• Full Time
  • London

King's College Hospital

Salary – £32,466

Closing – 13/12/2022

Job overview

 

The post holder will be responsible for the provision of an effective data management, research and administrative service to the Diabetes Department with responsibility for several internal audits. They will also co-ordinate the provision of the DAFNE education programme.

 

 

Main duties of the job

 

The successful candidate will routinely provide, receive and interpret complex, sensitive information, provide regular reports on performance, quality information as well as regular finial reports for Diabetes technology usage based on audit data and current URN information. The candidate will routinely submit datasets and/or upload data to national systems to support monitoring of performance and be able to communicate and advise on analytic matters to non-analytical professionals.

They will be able to work as an effective team member, working closely with other members of the Business Intelligence team, develop, foster and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally to the department, liaise with the clinical team to set DAFNE course dates throughout the calendar year, and organise the appropriate patients to attend, be responsible for maintaining DAFNE waiting list, maintaining confidentiality at all times with regards to patient information.

They will have good knowledge and experience in using software packages such as Microsoft Access, and advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel, be able to demonstrate high level keyboard skills, including the inputting and manipulation of data information into multiple databases, have the ability to advise users on data definitions and standards within own area of specialism, identify and investigate anomalies and instigating corrective action as required.

 

 

Working for our organisation

 

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching Trusts with a turnover of c£1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 15,000 staff based across South East London. The Trust provides a full range of local and specialist services across its five sites. The trust-wide strategy of Strong Roots, Global Reach is our Vision to be BOLD, Brilliant people, Outstanding care, Leaders in Research, Innovation and Education, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at the heart of everything we do. By being person-centred, digitally-enabled, and focused on sustainability, we aim to take Team King’s to another level.

We are at a pivotal point in our history and we require individuals who are ready to join a highly professional team and make a real, lasting difference to our patients and our people.

King’s is committed to delivering Sustainable Healthcare for All via our Green Plan. In line with national Greener NHS ambitions, we have set net zero carbon targets of 2040 for our NHS Carbon Footprint and 2045 for our NHS Carbon Footprint Plus. Everyone’s contribution is required in order to meet the goals set out in our Green Plan and we encourage all staff to work responsibly, minimising their contributions to the Trust’s carbon emissions, waste and pollution wherever possible.

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The successful candidate will routinely provide, receive and interpret complex, sensitive information, provide regular reports on performance, quality information as well as regular finial reports for Diabetes technology usage based on audit data and current URN information. The candidate will routinely submit datasets and/or upload data to national systems to support monitoring of performance and be able to communicate and advise on analytic matters to non-analytical professionals.

They will ensure accurate and timely information is provided to support services, investigate and develop information reporting using the latest analytical and statistical methodologies and toolkits that are available, interpret national data for local use, maintain up to date knowledge of NHS data definitions/standards and attend training as appropriate. They will be able to provide high quality information on an ad hoc basis to tight deadlines, assess, prioritise and respond to ad hoc requests for information that arise from authorised internal and external sources in a timely manner, plan and lead the improvement of Data recording. plan for national changes and coordinate updates accordingly and will be required to set up reports for information users and design solutions both for routine and ad hoc information requests.

They will be able to work as an effective team member, working closely with other members of the Business Intelligence team, develop, foster and maintain effective working relationships both internally and externally to the department, liaise with the clinical team to set DAFNE course dates throughout the calendar year, and organise the appropriate patients to attend, be responsible for maintaining DAFNE waiting list, maintain confidentiality at all times with regards to patient information.

They will have good knowledge and experience in using software packages such as Microsoft Access, and advanced knowledge and experience of Microsoft Excel in order to develop data collection systems and analyse data, be able to demonstrate high level keyboard skills, including the inputting and manipulation of data information into multiple databases, have the ability to advise users on data definitions and standards within own area of specialism, identify and investigate anomalies and instigating corrective action as required.

They can plan and organise own time and prioritise own workload around daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly national/project deadlines and meetings, including urgent ad-hoc meetings and preparation and be able to balance and prioritise conflicting deadlines between routine work and deal with urgent ad-hoc requests on a daily basis from both Internal and external agencies

They can provide training, advice and technical support and will be required to set up reports for information users and design solutions both for routine and ad hoc information requests

 

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria
  • Honours Degree or Vocational Qualifications Level 6
  • A- Level A-C grade in ICT or equivalent
  • Advanced keyboard use
  • Advanced MS Excel and database creation skills

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with researchers, consultants and staff from different disciplines and administrators at all levels
  • Work closely with clinical, academic and other staff at all levels and across the partner organisations and to develop effective working relationships
  • Able to demonstrate tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to contribute to team working and to develop good working relationships
  • Experience of managing/manipulating large data sets
Desirable criteria
  • Knowledge of in-house databases (PIMs/EPR)
  • Previous experience working in the NHS

Skills and Competencies

Essential criteria
  • Ability to work under pressure and exercise judgement when dealing with inquiries.
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Autonomous, highly motivated with the ability to work unsupervised and as part of a diverse team
  • Distilling complex information to salient points for presentation.
  • Ability to concentrate for long periods of time even with frequent interruptions and unpredictable working pattern.
  • Effective in managing own time
  • Ability to prioritise; to be organised and flexible. Able to effectively accommodate ad hoc demands to existing workload
  • Neat, tidy and able to portray a professional image

To apply for this job please visit jobs.kch.nhs.uk.