Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Manchester
Salary
£47,126 to £53,219 a year per annum
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Profession
Nurse
Service
Community
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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The post holder will be an experienced nurse who, acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care.

They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients within the general practice. The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process. They will work collaboratively with the general practice, and nursing teams, to meet the needs of patients, supporting thedelivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required. In order to work at this level NMC requirements for advanced practice must be met.

Main duties of the job

o Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosiso Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordinglyo Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for patients with complex needs. Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition (as appropriate)o Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plano Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practiceo Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments. Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactionso Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency careo Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users

Job description Job responsibilities

Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the NMC.

Produce accurate, contemporaneous and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures

Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment / interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis and / or complex needs

Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly

Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition (as appropriate)

Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan

Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice

Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments.

Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions

Person Specification Qualifications Essential
  • Registered first level nurse
  • Advanced Clinical practice qualification or equivalent
  • Independant Prescriber qualification
Desirable
  • Mentor / Teaching qualification
Experience Essential
  • A minimum of one years experience of working autonomously in an advanced nursing role
  • Experience in undertaking clinical audit
  • Experience of working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
Desirable
  • Experience of working within a primary care or General Practice
  • Experience of working with long-term conditions
  • Experience of working in a secure environment


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