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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Hywel Dda University Health Board
Location
Tenby
Salary
£44,398 to £50,807 per annum pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner to join our nurse led unscheduled Walk in Centre in South Pembrokeshire. Situated within the picturesque town of Tenby, the Walk in Centre provides treatment and advice for a range of minor injuries and minor illnesses to both local residents and people visiting on holiday.

The service is open Monday to Friday including bank holidays. This post is 30 hours per week.

The successful applicant will join a friendly, dynamic, and enthusiastic team providing autonomous assessment and management of patients presenting to the department.

The successful candidate will have completed an accredited autonomous practice course in minor injuries Level 7, 30 credits master level or equivalent.

Main duties of the job

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) will assess individual patients, determining a differential diagnosis, initiating investigations, and initiating appropriate evidence-based treatment and discharge, transfer, or referral of patients in accordance with agreed clinical guidelines.

Responsible for the delivery of safe and effective nursing care and work collaboratively to ensure the achievement of local and national key performance indicators.

A positive attitude and instrumental in supporting the development of a team culture that improves quality and improved outcomes for patients by improving timeliness and consistency of care.

Possess excellent communication skills and demonstrates Health Board values and promote those values in others.

Works with the ENP Lead to ensure the development of robust education, training and practice developments to meet the needs of the service.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post English and/or Welsh speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Interviews to be held on 31/05/2024.

About us

Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:

Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest

Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire

48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres

Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services

Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents.

The Health Board is committed to supporting its staff to fully embrace the need for bilingualism thereby enhancing patient and service user experiences. In our commitment to increase the number of staff who are able to communicate in Welsh with patients and professionals, we welcome applications from Welsh speakers.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable for this post. If you do not meet the Welsh Language requirements specified, the Health Board offers a variety of learning options and staff support to help you meet these minimal desirable requirements during the course of your employment with us.

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Person Specification

Qualifications and Knowledge

Essential

  • Level 1 Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • M level 7 (30 credits) in Developing Skills in Minor injuries/ Minor illness or equivalent or currently completing qualification with equivalent experience
  • ILS/PILS
  • Supervisory management NVQ level 3 or equivalent
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • A& E Nursing experience
  • Able to relate theory to practice
  • Maintain their personal and organisational development
  • Provide specialist clinical advice within the multidisciplinary team
  • Administers agreed drugs in accordance within locally agreed patient group directions (PGD's)
  • Current NMC Registration


Desirable

  • RSCN
  • Teaching qualification
  • Management qualification or equivalent
  • Awareness of Clinical Governance
  • Awareness of topical issues in health and social care


Experience

Essential

  • Relevant experience as a Registered Nurse in the field of nursing minor injuries and illness.


Language Skills

Desirable

  • Welsh Speaker (Level 1)


Employer details

Employer name

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Address

Tenby Walk in Centre

Tenby

SA70 8AG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

100-NMR173-0524

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