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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust
Location
Stoke on Trent
Salary
£50,952 to £57,349 a year pro rata
Closing date
7 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an exciting opportunity to join the Advance Nurse Practitioner team at The University Hospital of North Midlands.

The role involves both hospital and community based work and focuses primarily on out patient care.

Skills in colposcopy and urodynamics are desirable.

Please note, applicants must possess a current NMC registration

Main duties of the job

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The advanced clinical practitioner (ACP) provides advanced clinical practice as an integrated member of the multidisciplinary team within their speciality at the University Hospital of North Midlands.

The definition of Advanced Clinical Practice as stated by Health Education England (2017) is delivered by experienced, registered health and care practitioners. It is a level of practice characterised by a high degree of autonomy and complex decision making. This is underpinned by a master's level award or equivalent that encompasses the four pillars of clinical practice, leadership and management, education and research, with demonstration of core capabilities and area specific clinical competence.

The ACP has a trust-wide responsibility to provide clinical excellence through the four pillars of advanced clinical practice. The clinical practice pillar accounts for a minimum of 80% of their contracted hours of work and they practice with a significant higher level of responsibility and autonomy which is comparable to that of the level of medical staff providing the same level of service:

About us

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. Based across two sites, Royal Stoke in Stoke-on-Trent and County Hospital in Stafford, we are proud to serve around three million people and we're highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales.

All of our employees make a valuable contribution regardless of role here at UHNM and we are proud of our wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their true potential.

UHNM create and encourage a culture of inclusion, providing equal opportunities for career development that are fair and transparent. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive employer and foster a culture in which all staff feel valued and respected. In return we ask all of our employees to make a commitment to the values, co-created by or staff, patients and carers, and that unite us as a Trust.

At University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust we know that investing in, supporting and developing our staff has a direct impact on the quality of care that we deliver. Our employees are as important as our patients and the population that we serve.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The ACP has a trust-wide responsibility to provide clinical excellence through the four pillars of advanced clinical practice. The clinical practice pillar accounts for a minimum of 80% of their contracted hours of work and they practice with a significant higher level of responsibility and autonomy which is comparable to that of the level of medical staff providing the same level of service:

Practice as an exemplary role model throughout all four pillars of advance practice.

Advanced knowledge, skills and judgement for high level and complex decision making in an extended scope of practice.

Completing a full holistic health assessment using a range of assessment methods whilst working with patients, relatives and carers.

Request imaging and investigations to underpin and support clinical decisions and diagnosis.

Make independent diagnostic decisions based on the above and/or pathology or imaging results.

Make complex clinical decisions based on sound evidence base practice and clinical expertise.

Initiate prescribed treatments and medication, therapies, lifestyle advice and care.

Screen patients for early signs of disease and risk factors pertinent to their area of practice.

Carry out invasive and non-invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures where appropriate.

Refer to other health professionals as appropriate.

Discharge patients from hospital/services as required.

Maintain meticulous evidence of clinical specific competencies of advanced skills.

Exercise risk management using professional judgement.

Collaboratively work throughout all necessary multi-disciplinary members

Provide clear, clinical leadership across the whole clinical area and trust when necessary

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • registered nurse-NMC
  • oMSc degree in advanced clinical practice or equivalent MSc.


Desirable

  • oAccreditation with The Centre For Advancing Practice


Qualifications

Essential

  • oProfessional portfolio evidencing the ongoing practice in the four pillars of advanced clinical practice.
  • oCurrently working as a qualified ACP


Desirable

  • oEvidence of teaching, supervision and mentoring


Knowledge, Skills, Training and Experience

Essential

  • oExperience of delivering training programmes & presentations to various levels of staff


Desirable

  • oActive participation in research activity


Personal Qualities

Essential

  • oDemonstrates a strong desire to progress in speciality.
  • oAbility to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and unpredictable work loads


Desirable

  • oDemonstrates a strong desire to progress in speciality


Employer details

Employer name

University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust

Address

University of North Midlands

Newcastle road

Stoke on Trent

ST4 6QG

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205-6327295

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