Flexi Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Bucks OOH

HP19 8HL, Aylesbury
Competitive Salary + benefits
27 Sep 2016
25 Oct 2016
Nursing Field
GP Practice
Job Type

Job Summary
Working in an Out of Hours environment is both challenging and rewarding; it would suit an ANP who has a flexible can-do approach and patient centric mind set. This is an exciting opportunity to add to your career portfolio. Care UK can provide flexible shifts to fit with your needs and lifestyle.

The post holder will be vital to the OOH Unit’s success, assessing, diagnosing, treating and discharging patients autonomously every day. 

Our Buckinghamshire Out of Hours are seeking ANPs who are looking for shifts to fit in with their own needs and lifestyle across a variety of locations within the region:

  • Wycombe PCC, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe
  • Minor Injuries & Ilness Unit, Wycombe General Hospital, High Wycombe
  • Stoke Mandeville PCC, Stoke Mandeville Hospital, Aylesbury
  • Amersham PCC, Amersham Health Centre, Amersham
  • Buckingham PCC, Buckingham Community Hospital, Buckingham

We are a growing business and everything we do is about putting people first, whether that’s by delivering exceptional care and support for our clients, or providing growth and development opportunities for our teams.

Responsible To
Lead Nurse

Key Responsibilities
Responsible for delivering face-to-face and telephone services enabling patients to obtain health advice from the appropriate health care professional.

Ordering investigations and interpreting results, you will hold a Nurse Prescribing certificate and be competent to prescribe for patients and be responsible for providing an excellent standard of patient care and health promotion to the general public accessing urgent care services. 

Take the lead role in the provision of Palliative care and other specialist nursing services within the unscheduled care environment.

Skills & Experience
To be successful in the role, you will have: 

•Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries
•Recent primary and community nursing experience
•Recent experience of face-to-face patient care
•Experience of patient contact services and / or primary care nursing
•Ability to think logically, to make decisions, cope with stress and work with all levels of staff
•Experience and demonstrable competencies of paediatric assessment and treatment within primary care environment 
•Excellent communication skills
•Good listening skills
•To possess imagination and intuition
•To be confident in autonomous face-to-face patient interactions

•Experience of working independently within Nurse Practitioner / Specialist role
•Evidence of research or study into extended roles for nurses in primary care

•Degree level / Postgraduate level ANP Qualification
•Evidence of recent study (PREP)
•Recognised Non-Medical Independent Prescribing Qualification
•Postgraduate Teaching/ Mentorship Course e.g. ENB 998
•Level 3 - Face to face Child Protection training (within last 3 years) and Level 1 e-Learning in the years in between (Safeguarding Board requirement)

•Further professional qualification e.g. District Nurse (DN) / Health Visitor (HV)
•Immediate Life Support (ILS)/ Advanced Life Support (ALS)

Additional Information
This is a flexible role where we can offer shifts to suit your needs and lifestyle. We have shifts during the service opening times of:

Monday - Friday: 6.30pm - 8am
Weekends & Bank Holidays: 24 hours

We offer CPD, Revalidation, free online and face to face training, regional/national opportunities, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and online discounts. 

Informal visits are welcome and can be arranged by appointment.

Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.

For more information on Care UK, please visit the website: http://www.careuk.com/ or contact Ben Averill 07435 974918 / ben.averill@careuk.com

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.