Flexi Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Worcester OOH

Recruiter
Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
Competitive with benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Oct 2016
Ref
HC05438
Nursing Field
GP Practice
Job Type
Permanent

Job Summary

Are you a talented Advanced Nurse Practitioner? or are you an emergency care practitioner? Are you’re an expert in your field? ...We are currently looking for Advanced Nurse Practitioners to join our team at Worcester Out Of Hours Centre where you’ll quickly become a vital member of our Centre and our managers will treat you as one, welcoming and using your input to continually improve our services. 

At Care UK and we’re very proud of our team! From doctors and nurses, to our healthcare assistants and reception staff, we’re passionate about providing the best healthcare, so patients can feel better, faster.

Care UK can provide flexible shifts to fit with your needs and lifestyle, whether you would like a permanent full time/part-time opportunity, a flexi contract to fit around you and your other commitments or on a self employed basis Care UK would like to hear from you.

Responsible To

Nurse Lead

Key Responsibilities

To provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients attending Primary Care Centres.
To deliver face to face and telephone services which will enable patients to obtain health advise from the appropriate health care professional.
To be accountable for their own practice including the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge or referral of patients, independent of medical intervention, who attend the Primary care Centres. 
To practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Practitioner within own sphere of competence and agreed acceptable limits of practice. To assess patients, and order and interpret investigations, diagnose and treat patients who wish to be seen by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner /Nurse Practitioner
To be responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, without supervision, and to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff.
To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient.
To take an active role within the cross-disciplinary, multi-skilled team to ensure service quality in line with corporate goals and strategy, and to assist in the development of new models for service delivery which have a positive impact on the health economy.
To provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients visited at home 
To work solely at a base and provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment to patients

Skills & Experience

Able to prioritise.
Able to use own initiative.
Understand team nursing and team working.
Eager to embrace change.
Able to adapt to changing situations. Ability to think logically, to make decisions, cope with stress, and work with all levels of staff.
To have clear speaking voice and fluency in written/spoken English
Excellent communication skills.
Good listening skills
To possess imagination and intuition
To be confident in autonomous face-to-face patient interactions.
Be able to demonstrate wide knowledge base.
Understanding of patient management in PCC setting
Sound understanding of legal / professional implications of independent practice
Familiarity with computers
Sound knowledge of local primary care services including key players
Eager to teach both formally and informally
Five years recent experience in acute / primary care nursing
Recent experience of face-to-face patient care
Experience of patient contact services and / or primary care nursing

Qualifications

RGN
Degree level / Postgraduate level ANP qualification
Evidence of recent study (PREP)
Recognised Nurse Prescribing Qualification 
Postgraduate, e.g. ENB 998 Teaching /Mentorship course 
BLS

Additional Information

Applicants must have the right to work in the EU as we are unable to provide sponsorship or assistance.

Employment subject to enhanced DBS check.