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EOC Senior Clinical Advisor

Employer
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
Location
Wakefield & York
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 Per annum, pro rata
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

Would you like to be part of a team delivering an invaluable service to the patients of Yorkshire?

Would you like to work for an ambitious and challenging organisation which will share your passion for high quality patient care?

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust is now recruiting for Senior Clinical Advisors in our Emergency (999) Operations Centres based in Wakefield and York with course start dates from July 2024 onwards.

Here at Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) we have hugely exciting developments and opportunities lined up over the next few years and are looking for individuals who are highly motivated, enthusiastic and committed to assist with these changes.

Main duties of the job

The Senior Clinical Advisor is responsible for the assessment of health and clinical needs, utilising professional clinical judgement, supported by decision support software. This requires generalist and specialist skills as a telehealth professional to assess and deliver care to patients.

As a Senior Clinical Advisor you will need to be able to demonstrate the following key skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work with a variety of clinical specialists to ensure safe clinical processes for patients
  • The ability to make quick safe clinical decisions under pressure
  • Undertake referrals to internal and external clinicians

You will provide triage, medication advice, health information and implement care packages to a range of individuals, liaising with other agencies and healthcare providers as necessary.

About us

Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) NHS Trust geographically covers nearly 6,000 square miles of varied terrain, from isolated moors and dales to urban areas, coastline and inner cities.

We serve a population of over five million people across Yorkshire and the Humber and strive to ensure that patients receive the right response to their care needs as quickly as possible, wherever they live.

We employ more than 7,100 staff, who together with over 1,300 volunteers, enable us to provide a vital 24-hour, seven-days-a-week, emergency and healthcare service.

Our values: Compassion, One Team, Integrity, Innovation, Empowerment, Resilience are at the heart of all we do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be successful in this role you should be a registered professional (for example, a registered Nurse or Paramedic) and have experience of undertaking clinical assessment within an acute or primary care setting.

For full details please see the attached Job Description.

Please note: the training and mentorship period is full time.

Person Specification

Knowledge & education

Essential

  • Registered Professional (RN1 or HPC or equivalent professional qualification) with current valid registration


Desirable

  • Health diploma/degree


Skills and abilities

Essential

  • Knowledge and competence in keyboard and IT skills to access databases and varying computer software programmes.


Experience & work achievements

Essential

  • Minimum 2 years post qualification experience in acute or primary care settings with experience of clinical assessment.


Desirable

  • Experience of telephone triage


Employer details

Employer name

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Address

Wakefield and York

Shipton Rd, York & Brindley Way, Wakefield

Wakefield & York

WF2 0XQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

174-EOCSCA-120424

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