Data Manager/Statistician for National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA)
Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
In collaboration with London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Part-time (21hrs per week)
1 year fixed term contract, possible extension
£33,256 - £39,900 depending on experience, plus excellent benefits
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced data manager/statistician who is keen to develop a career in the growing field of health care performance assessment.
The Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics at the RCOG is seeking to appoint a part-time data manager/statistician to be part of a multidisciplinary team of staff conducting the National Maternity and Perinatal Audit (NMPA).
The NMPA evaluates the quality of care received by women and babies cared for by NHS maternity services in England, Wales and Scotland. Its aim is to compare the care provided and outcomes achieved by these units across a range of audit measures.
The role will involve working with the NMPA team to manage and organise linked national datasets, and to design and implement statistical analyses.
The successful candidate will have:
* Excellent quantitative and statistical skills
* Experience of managing large databases
* Experience of working within a multidisciplinary context
* An interest in health care performance assessment and quality improvement
* A Bachelor-level degree or higher in a quantitative discipline is required
* Knowledge of data protection and information security principles
This post will be based in the Lindsay Stewart Centre for Audit and Clinical Informatics at the RCOG. The Lindsay Stewart Centre's remit is to support quality improvement of obstetric and gynaecological services within the specialty by carrying out high-quality national audits and developing and publishing national performance indicators for obstetrics and gynaecology.
The NMPA is funded by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership. It is carried out in partnership with the Royal College of Midwives and Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health.
The post holder will have access to fantastic opportunities for learning and development through the RCOG and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
The College is dedicated to raising standards of training and education in the medical specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology, delivered through the work of its members. Located in pleasant offices overlooking Regent's Park, the College offers a friendly working environment with an excellent benefits package that includes flexible working hours, free lunches, subsidised gym membership, season ticket loan, first class pension scheme and generous annual leave entitlement.
How to apply
* Job description<https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/about-us/vacancies/data-manager-nmpa-job-description.doc> (Word document 1mb)
* Application form<https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/about-us/vacancies/rcog-application-form.docx> (Word document 73kb)
* Equal opportunities form<https://www.rcog.org.uk/globalassets/documents/about-us/vacancies/rcog-equal-opportunities-form.docx> (Word document 72kb)
* Guidelines for applicants<https://www.rcog.org.uk/en/about-us/rcog-vacancies--working-for-us/guidance-notes-for-job-applicants/>
Informal enquiries regarding this post should be directed to either:
* Hannah Knight, Audit Lead, RCOG at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>, or
* Professor Jan van der Meulen, Professor in Clinical Epidemiology, LSHTM at [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
Please return your completed application form to [log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>. If you have further questions you can contact the HR Department on 020 7772 6453.
The closing date for applications is Tuesday 29 May 2018 at 10.00am. Late applications will not be accepted.
Interviews are expected to take place on Wednesday 6 June 2018.
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