Clinical Practitioner/Advanced Practitioner

Pembroke Medical Group

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Job summary

A Clinical Practitioner at The Pembroke Medical Group will be an experienced clinician who, acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for patients presenting at the practice from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, autonomous clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients within the general practice.

The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process.

They will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing leadership as required.

Main duties of the job

Ø Assess patients presenting with acute illness

Ø Undertake home visits for acute illness/injury/underlying chronic disease

Ø Diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis

Ø Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective and plan clinical care accordingly.

Ø Assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for patients with complex needs.

Ø Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition (as appropriate).

Ø Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan.

Ø Fully participate in the clinical administration within the practice, signing prescriptions, reviewing medication, EPS, reviewing patient letters/discharges, and respond to queries.

Ø Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols and formularies.

Ø Work with patients and their carers in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments.

Please see attached Job Description for further information.

About us

With 26 GPS,  Paramedics and 3 existing Nurse Practitioners you will be working in a supportive and rewarding environment where maximum QoF is achieved.

The Pembroke Medical Group is a training practice for GP Registrars and Medical Students and has a current list size of 26,500 using the Emis Web Clinical System.

Date posted

26 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

A1873-22-8651

Job locations

266-268 Torquay Road

Paignton

Devon

TQ3 2EZ


Job description

Job responsibilities

The Clinical Practitioner/Advanced Practitioner will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing leadership as required.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Clinical Practitioner/Advanced Practitioner will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing leadership as required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Independent Nurse Prescriber
  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Recognised NP qualification at minimum degree level or equivalent
  • Clinical supervision training and experience

Desirable

  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • MSc Level 7 modules pertaining to Advanced Practice

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 5 years post registration experience
  • Leadership in quality initiatives such as clinical benchmarking
  • Extended and supplementary nurse prescribing.
  • Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries including children

Desirable

  • Recent primary and community nursing experience
  • Nurse-led triage including telephone triage
  • Working with community development initiatives
  • Health-needs assessment of patients
  • Childhood health surveillance and immunisation clinic experience

Knowledge

Essential

  • Advanced clinical practice skills adults & children
  • Management of patients with acute and long-term conditions.
  • Management of patients with complex needs.
  • Clinical examination skills (all systems)
  • Accountability of own role
  • Local and national health policy
  • Wider health economy
  • Patient group directions and associated policy

Desirable

  • Knowledge of public health issues
  • Able to identity determinants on health in the area.
  • Knowledge of public health issues in the area.
  • Clinical governance issues in primary care
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Independent Nurse Prescriber
  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Recognised NP qualification at minimum degree level or equivalent
  • Clinical supervision training and experience

Desirable

  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • MSc Level 7 modules pertaining to Advanced Practice

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum 5 years post registration experience
  • Leadership in quality initiatives such as clinical benchmarking
  • Extended and supplementary nurse prescribing.
  • Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries including children

Desirable

  • Recent primary and community nursing experience
  • Nurse-led triage including telephone triage
  • Working with community development initiatives
  • Health-needs assessment of patients
  • Childhood health surveillance and immunisation clinic experience

Knowledge

Essential

  • Advanced clinical practice skills adults & children
  • Management of patients with acute and long-term conditions.
  • Management of patients with complex needs.
  • Clinical examination skills (all systems)
  • Accountability of own role
  • Local and national health policy
  • Wider health economy
  • Patient group directions and associated policy

Desirable

  • Knowledge of public health issues
  • Able to identity determinants on health in the area.
  • Knowledge of public health issues in the area.
  • Clinical governance issues in primary care

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Pembroke Medical Group

Address

266-268 Torquay Road

Paignton

Devon

TQ3 2EZ


Employer's website

https://pembrokehousesurgery.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Pembroke Medical Group

Address

266-268 Torquay Road

Paignton

Devon

TQ3 2EZ


Employer's website

https://pembrokehousesurgery.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Yvonne Chadwick

yvonne.chadwick2@nhs.net

01803553558

Date posted

26 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

A1873-22-8651

Job locations

266-268 Torquay Road

Paignton

Devon

TQ3 2EZ


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