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Senior Epic Application Analyst

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year p.a. pro rata
Closing date
5 Dec 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The role of a senior Epic analyst will oversee a team of Epic analysts who support and work to improve the Epic electronic patient record (EPR) as well as provide technical guidance.

The senior Epic analyst will be required to communicate complex technical concepts to a non-technical audience. In particular they will need to develop and deliver complex technical and process concepts to large groups of internal and external senior clinical and management staff.

Senior Epic analysts will work with operational and clinical staff to develop training and local support strategies to enable staff to realise the benefits from Epic

Main duties of the job

  • Manage a team of Epic analysts ensuring that their work conforms to the design integrity for the module
  • Responsible for day to day management, including recruitment, appraisal, discipline, training and delivery of specialist technical training programmes in the Epic module(s)
  • Act as authorised signatory for team purchases, monitor the team budget and contribute to the formulation of the departmental budget
  • Work closely with the Design Authority to ensure integrity of the system across multiple modules
  • Undertake project planning and develop strategies for the individual Epic modules, the wider Epic application
  • Take responsibility for integrated areas and integrated testing
  • Responsible for the design and development of a new to NHS, Trust-wide information technology system and for implementing directly broad changes to clinical and administrative practices and policies across the hospital affecting all clinical staff at every grade
  • Communicate regularly with relevant Trust staff to ensure that the application(s) meets their service delivery and business needs in line with new and agreed best practice processes
  • Provide specialist advice to Trust staff or colleagues on the capabilities and optimisation potential of the Epic system
  • Arrange, co-ordinate and lead meetings between senior Trust staff and/or your colleagues to discuss workflows and/or areas of concern and/or take notes of any action points

About us

Our Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke's Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 11000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people - patients, staff and partners. Recognised as providing 'outstanding' care to our patients and rated 'Good' overall by the Care Quality Commissioner, is testament to the skill and dedication of the people who work here. CUH's values - Together - Safe, Kind, Excellent - are at the heart of patient care, defining the way all staff work and behave. The Trust provides accessible high-quality healthcare for the local people of Cambridge, together with specialist services, dealing with rare or complex conditions for a regional, national and international population.

CUH is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves. We value our differences and fully advocate and support an inclusive working environment where every individual can fulfil their potential. We want to ensure our people are truly representative of all the communities that we serve. We welcome applications for all positions in the organisation irrespective of people's age, disability, ethnicity, race, nationality, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marriage and civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity status or social economic background.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Applicant Information Pack (combined Job Description and Person Specification) for key duties and responsibilities.

This vacancy will close at midnight on 3rd December 2023.

Interviews are due to be held on 12th December 2023.

Benefits to you

We offer development opportunities and a wide range of benefits including on-site leisure facilities, shopping concourse, day nurseries and access to a great transport system with easy access to airports and rail travel.

Please note if you would like to discuss the required hours of this role further, you should approach the contact given. In some cases alternative working hours will be considered.

We welcome applications from the Armed Forces.

Person Specification



  • General education to degree level, equivalent professional qualification or equivalent experience.
  • IT Qualification in Excel (or equivalent experience).


  • PRINCE/MSP or other project management qualification.
  • Epic certified in at least one application.



  • Design and delivery of workflows/processes in a clinical environment.
  • Experience of delivery of benefits from the implementation of technology / services.
  • Experience of working with the Epic EPR system.
  • Experience of working with senior clinical staff, medical consultants and other senior managers.
  • Experience of delivering complex technical projects to tight deadlines.


  • Electronic patient record (EPR) design and delivery in a clinical environment.
  • Configuration and adaptation of EPR technology to meet the needs of users.
  • Experience of managing clinical and/or operational services within the NHS.
  • Application support service delivery.



  • Thorough understanding of clinical and/or operational workflows and processes in a healthcare setting.
  • Knowledge of the Epic EPR system.
  • Understanding of Information Governance.


  • Understanding of NHS operational and/or clinical management.



  • Excellent IT Skills.
  • Excellent business and process analytical skills.
  • Able to work equally well under own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Ability to resolve complex process and analytical problems.
  • Ability to meet conflicting deadlines and balance multiple tasks concurrently whilst remaining calm under pressure.
  • Ability to make decisions based on complex facts or situations requiring analysis, interpretation, or comparison of a range of options.
  • Sound project management skills.
  • First class application technical skills.
  • Good communication skills - particularly with clinical and senior staff.
  • Present complex technical information to non-technical large groups of internal or external clinicians/ operational managers.
  • Negotiate and use effective persuasive techniques with senior level staff.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time on complex data and process analysis.


  • Application support skills.

Additional Requirements


  • The ability to understand and behave at all times, towards patients, visitors and colleagues according to the Trust values of safe, kind, excellent.

Employer details

Employer name

Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Addenbrookes Hospital-Division F

Hills Road



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