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Junior Nurse practitioner

Employer
Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Newton Abbot
Salary
Depending on experience band 5 / 6 dependant on experience
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic nurse who can demonstrate commitment to the provision of high-quality person-centred care.

You will participate in the delivery of high standards of care to patients and their families. In particular take responsibility for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of evidenced-based nursing care to a group of patients

Acting as an independent, autonomous practitioner, assessing, diagnosing and discharging patients using sound clinical rationale and work under the direction of the senior practitioner team, in close liaison with interdependent departments.

Our philosophy is 'together we can make things better', if this aligns with your ambition, passion and beliefs, we will welcome an application from you.

Main duties of the job

  • ur duties and responsibilities will be undertaken on a shift and rotation basis covering our opening hours 7 days a week, 365 days of the year
  • To provide assessment, treatment management and discharge of adults and children attending the Urgent Treatment Centre
  • Referral of patients to senior clinicians or interdependent departments promoting professional working relationships
  • Actively identify and report any clinical risks
  • Identify educational needs of self and proactively meet these needs
  • Assess, treat and diagnose patients using nationally recognized tools, for example NEWS / sepsis screening
  • Work as an autonomous practitioner using competencies including Patient Group Directives
  • Make clinical decisions using evidence based knowledge
  • Offer health advice and promotion to patients and their families including education on self-management
  • Actively participate in any departmental audit both on national and local basis
  • Undertake 'link' role attending relevant meetings and sharing learning with wider team to influence and promote best practice


About us

The UTC is a busy environment, that supports the local sees a wide variety of patients of all ages with minor injuries and illnesses.We work remotely from the local Emergency Department but have close links to ensure the local communities have a high quality service and are ideally placed to support in alleviate pressures on our Emergency Departments relocating patients from the main hospital site.

As a team we are enthusiastic and committed to supporting education, sharing of knowledge and developing our service.

Why Work With Us

Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification .

Person Specification

shortlisting

Essential

  • NMC HCPC registration (3)
  • Minor injury and illness modules (3)
  • Clinical experinence such as WIC/ED/UTC (3)
  • evidence of autonomous patient asessments (3)


Desirable

  • Evidence of autonomous decision making (3)
  • Evidence of advanced skills such as suturing plastering digital nerve blocks (3)


shortlisting

Essential

  • NMC HCPC registration
  • Minor injury and illness modules
  • Clinical experinance such as WIC/ED/UTC
  • Evidence of autonomous patient assessments


Desirable

  • Evidence of autonomous decision making
  • Evidence of advanced skills such as suturing plastering digital nerve blocks


Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Urgent Treatment centre Newton Abbot Community Hospital

West Golds Road

Newton Abbot

TQ12 2TS

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388-6175455-NMC

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