Advanced Nurse Practitioner
- Salary up to £52000 per year.
- Professional NMC Registration
- Extended/independent prescribing qualification (V300)
- Advanced Clinical Assessment & Management and Consultation Skills (or equivalent skills and experience)
- Accredited A&E or minor illness qualification
- Evidence of continuous personal Development
- Experience of Adastra clinical computer system
- 08.00-16.30 Mon-Friday
As the Advanced Nurse Practitioner you will be working closely with a multidisciplinary team where you will use your experience to practice autonomously and flexibly.
Practitioners should have significant experience in primary care or A&E/Minor Injuries Unit. Working within the nursing team, you will work with the service manager, and clinical lead to deliver robust clinical. Applicants must also be competent in the assessment of patients with undifferentiated needs and have completed their Independent Prescribing qualification.
As a Advanced Nurse Practitioner delivering NHS services with us you will receive a salary up to £52,000and in addition you will receive:
- Access to our Strive for Better networks , a national support and professional network made up of NHS professionals like you, giving you the chance to constantly develop industry-leading care and quality.
- Access to Virgin Tribe -our staff benefits scheme which grants you access to premier offers and discount off all Virgin products including flights, holidays, gyms and media, along with regular competitions and giveaways.
- Access to our free well-being service available 24/7/365 online and by telephone including; counsellors, post trauma incident support, legal, debt and practical life management helpline, guided self-help, telephonic career coaching and monthly well-being newsletters.
- We are pleased to offer access to Wagestream - which lets you track your pay throughout the month and stream your earned wages into your bank account if you need them. No more high-interest loans or overdraft fees - simply get paid as you go.
- A committed Learning and Development team who work closely with Universities and Health Education England to further your potential and support your progression
This list is intended to summarise the key responsibilities and is not intended to cover every task that may be required of the role:
- Using evidence based research undertake accurate assessment and management of patients with undifferentiated needs in accordance with evidence based clinical guidelines, including patients presenting with minor illness and minor injury in both adult and paediatric patients.
- Undertake assessment and management of patients in a timely manner, actively contributing to effective delivery of the service based on demand.
- Undertake diagnosis and when applicable subsequently provide clinical treatment according to extended nurse prescribing formula.
- To perform a variety of screening procedures and diagnostic tests as requested or deemed necessary during assessment and offer opportunistic screening when appropriate. This includes the interpretation of radiographs.
- Prioritise cases and intervene appropriately in urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
- To refer and liaise with other agencies as required, and provide patients and carers with accurate information and advice on a range of health issues.
- Maintain accurate and contemporaneous records using relevant systems.
- Act as a role model for staff, providing best practice in all aspects of care, and ensure all aspects of care are carried out in line with agreed policies and procedures. This specifically includes practice relating to safeguarding, medicines management and infection control.
- Play a full part in the development of the clinical governance programme for the service including audit and incident reporting
- To be responsible for adhering to and ensuring other staff adhere to all policies and procedures relevant to the UCC, participating in the development of such policies as required.
- To participate in the development of the clinical supervision process, ensuring that supervision is available for staff and aligned to the clinical governance agenda.
- Initiate change within the department as a result of audit and research.
- To be responsible for supporting the management of the UCC in the absence of the nurse consultant, including staff and resources, working within health and safety guidelines, demonstrating an awareness of the clinical governance agenda and risk management.
- To identify areas of potential improvement, undertake audit and research and support the implementation of new initiatives.