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Surgical Care Practitioner - Urology

Employer
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Middlesbrough
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
25 May 2024

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

Job Details

Band 7 - will look to appoint on Band 6 if not fully qualified.

An amazing opportunity has arisen an enthusiastic, forward thinking individual to join a team of advanced practitioners in urology.

We are looking for a highly motivated individual who wants to progress and take a step into a new challenge as part of a well established team at the forefront of advanced practice. A person with advanced interpersonal and leadership skills, the ability to work with diverse range of professional groups and a high degree of professional autonomy (once trained). The team work closely within the medical team, and aim to support the consultant body, surgical trainees, and ultimately improve patient care within the Urology specialty. This will involve contributing to the review and diagnosis of various conditions, right through to discharge back to primary care.

Although most work is carried out during normal working hours, the team contribute to a joint rota including weekends and some night shifts once fully qualified.

Main duties of the job

The role will involve a range of the following-

First assisting for various surgical procedures including Robotics allowing surgical trainees to focus on their training

Contributing to ward rounds, post-operative reviews or emergency care

Contributing to the on call rota where required to support the medical team

delivering planned diagnostic procedures and various clinics in urology, once trained to do so.

About us

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust offers leadership and improvement training to all new staff to the Trust this training programme has been designed to support our leaders in developing their understanding of leadership and management skills. You will be expected to attend the leadership development programme, and the Quality Improvement Programme that the Trust delivers. This programme aims to:
  • Explore leadership within the NHS
  • Promote Trust Values and Behaviours
  • Develop your Leadership effectiveness and skills
  • Practitioner level in quality improvement, equipping you with the skills to champion, lead and complete quality improvement within your role

After you complete this four and a half days of training you will be able to explore further leadership and improvement training opportunities, we offer further in-house courses dependent upon your role and bitesize programmes and leadership apprenticeships at level 3,5 and 7.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the full job description and person specification document(s) for main responsibilities of the role.

Person Specification

Experience (B7)

Essential

  • Experience of dealing with acutely unwell patients including safe assessment and delivering treatment.
  • Evidence of involvement in change management.
  • Experience of working as an SCP within Urology or another speciality and willing to undertake additional training.


Knowledge and Skills ( B6 + B7)

Essential

  • Awareness and understanding of advanced practice.
  • Understand, encourage and support clinical supervision.


Qualifications and Training (B6 + B7)

Essential

  • Professional Registration with NMC/HCPC.


Qualifications and Training (B6)

Essential

  • Willing to undertake MSc in Surgical care practice Urology.


Desirable

  • Non-Medical prescribing (or ability to undertake).
  • Physical assessment skills.


Knowledge and Skills (B6)

Desirable

  • Knowledge of Urological conditions and Anatomy.


Knowledge and Skills (B7)

Essential

  • Knowledge of Urological conditions and Anatomy.


QUALIFICATIONS & TRAINING (B7)

Essential

  • MSc in Surgical care practice Urology.
  • Non-Medical prescribing (or ability to undertake).
  • Physical assessment skills.


Personal Attributes (B6 + B7)

Essential

  • Excellent Interpersonal and communicational skills.
  • Complex problem solving and assessment skills.
  • Evidence of involvement in clinical audit and improvement projects.
  • Knowledge of audit/research and evidence of application.


Experience ( B6 + B7)

Essential

  • Experience of working in a surgical or acute environment.


Experience (b6)

Desirable

  • Experience of working as an SCP within Urology or another speciality and willing to undertake additional training.
  • Evidence of involvement in change management.
  • Experience of dealing with acutely unwell patients including safe assessment and delivering treatment.


Employer details

Employer name

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

The James Cook University Hospital

Marton Road

Middlesbrough

TS3 4BW

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328-DUG-6048098

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