Pathology Digital Programme Manager – Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Leyland

  • Full Time
  • Leyland

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£47,126 – £53,219 a year

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are looking for a Digital Programme Manager to join our digital team, we want you to be part of a digital pathology programme that will change the way cancer cases are diagnosed for 1.7 million patients across Lancashire and South Cumbria. This opens up the future when we will be using AI and algorithms to speed up diagnosis and implement preventative interventions.

You will be joining a new service as the four pathology departments across Lancashire and South Cumbria (LSC) are forming into a single service. This service will be responsible for the delivery of diagnostic pathology services to a population of over 1.7 million people.

A new laboratory information system (LIS) is being purchased to replace the four existing systems and a digital pathology solution will be procured and implemented alongside the LIS. Digital pathology is an exciting development that will enable LSC Pathology to change working practices, and most importantly improve the reporting times of critical cancer diagnoses.

This is an opportunity for you to be part of something that will make a real difference to the outcomes for our patients, as well as changing the way pathology works. And you will be based in a part of the country with some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, seaside resorts, vibrant towns and diverse communities.

As Digital Programme Manager you will report to the Senior Digital Lead for the service and work with the Digital Pathology Technical and Clinical Leads on the laboratory side, a Digital Project Manager and the Pathology Informatics Manager to create and manage a programme for the implementation of a digital pathology system and its accompanying infrastructure.

The role requires significant project management experience in leading large scale digital projects at organisational level.

The project(s) assigned to you will be strategic and you will be required to deal with stakeholders at all levels, including scientific, technical and clinical staff.

The role requires an excellent knowledge of digital systems, programme Management, knowledge and understanding of underlying technical infrastructure and dependencies.

You will apply specialist knowledge to all related projects to identify and maximise benefits across the organisation.

We have 9000 fantastic people working hard to deliver quality services to our patients. Whatever your role, you help look after 370,000 people in our local area & give specialist care to 1.5 million people across Lancashire & Cumbria.

Working with us gives you the knowledge and sense of pride that every activity you do genuinely does make a difference to support our patients & staff, ensuring we keep thriving & delivering outstanding healthcare right across our local towns.

You’ll have access to varied development opportunities, learn new skills, meet fab people & do things you’d never have done. You’ll learn about working in a hospital, interacting with people from all different roles to build skills & enhance your career path.

You’ll make an impact, be challenged to think differently, be bold & help innovate to keep improving things. Everything we do centres around patient care and enhancing their experience which means your role is pivotal and something really to be proud of.

The role requires an excellent knowledge of digital systems, programme Management, knowledge and understanding of underlying technical infrastructure and dependencies.

You will be responsible for the programmes delivery across business and clinical areas.

You will lead the project(s), responding to business and clinical requirements and translating these into working systems

Where required you will design specifications for new software, liaising between clinical teams to capture requirements and relaying to developers/product specialists/suppliers working on service design

You will contribute to the clinical governance agenda by ensuring that all project deliverables meet guidance for clinical safety for healthcare software

Where required you will deliver projects that cross organisational boundaries and impact on primary and community care delivery

You will represent project(s) internally and externally where required, through meetings, presentations, training sessions and workshops as appropriate

You will ensure accurate and timely project communications are maintained internally and externally by:

  • Liaising with software suppliers
  • Maintaining all project management documentation pertaining to project responsibility, including change control using PRINCE methodology.

You will maintain project information for example in the Verto Programme Management platform.

You will create and manage project assurance documentation including but

not limited to risk and issue logs, benefits logs and lessons learned

You will develop comprehensive project plan(s) to organise own and teams workload and ensure that project(s) deliver to time and budget.

You will take action to appropriately manage conflicting priorities

You will define key project controls/milestones and the monitoring of these

You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with established Informatics resolution and project targets

You will be expected to visit non-UHS locations as required

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