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Senior EPR Configuration Analyst

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
£35,392 to £42,618 per annum pa pro rata
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and organised individual to join our Digital Transformation EPR team. We are currently live with Altera Sunrise EPR in a number of areas such as EPMA, Inpatients, Outpatients, paediatrics with integration work involving iPRO, Vital Signs and Teletracking. Many new system optimisation areas are planned in the coming months.

Our Digital Transformation EPR team comprises of business change and configuration analysts who work together with the testing and training teams and our trust staff to develop the clinical functionality of our new EPR system, including adapting workflows to meet clinical and operational needs as well as troubleshooting issues arising with the system, and leading on future developments as it is embedded in other areas of the Trust.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for an individual who has knowledge and at least 2 year's experience of EPR Configuration to support the management of our Digital Transformation EPR configuration team. You must demonstrate an appreciation and vision as to how practices can be transformed and supported by electronic patient records and clinical systems, as well as enhancing patient safety and experience, reduce costs and improve process efficiency.

You will have good communication skills with an appreciation of process and workflow. It is important to be able to understand issues from the user perspective and not just as technical problems.You must also be able to articulate issues to the wider project team to support development of the EPR to meet the service needs.

About us

MTW is a large acute hospital trust in the south-east of England. We provide a full range of general hospital services and some aspects of specialist and complex care to around 600,000 people living in west Kent and East Sussex. We have a team of over 8,000 full and part-time staff. We also provide specialist cancer services to around 2 million people across Kent and East Sussex via the Kent Oncology Centre.

Would you like to work flexibly?In the NHS, we are reminded every day of how important life is. As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us, for our patients and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

At MTW, we seek to develop a culture where everyone can reach their full potential with opportunities to grow and develop their career. We recognise and value the unique contributions that each of our staff bring, delivering the best quality care and service to our patients. We are committed to being a diverse employer and strive to reflect everyone in our local communities. We welcome applications from people of diverse backgrounds, perspectives and experiences and celebrate the diversity of thought, viewpoints and ideas that will make our Trust the best place to work.

We support our staff with disabilities to ensure they have the adjustments they need to be the best they can be in the workplace.Collaborating with Access to Work means that our staff are assessed by experts in the workplace and we ensure that their recommendations are implemented as quickly as possible. You can find out more here: Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition: What Access to Work is - GOV.UK (

Interview Date: TBC

Person Specification



  • Educated to A level Standard
  • A relevant first-degree, or equivalent qualification or 2 or more years equivalent experience.
  • Completed any EPR configuration training
  • Maths and English GCSE grade C or above or equivalent qualification
  • Commitment to undertake continual professional development and post grad education


  • PRINCE2 foundation equivalent in project Management Diploma or equivalent
  • IT qualification in MS Office or equivalent experience



  • Implementation experience in at least one major clinical system
  • Experience of Patient Administration System
  • Understanding of clinical, administrative and/or operational workflows and processes within a hospital environment
  • Knowledge of medical terminology
  • Operational or clinical knowledge of a specific area including knowledge of relevant operational policies and procedures


  • Broad understanding of NHS clinical and administrative processes.
  • NHS data standards and reporting requirements
  • Experience of any EPR configuration



  • Experience in leading and managing a team in the implementation of a Trust wide IT system
  • Good analytical and project management skills
  • Confident in working with, negotiating with and motivating clinical staff, medical consultants and/or other senior managers
  • Ability to make decisions based on complex facts or situations requiring analysis, interpretation or comparison of a range of options

Employer details

Employer name

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust


Maidstone Hospital

Hermitage Lane


ME16 9QQ

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