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Clinical Digital Documentation Lead

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year pa
Closing date
18 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Full Time
The Clinical Digital Documentation Lead will oversee the digitisation of paper-based documentation and the management and optimisation of existing digital documentation processes within the Trust. The postholder will develop strategies to harmonise different approaches to digital record-keeping, and work with internal and external governance partners to review and adopt policies and standards that supports high-quality patient records, and digital documentation best practices.

Main duties of the job

Spearhead the review of paper-based forms submitted by different teams during the Paper2Pixel event.

This would involve a collaborative approach to standardising a document by working with different governance groups including the Digital Clinical Approval Group (DCAG), Clinical Documentation Approval Group, Clinical & Service Leads, Clinical & Non-clinical staff/Superusers, Digital Champions, Projects, Systems, Transformations, Health Records, and Patient Participation/Patient Experience Group in both UHDB and CRH.

Closing date of applications: 17 July 2024

Interview date: 31 July 2024

If you are applying for an Internal Secondment, please ensure you have spoken to your line manager and have their support prior to your application. Please speak to the Recruitment Team if you have any questions.

About us

As a trusted organisation at the heart of our communities, we recognise the important role we can play in supporting the public, patients, our own people and local partners in achieving the best of health for the local population and the communities in which they live by providing Exceptional Care Together

Our fundamental Values of Compassion, Openness and Excellence underpin how we intend to work as a Trust and the associated behaviours are becoming embedded in all aspects of how we work.

In return we will offer:
  • Development opportunities, both professional and leadership development
  • On-going support from recruitment to when you join our team and beyond.
  • Staff benefits including employee assistance programme, discounted gym membership, onsite fitness classes, car schemes

Key Facts:
  • We see on average 4810 OP appointments a day.
  • We are the 4 th busiest Trauma & Orthopaedic outpatients department in England - an average of 2077 per week.
  • An average of 1115 patients are seen in A& Es across our network every day - 3rd largest in the country.
  • Our hospitals admit an average of 195 emergency patients daily.
  • Last year we undertook almost 33,700 planned surgical operations in our 57 operating theatres.
  • We are one of only 7 Trusts nationally with more than 50 operating theatres.
  • We carry out more than 140 elective procedures each working day.
  • UHDB is a research active University Hospital with a large and varied portfolio of clinical trials and research opportunities for all staff.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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Person Specification

Values and behaviours


  • A commitment to providing high quality service and putting patients at the centre of what they do.

Communications and interpersonal skills


  • Excellent persuasive and negotiation skills with ability to manage sensitive information or resistance to change in an appropriate manner

Skills and Ability


  • Ability to engage, motivate staff and other stakeholders as well as leading staff and able to gain trust and confidence of others
  • Highly organised and able to balance / prioritise service delivery requirements and project delivery milestones.

Experience & Knowledge


  • A demonstrable understanding of how Information Technology can enhance patient safety and awareness of patient safety risks and pitfalls of implementing clinical IT systems.
  • Experience in delivering IM& T enabled change in a clinical environment.


  • Leadership or Line management experience

Education, Training and Qualifications CPD Requirements


  • Registered Nurse, Allied Health Professional or Midwife with substantial post graduate experience
  • Evidence of commitment to continuous learning and application in practice


  • Change / process Management Qualification

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Derby Hospital

Uttoxeter Road


DE22 3NE

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