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EHR Infrastructure Lead

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust
£52,963 to £59,360 a year per annum inclusive
Closing date
4 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We are about to embark on one of the biggest transformation programmes our Trust has ever seen. Our Electronic Health Record (EHR) will enhance the work of nearly everyone in the Trust, and also the experience of anyone who access our services receives.

We're looking an Infrastructure Lead to support us and will be responsible for the implementation, evaluation and documentation of the technical design for the EHR programme.

You will be an expert infrastructure and cybersecurity knowledge, experience and skills. Reviewing and developing the IT Infrastructure in line with industry best practice ensuring this fits with the future direction of the health economy and the EHR programme.

Main duties of the job

The role is critical in supporting the delivery of the Trust's digital strategy and the strategic priorities in PAHT2030, a new EHR is also critical to our readiness for our new hospital. The role reports to the responsible EHR Programme Manager with whom they will agree their work plan and expected outcomes.

You'll be working across the organisational boundaries, influencing decisions where appropriate, negotiating areas of improvement, seeking agreement and co-operation but always managing user expectations to ensure that they are aligned to the available resources.

About us

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) provides a full range of general acute, outpatient and diagnostic services at The Princess Alexandra Hospital in Harlow, the Herts and Essex Hospital in Bishop's Stortford, and St Margaret's Hospital in Epping.

We are on the verge of a defining moment in PAHT's history. What lies ahead is a journey of transformation and improvement that will lead us successfully into the future, enabling us to delivermodern, integrated and outstanding carethat keeps our growing and ageing population healthier.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Ensure the Trust Strategy, Digital Strategy and ICT Strategy, including values and principles, are driven into the EHR Technical workstream.
  • Conduct workforce planning to ensure that the right people with the right skills are in place to support the technical workstream.
  • Ensure rigorous performance monitoring to deliver best practice ITSM.
  • Facilitate application of high-quality standards and processes, e.g., requirements definition, change control, etc. in collaboration with ICT, clinical and service teams.
  • Understand Business Process and document as necessary

For more information please view the job description.

Person Specification



  • Degree in Computer Science or IT related discipline, or equivalent experience.
  • Postgraduate qualification or evidence of pursuit of further IT academic knowledge.



  • Experience in complex projects
  • Experience of working in a management role within the NHS or similar large complex environment.
  • Sound technical knowledge and understanding of ITSM


  • Cerner experience

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

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Employer details

Employer name

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust


The Princess Alexandra Hospital


CM20 1DR

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