Electronic Health Record Data Architect

  • Fixed contract
  • Full time
  • Taunton, Somerset
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • £47,126 - £53,219
  • August 23, 2022

Electronic Health Record Data Architect – 24 months term

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, along with Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust are seeking applicants for our EHR Technical Architect role, to support our ambitious Digital Programmes.

This is an exciting opportunity and a great time to join an experienced and supportive team, who have an excellent reputation for successful project delivery.


Main duties of the job


Lead on the development of the data migration strategy for the new EHR, in collaboration with the wider digital service.

  • Support the improvement of data quality across the Trusts, ensuring data is fit for migration to the new system.
  • Lead on the review and specification of data infrastructure to support the new EHR
  • Ensure the technical architecture enables the Business Intelligence Service to deliver accurate, timely and proactive information for internal and external stakeholders.
  • Design and implement strategic plans to ensure EHR data requirements meets existing and future needs.
  • Participate in the development of data strategies in collaboration with the BI/Analytics Team


Working for our organisation


As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The post holder will :-

  • Lead on the Business Intelligence and Analytics component for strategic digital projects
  • Work in partnership with Digital and Clinical leads across the Trusts on the design, specification and delivery of data solutions related to the procurement and implementation of a new EHR.
  • Support the digital service to ensure that all data requirements and systems are designed to support and enhance improvements in clinical practice, improve safety and drive organisational efficiency, whilst meeting national standards and best practice guidance.

Be responsible for the development and delivery within the following main service areas, related to the EHR:

  • Business Intelligence and Data Flows
  • Data Warehouse Technical Service and Development
  • Information and Analytical Service
  • Data Migration Strategy
  • Data Quality Improvement

Please see Job Description for further information about this position and contact the named members of staff listed below for further information.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Qualifications and training
  • Knowledge and experience
  • Skills and abilities
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical and judgement skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
Desirable criteria
  • Qualifications and training
  • Knowledge and experience

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