven ability to set and meet ambitious targets and monitor against targets.
  • Computer literacy.

Desirable

  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to share development across the health and social care system.

Attributes
Essential

  • The energy, stamina and drive commensurate with working at a senior level in a large NHS Trust, evidenced by health record and attitude to work.
  • Ability to work flexibly and to travel across hospital sites associated with Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust on a regular basis, and regionally and nationally when required.
  • Satisfactory health screening and CRB checks.
  • Willingness to undertake training required for the job.
  • Understand and maintain confidentiality.

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

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