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Interim Head of Cancer Performance

Your World Healthcare

Swindon, Wiltshire

Published
07-12-2019
Job ad details
Published
07-12-2019
Expires
03-01-2020
Job ID
LJA-78057258
Job type
Permanent
Full-time
Job sector
Management & Business

Interim Head of Cancer Performance
The post holder will lead and oversee cancer performance for the Trust supporting the management of the cancer patient tracking list (PTL), managing the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Co-ordinators and reporting on cancer performance to cancer management, Divisional reporting, Executives and external reporting when required.
The post holder will lead on the provision of specialist knowledge in cancer services, including areas such as national cancer waiting time performance, MDT meeting management, MDT coordinator function and cancer pathway knowledge across tumour sites.
Location: Swindon
Temporary: Expected to last 2 - 3 months with possible extension
Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Band 8a: up to £30.00 (Umbrella) or £25.00 per hour (PAYE) dependent on experience
Knowledges and experience:

  • Masters Level qualification or equivalent training and experience
  • Management qualification
  • Formal project management qualification or experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development
  • Understanding of medical (cancer) terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • NHS experience at senior admin level
  • Cancer management / CWT experience
  • Experience of national waiting time guidance
  • Effective process/pathway mapping
  • Demonstrable evidence: utilisation of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Significant administrative experience
  • Demonstrable experience of managing distinct sections of work/projects
  • Demonstrable evidence of data analysis
  • An understanding of cancer and cancer clinical pathways
  • Experience and knowledge of referral to treatment pathways and rules
  • Detailed knowledge & understanding of CWT - including data quality, national guidance including NHSi and NHSE
  • Ability to train others in cancer waiting times management
  • Proven experience working within a cancer management team
  • Working knowledge of Somerset systems and related cancer databases
  • Full knowledge and understanding of DH and NHS CWT guidance
  • Communicate highly complex cancer patient pathway data to others ensuring that the messages are clearly understood.
Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • To provide leadership providing assurance related to the Trusts Cancer PTL, ensuring this is appropriately monitored and managed proactively ensuring that pathway activities are arranged in line with nationally mandated requirements.
  • To review and update all reporting regarding cancer pathway PTLs including daily PTLs for heads of service and leading on timely (usually weekly) meeting to assist with delivering all national waiting times targets
  • To monitor PTL numbers and the number of patients over 62 days, number of patients being removed from PTL before day 28 by tumour site, PTL escalation and response times including inaction over 5 days, number of patients discussed at MDT, number of patients moved to the following MDT due to lack of expected pathology/radiology or clinical engagement
  • Work with the cancer clinical teams to ensure patients are treated within national targets and implementing service improvements where necessary supporting clinical leads and MDT teams to review and manage timed cancer pathway
  • Monitoring national cancer performance/ reduction in cancer breaches by analysing, investigating and resolves cancer pathway issues and problems.
  • Assist as part of the senior cancer management team to support validation processes for 2ww, referral to treatment validation and 62 day pathway validation, including analysis of variances from plan and remedial actions to correct patients.
  • To handle and process highly complex and sensitive information that will require an understanding of medical terminology, cancer diagnostics, ICD10 and procedure codes linked to HRGs and disease staging methodologies based on the TNM system along with the ability to interrogate cancer and other Trust IM&T systems as required. Provide and receive highly complex information and communicates pathway issues with senior management and clinical staff, some of which may be contentious and deals with performance.
  • To provide accurate, well presented and detailed work including analysis (letters, reports, e-mails, tables, presentations, spread sheets etc.) to tight deadlines
  • To develop and maintain reporting mechanisms (i.e. dashboards) that will be disseminated to the Cancer & Divisional Management Teams.
  • To assist the management team in the production of relevant business plans, and development for the service, where appropriate leading on specific service plans.
  • To interrogate and analyse sometimes highly complex activity information, ensuring robust mechanisms are in place for assuring the quality and accuracy of data and providing appropriate remedial action.
  • Ensure all data related to cancer pathways and cancer waiting times is audited and submitted to meet national performance standards.
  • To ensure the delivery of cancer services within the Trust are consistent with both national and local strategy, to include NICE and Department of Health Guidance.
  • Responsible for ensuring tracking processes are implemented and patients are tracked from referral to treatment to meet national targets. Communicates patient pathways with senior management and clinical staff some of which may be contentious. Be able to make judgements on patient information where there is no precedent and where opinions may conflict to ensure data quality is adhered to.
  • Responsible for maintaining the functionality of the Cancer Register to manage the storage and retrieval of the national cancer data set. To be responsible for the upload of the monthly data to Open Exeter in line with NHS set guidelines and ensure that data quality is adhered to.
  • To independently work on discrete / sub-projects as agreed. This will include planning, negotiating change, implementing improvement initiatives and evaluating and monitoring progress.

