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Band 7 Service Improvement Analyst at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Job Reference: 290-DP-378-A
Employer: 290-DP-378-A
Location: Charing Cross Hospital, London
Grade: Band 7
Hours: Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term: 12 months (Until 11/11/22)
Salary; £47,154 – £52,936 pa inc
Closing: 25/10/2021

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As part of NHS England’s strategy to establish a national genomics medicine service, NHSE has commissioned 7 genomic laboratory hubs (GLHs) as part of a national network. Genomic Medicine Service (GMS) Alliances have also been appointed to help mainstream genomic services across the patch.

The North Thames GMS Alliance is currently leading on the national delivery of a number of pilot improvement projects to identify leaner pathways for these services with an aim of transforming the overall service. The lead GMS Alliance will work with NHSE/I on sharing solutions nationally and implementing these in pathology laboratories.

The North Thames focus will be to:-

– Identify local pilot sites and tissue pathways

– Support work to develop model pathways and local engagement with stakeholders

– Support work to implement national solutions

As part of this project an exciting opportunity has arisen join the friendly and dedicated Performance Improvement and Delivery team within North West London Pathology.

We are seeking to appoint a Service Improvement Analyst who will work closely with laboratories to map and improve the pathway for preparing and sending cancer samples to the GLH improving access and turnaround times for these samples. They will be responsible for mapping the current processes across the network, identifying areas of improvement and overseeing the implementation of agreed improvements.

The successful candidate will need to work closely with all staff across the GMS and will need to be comfortable and confident to outline the improvement project and provide updates to all stakeholders.

You will report into the NWLP Performance Improvement and Delivery team and will be required to compile comprehensive documentation such as progress reports, process maps and standard operating procedures.

This is a unique and extremely exciting opportunity to be involved in a full end to end national service improvement project.

The role is a fixed term, full time band 7 role. The successful candidate will work a whole time equivalent of 37.5 hours from 09:00 to 17:30 Mon-Fri.

The Trust reserves the right to close this vacancy early should we receive 50 applications prior to the advertised closing date. Please ensure you submit your application as soon as possible.

We are committed to equal opportunities and improving the working lives of our staff and will aim to consider applications to work flexibly, part-time or job share. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you may need.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Leanne Hughes on or tel: 020 331 10203.