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Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) (XR06)

Employer
Leeds Teaching Hospitals
Location
Leeds
Salary
£35,392 to £42,618 a year
Closing date
29 Jul 2024

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Profession
Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Grade
Band 6
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has opened up for dynamic, motivated and innovative Emergency Nurse Practitioners / Urgent Care Practitioners / Trainee Practitioners to join our team of highly skilled staff. These positions would be suitable for those who wish to further their careers within a hospital environment where clinical roles are rapidly advancing in order to meet the challenges of the new NHS. This post has recently opened up opportunities to Allied Health Professionals who also wish to work in the Emergency Department Setting utilising skills and knowledge obtained having undertaken a qualification or willing to undertake a course in the Management of Minor Injuries and are permitted by their qualification under the HCPC to administer and supply PGDs.

Main duties of the job

These posts will offer the right candidates the exciting opportunity to extend their practice and deliver high quality care to service users attending the Minor Injuries Units. Candidates will autonomously assess, diagnose, treat and discharge or refer patients according to their clinical condition. As a trainee the candidates will be trained in the management of minor injuries and supported to gain relevant competencies while attending university and gaining their qualification and also work under supervision in the clinical setting.

About us

We are looking to recruit additional members of staff to our Minor Injuries services within Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The Minor Injuries Units is located at the Leeds General Infirmary where we see and treat over 70,000 patients per year. We have recently reopened the Minor Injuries services at St James Hospital.

Leeds Teaching Hospitals is committed to our process of redeploying 'at risk' members of our existing workforce to new roles. As such, all our job adverts are subject to this policy and we reserve the right to close, delay or remove adverts while this process is completed. If you do experience a delay in the shortlisting stage of the recruitment cycle, please bear with us while this process is completed, and contact the named contact if you have any questions.

Job description

Job responsibilities

All positions will require working a flexible shift pattern to meet the needs of the service 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Cross site working (LGI and SJUH) applies to this post.

Person Specification

Skills & behaviours

Essential

  • The successful applicants will need to demonstrate a clear understanding of Leeds Teaching Hospitals Nursing & Midwifery Strategy and The Leeds Way Values


Experience

Essential

  • Extended experience at Band 5 or equivalent in a First Contact setting, minimum 3 years post registration experience


Desirable

  • Have the competence to diagnose Adult and Paediatric X-Rays independently


Qualifications

Essential

  • Have a recognised qualification in Management of Minor Injuries Or be willing to undertake the Minor Injuries Course
  • Be an Allied Health Professional who is able to administer and supply PGDs
  • Agree to undertake and pass a recognised x-ray interpretation course within 18 months of commencing employment unless competent at time of appointment
  • Registered Nurse (Level 1) (For registered Nurses)


Desirable

  • Have an additional qualification in Management of Minor Illness
  • Have a recognised Teaching qualification


Employer details

Employer name

Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Address

Leeds General Infirmary

Great George Street

Leeds

LS1 3EX

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C9298-URG-0099

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