Urgent Treatment Centre UCLH Emergency Department: Emergency Nurse Practitioner/ Nurse Practitioner/ Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Band 7
The Urgent Care Centre, co located in the Emergency Department provides access to emergency nursing and medical care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Clinicians in the Emergency Department treat patients with life threatening, urgent and emergency conditions along with illnesses and injuries in all age groups.
The Emergency Department at UCLH cared for 148,000 patients last year, making it one of the busiest Emergency Departments in London. Over 74,000 of these patients were treated in the Urgent Treatment Centre (UTC).
With an increasing demand for urgent and emergency care we are seeking to expand and develop our Emergency Nurse Practitioner workforce and would welcome applications from Emergency Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners, Paramedic Practitioners and Advanced Clinical Practitioners to join our clinical team in the Urgent Treatment Centre.
This vacancy may close before the current listed closing date due to demand. Main duties of the job
As a clinician within the Urgent Treatment Centre you will work as an independent, autonomous practitioner providing consistent high quality, evidence based, timely, patient centred care. Responsible for utilising expert diagnostic and clinical skills to provide autonomous, unscheduled medical care and management of a diverse range of patients with acute undifferentiated and undiagnosed illnesses and injuries.
Please read the Job description and Person Specification regarding required qualifications for the post.
Post holders are required to work day and night duties and pro rata weekends and bank holidays.
If you are looking to for an exciting opportunity to join our expanding clinical team in the UTC please apply online.About us
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) is one of the most complex NHS trusts in the UK, serving a large and diverse population. We provide academically led acute and specialist services, to people from the local area, from throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. Our vision is to deliver top-quality patient care, excellent education, and world-class research.
We provide first-class acute and specialist services across eight sites:
- University College Hospital (incorporating the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing)
- National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery
- Royal National Throat,Nose and Ear Hospital
- Eastman Dental Hospital
- Royal London Hospital for Integrated Medicine
- University College Hospital Macmillan Cancer Centre
- The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
- University College Hospitals at Westmoreland Street
We are dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of many complex illnesses. UCLH specialises in women's health and the treatment of cancer, infection, neurological, gastrointestinal and oral disease. It has world class support services including critical care, imaging, nuclear medicine and pathology.
At UCLH, we have a real 'One Team' ethos, and our values - safety, kindness, teamwork and improving, are central to the way we work. This is supported by our staff, who voted us as the #1 NHS Acute Trust to work for in the whole of England.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
For more information regarding the main responsibilities of the role, please refer to the attached Job Description.Person SpecificationKnowledge & QualificationsEssential
- Registered Practitioner with the NMC / HCPC
- ENP Qualifcation, having completed the tENP Programme
- Teaching Course
- Relevant Clinical Course
- Honours Degree
- Recognised Leadership Course
- Qualified Independent Non-Medical Prescriber
- Minimum of 1 year post qualification as an ENP
- Experience working to protocol / guidelines
- Evidence of clinical competence and regular clinical practice
Personal and People DevelopmentEssential
- Able to communicate effectively verbally, in writing and in electronic formats
Assessment and Care Planning to Meet Health and Wellbeing NeedsEssential
- Demonstrates evidence of professional development in line with KSF
- Maintains and updated portfolio
- Evidence working as preceptor / facilitator / mentor
- Reflective in practice
- Experience in leading others and responding to learning needs
Provision of Care to Meet Health and Wellbeing NeedsEssential
- Prioritises own workload and that of others, with good time management skills
Employer detailsEmployer name
- Articulates reason for desire to work in this clinical area
University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustAddress
235 Euston Road
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