Advanced Nurse Practitoner

31 Jul 2019
28 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
A great opportunity is available to work within one of the busiest and most diverse Accident and Emergency Departments in the country. DHU Healthcare CIC (LLR) are looking for dynamic, experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Advanced Clinical Practitioners and Advanced Paramedic Prescribers to work within the A&E front door assessment team. With over 600 A&E visits to the LRI per day and a large majority of these patients self-presenting, it is the responsibility of the DHU clinicians to rapidly assess, triage and direct patients to the most appropriate facility to meet their care needs. With the support of the Clinical Service Lead and Clinical Lead, clinicians will be responsible to referring patients to local GP services, Walk-in-centres, Local Pharmacies as well as to services within the hospital such as A&E Majors, specialist care and other DHU services such as Primary care. In addition to the initial front door streaming zone, DHU also provide Primary Care services at the LRI. Clinicians are responsible for the further detailed assessment and subsequent treatment of patients deemed to be suitable for Primary Care. DHU provides the gateway to A&E and clinical resolution to patients within Leicestershire. We need proactive, forward thinking clinicians to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time, in the right location.
DHU CIC is an ever-growing team providing high level clinical care for a variety of communities. This is a great opportunity to be a part of an organisation who value every member of the team and invest heavily in staff development and progression. With the potential to move within the company throughout the various clinical environments as well as receive funded further education such as the non-medical prescribing course, DHU can help you build a portfolio career and arm you for the demands of modern healthcare.
Benefits of DHU:
- Educational funding and support (MSc level e.g Non-medical Prescribing).
- Various clinical settings from Urgent Care Centres to home visiting services.
- NHS Pension.
- NHS continuous service honoured for annual leave & sickness.
- Indemnity cover included.
- Access to Westfield Health
The successful applicant will likely have:
- Autonomous practice experience supported by the appropriate post registration qualification.
- Current or willingness to achieve a non-medical prescribing qualification.
- Evidence of experience using advanced clinical examination and assessment skills within practice supported by the appropriate qualifications.
- Have a broad and sound knowledge of complex and common conditions in primary and emergency care
- Have relevant employment experience
- Aware of current structures and developments in out of hours care, health and social care.
- Specialist clinical/technical skills.
- Has experience in nurse led clinics or emergency care centres, out of hours facilities or walk in centres
- Experience of autonomous practice working and multi-professional team working
DHU believe our workforce should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination