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Emergency Nurse Practitioner/Emergency Care Practitioner

Employer
The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Dudley
Salary
£43,742 to £50,056 Per Annum
Closing date
4 Jun 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Emergency Department Minor Injuries Team are extremely passionate about getting it right for patients and their families. To achieve this, we are looking to recruit Band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioners /Emergency Care Practitioners to complement our existing team. We are looking for enthusiastic individuals who have a proven emergency care background and can provide a complete package of excellent carewhilst working under pressure.

Practitioners work autonomously but havethe support from a team of Consultants and Middle Grade Doctors to deliver a high standard of emergency care to patients attending the department with minor injuries, whilst workingin line with protocols and policies of the local service.You will need to be committed to excellent patient care whilst working within a small team of experienced Practitioners.

You will need to have qualifications in Clinical Examination as well as Minor Injuries/Minor Illness. You will be confident in your ability to assess and stream the full range of patients who present to a busy Emergency Department, plan their care, administer treatment, and discharge them or refer them as appropriate to other Healthcare Professionals/External Agencies.Our team of Clinicians are currently in the process of developing a new teaching programme for the Practitioner Team.

Main duties of the job

The primary focus of this role is to work autonomously providing high quality and timely patient centred care, applying expert knowledge of Emergency care theories and practice. You will be responsible for assessment, diagnosis, treatment and speciality referral or discharge of a diverse range of patients with minor injuries.

You will be supported in this role by joining an established team with an induction period and clearly defined role to support your progression in the team. Our department has support of an ED Professional Development Nurse and access to a broad learning environment. We positively encourage department link nurses and are developing a wide range of departmental champions to promote specialist support within the team. We aim to recruit new Clinicians that will be keen to work within a Multi-Disciplinary Team to aid Audits and service developments

About us

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of excellent health care, improved health for all. We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as ethnically diverse, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

Dudley Group offer many opportunities for our staff to develop and grow within their roles through our Learning & OD department. These include topics such as communication, wellbeing, team development, cultural competency, and values, plus much more. For those in a Management/Leadership role, there are additional programmes to support you to develop the skills you need. These include our Managers Essentials Programme and a Leadership Programme that all managers will attend as part of your Dudley Managers Induction. Our Learning Prospectus is a great way to discover the details behind what's available for you here at The Dudley Group.

We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • First Level Registration Or health care professional
  • Nurse Practitioner Dip HE or equivalent Minor injury/illness
  • Educated to diploma level or can demonstrate experience of operating at this level.


Desirable

  • Educated to 1st degree level or evidence of study at degree level.


Experience/ Skills

Essential

  • Substantial Nursing / Paramedic experience since qualification.
  • Experience of close liaison with members of multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective leadership skills and an understanding of leadership theory and practice.
  • Experience in emergency medicine.


Desirable

  • Experience of service planning and managing change.
  • Computer literate.
  • Evidence of emergency medicine clinical skills i.e. venepuncture/cannulation, wound closure.


Interests & Motivation

Essential

  • Knowledge of current clinical development, evidence-based practices and professional issues affecting nursing.
  • Commitment to evidence-based practice.
  • Keen to develop own skills and develop advanced nursing practice within the advanced nursing practice within the speciality.


Employer details

Employer name

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Russells Hall Hospital

Pensnett Road

Dudley

DY1 2HQ

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253-0524-6282446

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