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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Barts Health NHS Trust
Location
London
Salary
£51,488 to £57,802 per annum inc
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The practitioner team work closely with these specialists who have regular input into teaching and development, so there are many opportunities to increase your knowledge and expertise. We have had an established autonomous practitioner team for the last 20 years and have had a practitioner led service at the Minor Injuries Unit in St Bartholomew's hospital since 1995.

Our department is able to offer several exciting secondment prospects including the Physician Response Unit. This opportunity, unique to our department, incorporates a nurse into the pre-hospital MDT response unit. We encourage 'nurse champions' to take a lead in an area of care that interest you and support the team in project work for quality improvement.

The autonomous practitioners working in our department are highly experiences, have a broad scope of practice covering a wide range of more complex presentations. You will be encouraged and assisted to advance your clinical practice in both injury and illness management and there is also the opportunity of developing clinical pathways and publish your work. Your role will involve the supervision of junior nurses and doctors on the management of minor injuries and you will be actively involved in teaching programmes within the department wider hospital/external partners.

Main duties of the job

  • Leads by example as an experienced Senior Nurse/Nurse Practitioner providing organisation and leadership to the multi-disciplinary team.
  • To provide the highest standard of individualised and holistic patient care, in conjunction with the interdisciplinary team.
  • Working autonomously, within scope of practice, and develop care plan for patients presenting to ED and MIU with undifferentiated minor injuries.
  • Facilitates and provides education, expertise and mentorship to peers and other members of staff (nursing and medical teams).
  • Ensures working relationships are upheld with other healthcare professionals, internal and external, to the working environment.


About us

Barts Health is one of the largest NHS trusts in the country, and one of Britain's leading healthcare providers.

The Barts Health group of NHS hospitals is entering an exciting new era on our improvement journey to becoming an outstanding organisation with a world-class clinical reputation. Having lifted ourselves out of special measures, we now have the impetus and breathing space to chart a fresh course in which we are continually striving to improve all our services for patients.

Our vision is to be a high-performing group of NHS hospitals, renowned for excellence and innovation, and providing safe and compassionate care to our patients in east London and beyond. That means being a provider of excellent patient safety, known for delivering consistently high standards of harm-free care and always caring for patients in the right place at the right time. It also means being an outstanding place to work, in which our WeCare values and behaviours are visible to all and guide us in how we work together.

We strive to live by our WeCare values and are committed to promoting inclusion, where every staff member has a sense of belonging. We value our differences and fully advocate, cultivate and support an inclusive working environment.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The full job description provides an overview of the key tasks and responsibilities of the role, and the person specification outlines the qualifications, skills, experience, and knowledge required. For both documents, please view the attachment/s below.

We are dedicated to being an outstanding place to work and will work with you to get the best experience. We know flexible working is not a one size fits all and will mean something different to everyone. We are inclusive, so if you are interested in flexible working, please speak to the recruiting manager.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Minor Injuries course, or equivalent.
  • ILS/PILS or equivalent
  • ED Nursing course (e.g. Level 2 ED nursing competencies)
  • Management and leadership course, or equivalent.


Desirable

  • Appraisal course, or equivalent.
  • Mentorship course, or equivalent.


Experience

Essential

  • Demonstrates extensive skills in provision of emergency care at a Band 6 level or above.
  • Experience in minor injuries management in a primary care setting/ED or MIU.
  • Experience in providing formal teaching .


Desirable

  • Experience of policy development and review.


Skills

Essential

  • Suturing course, or equivalent.
  • Plastering course, or equivalent.
  • Able to demonstrate up to date knowledge of professional nursing issues in minor injuries care.
  • Demonstrates ongoing learning and evidence-based practice.


Desirable

  • Experience working as an Emergency Nurse Practitioner.
  • Ability to evaluate effectiveness of learning activities and identify areas for improvement.


Employer details

Employer name

Barts Health NHS Trust

Address

Royal London Hospital

London

E1 1FR

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

259-6383883RLH

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