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Application Systems Manager

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum
Closing date
17 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
The Health Board is implementing an Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration system (EPMA). The post holder will have a key role in a multidisciplinary team of clinicians and wider professionals, to ensure the successful implementation and safe utilisation of the Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board EPMA system.

It is an exciting opportunity to work on an innovative and progressive product. The post holder will have considerable experience on all aspects of ICT skills from applications to networks.

Main duties of the job

The Post holder will use their specialist knowledge and experience, alongside EPMA team colleagues, to test, develop and configure systems. They will also be required to provide advice to the programme lead, Ward Managers, ward staff and other clinical staff, assisting in developing effective and efficient workflows for the project implementation and roll-out of EPMA system across the Health Board.

A key element will be to facilitate and participate in the pre implementation planning and delivery of specialist training to Registered Nurses, Consultants, Doctors, Pharmacy, Therapy staff and other specialities who will interact with the EPMA system across the Health Board. They will demonstrate the system, promote the benefits of EPMA and work with the EMPA team to ensure that the system is implemented in a safe and timely manner.

Alongside the EPMA team you will be required to:
  • Manage the service delivery of the clinical information system.
  • Act as an advocate for and to promote best practice with regard to the clinical information systems.
  • Risk identification and production of mitigation plans.
  • Develop standard operating procedures, maximising benefits from clinical systems and their interaction with other clinical and hospital systems/devices.
  • Be responsible for formulating and monitoring policies and protocols to support the clinical information systems.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend, Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:

o We listen, learn and improveo We treat everyone with respecto We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 13,000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full Job description and Person Specification attached within the supporting documents or please click Apply now to view in Trac.

Person Specification



  • Degree or equivalent qualifications
  • Supplemented by MSc or equivalent level of knowledge & experience, with evidence of highly developed specialist knowledge acquired through specialist training and experience.


  • ICT qualification gained or working towards
  • ITIL Foundation



  • Experience in a Technical role
  • Experience in an ICT support environment


  • Knowledge HL7\FHIR messaging
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders
  • Experience in system upgrades and problem solving
  • Previous experience in NHS\Hospital environment
  • Previous experience with Pharmacy\Prescriotion\Medication system applications
  • Successful delivery of large system deployments

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board



4 Office Row


CF40 1SQ

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