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Band 7 - IT Systems Integration Analyst, ICT

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
£45,753 to £52,067 a year inc. HCA
Closing date
29 Nov 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a new member of staff to join the Systems Integration & Development team within the ICT Department.

Nearly two years into the implementation of an EPR, there is increasing demand for data to be shared between specialist clinical systems.

The successful applicant will need good knowledge of HL7 and other interfacing principles between hospital systems as well as having hands on experience of the development of transactions/messages data item mappings...etc to develop the require integration solutions.

Main duties of the job

The role of the IT Systems Integration Analyst will focus on the delivery and development ofthe Trust's Integration Engine (Rhapsody), building and maintaining interfaces between key IT systems.

Development skills for HL7 interfaces, the Rhapsody integration engine and programming languages such as Javascript are essential.

A number of our interfaces feed into SQL databases, so SQL skills are also highly desirable.

You will be a member of a team focusing on integration as well as EPR development, so will need to be a team player and work well with others.

About us

There has never been a more exciting time to join West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust! Major redevelopment works are planned as part of the New Hospital Programme. These will be most dramatic at Watford General Hospital where up to 90% of buildings will be new.

The trust has recently gained 'teaching hospital' status which reflects the dedicated work of many teams and individuals who have set the standard for delivering high quality training, learning and education at all levels of the workforce.

We encourage and welcome people with disabilities. If you need help, please ask.

We reserve the right to close this advert early due to the volume of applicants. Please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

If you do not hear back within 3 weeks of your application, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will work alongside colleagues on a number of IT projects including new system deployments, upgrades to existing systems and interfacing existing systems with our EPR.

There will be close working with internal system

administrators as well as the external suppliers of the systems.

The post holder should have excellent communication skills, be well organised and have a keen eye for detail. Experience in report writing, HL7 messaging, general IT technical skills are all essential requirements for this post

Person Specification

Your application will be scored against the JD/ Person Specification


  • Guidance Score Score 0 = does not meet the person specification, 1 = reserved meets some person specification requirements, 2 = Meets all person specification requirements.

Employer details

Employer name

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust


Watford General Hospital


WD18 0HB

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