Emergency Care Practitioner
George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust
The closing date is 01 March 2024
Emergency Care Practitioner
37.5 Hours per week
Salary (£43,742 - £50,056 Per Annum)
Closing Date: 1st March 2024
Interview Date: 15th March 2024
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our CQC rated good Urgent and Emergency Care department.
Come and join our ever-expanding team of clinicians here at George Eliot Urgent Care Centre.You will work closely with clinical colleagues to promote good working relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team. You will lead by example and act as a role model within the Trust, working collaboratively with colleagues, managers and matrons and ensure effective communication within the team.
You will be required to work as part of a skilled team to support and provide safe, clinical and effective clinical care. You will be expected to provide a holistic, patient-centred approach to planning care and undertake a range of clinical duties.
This post may close early due to high numbers of applicationsso you are advised to apply promptly.
All correspondence for this vacancy will be sent by email; please check your account regularly including your Junk and SPAM areas.
A great and friendly place to work, so bring your passion, commitment and expertise and enjoy the opportunities to make a difference every day.
Main duties of the job
Join our friendly and welcoming team. We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our CQC rated good Urgent and Emergency Care department.
Experience of working in the urgent and emergency care sector is desirable, or a passion to work in a fast-paced environment. The post holder will demonstrate advanced clinical assessment and treatment skills with clear communication and management plans in line with local guidelines. The post holder will engage in continuous CPD throughout their employment and have a willingness to share experience and teaching with the wider team. The post-holder will be expected to undertake all the duties and responsibilities associated with an expert practitioner working within urgent and emergency care.
Here at George Eliot our vision to 'excel at patient care' takes centre stage. An ever evolving clinically-led acute service provider we are on a journey to continually provide high quality, safe and responsive services delivered by inspiring, friendly and compassionate staff who share our corporate values which underpin everything we do. Our values are not just words on a piece of paper, they bond us together, reflect our ambition and shape who we are:
Effective Open Communication
excellence and safety in everything we do
Challenge but support
Expect respect and dignity
Local health that inspires confidence
Benefits: On-site nursery, 27 days minimum annual leave plus bank holidays, cycle to work scheme, flexible working, extensive in-house course learning directory, buying and selling of annual leave, subsidised restaurant, tranquillity garden and generous subsidised on-site parking.
- A nurse or paramedic who is an autonomous practitioner and has experience in working in urgent or emergency department settings
- Experienced in managing a wide range of patients presenting with injury and illness
- Keen to develop your scope of practice and depth of knowledge and skills
- Looking join an exceptional ED multidisciplinary team
Practice in compliance with your code of professional conduct and within your agreed scope of practice, being responsible and accountable for your decisions, actions, and omissions at this level of practice.
Practice at a high level of clinical expertise in assessing and diagnosing patients who present to the Adult Emergency Department
Within scope of practice, demonstrates specialist skills, knowledge and expertise in clinical practice managing entire episodes of care for patients with previously undiagnosed and undifferentiated clinical conditions.
Within scope of practice, demonstrates safe clinical reasoning and diagnostic skills, as well as assessing and managing clinical risk.
Ensures that clinical practice is evidence base.
Within scope of practice, use expertise and decision-making skills to inform clinical reasoning approaches when dealing with differentiated and undifferentiated individual presentations and complex situations, evaluate and modify a range of interventions including prescribing medicines (or dispensing medicines under appropriate PGDs), therapies, lifestyle advice and care.
Is aware of professional limits in clinical skills and knowledge, referring patients on to appropriate specialities as clinically indicated or asking for senior advice where appropriate.
Experience and Knowledge
Qualification(s) and Professional Training
Skills and Abilities
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).