This role will be the lead for the practice development of digital capabilities and competencies for our Nursing, Midwifery and AHP workforce across both Acute and Community teams.

The CNIO is a core member of both the Digital Team and the Chief Nurse’s team, with accountability to serve as advisor to the Chief Nurse. As a transformational leader with exemplary clinical credibility, the CNIO will support the Trust by providing strong clinical professional leadership to the Trust’s and wider system digital transformation programme, and wider nursing, midwife and AHP strategy.

They will identify opportunities to transform practice for the benefit of people who use our services. In partnership with the wider office of the Chief Nurse, the CNIO will provide expert professional advice and guidance; working with key stakeholders to ensure patient and clinical involvement is truly aligned to the planning, development, delivery, and evaluation of services.

This is a key role in terms of delivering our Digital Health Programme which includes our Electronic Patient Record (EPR) programme for Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust as an integrated Acute and Community Hospital

• The post holder will act as the advisor and influencer and voice for nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals in the strategic direction of IT. Shaping the design, implementation and use of digital solutions to ensure the delivery of high-quality healthcare services.

• The post holder will also drive and lead on IT innovation and champion the development of a clinically driven information culture. They will lead and enable change, focusing on quality improvement through IT systems across the organisation.

• Work closely with the Director of Digital, Data and Technology, Chief Digital and Transformation Director, Chief Clinical Information Officers and Transformation teams as the Nursing, Midwifery and AHP professional lead.

• Implement, and optimise the use of, digital systems for the benefit of patients, nurses, doctors, allied health professionals and other multidisciplinary care providers such as GPs and Social Care providers

• Ensure strong clinical leadership, support change management and adoption of the digital strategy and associated transformation programmes by nurses, midwives and AHPs.

• Provide leadership and direction for nursing, midwifery and AHP informatics with a primary focus on clinical practice including research in support of interdisciplinary patient-centred care

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What does Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust offer you?

• As part of our BHT family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.

• We offer flexible and agile working opportunities, alongside your NHS benefits of generous annual leave entitlement, pension and access to NHS discount schemes.

• We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.

Why work for us?

• We’re committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.

• As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.

• Greater diversity within our BHT family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.

What do we stand for?

• Our vision is to provide outstanding care, support healthy communities and be a great place to work.

• Our mission is to provide personal and compassionate care every time.

• Our CARE values are collaborate, aspire, respect and enable.

For a comprehensive list of responsibilities and duties, please kindly refer to the Job Description and Person Specification by downloading the JD and PS attachment in the advert.

If you are an internal applicant there is the option for secondment, all applicants must have the endorsement/support of their line manager prior to application.



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