Clinical Lead (Nursing)
CLINICAL LEAD (Nursing)
30 – 37.5 hours per week
Salary dependant on experience
Background Information for the Clinical Lead Role:
This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic, innovative, welcoming and supportive team providing primary care, at Frome Medical Practice. We are a single site practice and primary care network in our own right with a patient population of just under 30,000. As a practice we were awarded CQC Outstanding in 2015 and were Somerset CCG Practice of the Year 2017. We have received National Awards for Sustainability and our Green Impact work and have also been Nationally recognised for our outstanding Health Connections (social prescribing) programme which is based in the practice. We have strong relationships with our local community and local healthcare providers and are situated next to the local community hospital.
The post holder is responsible for ensuring the delivery of safe and effective Nurse Practitioner and Nursing Care to the whole practice population. As the overseeing manager for the Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurse and Health Care Assistant team the role will provide clinical direction and leadership for these professionals. This will include oversight of Health and Safety for the team including infection control, clinical policies and procedures and day to day delivery of clinical care.
The role is also supported by a dedicated QOF lead nurse and dedicated Chronic disease team including respiratory and diabetes specialist nurses.
We have a strong and experienced Nursing and Health Care Assistant team. Our Chronic disease team have recently been recognised for their outstanding work, particularly in relation to respiratory care and prescribing. The Clinical Lead role is supported by a QOF Lead Nurse.
Learning is one of our core values, and we are willing to support the right person with appropriate training and development. Our In house management team includes expertise in HR, Finance, Quality Improvement, IG and IT. As Clinical Lead Nurse you will be supported by both the Practice Manager and our GP operations partners who will support your clinical development.
Closing date 5th February 2020 • Interview Thursday 13th February 2020
Further details www.fromemedicalpractice.co.uk/workwithus