Nurse Practitioner - GP Practice
Winterton Medical Practice
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Full Time Nurse Practitioner Role available
(Monday to Friday (Working Days Negotiable))
Part Time Hours considered - please submit an application with an indication of the hours you would prefer to work.
We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated nurse practitioner to join our nursing team. The successful candidate will ideally have experience working as a Nurse Practitioner.
The successful candidate will provide safe and effective health assessments, diagnose and treat patients at the practice and in the patient home. The role will involve responding to and treating patients with undifferentiated diagnosis. You will work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality; evidence based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient.
Salary - £47-£52,000 WTE subject to negotiation, dependant on experience and extra skills with the opportunity to join the NHS Pension Scheme
Main duties of the job
The post holder will be an RGN with current NMC registration. They will also require a degree level clinical qualification. An ability to work independently and autonomously is essential. A Nurse Prescriber qualification and experience with telephone triage is preferable but not essential. There will also be opportunities for daily clinical discussions.
The practice will support the successful candidate in developing their skills in areas such as prescribing as required.
Winterton Medical Practice is a forward thinking GMS Dispensing Practice based in a small market town in North Lincolnshire over two sites. We are a Teaching practice and a Training practice with the Hull York Medical School. We reside in purpose built premises which includes a Minor Surgery Suite:
10,000 stable patient population
SystmOne Clinical System
High QOF Achiever
Rated Outstanding for the care given to our older population and Good in all other areas by CQC
Nursing team, including Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Trainee Nursing Associates & Healthcare Assistants
- Friendly supportive practice team with a real commitment to high quality patient care
Good local Schools and Colleges
Winterton Medical Practice
J O B D E S C R I P T I O N
JOB TITLE: NURSE PRACTITIONER
RESPONSIBLE TO: Dr Rebecca Clark
MAIN PURPOSE OF THE POST:
To provide nurse practitioner services to the patients of Winterton Medical Practice.
HEALTH AND SAFETY
Ensuring safe working practice.
Assist with implementation of Health and Safety requirements in the practice with the practice manager.
TEACHING AND MENTORSHIP
To take part in training when required and offer teaching and training support to other practice members when required.
Participate in annual appraisal.
Participate in training practice Registrar and medical students.
Attend clinical meetings.
Participate in critical incident reporting and review and disseminate information or instigate changes as required.
Support practice members with audit as appropriate
Actively participate in quality monitoring relating to GP contract.
Nurse Practitioner Acute and Routine Work
Offer same day appointments to patients with undifferentiated undiagnosed problems, assess, diagnose and treat including minor illness/injury.
Respond to and treat acute urgent conditions in the patient home
Triage patients by telephone that are requesting a same day appointment and offer advice, arrange treatment or book the patient an appointment within an agreed timeframe with the most appropriate clinician.
Face to Face, Telephone & Video Appointments
Organise and interpret appropriate investigations.
Onward referrals as appropriate
Referral to/liaison with GPs or other Healthcare professionals as appropriate.
Prescribe appropriate medication if required.
Management of patients with chronic disease.
Arrange appropriate follow up appointments
Ensure clinical practice is safe and effective and remains within boundaries of competence, and to acknowledge limitations.
Undertake medication reviews for individuals on any type of medication
Ensure quality framework monitoring is carried out as part of the medication review.
Amend doses/commence appropriate medications within own competency.
Refer to GP or other agencies as required.
Deal with patient queries in regard to their medication
Participate in Good Clinical Practice training and training relevant to the studies undertaken by the practice.
Participate in studies as appropriate relevant to your role.
Deal with emails/tasks and other queries as required on a daily basis
Review blood results and take necessary action as appropriate
Ensure accurate and legible notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded in the patients electronic notes
Develop clinical skills to offer any additional services as agreed in the future.
Provide flexibility e.g. practice nurse cover/extra acute minor illness surgeries when required.
Participate in Nurse Team Meetings as necessary
Maintain appropriate registration with health service body
Ensure appropriate medical insurance indemnity cover is in place appropriate to your role (this will be funded by the practice)
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).