Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Amber Valley Health Ltd
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Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner (Number of sessions negotiable)
ARCH (Alfreton, Ripley, Crich and Heanor) Primary Care Network
Are you passionate about frailty?
Are you keen to work across traditional health and social care boundaries?
ARCH PCN is seeking a Community ACP to help lead our multi-disciplinary and multi-agency team of professionals working across the PCN area including Alfreton, Ripley, Crich and Heanor.
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the delivery of our new Ageing Well model of care part of TeamUp! Derbyshire. The role will operate across the traditional health and social care organisational boundaries, including with our GP practice partners, to help clinically lead the service on a day to day basis. The aim for the service is to ultimately provide an holistic approach to our acute home visiting service, enhanced care into care homes and enhanced proactive care for older people with frailty for patients with multifaceted health problems.
The hours for this post can be flexible.
Main duties of the job
To support the clinical team delivering this service we are looking for a Community Advanced Clinical Practitioner with a strong interest in working with people with frailty and who aspires to promote a continuous improvement approach to leading and delivering responsive, safe, patient-centred and effective care. The successful candidate will work alongside other clinicians to develop new and responsive clinical pathways for seamless working, shape and champion the introduction of new clinical roles, challenge traditional ways of working and proactively support individuals within the team to develop the necessary skills, competencies and expertise needed to deliver the service.
About Amber Valley Health
This post will be hosted by Amber Valley Health- the umbrella organisation for ARCH PCN. The PCN consists of 9 GP practices (89,000 patients) across the PCN area, which operates as 3 neighbourhoods. The PCN is committed to improving the care of patients in the local geographical area and sustaining General Practice.
Key Responsibilities and Duties:
The PCN ACP areas of responsibility include:
- Providing same day urgent response to housebound patients
- Collaborating with a clinical team to ensure care home residents receive co-ordinated medical care. This includes proactive care planning and consistent support from a multidisciplinary team
- Participation in multidisciplinary team meetings
- Recognition of opportunities for anticipatory care of suitable patients via treatment plans
- Working with registered practice to ensure seamless care.
Leading and coordinating across organisations.
- Delivering high quality, methodical and well-informed patient diagnoses and care plans.
- Developing expertise within the community for improving the lives and care of the elderly.
- Promoting the use of supportive, non-statutory services to support self-care and social prescribing agendas.
- Maximise best care in the patients care home in order to reduce the need for hospital admissions.
Local clinicians, including Geriatricians, ACPs, community Matrons, GPs, members of the local integrated community service, out of hours and urgent care providers, care coordinators and care home workforce.
Local providers of health and social care including the Local authority, GP practices, and local integrated community service
Local hospitals, community mental health and Community health services provider.
Any responsibility identified during the course of the job. This is an evolving job.
The list of duties in this job description is not exhaustive and is intended to outline the main activities of the post holder. Duties and responsibilities may be subject to change taking into account the development needs for Ageing Well Service and ARCH Primary Care Network.
Values, drivers and motivators
Aptitude & Personal Qualities
Skills & abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).