Advanced Clinical Practitioner
NEMS Community Benefit Services Ltd
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Here at NEMS we have an exciting opportunity for an ACP/ANP to join the Team! This is an amazing time to join our high performing, non-profit organisaiton.
Main duties of the job
You will work in all care settings as an autonomous practitioner and clinical leader, providing complete care of patients with undifferentiated needs, ensuring appropriate prioritisation, diagnosis and clinical management, prescribing independently and performing clinical procedures without direct supervision, and supervising and supporting other clinical staff.
Please see the attached job description / person specification for a more comprehensive description of the role.
NEMS CBS is a high quality, high performing; not-for-profit organisation which delivers integrated urgent care and urgent primary care services to over 1 million patients. Responsive, adaptable and continually evolving, we have a reputation for delivering locally tailored, safe, effective and cost-efficient services with high levels of patient satisfaction.
We are committed to investing in our people and have an established programme of learning and development, successfully developing our own Urgent Care Practitioners and Advanced Clinical Practitioners.
NEMS currently operates 3 main services: (1) Integrated Urgent Care across Nottinghamshire serving a patient population of over 1 million, including home visiting, remote consultation and clinical assessment services; (2) Urgent Primary care provision located within the A&E Department at QMC, (3) A 24-hour walk-in urgent primary care service adjacent to Kings Mill Hospital A&E, Mansfield.
NEMS CBS is a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014.
Core Benefits for the NEMS Workforce
- 25 days of holiday entitlement + bank holidays (pro rata)
- NHS Pension
- Access ongoing continuous professional development
- Regular clinical supervision
- Flexible working options
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Mental Health First Aiders
- Opportunity to participate in service development and improvement
- Free tea & coffee
- Eye Care Vouchers
- Works within the relevant Code of Professional Conduct.
- Be committed to working flexibly within a dynamic environment, responding positively to the changing needs of the service.
- Promote and facilitate evidence-based practice.
- Maintain professional knowledge and practice to meet revalidation requirements.
- Demonstrate continual professional (CPD) development through organised or self-directed study/learning and participation in clinical supervision.
- Always practice within own scope of competence, recognising limitations of clinical practice.
- Assess and prioritise patients clinical needs in accordance with NEMS policies and guidelines.
- Without supervision undertakes consultations with patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, practising autonomous skills in history taking, physical examination, problem-solving and clinical decision-making, to establish a diagnosis and management plan.
- Makes professionally autonomous decisions for which she/he is accountable.
- Encourage patients to carry out self-care where appropriate, supported by direction to other sources of health and social care information.
- Acts as a second opinion senior clinical colleague to others within the team.
- Prescribes independently in a safe and effective manner in accordance with the appropriate policy and guidance including the current antimicrobial guidance.
- Directs others in the clinical team to provide care in a safe effective manner in accordance with the appropriate policy and guidance.
- Liaise directly with GPs and consultants regarding medicines outside of the individuals normal sphere of competence and medicine-related uncertainties.
- Provide advice and support to other clinical staff.
- Liaise and communicate clinical information verbally and via technical links with NEMS and health system partners to ensure continuity of care for the patient.
- Maintain accurate, contemporaneous record keeping of all interventions with patients, fully utilising computer software systems in place and/or other mediums.
- Maintain confidentiality at all times in accordance with legislative and policy requirements.
- Act as the patients advocate when required to.
- Participate and assist in service evaluation, clinical audit and research as required.
- Participate in developing and delivering teaching to colleagues within the service.
- Participate in the investigation of complaints, incidents and accidents.
- Undertake safe clinical practice within health and safety guidelines.
- Work within and be aware of the organisations clinical policies and guidelines.
- Maintain own awareness of current health policy relevant to practice.
- Be aware of the impact your decisions may have upon the patient and their General Practitioner.
- Liaise with other professionals to facilitate direct referrals to other health care providers within the policies of the organisation.
- Participate in the mentorship of visiting health professionals and students on recognised training programmes.
- Recognise and act upon opportunities through consultation to promote public health.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).