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Clinical Informaticist - Imaging/PACS

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 per annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Full Time
We are seeking an experienced Radiographer to join our team as a Clinical Informaticist - Imaging/PACS.

You will be required to facilitate change management processes related to Radiology and other Imaging related services and subsequent stakeholders or impacted departments to:

The Clinical Lead Informaticist is responsible and accountable for implementation of robust systems and processes that ensure there is a continuing improvement in the quality of the service provided to patients, safety to staff and visitors to the Trust premises, who may be affected by the work of the Trust.

Please note internal applicants currently employed by ESNEFT will be offered on a secondment basis only.

Main duties of the job

  • Understand the digital strategy and support all areas of digital change being introduced and how it will be delivered.
  • Understand existing ways of working across the Trust and facilitate the utilisation and integration to a single Electronic Patient Record (EPR) where the health record is in use.
  • Implement the strategy for clinical and technical standardisation throughout the ESNEFT estate
  • Work with various stakeholders in defining the existing and future state of patient related tasks and processes
  • Validate the new ways of working and perform User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
  • Work with senior management and clinical staff to sign off new processes with appropriate governanc
  • Identify and lead on benefits outside of the business case to ensure that these are tracked and measured
  • Produce training materials, enhancement proposals and support a standard approach to governance of clinical and operational systems.
  • Identify and lead on benefits outside of the business case to ensure that these are tracked and measured

About us

We are ESNEFT and we provide hospital and community health services to almost one million people across east Suffolk and north Essex. Our dedicated staff deliver care from acute hospitals in Colchester and Ipswich, community hospitals, surgeries, community clinics and in patients' own homes.

We are one of the largest NHS organisations in England, employing more than 12,000 staff.

We pride ourselves on supporting our staff. We offer a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as flexible working options.

Along with supporting you to achieve your career goals we offer a generous pension scheme, unsocial hours payments (where applicable), 27 days annual leave on commencement (pro rata) and access to a range of NHS discounts. Our Staff Health and Wellbeing programme offer a variety of services.

Our philosophy is that Time Matters to everyone. Across the Trust, we concentrate on improving the things we do and removing those which cause time delays for our staff and patients.

We are investing in our commitment to Time Matters with a partnership with leading electronic patient record (EPR) supplier Epic. This digital transformation will bring what's widely regarded as the world's best EPR system to ESNEFT, transforming life in hospital for staff and patients.

If you are passionate about patient care and want to develop your skills and knowledge, then we want to hear from you.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

For full details of the responsibilities and duties of this role please see the attached job description.

Person Specification



  • Experience of facilitating/leading change in practice to improve services


  • Project management/co-ordination



  • oRelevant degree or equivalent qualification or significant experience of working at degree level in Radiology
  • oEvidence of continued professional development within the Clinical Role



  • Demonstrates an understanding of change management
  • Facilitation or participating member of working groups/committee/council
  • Radiology Related IT systems


  • Business planning /Strategic planning

Personal Skills


  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills - ability to analyse complex data/information and make judgements/draw conclusions
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal - able to communicate complex and sensitive information and use persuasion, influencing and negotiation

Employer details

Employer name

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust





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