The University Hospital Southampton, NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) are looking for an experienced and proficient clinical IT systems tester. Someone also with leadership skills and project management experience with IT and systems integration knowledge to join the Pathology department.
About the team:
The Pathology department at has a successful record of managing its current Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) and integrating with other Trust clinical systems and other service partner systems. We now have a new LIMS scheduled for implementation from late 2021 and into 2022, with other projects timeframe beyond eg Genomics system.
This role is being offered on a fixed-term basis for 18 months.
You can read an overview of the main duties of the role in the section below: Job Description and Main Responsibilities.
To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents attached.
As one of the largest acute teaching Trusts in England, we offer learning and development opportunities to help you achieve the career you aspire to. UHS is rated ‘Good’ by the CQC and in the latest national NHS Staff Survey, we were in the top 10 acute trusts for staff engagement and for staff recommending the hospital as a place to work or receive care.
We support flexible working and will consider requests taking into account the needs of the service. UHS employees are able to access a range of NHS discounts, are entitled to a minimum of 35 days paid holiday (pro rata), and we offer a generous pension scheme.
Southampton is an attractive place to live and work situated on the south coast, with an international airport and direct trains to London.
What you will do:
The role of Pathology Project Lead Tester is one that manages and leads on the core clinical service testing for our Trust and requires knowledge of UHS Digital core systems and Informatics.
We also have other clinical systems which need integration and will need a UAT acceptance plan for our LIMS and indeed other clinical systems projects in Pathology likewise
We are ideally but not exclusively looking for an individual who:
Has experience in delivering and leading systems testing
Can set appropriate User Acceptance Testing (UAT) records to a high standard
Can manage UAT teams
Has experience of working in a wider trust working with an EPR and digital services
Has a good understanding of project management
Is a team player working with IT technical, supplier and laboratory service user within projects
Understands business process redesign and benefits
What you will do:
Suitable applicants will have comprehensive knowledge and experience of leading and managing systems testing in the contexts described. You will need to have proven experience of delivering projects and presenting complex information throughout this to both internal and external stakeholders.
You will be competent in all Microsoft packages and have experience in various stages of application testing.