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Medical Nurse Practitioner

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 a year per annum
Closing date
1 Jun 2023

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Band 7
Contract Type
Job summary

We are looking for an experienced nurse who can demonstrate excellence in delivering care for the acutely ill adult. The Medical Nurse Practitioner team provides support for the patients within the Medical Division and has expanded the team to support County Hospital. The MNP is the first point of contact for all acutely ill patients out of hours as part of the Hospital at night team. You must have a positive attitude with well-developed interpersonal skills, leadership, vision and drive to fulfil this key organizational role. Successful candidates will be able to work autonomously and manage their own workload. The successful candidates will be expected to work across both hospital sites.

There are many educational opportunities within this post. You will be on part 1 or 12 NMC register. You must be able to provide evidence of recent ongoing professional development. It is essential to possess a relevant qualification and experience for the care of the acutely ill adult. You will meet the essential and some of the desirable qualifications as per job specification.

You must be able to work flexibly, as this post is predominantly out of hours.

You will be provided with a comprehensive preceptorship programme, with an identified mentor. Dependent on experience, you may be provided with up to 3 months supernumerary within the team. Funding is available for essential courses. You will be working within the four pillars of advanced clinical practice.

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job

You will work as part of the H@N team, looking after medical patients across both Royal Stoke and County hospital sites.

You will attend and participate/lead the medical handover and allocate Nerve centre devices/logins to medical staff and colleagues. You will have coordinator responsibilities in the triage and allocation of tasks for the inpatient population.

You will have clinical responsibilities, in the review and treatment of medical patients, in the out of hours period that may have deteriorated, often working autonomously and will be expected to undertake the appropriate prescribing course.

You will complete an appropriate Advanced Life Support course and perform as part of the cardiac arrest team in the out of hours period.

The MNP team also provide educational support to the AIM course and the clinical holding course, as well as delivering induction information to the new junior doctor's intake.

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For further information on this vacancy, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification or contact the Hiring Manager.

Person Specification



  • Post graduation 5 years
  • Band 6 or above for 2 years
  • NMC active registration


  • Experience in critical care environment
  • Evidence of formal teaching experience



  • BSc in Nursing or Health related studies
  • Health assessment qualification level 6/7
  • ENB998/mentorship/teaching qualification


  • Advanced life support
  • Independent non medical prescribing
  • CH3 qualification

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