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Audiology Quality and Compliance Manager

Employer
Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Bedford
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Profession
Healthcare scientist, Audiologist
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are excited to offer a new opportunity for a passionate Quality and Compliance Manager to join our Audiology team. This role is pivotal in ensuring that our patients receive the highest standard of care, and we are seeking an individual who shares our commitment to excellence.
  • Data Management: A love for data and its meticulous management is essential. Your role will involve collection, collation, and submission of quality and audit data.
  • Communication: You will have excellent communication skills to effectively report and share your work.
  • Trust Values: Embracing our Trust values is crucial. We prioritize our patients and you must recognize the human element behind the data.
  • IQIPS & Accreditation: You will manage and support projects to meet the requirements of the IQIPS (Improving Quality in Physiological Services) scheme, an accreditation program managed by the UK Accreditation Service, UKAS.You will be instrumental in ensuring the service attains and maintains accreditation.
  • Digital Support: You will be required to manage System and Application upgrades and provide general IT support.

Working Pattern: The position offers the potential for a hybrid working pattern, blending on-site presence with the flexibility of remote work.

Join Us: If you are enthusiastic about quality management and compliance, and you're looking for a role where your work directly impacts patient care, we would love to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

  • To develop and maintain tools, systems and reporting methodologies to manage Audiology information and data.
  • To report on and monitor compliance against IQIPS standards.
  • To prepare dashboard data and service summaries to meet Audiology's reporting requirements.
  • To identify service improvement, development or change as evidenced by data analysis and UKAS requirements.
  • To be responsible for the monitoring and validation of statutory Audiology waiting time data (DM01) and provide assurance of data quality.
  • To identify potential diagnostic breaches, provide analysis of activity and seek resolution of issues/'blockages' within the statutory timeframe standards.
  • To manage system upgrades throughout the Audiology Service.
  • To work closely with the Digital Team to provide support to the Audiology Service.


  • About us

    Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides hospital services to a growing population of around 700,000 people living across Bedfordshire and the surrounding areas across two busy hospital sites in Bedford and Luton. Both hospital sites offer key services such as A& E, Obstetrics-led Maternity and Paediatrics. You will be joining a friendly, high performing Trust committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff. As one of the largest NHS Trusts in our region you will have access to a programme of high quality training and development to help you grow your career. The Trust continues to be committed to delivering the best patient care using the best clinical knowledge and technology.

    Our Values

    We not only recruit based on qualifications and experience - we recruit individuals who demonstrate the behaviours which underpin our Trusts core values. We achieve this by using values based recruitment. We are dedicated to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone, we are committed to promoting equality and diversity, and creating a culture that values differences.

    Please note that vacancies may close prior to the advertised closing date when sufficient number of applications have been received. All new staff will be subject to a probationary period covering first 6 months in post. Travel between hospital sites may be required. Please review all documents attached to ensure you familiarize yourself with all requirements of the job.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The Job Description and Person Specification are attached to this job, please review for the full details and responsibilities.
    • To provide expert knowledge of IQIP requirements.
    • To collate required performance and quality information in a timely manner.
    • To collate defined audit reports in collaboration with Head of Audiology.
    • Provide administrative support to Audiology Leads for IQIPS-associated tasks, as well as administrative support related to any other improvement projects.
    • Develop and maintain a system to record, monitor and track project progress and the related activities and actions within the department.


    Person Specification

    Qualification

    Essential

    • GCSE or equivalent for English & Maths Grade C and above


    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience with MS Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Forms, Excel, PowerBI
    • Advanced Excel skills
    • Database management & creation
    • Project management
    • Audit
    • Report writing and data management & display


    Desirable

    • Management & Leadership experience


    Personal Skills

    Essential

    • Effective team member
    • Excellent communicator
    • Meticulous, eye for detail
    • Good organisational skills self motivated


    Employer details

    Employer name

    Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

    Address

    Bedford Hospital

    Kempston Road

    Bedford

    MK42 9DJ

    Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

    418-AHP2947-SJ

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