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MIU Practitioner - Falmouth Community Hospital

Employer
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Falmouth
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year Pro Rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Falmouth Minor Injuries Unit has a rare opportunity to work in a practitioner-led Minor Injuries Unit (MIU). The MIU operates 8am-10pm.

This is a Band 6 post and we are interested in interviewing both Practitioners who able to work in an advanced practice role which includes minor illness and paediatrics at Band 6 level and also Aspiring Practitioners with an urgent care background who would like to develop further and are already undertaking and have almost completed a relevant minor injuries and illness course .

You need to have a passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the MIU team. You must be responsive to change and flexible in your approach as we are in an exciting period of development for the MIU service. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.

It is an expectation of the role that the post is offered on the basis of working 7.5 hour shifts including regular rotation to cover evenings and weekends. We are a small team and flexibility is vital to ensure service provision.

Proposed interview date: to be confirmed

Main duties of the job

You need to have a passion for minor injury care, good communication skills, and a commitment to providing excellent care as part of the MIU team. You must be responsive to change and flexible in your approach as we are in an exciting period of development for the MIU service. A sound knowledge of professional issues will be required.

o To deliver, without supervision, effective assessment and treatment of patients utilising evidence based approach. Responsible for the care needs, the management of treatment and evaluation of clinical interventions, reflecting the needs of patients attending this unit.o Responsible and accountable for the delivery of patient care in unit.

About us

We're an NHS community and mental health provider Trust based in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. We deliver community and hospital-based care to improve people's physical and mental health. We also provide specialist support to people with dementia or a learning disability.

We are a people organisation and people matter to us. As part of the team, you'll help support the health and wellbeing of the people who live and visit this beautiful part of the UK.

Over 4,000 people make up the Trust. This includes doctors, nurses, therapists, plus admin and support staff.

We work in people's homes, in community clinics and bases. Some staff work from one of our 13 community hospitals. Our aspiration is to have great people, provide great care, be a great place to work and a great partner.

Just over 568,000 people live here. A third of people who live in Cornwall are supported by acute hospital services in Devon. As a result, we also work closely with our partners in Devon. In the summer, and during other holidays lots of people choose to visit the area. This increases the numbers of people who use our services.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To view a detailed job description and person specification including the main responsibilities of this role please see supporting documents.

Person Specification

Education / Qualifications and Relevant Experience

Essential

  • Professional qualification relavent to post
  • Current professional registration - NMC
  • Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations Certificate
  • Post graduate specialist training to degree level in relevant subject area which must incorporate minor illness
  • Substantial post registration practice in MIU, ED/Emergency Care or similar education and training including mentorship


Desirable

  • Experience in managing a team/service


Skills and Aptitude

Essential

  • Budget management skills


Knowledge and abilities

Essential

  • Confident in working autonomously and delivering high quality care


Employer details

Employer name

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Falmouth Hospital

Trescobeas Road

Falmouth

TR11 2JA

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

201-24-294

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