Based in a busy Urgent Care Centre you will be working autonomously, assessing, diagnosing, managing and discharging patients attending with minor injury and illness presentations. You will be working alongside Advanced Clinical Practitioners and be part of a diverse multidisciplinary team providing urgent care services in the Lincolnshire area.
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You will work in a variety of clinical areas. Alongside GP's and other colleagues, you will provide face to face consultations for patients in urgent care departments, provide care to patient's in their own home, and support colleagues from the Clinical Assessment Service (CAS) who provide a hear and treat/refer telephone triage service. CAS training is available and will be offered to appointees who feel this may be of benefit to them.
The department is open 24/7 and the expectation is to do a fair share of days, Lates and nightsAbout us
Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust is in the top 25 per cent of all community trusts for overall staff engagement in the 2021 NHS National Staff Survey.
At LCHS, we know diversity fosters creativity and innovation. We are committed to equality of opportunity, to being fair and inclusive, and to being a place where all belong. We therefore particularly encourage applications from candidates who are likely to be underrepresented in LCHS' workforce.
LCHS recognises the increasing demand for more flexibility in working practices in order to accommodate the personal goals and commitments that employees experience at different stages during their working lives. Flexible working opportunities such as part-time working, compressed hours, job shares, and hybrid working models can help staff to balance their personal and work commitments. Arrangements can be put in place if it can be shown that the needs of the individual can be balanced with those of the service and the impact on other team members, enabling the Trust to recruit and retain skilled staff, raise staff morale, reduce absenteeism and respond to changing service needs more effectively.
We are an ambassador of a learning culture that will support the right individual to progress in their chosen career through an 'earn while you learn' apprenticeship programme. Visit our Learning and Development page to find out more https://www.lincolnshirecommunityhealthservices.nhs.uk/join-us/learning-and-devJob descriptionJob responsibilities
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Alongside other clinical practitioners, you will provide face to face consultations for patients in the urgent treatment centre presenting with a wide range of urgent illness and injury presentations.Person SpecificationQualificationEssential
- Registered Health Professional (NMC or HCPC Paramedic)
- Recognised post registration qulifications in minor injury and illness
- Acheived at least 2 years post registration experience
- Experience of working in Urgent Care or equivalent service
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Previous management or leadership experience
- Leadership attitudes and behaviours
Lincolnshire Community Health Service NHS TrustAddress
Pilgrim Hospital, Sibsey Road
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