Locum Advanced Nurse Practitioner

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Job Description

Abicare health is looking for Advanced Nurse Practitioners for practices throughout the UK.

What you need to know:

Great flexibility in that you can pick up sessions to suit your own availability.

What we’re looking for: 

  • Excellent listening and communication skills for dealing with patients 
  • the ability to work under pressure and deal with different demands 
  • Good IT skills for keeping patient records 
  • Skills, including sensitivity and ability to provide clear explanations
  • Ability to spot and solve problems requiring effective decision-making skills 
  • Communication, appropriate behaviour, and professional appearance

Person Specification

Criteria Essential Desirable
Knowledge Advanced clinical practice skills Management of patients with long-term conditions Management of patients with complex needs Clinical examination skills Accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse-led service Local and national health policy Wider health economy Clinical governance issues in primary care Patient group directions and associated policy Knowledge of public health issues Able to identify determinants on health in the area Knowledge of public health issues in the area
Skills Clinical leadership skills Communication skills, both written and verbal Communication of difficult messages to patients and families Negotiation and conflict management skills Change management Teaching and mentorship clinical setting Resource management  
Experience Significant post registration experience Recent primary and community nursing experience Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries Nurse-led triage Compiling protocols and clinical guidelines Clinical Leadership Audit Research Nurse prescribing Project management Working with community development initiatives Health-needs assessment
Qualifications Registered first level nurse MSc or equivalent Relevant nursing/health degree Mentor/teaching qualification Clinical supervision training and experience Extended/independent nurse Community nursing specialist
qualification
Other Self-directed practitioner Highly motivated Flexibility Enthusiasm Team player Ability to work across boundaries  

Excellent rates on offer for the right Advanced Nurse Practitioners! We also offer visa sponsorships for candidates who are abroad.

For more information about this job or if you need help with your CV, feel free to contact recruitment@abicarehealth.co.uk

Responsibilities

  • To act as an autonomous practitioner working independently and in conjunction with other health care professionals to assess, diagnose and treat the conditions of patients attending within primary care initiating direct referrals as appropriate
  • Providing expert professional advice to patients, careers and colleagues and ensure the maintenance of clinical excellence
  • Undertakes Clinical Nursing Practice at an advanced level using expert knowledge and and clinical skills to deliver holistic care to people accessing primary health care services
  • Assesses, diagnoses and treats patients attending primary care services with a range of acute, non-acute and chronic medical conditions
  • Assesses, diagnoses and treats patients in surgery or own home who require acute medical attention and refer to appropriate agency
  • Refers/admits patients to secondary care hospital in acute medical need
  • Refers patients to other medical specialties for assessment if deemed appropriate
  • Refers patients as appropriate to other members of the multidisciplinary team, secondary care and to other statutory and voluntary organisations including referral for x-ray

Requirements

  • Valid NMC License
  • DBS Clearance

Job Summary

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