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Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Care/ Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Location
Teddington
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 per annum pro rata inc HCAS (outer)
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for experienced Nurse Practitioners /Emergency Care Practitioners to join the team at our busy GP led Urgent Treatment Centre based at Teddington Memorial Hospital. The Unit is open 8am -8pm seven days a week offering both booked appointments and a walk-in facility. the unit staff comprises of GP's , Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Emergency Care practitioners, Children Advanced Nurse Practitioners HCA and Administrative staff. The unit sees around 50, 000 patients a year and supports the national Urgent Care Agendas. There is access to on-site diagnostics an support from other services within the trust.

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will be involved in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients attending with acute episodic minor injuries and illnesses, dealing with both children and adults. Requesting and interpreting diagnostic tests including x-ray and performing extended skills such as suturing and plastering. They will be responsible for the day to day management of the department on a rotational basis and the support of junior members of the team.

We encourage applications from Black , Asian minority ethnic candidates and applicants with a disability and or long term health condition as these groups are unrepresented in senior roles.

About us

Community healthcare is unlike any other part of the NHS. It's personalised care that helps people to retain their independence. It's the NHS at its best and the difference you make is truly tangible.

Our colleagues often describe us as a family, and we know how important that sense of belonging and support is when you start a new job. It's simple - happy, engaged staff provide better services.

In 2018, we were named'Best Place to Work for Employee Satisfaction'by the Nursing Times. The same year, we won the Workforce category at the HSJ Awards.

In the latest NHS Staff Survey results 2020, we had the best response rate amongst community trusts nationally.

We are the top community trust in the country on the theme Quality of care for the third year. We had the highest percentage of staff who felt they are able to deliver the care they aspire to and are satisfied with the quality of care they give to patients or service users. If you enjoy a challenge and want to go home each day knowing you made a difference, you will thrive in our organisation.

Infection Control

As an NHS Trust we strongly encourage and support vaccination uptake as this remains the best line of defence against COVID19.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Successful candidates will be responsible for the management of patients attending with minor ailments and injuries . For in depth Job Description and Person Specification please see documents attached.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Current registration with NMC
  • Minor Injuries and Minor Ailments course
  • Educated to diploma level (A& E or Practice Nurse Qualifications or equivalent)


Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 5 years Post Registration RGN (in more then one health care setting.)
  • Minimum of 6 months working with own client base, managing the assessment, treatment and discharge of patients as an autonomous practitioner
  • Experience in Walk-in Centre, Minor Injury Unit, A& E Minors area


Desirable

  • Experience of staff/student supervision


Skills

Essential

  • Able to demonstrate a commitment to the HRCH values (Care, Respect, Communication ) previous experience in emergency/urgent care
  • Can fulfil for the most part the key result areas for the role at Band 7, level 3 WiC nurse clinician.
  • Management of a range of presenting clinical conditions autonomously requiring minimal support or supervision and ensuring a high level of completed care episodes
  • Understanding of development and implementation of clinical guidelines, protocols and care pathways


Desirable

  • Skills in x-ray interpretation
  • Can fulfil for the most part all of the Faculty of Emergency Nursing core competencies at Associate level


Employer details

Employer name

Hounslow and Richmond Community NHS Healthcare Trust

Address

Teddington Memorial Hospital

Hampton Road

Teddington

TW11 0JL

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

779-NN-6219340-N&M-Z

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