We are recruiting for a Deupty Head of Corporate and Health Records for an NHS Trust in Leeds.
The Deputy Head of Corporate and Health Records will have 2 core sets of responsibilities:
1) Digital Transformation
Delivering digital transformation change ensuring professional standards, operational effectiveness and all legal requirements are considered.
(2) Operational management of the Corporate & Health Records Service.
The management and delivery of a complex cross-site corporate and health records service. This includes the performance management and monitoring of standards in relation to both the service and the Trust’s compliance against key measures.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY
- Strategic leadership and day-to-day management of the Information Analyst Team.
- Ensure all members of the Information Analyst Team have a clear and achievable set of objectives and personal development plan.
- Provide regular team briefings and meetings.
- Provide team and individual mentoring and training.
- Deputise for Head of Corporate and Health Records as necessary.
- Instruct non-information staff in the use of IT systems, including guidance around its uses, the logic and rules involved and its limitations.
- Commission appropriate IT hardware, software and training for team.
- Build and maintain a productive working relationship with colleagues across corporate and operational teams.
- Provide guidance/advice to colleagues across disciplines, internal and external on information recording and reporting implications of service change, influencing process and approach where appropriate.
- Input into trust standards on data recording and reporting based on national policy, guidance and definitions.
- Identify, monitor and report on data quality issues on trust administration & information systems.
- Contribute to the on-going development of trust administration & information systems.
- Monitor national guidance advising on appropriate amendments to trust policy.
- Audit of processes and systems.
- Provide timely and accurate information to managers in a format that is readily understood and relevant to the decision making process.
- Provide proactive analyses of performance through the use of measures of activity, efficiency and data accuracy.
- Provide technical support and advice on the advanced use of Excel and Access and the application of modelling and statistical tools.
- Monitor and forecast progress against internal Trust, local and national targets.
- Keep fully up to date with national projects and developments in order to understand the impact of changes at local level.
- Ensure a timely and accurate response to any queries, both internal and external.
- Contribute to department budget setting and financial reviews.
- Propose new developments in analysis and reporting.
- Develop plans and strategies for information in line with service developments linking closely with clinical, administrative, managerial colleagues to achieve service improvement.
- Interpret complex data issues for non-information staff
- Design capacity and demand planning tools, supporting operational teams in their use, providing technical and practical support in the form of training and clear guidance on logic, methodology & assumptions.
- Evaluate the impact on the recording and reporting of activity of policy change and service development.
- Represent informatics on formal project management boards as necessary.