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Advanced Clinical Practitioner- Emergency Care

Employer
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Kingston Upon Thames
Salary
£56,388 to £62,785 per annum incl HCAS (pro-rata)
Closing date
22 Jul 2024

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Profession
Other Health Profession
Grade
Band 8A
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To be a qualified Nurse or AHP Advanced Practitioner to work as part of the Emergency Department team to provide expert autonomous care and management of those attending all areas of the Emergency Department including the Urgent Care Centre and SDEC.

Main duties of the job

To make complex, autonomous decisions utilising expert practice and knowledge. To request and interpret laboratory and radiological investigation which are condition appropriate. To promote, implement and evaluate evidence-based practice.

The practitioner will participate in the provision of specialist education, training programmes and clinical leadership within the Emergency Department. They will collaborate with members of the multidisciplinary team to develop and review medical and nursing protocols, guidelines and pathways within emergency care. This role will see the ACP working across adult and paediatric emergency care areas, which will include SDEC.

About us

Emergency Department Philosophy

Kingston emergency department provides a high standard of care to around 112,000 patients each year. The Advanced clinical practitioner will join our dedicated team of enthusiastic and motivated staff in delivering outstanding care.

Trust Culture and Values

The Trust has defined its culture as one that is patient centred which puts safety first and where all staff take responsibility, are valued and value each other. To support this our five values are that we are all:-

Caring - we design and deliver care around each individual patient's needs and wants

Safe - we make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern (safety comes first)

Responsible - all staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation

Value each other - we all value each other's contribution

Inspiring -we always strive to empower each other to develop and deliver improvements to benefit our patients

Our training, policies, procedures, and practices are all intended to support behaviours in line with our values and all staff are expected to uphold these by 'Living Our Values Everyday'

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached supporting document which contains more and person specification information about the role.

Person Specification

Qualifications/Training

Essential

  • Nurse/AHP with UK NMC/HCPC qualification
  • MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Independent Non-Medical Prescriber with current registration


Desirable

  • Minor Injuries- Level 7 Module
  • Minor Ailments- Level 7 Module
  • Advanced Life Support
  • Advanced Paediatric Life Support/European Advanced Paediatric Life Support
  • Level 2 trauma course (ATLS/ETC/ATNCC)


Experience

Essential

  • Significant years of post registration experience
  • Experience at NHS band 7 for 2 years
  • Experience working in urgent, emergency or acute care.


Desirable

  • Experience of working an urgent care centre or primary care service
  • Experience in managing unwell and injured children
  • Experience of working within a Same Day Emergency Care service


Employer details

Employer name

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Kingston Hospital

Galsworthy Road

Kingston Upon Thames

KT27QB

Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.

396-6159101-MA-PB-A

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