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Date Added: Sat 17/10/2020

Head Of Digital Services

Crewe, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: 63751 - 73664

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is halfway through delivering an ambitious 4 year digital strategy which includes a new electronic patient record system, electronic prescribing and medicines administration, infrastructure refresh, cloud adoption at scale, pager replacement, amongst many other clinically key ; We are looking for a talented individual with experience and a passion for people, process and technology to drive our digital ambitions further.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the continual improvement and modernisation of the Trusts digital services with a focus on digital adoption, commercial management, professional standards and service ; The successful candidate will compassionately lead and manage the following service areas delivered by a 55 people strong in-house support team: Clinical Systems Business Systems IT Service Desk and Service Delivery Desktop Support Services Infrastructure Services Cyber Security IT Programmes and Projects Telephony Services Switchboard Services System adoption, usage and evolution Supplier commercial management Applicants should have strong technical, IT service delivery or business change experience with a passion for enabling safer and efficient healthcare through the delivery of digital ; We are looking for someone whose interest in technology means they keep abreast of emerging technologies and trends but more importantly we are looking for someone who is curious about how our health services are provided and would be keen to spend time with front line teams understanding what will really make a difference to the care we give which will lead to improved solutions and digital adoption.
In the delivery of our digital offer to the Trust we contract services from a range of commercial ; The successful applicant will have experience of contract negotiating and fostering relationships with strategic suppliers through which the performance of, and value seen from the contract is maximised.
As MCHFT embraces technology and becomes dependant on effective digital solutions the need to deliver a professional and standards-based service is becoming ; The Head of Digital will be responsible for implementing several industry standards such as ISO27001, ISO20001 and DCB0160 and so experience in this area would be an advantage.
This high profile role will report to the Trusts Chief Information Officer and be responsible for a budget of £4m.
If you think you are the right person to join our team and help drive our digital agenda and would like an informal conversation about the role please contact Lisa Ratcliffe or to arrange a chat with Amy Freeman - CIO
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