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EPR Clinical Analyst

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
16 Jun 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
Calderdale & Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust and Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts have a shared instance of Cerner Millennium Electronic Patient Record (EPR). Following a very successful go-live across both Trusts in 2017, EPR has transformed the way in which we work using technology to improve quality and patient safety, which will in turn help to provide the future of 'excellence in patient care' at both Trusts.

In order to continue with this vital work, there is now an exciting opportunity to join the Joint EPR team to provide support and to deliver solutions across both organisations, which covers almost 10,000 members of staff, with their use of EPR. We are looking to recruit a Clinical Analyst on a permanent basis. Working across both organisations you will need to have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with teams to understand their requirements.

Main duties of the job

The post holder will support the clinical configuration of the EPR solution (Clinical Documentation, A& E, Order Comms and Paediatrics workstreams) assisting the creation of design, testing, delivery and adoption within the both trusts. The post holder will provide solution expertise and maintenance for the clinical solutions.

The EPR Clinical Analyst roles are part of the core clinical configuration team for the EPR and are some of the most pivotal in the ongoing development and maintenance of the Electronic Patient Record Programme. The post holder will have a balance of clinical and informatics skills and knowledge and act as the interface between the clinical and the technical. Clinical registration would be advantageous but demonstration of equivalent experience and awareness of the patient journey will be considered.

Responsible for working with clinical and supplier staff to undertake analysis of the current state including current state mapping, collation of policies, time in motion analysis.

About us

To analyse and document business requirements for large and or complex areas, working with colleagues across the organisation.

To identify the key business requirements of stakeholders/customers, prepare functional specifications.

To undertake analysis of current workflow and future designs as part of process redesign.

Responsible for engaging and facilitating the future state design and analysis with service leads acting as a system expert and designer making recommendations based on systems knowledge.

Responsible for the development, support and maintenance of clinical configuration within the EPR e.g. clinical documents, order catalogues.

The role will be responsible for development, support and maintenance of the EPR build. Responsible for monitoring and updating new order items, clinical documents etc.Responsible for monitoring and updating catalogue changes as required.

Closing Date: 14th June 2023

Job description

Job responsibilities

To actively seek out new ideas and challenge the boundaries of the EPR functionality through broad scanning and networking.

Influence and motivate staff to assist with the implementation and adoption of new ways of working.To communicate in complicated and difficult situations and to explain EPR issues to non-Informatics staff/suppliers.

To establish working relationships with the key clinicians and support staff representing the clinical areas engaged in EPR use.

To establish working relationships with EPR Subject Matter Experts ensuring frequent dialogue in relation to EPR deisgn, configuration and process change.

To advise clinical and user groups on issues and deployment of advanced EPR design. Analyse, investigate and resolve complex queries where there are a number of options. Participate in the planning, running and summation of system testing.Participate in the planning and delivery of workshops, demonstrations, configuration sessions and training as part of the delivery of EPR.

Plan and prioritise own workload.

Ensures that the design and configuration of the EPR functionality is compliant with Royal College guidance, NICE and other clinical guidance and protocols as directed by clinical stakeholders and EPR Clinical Leads.

Ensures that the design and configuration of the EPR functionality is compliant with trusts policy and sign off processes and where policy or procedure is to be change to reflect a new electronic way of working support and advise on the development of the new policy/procedure.

Work as a full member of the EPR multidisciplinary team in the planning, delivery and management of the EPR system. This includes attendance at team meetings.

Plan and organise meetings of relevant clinicians to discuss/demonstrate EPR functionality.

Provide expert advice to senior managers, clinicians and external resources in the use of the EPR systems.

Delivers specialist training/advice on the EPR system to other staff and external organisations.

Able to identify key staff groups or individual members of staff who may need to be involved in workstream activities as either ,process-owners, process-information resource or application experts/super-users or any other roles necessary in the project

Develop knowledge over time in clinical areas where knowledge and experience does not already exist.

To ensure that all assigned system and software developments follow the development methodology.

Work with the testing/workstream leads to develop test scripts and participate in testing as required for your relevant workstream.

Facilitate end to end and user acceptance testing.

Participate in standard operating procedure (SOP) creation, review and testing for EPR workflows and functionality.To assess, identify and evaluate own practice needs, maintain and develop skills and knowledge through continuing professional development. Maintains professional registration if already obtained.

Person Specification



  • Extensive experience within the clinical area/department/hospital environment
  • A good level of IT literacy with Microsoft Office Package experience


  • Specialist experience of change & in the improvement of business processes
  • Experience of design and configuration of an Electronic Patient Record, clinical system or patient administration system
  • Experience of process mapping and current state analysis



  • Key board skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Demonstrable attention to detail
  • Ability to deliver effective training to staff members within the trust and partner organisations
  • Organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and manage own workload
  • Innovative & forward thinking
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills with staff at all levels
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, concise and effective manner
  • Ability to manage a diverse workload and to meet set deadlines
  • Committed to accomplishing challenging objectives
  • Ability to identify potential problems/issues and apply effective problem solving methodologies



  • Specialist knowledge and expertise in a range of hospital processes
  • Knowledge of clinical information systems and how they are implemented or used in clinical practice
  • Understanding of project management or service improvement methodology



  • Degree, clinical qualification or equivalent experience
  • English and Maths qualification (GCSE)
  • ECDL or Equivalent IT qualification/skills


  • Professional Registration* in a clinical area e.g. NMC
  • Healthcare qualification
  • Cerner Maintenance Training
  • Evidence of continuous learning

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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