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Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust
Location
Epsom
Salary
£49,178 to £55,492 a year pa Inclusive of HCAS(pro rata if part time)
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The expectations within this job description will be met through professional leadership, clinical management, hands on clinical practice, education and training, and research.Duties of the PostThe post of a qualified nurse is characterised by six principle role functions:Clinical PracticeAdvanced Clinical skillsProfessional leadership and managementEducation training and developmentEvaluation of care and researchHuman ResourcesThe balance between practice and management will vary according to day to day priorities, but will be negotiated overall with the Lead Nurse / Senior Nurse.

Main duties of the job

Band 7 - Emergency Nurse PractitionerRotational working cross site is expected. Base predominantly at Epsom HospitalWe are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic band 7 Emergency Nurse Practitioner with proven specialist knowledge and skills to work within our busy Emergency Department. We are looking for candidates who will bring a positive attitude to the Trust and have a flexible approach to working. You must have excellent communication skills and good organisational skills. He/she will be joining a supportive, friendly team who are committed to ensuring quality patient care whilst achieving the Clinical Quality Indicators and other national targets. Currently a team of Nurse Practitioners cover this service and we are looking to compliment this team with Emergency Nurse Practitioners.You will be expected to be accountable for the total episode of care for patients presenting with a varying range of minor injuries and minor illnesses. This will include assessment, diagnosis, treatment and ongoing referral or discharge. You will display evidence of a commitment to quality improvement within Emergency Care.We actively encourage personal development and will provide you with the necessary resources to meet your learning and developmental goals.

Epsom & St. Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust is rated as Good by theCQCand we would welcome applications from individuals committed to being part of the team to maintain and build on this.

About us

Welcome to the Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. We offer an extensive range of services, including cancer, pathology, surgery, and gynecologyto over 490,000 people in south west London and north east Surrey. We operate two busy general hospitals, Epsom Hospitaland St Helier Hospital, and run services from other locations, including Sutton Hospital. We are also part of two innovative integrated care partnerships - Sutton Health and Careand Surrey Downs Health and Care. St Helier Hospital is home to the South West Thames Renal and Transplantation Unitand Queen Mary's Hospital for Children, while Epsom Hospital is home to the South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre (SWLEOC). Both Epsom and St Helier hospitals have Accident and Emergency departments (A& E)and Maternity services (Obstetrics). With nearly 900,000 people coming to our hospitals for care and treatment every year, our almost 5,000 staff and 500 volunteers work around the clock to keep our busy hospitals running smoothly.

As teaching hospitals, we play a key role in the education and training of tomorrow's doctors, nurses and other health professionals. Both sites work in partnership with St George's Hospital and St George's Medical School in south London to deliver high quality education and research.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more information about the Emergency Nurse Practitionerrole at Epsom and St Helier.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Paramedic/Nurse
  • Degree or equivalent experience relevant to specialty
  • Management of Minor Illness/Injury
  • Clinical Reasoning in Physical Assessment.


Desirable

  • Masters or willing to work towards
  • Teaching and assessing course


Experience

Essential

  • Good Basic Education
  • Extensive years post qualification experience
  • Experience of working as an emergency care practitioner/ENP in one of the following -General Practice/WIC/MIU/GP/OOHs /A& E


Knowledge

Essential

  • Knowledge of current clinical and professional issues.
  • Understanding of Clinical Audit & Clinical Governance


Skills

Essential

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence
  • Ability to problem solve, prioritise workload, work to deadlines and be self motivated
  • Good written communication skills
  • Willingness to develop own practice


Management

Essential

  • Experience of managing a team
  • Ability to maintain the Emergency Access Target


Employer details

Employer name

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust

Address

Epsom Hospital

Dorking Road

Epsom

KT18 7EG

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

343-6371198-RB-SK

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