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LJA-78057258Archant-jobg8-8081243512019-12-07T00:00:00Interim Head of Cancer PerformanceInterim Head of Cancer Performance
The post holder will lead and oversee cancer performance for the Trust supporting the management of the cancer patient tracking list (PTL), managing the Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Co-ordinators and reporting on cancer performance to cancer management, Divisional reporting, Executives and external reporting when required.
The post holder will lead on the provision of specialist knowledge in cancer services, including areas such as national cancer waiting time performance, MDT meeting management, MDT coordinator function and cancer pathway knowledge across tumour sites.
Location: Swindon
Temporary: Expected to last 2 - 3 months with possible extension
Hours per week: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Band 8a: up to £30.00 (Umbrella) or £25.00 per hour (PAYE) dependent on experience
Knowledges and experience:
  • Masters Level qualification or equivalent training and experience
  • Management qualification
  • Formal project management qualification or experience
  • Demonstrable evidence of continuing professional development
  • Understanding of medical (cancer) terminology, anatomy and physiology
  • NHS experience at senior admin level
  • Cancer management / CWT experience
  • Experience of national waiting time guidance
  • Effective process/pathway mapping
  • Demonstrable evidence: utilisation of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Significant administrative experience
  • Demonstrable experience of managing distinct sections of work/projects
  • Demonstrable evidence of data analysis
  • An understanding of cancer and cancer clinical pathways
  • Experience and knowledge of referral to treatment pathways and rules
  • Detailed knowledge & understanding of CWT - including data quality, national guidance including NHSi and NHSE
  • Ability to train others in cancer waiting times management
  • Proven experience working within a cancer management team
  • Working knowledge of Somerset systems and related cancer databases
  • Full knowledge and understanding of DH and NHS CWT guidance
  • Communicate highly complex cancer patient pathway data to others ensuring that the messages are clearly understood.
Main Responsibilities and Duties
  • To provide leadership providing assurance related to the Trusts Cancer PTL, ensuring this is appropriately monitored and managed proactively ensuring that pathway activities are arranged in line with nationally mandated requirements.
  • To review and update all reporting regarding cancer pathway PTLs including daily PTLs for heads of service and leading on timely (usually weekly) meeting to assist with delivering all national waiting times targets
  • To monitor PTL numbers and the number of patients over 62 days, number of patients being removed from PTL before day 28 by tumour site, PTL escalation and response times including inaction over 5 days, number of patients discussed at MDT, number of patients moved to the following MDT due to lack of expected pathology/radiology or clinical engagement
  • Work with the cancer clinical teams to ensure patients are treated within national targets and implementing service improvements where necessary supporting clinical leads and MDT teams to review and manage timed cancer pathway
  • Monitoring national cancer performance/ reduction in cancer breaches by analysing, investigating and resolves cancer pathway issues and problems.
  • Assist as part of the senior cancer management team to support validation processes for 2ww, referral to treatment validation and 62 day pathway validation, including analysis of variances from plan and remedial actions to correct patients.
  • To handle and process highly complex and sensitive information that will require an understanding of medical terminology, cancer diagnostics, ICD10 and procedure codes linked to HRGs and disease staging methodologies based on the TNM system along with the ability to interrogate cancer and other Trust IM&T systems as required. Provide and receive highly complex information and communicates pathway issues with senior management and clinical staff, some of which may be contentious and deals with performance.
  • To provide accurate, well presented and detailed work including analysis (letters, reports, e-mails, tables, presentations, spread sheets etc.) to tight deadlines
  • To develop and maintain reporting mechanisms (i.e. dashboards) that will be disseminated to the Cancer & Divisional Management Teams.
  • To assist the management team in the production of relevant business plans, and development for the service, where appropriate leading on specific service plans.
  • To interrogate and analyse sometimes highly complex activity information, ensuring robust mechanisms are in place for assuring the quality and accuracy of data and providing appropriate remedial action.
  • Ensure all data related to cancer pathways and cancer waiting times is audited and submitted to meet national performance standards.
  • To ensure the delivery of cancer services within the Trust are consistent with both national and local strategy, to include NICE and Department of Health Guidance.
  • Responsible for ensuring tracking processes are implemented and patients are tracked from referral to treatment to meet national targets. Communicates patient pathways with senior management and clinical staff some of which may be contentious. Be able to make judgements on patient information where there is no precedent and where opinions may conflict to ensure data quality is adhered to.
  • Responsible for maintaining the functionality of the Cancer Register to manage the storage and retrieval of the national cancer data set. To be responsible for the upload of the monthly data to Open Exeter in line with NHS set guidelines and ensure that data quality is adhered to.
  • To independently work on discrete / sub-projects as agreed. This will include planning, negotiating change, implementing improvement initiatives and evaluating and monitoring progress.
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Job ad details
Published
07-12-2019
Expires
03-01-2020
Job ID
LJA-78057258
Jobtype
Permanent
Full-time
Job sector
Management & Business