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Clinical Practitioner Co-ordinator for Trauma Orthopaedics

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
£35,922 to £43,257 per annum
Closing date
28 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 6
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our well established trauma orthopaedics team as a clinical practitioner coordinator.

The post holder will be responsible for the co-ordination of the trauma lists for patients under the speciality of Trauma and Orthopaedics.

They will be dealing with all the communication relating to surgery and the patient journey, including giving advice while waiting at home.

They will undertake a comprehensive patient history and perform basic clinical examination and investigations to complete clerking.

They will be required to contact patients facilitating admissions to have surgery if appropriate

The post holder will be expected to enhance service development, conducting relevant research, audit and QiP to ensure that outcomes are appropriately acted upon and disseminated both locally and nationally.

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

Main duties of the job

Clinical assessment of patients

Co-ordinate the pre and peri-operative care of trauma patients to achieve a seamless pathway for patients

Support higher level communication between self other professionals, patients and carer's

Mentor others, multi-professional input

Deliver education to multi-professional audience around specialty

Be a part of and undertake audit and QiP

Seek out opportunities to support own learning needs

About us

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board is part of the NHS Wales family. Our Health Board provides primary, secondary and community health and wellbeing services to around 450,000 people living in three County Boroughs: Bridgend Merthyr Tydfil, and Rhondda Cynon Taf.

We live by our core values:
  • We listen, learn and improve
  • We treat everyone with respect
  • We all work together as one team

We are a proud local employer around 80% of our 15000 workforce live within our region, making our staff not only our lifeblood of our organisation but of the diverse communities that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Post holder will provide specialist advice (both in patients and outpatients) regarding orthopaedic pre-operative care to include:

o Wound management

o Plaster care

o Limb elevation/positioning

o Orthopaedic devices such as poly-sling, braces and splints

o Pre-operative starvation as per protocol

o Admission details for surgery

o Medication advice

Use clinical judgement to prioritise patient care.

Be able to assess risk and make effective risk management plans and contingency plans in collaboration with the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Demonstrate the ability to present cases to the multi-disciplinary team considering the range of care and treatment options available in line with the current evidence base and making recommendations regarding the appropriate course of action.

You will be able to find a full job description and person specification attached within the supporting documents or please click apply now to view in trac

Person Specification



  • Qualifications
  • UK NMC or HCPC registration



  • Registered with NMC or HCP
  • Level 6 education
  • Trauma orthopaedic experience
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Clinical assessment qualification
  • Clinical audit experience

Employer details

Employer name

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board


Princess of Wales


CF31 1RQ

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.


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