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Advanced Clinical Practitioner for Cardiothoracic

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
£50,952 to £57,349 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 Sep 2023

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Other Health Profession
Band 8A
Contract Type
Part Time
Open to Nursing and Allied health professionals

The post holder will be an Advanced Clinical Practitioner qualified to Masters' Level, who will join the clinical team of Advanced Nurse Practitioners within the cardiothoracic service.

A high profile, accessible and responsive team member with clinical responsibilities for the delivery of Advanced Nursing Practice in Cardiothoracic surgery. Able to make informed decisions within their own speciality and scope of professional practice, involving patients and public to ensure agreed standards, targets and objectives are met.

Main duties of the job

Qualified practitioners will autonomously assess elective and non-elective cardiothoracic patients, including initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision making and expert care for patients, providing appropriate clinical management plans and medication prescription within statutory, trust and individual independent prescribing scope.

About us

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, rated as good by the Care Quality Commission, is one of the largest teaching Trusts in the UK.

We are extremely proud of our employees across our hospital sites, with high quality patient care at the heart of everything we do.

Boasting some of the most modern facilities in Western Europe, the Trust is renowned for being at the forefront of research and innovation as part of its blossoming reputation as a worldwide leader in healthcare.

We are proud to be recognised as a Pathway to Excellence designated organisation - please click the link for further details about this prestigious award. Pathway To Excellence - University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire (

By joining our exciting journey, you will form part of a passionate, talented team and will be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. There has never been a better time to join our team.

The Trust is committed to building an organisation that makes full use of the talents, skills, experience, and different perspectives available in our diverse society. We want everyone to feel they are respected, valued, can achieve their potential and receive the most appropriate and relevant care. We will create an environment where the equality and human rights principles of fairness, respect, equality, dignity and autonomy are promoted and are part of the organisation's core values.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the care of cardiothoracic patients throughout the care pathway with the multidisciplinary team and clinical services to ensure the effective management of this group of patients.
  • Accountable for own actions in accordance with the Code of Professional Conduct. Will contribute to corporate objectives, acting within local, Trust and statutory guidelines and policies at all times.
  • Highly developed communication skills enabling maintenance of high-quality service within a complex and challenging environment with often conflicting priorities.
  • Assist the clinical and nursing teams, at all levels, in the assessment and prioritisation of patients requiring intervention.
  • Use advanced clinical assessment skills to autonomously manage patients with complex needs, including an undifferentiated diagnosis, to ensure optimum physical and psychological care needs are met.
  • Proactively develop treatment plans for patients requiring urgent intervention including Advanced Life Support, fluid resuscitation, oxygen therapy, antibiotics or other urgent treatment.
  • Undertake procedures such as cannulation, venepuncture & male/female catheterisation to facilitate efficient non urgent care and effective urgent care in the context of acute illness or sudden deterioration within their scope of competence.

For further details please see the attached job description.

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Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust


University Coventry Hospital

Clifford Bridge Road



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