PCN - Advanced Clinical Practitioner
Arc Primary Care
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This is an exciting and unique opportunity to be at the forefront of the delivery of our new Ageing Well model of care. Working both independently, and within our multi agency team, the role will operate across the traditional health and social care organisational boundaries, including our GP practice partners, to deliver an holistic approach to acute on day / rapid response services, enhanced care into care homes and enhanced proactive care for older people with frailty. We are looking for an Advanced Clinical Practitioner with a strong interest in working with frailty and who aspires to provide a continuous improvement approach to delivering responsive, safe, patient-centred and effective care within a neighbourhood team environment.
Interviews to be held on 14 September
Please be advised that consideration will be given to Junior/Trainee ACPs depending on previous background and current stage of training. For further information please call Sarah Launt on 01246 264982/07791259372
Please note we are not an Agenda for Change organisation.
Main duties of the job
The successful post holder will work autonomously within their professional boundaries to:
Undertake comprehensive health assessments, initial history taking, clinical assessment, physical examination, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care
Use advanced clinical decision making and assessment skills, coordinate care planning and initiate onward referrals as appropriate
Demonstrate sound safe clinical decisionmaking.
Arc Primary Care is the umbrella organisation of the Primary Care Network (PCN) in Chesterfield and Dronfield. Arc Primary Care is an alliance of GP Practices.
Our members consist of 10 GP practices which cover a population of over 101,000 patients. At Arc we are committed to ensuring the sustainability of General Practice (and the time honoured valued of list-based general practice model) and realising the benefits of working together.
We deliver enhanced services within the PCN designed to support and enhance the services offered by our member GP Practices within Chesterfield. We do this by employing staff to work through the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme and finding innovative and sustainable solutions to the changing needs of the Practices; we bid for contracts to help tackle health inequalities and drive up standards of care within the Chesterfield and Dronfield locality.
Our mission: Deliver the best possible care for the people of Chesterfield and Dronfield through thriving, vibrant and resilient general practice.
Assesses, plans and evaluates care to a complex and dynamic caseload of patients, demonstrating analytical thinking, decision making, professionalism and leadership to ensure a high quality patientexperience.
Adopts an integrated care approach to meeting an individual patients needs across services through collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team setting, including the patients families and carers in decision making.
Works within the Mental Capacity Act to advocate for the patient's best interests.
Applies expert knowledge in palliative care to symptom control, recognition of dying and advance care planning.
Strategy and Service Development
Actively contributes to appropriate service developments and quality improvements. Training, Education and Staff Development in accordance with local and national policies and drivers.
Undertakes annual mandatory training updates and other relevant courses in line with organisational and local policies.
Engages in the appraisal process and acts as appraiser of others as appropriate.
Provides mentorship and/or clinical supervision to staff and learners to aid the application of theory to practice.
Shapes services for care home residents and house bound patients in accordance with local and national policies and drivers.
Monitors and challenges risk in relation to their own practice and that of colleagues whilst assuming responsibility for own practice.
Information Resources/Information Systems
Undertakes critical analysis of contemporary research studies and incorporates valid research findings into practice.
Identifies and evaluates areas which require further research or audit and instigates collaborative research/audit projects.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).