Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

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Job summary

The post holder is an experienced nurse who, acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, 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 nurse leadership as required. In order to work at this level NMC requirements for advanced practice must be met.

Main duties of the job

- You must be able to conduct a comprehensive physical health assessment of patients with complex multiple healthcare needs.

- Interpret results of multiple different assessments and investigations to make a diagnosis, and plan to deliver care.

- Competently make ethical, evidenced decisions and interventions when faced with complexity and assess the risk associated with these decisions.

- Prescribe and work with individuals to manage their medicines, and to be able to refer where necessary.

- Work independently but also as part of a multi-disciplinary team

- Plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet a patient's health and social care needs involving or referring on to other members of the healthcare team as appropriate.

- Clinical leadership skills 

- Communication skills, both written and verbal

-  Communication of difficult messages to patients and families 

- Negotiation and conflict management skills

-Teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting 

-Advanced clinical practice

About us

We are dynamic, forward looking Practice with 3 Partners, 6 Salaried GPs, Advance Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses, HCA, in house Pharmacist supported by our Receptionists and Administrative Team. We are a Practice that performs well in QOF and other national and local Agreed Services. We currently hold a Good rating with the CQC. The Practice is currently looking to recruit a friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working Advanced nurse practitioner to join our team. You will work with the practice team to meet the needs of patients, nurses and GPs following policies.

Applicants must be educated to the appropriate level, have knowledge of GP Practice procedures and good IT skills. Previous experience in a General Practice and with EMIS is preferred but not essential.

Date posted

23 March 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-4404

Job locations

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Job description

Job responsibilities

To act as an autonomous advanced practitioner who is able to working independently and in conjunction with other members of the clinical team. The post holder will be an experienced caring nurse who can demonstrate highly developed clinical skills and be able to demonstrate critical thinking whilst working within their professional boundaries. They will work within a clinical team consisting of GP’s, Practice Pharmacist, Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants to deliver excellent primary care services within the practice. They will be able to demonstrate safe, competent clinical decision-making and deliver expert care, including assessment, diagnostic skills, treatment and evaluation. They will communicate at all levels across boundaries and work closely with wider clinical team members. The post holder will also work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To act as an autonomous advanced practitioner who is able to working independently and in conjunction with other members of the clinical team. The post holder will be an experienced caring nurse who can demonstrate highly developed clinical skills and be able to demonstrate critical thinking whilst working within their professional boundaries. They will work within a clinical team consisting of GP’s, Practice Pharmacist, Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants to deliver excellent primary care services within the practice. They will be able to demonstrate safe, competent clinical decision-making and deliver expert care, including assessment, diagnostic skills, treatment and evaluation. They will communicate at all levels across boundaries and work closely with wider clinical team members. The post holder will also work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • - Registered first level nurse MSc or equivalent
  • - MSc in Nurse Practitioner studies and clinical assessment
  • - Relevant nursing/health degree
  • - Independent prescribing qualification
  • - Mentor Qualification

Desirable

  • - Community nursing specialist qualification
  • - Counselling skills
  • - Long Active Contraceptive
  • - Device fitting qualification
  • - Long term conditions qualification

Experience

Essential

  • - Significant post registration experience
  • - Working autonomously in an advanced nursing role
  • - Audit
  • - Research
  • - Nurse prescribing

Desirable

  • - Experience of working within a primary care or General Practice
  • - Experience of case management
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • - Registered first level nurse MSc or equivalent
  • - MSc in Nurse Practitioner studies and clinical assessment
  • - Relevant nursing/health degree
  • - Independent prescribing qualification
  • - Mentor Qualification

Desirable

  • - Community nursing specialist qualification
  • - Counselling skills
  • - Long Active Contraceptive
  • - Device fitting qualification
  • - Long term conditions qualification

Experience

Essential

  • - Significant post registration experience
  • - Working autonomously in an advanced nursing role
  • - Audit
  • - Research
  • - Nurse prescribing

Desirable

  • - Experience of working within a primary care or General Practice
  • - Experience of case management

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

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

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

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

Employer details

Employer name

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

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

For questions about the job, contact:

Roksana Kalisz

souccg.foresthilladminteam@nhs.net

02082991234

Date posted

23 March 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-4404

Job locations

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