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Advanced Clinical Practitioner - Urgent Care, Preston

Job Field:
Pharmacy and Scientific Jobs
Pharmacist Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Contract Type:
49,000 to 65,250 per annum
Salary Description:
£49000 - £65250 per annum + Depending on experience
Prospect Health
Job Ref:

An excellent opportunity for an Advanced Clinical Practitioner has arisen to join our Urgent care teams at 2 hospital sites in Preston.

Within your professional boundaries you will be required to assess, diagnose and prescribe where appropriate. In addition, you will provide advice, care and management for urgent and/or primary care patients either via telephone/ video or face to face. This may involve the management of long-term conditions and diagnosed or undiagnosed undifferentiated illness.

The clinician will act as a positive role model supporting junior staff whist working flexibly between urgent care and primary care, where appropriate and within a job plan, to provide safe, clinical and expert care. The clinician will demonstrate clinical reasoning, critical thinking and will be key to supporting clinical work across the wider healthcare team to meet the needs of patients.

Key Duties

* Assess and holistically clinically examine patients with both minor and complex needs through history taking, physical examination and appropriate use of investigations to confirm diagnosis.
* Plan, implement and evaluate an effective management plan for the patient, ensuring safe discharge/referral and/or transfer to an appropriate health care service.
* Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions.
* Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
* Refer and discharge safely ensuring that safety-netting advice is offered.
* Triage telephone referrals, calls from external clinicians, patients and others into a range of services appropriately as required.

Package and Benefits

* Working for a values-driven organisation
* Access to Wagestream, which provides flexible and on-demand access to stream your pay during the month, in real-time, when picking-up extra shifts
* 30 days annual leave, rising to 32 after five years of continuous service
* Flexible pension benefits including NHS pension scheme
* Flexible working hours and policies
* Family friendly and carer policies

Key Skills, Qualifications and Client Requirements

* Registered first level nurse, paramedic, pharmacist or other AHP with MSc Advanced Clinical Practice or credentialing qualification or equivalent.
* V300 Non-Medical Prescriber (gateway dependent) dependent on professional eligibility.
* Experience of working as senior clinician.
* Accountability of own role and other roles in a practitioner-led service.
* Experience of leading/managing quality improvement.

What Happens Next?

Please click the 'Apply' button to find out more about this role. The consultant looking after this vacancy will contact you at a convenient time to share further details on about the opportunity. All interaction will be in complete confidence, without obligation and we will NOT send your details to any practice unless you give us your permission.

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