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Advanced Practitioner

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
£43,742 to £50,056 per annum
Closing date
12 Jul 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 7
Contract Type
Full Time
Working independently at an advanced clinical level in the direct delivery of high

quality care making critical clinical decisions based on advanced clinical skills


To provide clinical leadership and support within both the medical and nursing teams

and to support the Care Group's lead practitioner in developing the Trust's ACP/PA

service to improve the patient experience.

To support Consultants with day to day clinical activity of patients that come through

ED to provide better flow in the department

To support junior medical staff, sharing clinical workload and allowing junior doctors

to achieve training and development requirements.

Some duties will be undertaken within the trusts urgent care centre to facilitate patient

care and completion of requisite competencies.

To support Trust Management teams with on-going clinical care provision and assist

with effective patient flow through the Trust.

The post holder will be able to manage, lead and have a working knowledge of PGD's

They will work in conjunction with other Nurse Practitioner on a 365 day rota basis

which includes unsociable hours and weekends.

Main duties of the job

Assess, differentially diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate individual treatment/interventions and care packages for patients, resulting in safe and appropriate management, referral or discharge. Works with the MDT in expediting safe and timely discharges. ? Prescribes independently to review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice, national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice to optimise treatment. ? Prioritises own and medical team's workload and ensures effective time-management strategies are embedded within the culture of the team. ? Works effectively with others to clearly define values, direction and policies impacting upon care delivery. Maintain effective communication within the ED ensuring active participation with senior nursing and medical team members and provide effective communication between the roles.

About us

At North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust our main priority is, and always will be, to provide safe and high quality care to our patients every day the kind of care we would want for ourselves and our loved ones. We want our organisation to be the best place to work with the right staff, in the right roles, at the right time, to ensure we deliver exceptional patient care and experience.

We will support staff through providing an inclusive and supportive workplace with health and well-being initiatives, staff benefits and opportunities for personal and professional development. Staff recognition is very important to us as well as performance reviews and appraisals, we recognise staff through Star and Team of the month, colleague recognition - a note of thanks, Managers Awards, Shining Stars and Service Awards.

We support the Making Every Contact Count approach to behaviour change in the promotion of health and wellbeing of individuals and communities.

We recruit for values and Together we are North Tees & Hartlepool

Job description

Job responsibilities

. Communicate with external stakeholders such as other wards and agencies e.g. GPs, Community Matrons, and Intermediate Care to support continuing quality care both on admission and at discharge. Communicate with and support patients and relatives who are receiving bad news and engage other team members to provide appropriate support. Act as an advocate for patients and colleagues at all times. In partnership with other clinical teams, collaborate in improving the quality of health care responding to local and national policies and initiatives as appropriate, and assessing the impact. Take responsibility for own learning and performance. Ensure positive promotion of the advanced clinical practice role. Demonstrate continuous learning with an annual review of competencies and progression of role Act as an effective role model for junior medical staff and other members of the MDT. Work in partnership with the Director, Deputy Director of Nursing & Medical Director to develop and implement the Trusts workforce strategy. Support Consultants, Matrons and ED sisters in the monitoring and evaluation of standards of care.

Person Specification



  • Physical assessment skills
  • Non medical prescribing
  • Degree


  • ALS
  • Level 7 physical assessment skills
  • Level 7 non medical prescribing
  • MSC Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Experience in acute care setting

Employer details

Employer name

North Tees & Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust


NHS North Tees and Hartlepool Foundation Trust

Hardwick Road


TS19 8PE

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