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Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Cramlington
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 a year Band 7 on completion of competencies, prescribing & ALS.
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are a team of practitioners working across the Medicine Emergency Care Business Unit at Northumbria providing care and treatment to the patients presenting to the Emergency Department at our Specialist Emergency Care Hospital and also supporting the Hospital at Night team.

Our team currently consists of:
  • Band 7 Nurse Practitioners / Band 7 Specialist Clinical Practitioners.
  • Band 6 Trainee Nurse Practitioners / Band 6 Clinical Practitioners
  • The practitioner team cover a number of different sites, wards and departments within the business unit.

The practitioners role is to provide independent advanced clinical assessment and management of patients in the Emergency Department.

The practitioners are responsible for flow through the department and ensuring timely assessment, treatment, discharge and referrals where needed.

While the practitioners are covering base sites (North Tyneside General Hospital, Wansbeck General Hospital they are key members of the cardiac arrest team and the senior nurse on site.

This post falls within the provisions of Agenda for Change Annex 20 - Development of Professional Roles, whereby upon completion of an agreed set of competencies you may move onto the next pay band without the need for an application for a post at a higher level.

Main duties of the job

  • Provide skilled and knowledgeable care and advice to patients and their carers.
  • Complete assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to patients.
  • Work with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Engage with external agencies to provide a high-quality service for patients and their carers.
  • Contribute to the development of high-quality services within Northumbria Healthcare.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across Organisational boundaries.


About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, in addition to our state-of-the-art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. We also care for people in their homes and provide services from facilities in local communities such as health centres. We give people greater choice and control over their care to help them to live independently at home and avoid hospital admission where appropriate. High quality patient care is at the heart of everything we do and we strive to ensure every single patient and service user has an exceptional experience with us. We have one of the most extensive patient experience programmes of any trust in England.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Provide skilled and knowledgeable care and advice to patients and their carers.

Complete assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of direct care to patients.

Work with all members of the multidisciplinary team.

Engage with external agencies to provide a high quality service for patients and their carers.

Contribute to the development of high quality services within Northumbria Healthcare.

To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st Level Live NMC Registered Nurse
  • Registered Mentor
  • Degree level study with ongoing/continuing professional development
  • ENB998/730 or equivalent


Desirable

  • Minor Injuries qualification/experience
  • ILS (Advanced CPR/Trust one day training course)
  • Nurse prescribing course or willing to undertake
  • Nurse Practitioner qualification (NACAN Masters Level)
  • IRMER course


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

All Sites / Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital

Northumbria Way

Cramlington

NE23 6NZ

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319-6204503SO

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