Programme Director – EPR Programme - Band 9

Main area
Core
Contract
Fixed Term for 2 years
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
218-CK-AC-1132178
Site
UHCW
Town
Coventry
Salary
£79,415 - £100,431 per annum
Closing
22/06/2018 23:59

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire is located in the West Midlands and is home to one of the largest teaching hospitals in England. Our mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate is demonstrated in our reputation for innovation, teaching and research and high quality patient care. University Hospital in Coventry is one of the most modern healthcare facilities in Western Europe with £200 million of new medical and research equipment and a hospital that is at the forefront of digital imaging and technology.

We provide general acute hospital services to approximately 500,000 people from Coventry and Rugby and specialist hospital services to over one million people from Coventry, Warwickshire and beyond. The Trust has a revenue budget of approximately £473 million, we employ 5,639 staff, manage 1,380 beds and 32 operating theatres.

The Trust is made up of the following hospitals:
University Hospital Coventry 
Hospital of St Cross – Rugby 

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust is one of the UK’s leading teaching Trusts, providing acute and specialist services to a population of over 1 million. We have a strong reputation for innovation, clinical research, teaching and high-quality patient care and are the principal teaching hospital for Warwick Medical School.

We employ over 8700 staff, have a turnover of £660 million and have 1.7 million patient contacts a year. The Trust comprises of two busy hospitals with over 1,300 beds and 32 operating theatres, running clinical services from a number of other sites.

Our vision is to be a national and international leader in healthcare; our values-driven organisational development programme and our five-year partnership with the Virginia Mason Institute are key to us achieving this vision by focussing on improving services via lean methodology.

We are embarking on the implementation of the Electronic Patient Record (EPR); EPR is a highly complex programme that combines the replacement of current, and introduction of new clinical and administrative systems (Patient Administration System (PAS), Maternity, Renal and Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) systems); to create an extensive enterprise-wide clinical and administrative function.

As Programme Director accountable to the Trust Board, you will lead on the delivery of a multi-million pound high profile and highly complex programme structure; involving procurement and full implementation via the management of various projects and workstreams and associated business changes. 

You will act as the senior person responsible for the delivery of the Programme and have corporate responsibility for the Programme and its budget, to include; the establishment of appropriate governance and assurance systems to monitor and report on progress, the analysis and management of complex risks and ensure that the organisation is ready for implementation.

A driven and inspirational leader, you will have an excellent track record at senior/board level and have had demonstrable success in managing highly complex, integrated IT systems. An excellent understanding of negotiation theory and practice, combined with first class communication and influencing skills will allow you to successfully develop positive working relationships with internal and external partners.

In return we can offer a unique opportunity with an innovative organisation.

Recruiting to Values

To ensure that we provide world-class patient care, UHCW recruits people that can demonstrate the Trust’s Values and Behaviours in their everyday life. Therefore, if you are invited to interview, you will be undertaking a Values Based Interview/Assessment, which explores not only what you do but how and why you do it.

Before applying, we encourage you to review the Trust’s Values and Behaviours Framework and Values Based Recruitment Factsheet which can be accessed on the right side of this page under the job description.

The Supporting Information Section in your application should therefore reflect your understanding of the Trust’s Values and associated Behaviours. You will be expected to provide us with examples from work experience and/or personal life which demonstrate these values through your behaviour.

 

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If you are invited to attend interview you will be asked to set up an account with the Trac recruitment system in order to confirm your interview time

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