Senior Information Analyst
|Contract Type||Project Solutions|
|Do you need a DBS?||No|
Full Job Details
1. JOB PURPOSE
The post-holder will develop, automate and streamline regular report processes in SQL including current statutory and operational reports. The post-holder will also be required to provide statutory returns to the Department of Health, CCG’s etc.
This post will be set within the Corporate Information Department working collaboratively with other colleagues across IT projects, IT, Information and Data Quality, and lead on the development of technical solutions to support the organisation.
The post-holder will be expected to contribute to the development of a performance-focused culture where safety, effectiveness and patient experience are consistently delivered through the provision of high-quality performance information, analytical interpretation, benchmarking, forecasting and intelligent modelling.
Frequently representing the Information Services Team as a “first point of contact”, working directly with the hospital sites, the post-holder will design, develop and provide highly-complex, specialist analysis reports, on both a regular and ad-hoc basis. This work will be aimed at supporting operational & resource management, business planning and the corporate requirements of the Trust.
2. MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop returns and Operational Reports including the scoping of requirements, designing reports, documenting processes and testing the data.
Establish the directorate’s information requirements in conjunction with the Performance and Information Managers and develop a reporting process, using the data warehouse where appropriate, to meet those needs;
Liaise with colleagues in Performance and Information, Finance and Human Resources to ensure a comprehensive and co-ordinated approach to fulfilling the requirements of this position;
Support managers and clinicians in the decision-making process by ensuring that the information generated by the department is accurate, timely and ‘fit for its purpose’;
Facilitate the production of detailed information to monitor contracts agreed with purchasers, providing information for directorate managers, corporate managers and clinicians as appropriate;
Answer ad-hoc requests received by the information department;
Interrogate the Trust’s data warehouse using SQL views, stored procedures and triggers and MS reporting tools (including SQL Reporting Services);
Use the Trust’s data warehouse for all appropriate information requests;
Contribute to the development of the Trust’s data warehouse, its associated reports and ‘dashboards’;
Interrogate live systems as appropriate e.g. PAS, Cascade(A&E system);
Maintain and interrogate “stand-alone” databases for the production of information reports which are not supported by the Trust’s PAS;
Attend all relevant meetings pertaining to the job role;
Undertake appropriate information project work, becoming the lead and focal point for organising, collating and returning sensitive information relating to hospital performance and business planning;
Provide cover for colleagues in the Corporate Information Team during periods of absence. This may include attending meetings and communicating with the Executive Team;
Contribute to effective team working by transferring skills and knowledge to appropriate staff and ensuring that working procedures are properly documented and maintained;
Support and deputise for the Corporate Information Manager as appropriate;
Work towards achieving the objectives discussed and agreed with your line manager and included in your Personal Development Plan (PDP). These objectives will reflect the objectives of the department;
Adhere to the guidelines of Information Governance Toolkit and Data Accreditation by documenting new, and updating current, procedures to reflect changes to the reporting requirements both internally and externally;
Ensure that patient confidentiality is respected by adhering to documented procedures that support the Caldicott principles and the Data Protection Act;
Liaise closely with the Data Quality Team to identify any problems relating to the quality of data held on the Trust’s systems.
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