Primary Care Information Lead

Taurus Healthcare Limited

The closing date is 19 January 2022

Job summary

Interview date: 21/01/2022

The Primary Care Information Lead will play a key role in supporting GP Practices and PCNs with Business Intelligence and helping identify patients in need.

Supporting practices understand and capture their appointment data, the role will assist Practices in meeting appointment targets, not by delivering but by ensuring that the activity and workload within the practices are recorded and captured accurately. This means a better representation of demand and access is extracted by the National General practice Appointment data service.

The post will lead on Primary care reporting and supporting the Practices with Data and analytics under the leadership of the Data and Digital Lead. The role will also support the implementation of a federative services offer.

Directly working with Practices and Clinical Directors to gain a better understanding of the population, General Practice Demand and Capacity and supporting effective and efficient working using data and analytics.

The role will lead on embedding a more data driven culture into Primary Care.

Main duties of the job

• Supporting practices understand and capture their appointment data

• Develop demand and capacity model that can be used by PCNs and Practices

• General Practice Demand and Capacity analysis

• Produce a Business Intelligence workload tool

• Analysis and reporting of the Impact and Investment Fund specifications, specifically accessibility indicators

• EMIS reporting as required

• Use advanced EMIS skills to enhance usage and efficiencies of appointment recording

• Develop and maintain EMIS templates, protocols and concepts along with associated documentation as required

• Maintain working relationships with EMIS Teams across Herefordshire

• Computer data entry/data allocation and collation; processing and recording information in accordance with PCN procedures

• Provide training to Clinicians and other staff where necessary

• To support and communicate directly with all staff in relation to data quality offering advice and training

About us

Taurus Healthcare was established in 2012, as the provider arm of the GP Federation serving 185,000 patients in Herefordshire. Founded and owned by the partners of the entire Herefordshire Primary Care community, Taurus is focused on providing excellent out of hospital services for patients. Our ethos is to provide high quality and cost-effective health outcomes that are delivered as close as possible to the patients home, whilst ensuring that patients who do require in hospital services are seen as quickly and effectively as possible.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

Supporting practices understand and capture their appointment data, the role will assist Practices in meeting appointment targets, not by delivering but by ensuring that the activity and workload within the practices are recorded and captured accurately. This means a better representation of demand and access is extracted by the National General practice Appointment data service.

To sustain this going forward the Primary Care Information Lead will work with practices to clarify and agree an approach that is effective and efficient in capturing data (to include ARRS but not exclusively that, should include all aspects of practice activity including that provided at scale that meets GPAD definition)

An ongoing understanding of demand and capacity will be essential and the post will develop a workload tool that can be extracted from EMIS (and other Practices systems) to give insight on activity and forecasting which will enable Practices to evidence demand and plan capacity.

An element of the role will support with proactive analysis of General practice data to support targeting of interventions carried out by Health & Well-being team, Frailty Team, Care Coordinators, Social Prescribers and others.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

• Supporting practices understand and capture their appointment data

• Develop demand and capacity model that can be used by PCNs and Practices

• General Practice Demand and Capacity analysis

• Produce a Business Intelligence workload tool

• Analysis and reporting of the Impact and Investment Fund specifications, specifically accessibility indicators

• EMIS reporting as required

• Use advanced EMIS skills to enhance usage and efficiencies of appointment recording

• Develop and maintain EMIS templates, protocols and concepts along with associated documentation as required

• Maintain working relationships with EMIS Teams across Herefordshire

• Computer data entry/data allocation and collation; processing and recording information in accordance with PCN procedures

• Provide training to Clinicians and other staff where necessary

• To support and communicate directly with all staff in relation to data quality offering advice and training

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post graduate degree level or equivalent experience.

Desirable

  • Formal IT Qualification.
  • Data Analyst or equivalent qualifications.

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in a GP Practice setting.
  • Strong capability of developing templates and Protocols with EMIS Web in a GP Practice setting.
  • Demand and Capacity reporting.

Desirable

  • 5 years experience working in a GP Practice setting.
  • Working with workforce data.

Employer details

Employer name

Taurus Healthcare Limited

Address

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Employer's website

https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

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Date posted

06 January 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£36,000 to £40,000 a year

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

S0001-22-3731

Job locations

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


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