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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/05/2019.

Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Full Time / Part Time)

Job Reference: J185-A-19-1670

Priory Medical Group

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

(Full Time / Part Time – open to discussion)

Are you an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner? Are you passionate about patient care? Are you looking for an opportunity to work within a supportive team and environment? Are you looking to work less than full time?

If the answer is yes…we have an exciting opportunity for you to join Priory Medical Group.

Our Culture…Our People:

At Priory Medical Group, we are a forward thinking, innovative and driven organization and we recognise the quality of our work is through the quality of our people.

We as a Practice and we as colleagues are committed to providing each other with an open, friendly and supportive environment where our staff are comfortable with sharing ideas and who can expect to be provided with all the tools and support they need to enjoy working and succeeding at Priory Medical Group.

What are the main duties of the role?

  • To operate in both a surgery setting and other health care settings such as home visits, nursing and residential homes etc.
  • take a comprehensive patient history, carry out physical examinations and use expert knowledge and clinical judgement to identify the potential diagnosis
  • refer patients for investigations and/or the appropriate specialist where appropriate
  • make a final diagnosis
  • Independently decide on and carry out treatment, including the prescribing of medicines
  • use their extensive practice experience to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet patients’ health and social care needs, involving other members of the wider health care team as appropriate;
  • ensure the provision of continuity of care including follow-up visits;
  • assess and evaluate, with patients, the effectiveness of the treatment and care provided and make changes as needed;
  • work independently, although often as part of a local and wider health care team;
  • provide leadership; and make sure that each patient’s treatment and care is based on best practice

At Priory Medical Group, all our employees should enjoy coming to work and enjoy feeling a part of the team! We will ensure you are provided with a clinical supervisor and a supportive network around you.

What we look for in your application:

  • Registered with the Nurse and Midwifery Council (NMC)

  • Recognised Advanced Nurse Practitioner Qualification, preferable Postgraduate MSc

  • Proven history of acting as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner

  • Ability to communicate effectively with patients from all walks of life

  • Ability to build positive rapport with a diverse range of internal colleagues and clients

  • Ability to work autonomously whilst also having an awareness when identifying the need to access the wider clinical team appropriately and safely

  • Proven background of functioning well in a wider team and contributing to a supportive team environment

  • First class organisational and time management skills in a fast paced environment is essential.

  • Hold a Full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle to travel between surgeries and other health care settings as appropriate

So are you in?

Working Hours: open to discussion

Rate of Pay: Competitive (depending on the strength of the candidate)

Location: Operating in a Surgery Environment although may include other health care settings such as home visits, in the community, residential and nursing homes etc.

Selection for Interview

The Practice recognises that discrimination of any kind is both unlawful and would act as a barrier to finding the most talented individuals for our organisation. As such, our recruitment and selection procedures exist to ensure no job applicant, employee or worker is discriminated against either directly or indirectly on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

A great deal of careful consideration has been invested in preparing the advert for this post based on the specification for this role and the person we are looking for. Our selection for interview process is designed to ensure individuals are selected for interview on the merit of their application only.

If you are applying through NHS Jobs, you will notice you are asked if you would like a guaranteed interview as part of the ‘Two Tick’ disability scheme. Whilst this is an admirable government initiative, please be aware we are not signed up to this scheme. This is a question on the NHS jobs application form which is outside of our own control. Our own process ensures we consider candidates on the merit of their application only and we do not ask any questions regarding a disability as part of our selection process. We only give candidates the opportunity to share information regarding any disability after candidates are invited to interview and only if the candidate feels they require adjustments in the interview process.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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