Band 8c RCEM Credentialed Senior Advanced Clinical Practitioner up to 75 hours per week available. Cross Site Working is required
An exciting opportunity has arisen for RCEM Credentialed Senior Advanced Clinical Practitioners (ACPs) to join our already established team qualified ACP's to work within the Emergency Department at the Cumberland Infirmary Carlisle and West Cumberland Hospital Whitehaven. We are looking for clinicians with commitment, flexibility, enthusiasm, excellent clinical skills, and who are keen to work as part of a hardworking and dedicated team.
They will demonstrate safe, critical decision-making in the clinical decision-making process and will work collaboratively with Consultants and multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedure. They will work to ensure wherever possible that junior medical staff are enabled to meet their training and development requirements.Main duties of the job
Advanced clinical practice embodies the ability to manage clinical care in partnership with individuals, families and carers. It includes the analysis and synthesis of complex problems across a range of settings, enabling innovative solutions to enhance people's experience and improve outcomes.
Both sites operate a fully functional level 1 Emergency Department which consists of an area for minors/majors/paediatrics and resus. As part of this post you are expected under supervision to cover all these areas within the emergency department, contributing to the flow of emergency department patients and actively assessing, treating and either admitting/discharging or referring patient to appropriate area or speciality.
The role encompasses undertaking assessment of undifferentiated patients attending ED using a range of different assessment and management methods under the direct supervision of the ED consultants and senior clinicians. They will demonstrate safe, critical decision-making in the clinical decision-making process and will work collaboratively with emergency medicine Consultants/Senior clinicians and multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures relevant to the ED.About us
At NCIC, we have an ambition to deliver outstanding hospital and health services to half a million people. Established on 1st October 2019, the Trust is creating a centre of excellence in providing rural and remote healthcare and provides a wide range of community and acute services throughout north Cumbria and beyond. We're responsible for delivering over 70 services across 15 main locations and we employ more than 6,500 members of staff.
Our 5 key principles demonstrate our belief in the delivery of 'safe, high quality care every time'.
- Being a clinically led organisation
- Quality and safety at the heart
- A positive patient experience every time
- A great place to work
- Managing our money well
As an organisation we are serious about supporting a diverse workforce that reflects our local community and are very much focused on being an inclusive and compassionate place to work.
Across the North East and North Cumbria we are working together to deliver our ambition to be the greenest region in England by 2030. There is an expectation for all staff to support this by familiarising yourself with the Trust's sustainability initiatives such as waste and recycling, going paperless, videoconferencing, sustainable transport and others.
We encourage you to think about what you can do as an individual and within your team to contribute in to embedding carbon reduction into the everyday running of our organisation.Job descriptionJob responsibilities
Please see attached Job description and person specification for further information regarding the role and the essential and desirable criteria required to be met by applicants.
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As part of the one of the largest employers in the UK NCIC future employees will have also access to the following benefits.
A lease car may be available for this position further details will be provided upon appointment if applicable.
27-day holiday scheme rising to 33 after 10 years
Flexible working Scheme
Excellent opportunities for development
Competitive NHS Pension scheme
Access to NHS discounts with retailers and leisure companies
EAP (Employee Assistance Programme) a free, confidential counselling and information service to assist with personal or work-related problems
These schemes are subject to availabilityPerson SpecificationQualificationsEssential
- Masters level advanced practitioner qualification or equivalent
- Registered with an appropriate regulatory body (e.g. NMC/HCPC)
- Non-Medical prescribing
- RCEM credential certification
- ALS, EPALS or APLS, ATLS or ETC
- Leadership Qualification
- USS level 1
- Expert acute care experience, at Advanced Clinical Practitioner leve
- Involvement with scope of practice development
- Assessment and documentation
- Evidence of study in radiograph interpretation
- Interest in clinical research
- Continuing professional development with portfolio
- Equality legislation and best practice.
Skills & ApptitudesEssential
- Clinical Diagnostics
- Advanced Clinical assessment skills
- Clinical Audit
- Appraisal of others
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills.
- Leadership skills.
- The ability to demonstrate the compassionate values and behaviours needed for dignified care
- Research skills
- Previous publication(s)
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- Evidence of multi-disciplinary team working
- Evidence of supporting others' development
- Competent and confident approach to practice
- Flexibility around anti-social working patterns
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