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Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Employer
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Location
London
Salary
£58,698 to £65,095 a year pa inc HCA
Closing date
28 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are seeking an Advanced Nurse Practitioner to join our Clinical Nurse specialist team within the Medical and Specialist Dermatology Service at Guys and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.

The post holder will be an experienced nurse with expert knowledge and experience in providing advanced specialised care to our patient population. Educated to a masters level the successful post holder will act as an autonomous practitioner, making clinical decisions and complex management plans in the diagnosis, assessment and treatment of patients with dermatological conditions. The post holder will work closely with the Clinical Nurse specialist team, in conjunction with senior nursing and consultant colleagues to facilitate how best to achieve quality patient experience outcome whilst acting within clearly defined policies/procedure guidelines, and codes of conduct. Good medicines management and communication skills, strong clinical leadership, experience of audit and an interest in participating in research are paramount to the role.The ANP will be required to formulate the development of clinical guidance for aspects of clinical practice within the Dermatology Service. The post holder will develop new areas of practice, in particular the nurse led day care service, working closely with nursing, medical and management colleagues ensuring quality standards are met.

Closing: 28/07/2024

Interview 07/08/2024

Main duties of the job

  • Provide clinical leadership and supervision to the CNS team
  • Clinically lead nursing care throughout the various patient pathways
  • Provide education and support throughout the junior doctor rotation
  • Provide education to the CNS and nursing teams, responsible for the education pathway of staff
  • Enable collaboration across the multi-disciplinary teams through complex decision making
  • Manage risk thus enabling the services to meet changing population,patient, and service delivery needs.
  • Transformation, quality and improvement initiatives to develop the services.


About us

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK's best known hospitals - Guy's, St Thomas', Evelina London Children's Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield - as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

We are among the UK's busiest, most successful foundation trusts. We provide specialist care for patients including heart and lung, cancer and renal services as well as a full range of local hospital and community services for people in Lambeth and Southwark.

We have a long tradition of clinical and scientific achievement and - as part of King's Health Partners - we are one of England's eight academic health sciences centres, bringing together world-class clinical services, teaching and research. We have one of the National Institute for Health Research's biomedical research centres, established with King's College London in 2007, as well as dedicated clinical research facilities.

We have around 22,700 staff, making us one of the largest NHS Trusts in the country and one of the biggest employers locally. We aim to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve and continue to develop new and existing partnerships with local people, patients, and neighbouring NHS organizations, local authorities and charitable bodies and GPs.

Job description

Job responsibilities

We are looking for an individual who is driven, flexible, dynamic, self-motivated, and reliable, with leadership qualities and evidence of continuing professional development. The successful candidate will work autonomously but will have the support of the team of consultants, clinical nurse specialists, an advanced nurse practitioner and matron.

Person Specification

Skills

Essential

  • Advanced clinical assessment
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills in contexts that are unfamiliar, complex, and unpredictable and provide consultancy services to their own and other professions on therapeutic interventions, practice and service development
  • Advanced clinical reasoning skills to comprehensively assess patients
  • Experience in independently facilitating Nurse-led clinics


Desirable

  • Ability to develop working relationships locally, regionally and nationally


previous experience

Essential

  • Broad clinical experience relevant to the post, including specialist skills and experience working as a CNS in the speciality.
  • Ability to lead and work within the Nursing, medical and other professionals allied to medicine
  • Experience of teaching patients and staff and others including health promotion and prevention orientation
  • Possess the ability to identify and implement systems to promote their contribution and demonstrate the impact of advanced level nursing to the healthcare team and the wider health and social care sector
  • Evidence of performing audit and research and dissemination of findings


Desirable

  • A track record of continuously contributing to education and teaching


Qualifications

Essential

  • A Masters level qualification/in progress or equivalent experience
  • Non-medical prescriber
  • Mentorship
  • Advanced Assessment


Desirable

  • Certificate speciality courses


Employer details

Employer name

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Guys Hospital

Great Maze Pond

London

SE1 9RT

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