Greater Manchester Digital Pathology Test Lead – Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust – Oldham

  • Full Time
  • Oldham

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust

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£47,126 – £53,219 a year

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TEST LEAD – (12 months fixed term). Full time – Band 8a subject to AfC banding.

You will support the Implementation Lead to coordinate all activities associated with the implementation of the Greater Manchester Digital Pathology programme; providing and implementing programme management processes for providers in the system to align their Pathology services with National and regional priorities.

You will be responsible for the implementation and co-ordination of the end-to-end assurance and test strategy in the systems development life cycle. In addition the provision of technical direction and governance (for assurance and testing), liaison with the migration partners / IT delivery leads to deliver on their behalf, to ensure consistent interpretation of our mutual test strategies

You will have considerable experience already at this level, and a thorough knowledge of Pathology networks and Digital Pathology, with wide experience of delivering transformational programmes in a diagnostic setting

The Greater Manchester Digital Pathology Test Lead is an integral role within the Greater Manchester Digital Pathology Central Implementation Team and will form part of the overall Greater Manchester Pathology Network programme team.

The post holder will be responsible for contributing to the implementation of the Greater Manchester Digital Pathology solution and provide technical and subject matter expertise to drive, maintain and optimise the system across the Greater Manchester Pathology Network.

The Greater Manchester Digital Pathology Test Lead will act as the key link between system supplier, local operational services, and other GM digital teams to ensure that the GM Digital Pathology solution is implemented, and infrastructures are fully maintained.

The post holder will work closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to assist with the Digital Pathology implementation at pace which has been agreed and adopted across the GM Pathology network members.

The role will provide significant technical and operational management to support system integration and sharing of technical knowledge to local system managers and wider Pathology service personnel

The Northern Care Alliance (NCA) is one of the largest NHS organisations in the country. Launched in April 2017, the NCA serves over one million people across Greater Manchester and employs over 19,000 healthcare professionals across Bury, Rochdale, Salford and Oldham. The sheer size, scale and potential of our combined service is huge. At the NCA, we can offer groupwide, flexible multi-site opportunities, as part of our connected, integrated and engaged team. We believe in saving and improving lives and are passionate about driving forward significant improvements to the provision of safe, high-quality integrated health and social care to our local community. If you share our vision, take your place with us.

To read more information about the advertised role, and the main job duties/responsibilities please open the Job Description and Person Specification located under the supporting documents heading. You can also read more information about working at the Northern Care Alliance within the attached Candidate Information Pack or by visiting our careers website:

In line with the Trust’s Single Equality Scheme we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of ethnic origin, disability, age, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, nationality, religion, marital status, social background or trade union membership.

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