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Nurse Practitioner - ED/Paediatrics

Employer
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Location
317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary
Salary
£35,392 to £50,056 a year pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced paediatric nurse to join the team of Paediatric Nurse Practitioners working in the Paediatric Emergency Assessment Unit (PEAU) at GNCH. Presentations to PEAU include a wide variety of illnesses, injuries and complex children under GNCH care. We are also a major paediatric trauma centre and regularly receive patients from the Great North Air Ambulance. Patients are seen in a single queue by the ED Team and Paediatrics.

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  • Interview Date: 31 July 2024
  • Full- and part time hours available /Week
  • You will be redirected to Trac to apply for the vacancy. Please expand the job details section and read all of the information before applying for the vacancy.


Main duties of the job

You should be a paediatric nurse with substantial post registration experience in an acute paediatric area or emergency department. A teaching qualification is essential.

Dependent upon qualifications you will be offered a Band 6 or Band 7. For Band 6 posts full training will be given and will include a clinical skills course, APLS provider certificate and non medical prescribing. Once training is complete you will progress to a Band 7.

About us

Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the busiest, largest and most successful teaching NHS foundation trusts in the country, with over 16,000 staff and an annual income of �1 billion.

We have a long history of providing high quality care, clinical excellence, and innovation in medical research regionally, nationally and internationally.

We're also proud to be the second largest provider of specialised services in the country. This means we support people with a range of rare and complex medical, surgical and neurological conditions, cancers and genetic orders.

Our staff oversee around 2 million patients 'contacts' each year, delivering high standards of healthcare.

Please see attached information on what Staff Benefits we have to offer at our Trust.

We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and recognise the benefit in providing an inclusive environment. We value and respect the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects the communities we serve, and is equipped to deliver the best service to our patients. We welcome all applications irrespective of people's race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity and in particular those from under- represented groups.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are committed to improving the working lives of our staff and maintaining a healthy and

efficient work force while providing excellent care to our patients. Listed below is a summary of the Trust terms and conditions of employment, and staff benefits available.
  • All posts are subject to NHS pre-employment checks including occupational healthclearance and DBS (where appropriate).
  • All posts are subject to a probationary period this will normally last six months.
  • All pay progression is conditional upon a positive outcome at annual appraisal.
  • Annual leave entitlement is in line with NHS Terms and Conditions, starting at 27 days per annum rising to 33 days per annum after 10 year service. This is in addition to public holidays. Pro rata for part time workers.
  • Payment of contractual sick pay (CSP).
  • All successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate. The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.
  • You will be required to sign a DBS payment form which will be issued to you as part of your recruitment process.
  • All new employees will be required to attend the Trust induction programme and complete appropriate mandatory training requirements.
  • Where professional registration is required for a post it is the responsibility of the employee to maintain their registration.
  • The Trust operates a no smoking policy.

Band 7
  • The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust define a nurse practitioner as a qualified nurse where the primary purpose of role is to perform a specific technological procedure/s e.g. endoscopy, ultrasound in a defined patient group and/or advanced patient assessment and clinical decision making in a broad patient group e.g. H@N, pre assessment.
  • To deliver a quality of service matching clinical need to available resources within the focus of specialist nursing practice:o To ensure that the patient is the central focus of a streamlined patient journey ensuring optimal quality of care.o Working as a nurse practitioner, provide a prompt response to calls from colleagues, prioritising importance and clinical need.o Manage own caseload to include assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment within defined parameters and training.o Provide immediate care management of patient including communication of plan to patients and significant others.o Review and refer to appropriate person, e.g. AHP, resident medical staff, specialist registrar or critical care outreach team.o Liaising with Patient Services Coordinator where necessary.o Communicate within multidisciplinary team, ward/departmental staff and/or out of hours team.o Provide specialist education and training to departmental nursing staff, nursing and medical students.

Band 6
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust define a nurse practitioner as a qualified nurse where the primary purpose of role is to perform a specific technological procedure/s e.g. endoscopy, ultrasound in a defined patient group and/or advanced patient assessment and clinical decision making in a broad patient group.
  • To work towards the role of an independent nurse practitioner, contributing towards the delivery of a quality service matching clinical need to available resources within the focus of specialist nursing practice:
  • To ensure that the patient is the central focus of a streamlined patient journey ensuring optimal quality of care.
  • Will provide a prompt response to calls from colleagues, prioritising importance and clinical need.
  • Supports the clinical team to manage a defined caseload, activity to include assessment, investigation, diagnosis and treatment within defined protocols and training.
  • Provide immediate care management of patient including communication of plan to patients and significant others.
  • Review and refer to appropriate person, e.g. AHP, resident medical staff, specialist registrar or critical care outreach team.
  • Liaises with Patient Services Coordinator.
  • Communicate within multidisciplinary team, ward/departmental staff and/or out of hours team.
  • Contributes to specialist education and training to ward departmental staff, nursing and medical students

As a flexible working friendly organisation, we want to be sure that you can work in a way that is best for us and for our patients, and for you. Speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate a flexible working arrangement. If it works for the service, we will do our best to make it work for you.

Please note it is a requirement of The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust that all successful candidates who require a DBS for the post they have been offered pay for their DBS certificate.The method of payment is a salary deduction from your first months pay.

Person Specification

Meets All Band 7 Criteria

Essential

  • oMeets Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) requirements for mentorship if relevant to role
  • oEvidence of on-going continuous professional development
  • oKnowledge and understanding of relevant NHS policy or project specific policy context
  • oHas understanding / experience of adult / child safeguarding
  • oGood IT skills
  • oAble to work independently and across disciplines as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • oEffective organisation and time management skills
  • oRecent experience of extended clinical practice in a senior role underpinned by training and assessment e.g. venepuncture, cannulation skills and intravenous drug administration
  • oAudit / research experience
  • oRegistered Nurse (appropriate to branch)
  • oCurrent NMC registration
  • oDegree/Masters level study, or equivalent specialist study / experience e.g. oNurse Practitioner Qualification or equivalent oClinical Skills Course


Desirable

  • oEvidence of leading programme / programmes of education and / or training
  • oMaster's degree
  • oManagement experience / qualification
  • oNon-Medical Prescribing if relevant to role


Meets All Band 6 Criteria

Essential

  • oRegistered Nurse (appropriate to branch)
  • oCurrent NMC registration
  • oDiploma plus specialist qualifications / experience within specialist area prepared to take degree level study
  • oWorking towards / prepared to work towards: oNurse Practitioner Qualification or equivalent oClinical Skills Course oNon-Medical prescribing if relevant to role
  • oMeets Nursing and Midwifery Council standards for student supervision and assessment (formally Mentorship) if relevant to role
  • oExtended clinical practice underpinned by training and assessment e.g. venepuncture, cannulation skills and intravenous drug administration
  • oAudit / research experience
  • Evidence of on-going continuous professional development
  • oKnowledge and understanding of relevant NHS policy or project specific policy context
  • oHas understanding / experience of adult / child safeguarding
  • oGood IT skills
  • oAble to work independently and across disciplines as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • oEffective organisation and time management skills
  • oCurrent driving licence if relevant to role


Desirable

  • oDegree in health related subject
  • oHas undertaken and completed Non-medical independent nurse prescribing course
  • oResearch or audit experience
  • oEvidence of contribution to education programmes and / or training
  • oChange management skills and involvement in project work


Employer details

Employer name

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Victoria Infirmary

317 02 Royal Victoria Infirmary

NE1 4LP

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