Digital Pathology Project Manager

Location North West
Rate Dependent upon experience
Duration 3 Months
Posted 13/02/2018
Contract Type Contract
Hours Full Time
Start date ASAP
Do you need a DBS? No
Ref #REQ5980

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We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead and deliver a Digital Pathology solution across the North West region which will span Acute Trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups, as well as Local Authorities.

This piece of work represents a significant opportunity to develop a new diagnostic model which will deliver sustainable benefits and act as a platform for cost effective approaches to diagnostics that can be extended to other tumour groups and diseases for the 2.6m population.

The main objectives of the project and advantages to patients in North West of implementing this digital pathology proof of concept are:

  Equity of access for all patients to the specialist support and expertise available in laboratories across the Network

  Availability of peer support for pathologists to facilitate early diagnosis

  Developing an efficient process for the referral and discussion of patients at multidisciplinary meetings

  Creation of a platform for implementing advances in diagnostic technology in the future

  Creating a platform for distributing the ‘routine’ workload of cellular pathology laboratories between centres, mitigating imbalances between workload and capacity in individual laboratories that are currently managed by employing locums or outsourcing.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to visibly demonstrate their drive and enthusiasm to gain a more detailed understanding of the business operating environment and clinical landscape.

Individuals will be required to travel as part of their role, to other NHS sites as part of the PMO service that is delivered,  spans across 7 laboratories throughout the North West.

Previous NHS experience plus a knowledge of Pathology is preferable for this role.

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