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Emergency Care Practitioner

Job Field:
Nurse Jobs
Accident and Emergency/A&E Nurse Jobs, District Nursing/Community Jobs, General Nursing Jobs, General Practice Nurse Jobs, Nurse Practicing/Practice development, Nurse Prescribing, Outpatients Jobs
Doctor & Nurse Grade Type:
Doctor & Nurse Grade:
Rutland, Warwickshire, West Midlands
Contract Type:
Part Time Permanent, Permanent
Salary Description:
DHU Healthcare CIC
Job Ref:
DHU - 097

Due to a recent contract award we can now offer Emergency Care Practioners a great opportunity to have a portfolio career in a variety of settings across East Leicestershire.

What you will do;
The post holder will have experience of the Urgent and Emergency Care services and or General Practice, show a proactive approach with a desire to improve patient care and be a team-player. It is a great opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is growing and believes in developing and valuing its staff as much as the patients we care for.

Key Responsibilities
- To practice as an Emergency practitioner without direct supervision providing a clinical service within the work of the company.
- To assess, diagnose, treat and refer appropriately patients requiring the clinical service and evaluate patient care as appropriate accordingly to service model and area allocated.
- Seek advice of specialists as appropriate and follow this advice as appropriate.
- Managing patients within specified time parameters (this will be communicated separately).
- To exhibit excellent communication skills when dealing with patients and carers. Non-verbal and verbal skills required.
- To have the ability to make clear decisions with confidence and communicate these effectively.
- To maintain appropriate clinical records, ensuring that the documentation clearly demonstrates Guidelines for Records and Record keeping.
- To prescribe medication under PGDs and work within the limitations of current extended legislation.
- To work within the parameters of his/her skills and knowledge, to recognise the limitations to one’s own practice and to work within the bounds of one’s training and capability.
- To maintain an awareness of developments in clinical practice.

The successful candidate will likely have:
- Minimum of 2 years post reg Emergency Care Practitioner.
- Experience in an Urgent Care setting either in A&E/WIC/UCC/First responder or similar.
- Evidence of experience using advanced clinical examination & assessment skills within practice supported by the appropriate post registration qualification. ECP
- Experience of autonomous practice working and multi-professional team working
- Has experience in nurse led clinics or emergency care centres ,out of hours facilities or walk in centres
- Primary care experience – both adults and children.
- Comfortable with risk – in other words has a low propensity to admit patients or direct patients to ED.
- Understanding of the local care pathways, in particular understanding where patients can otherwise be directed to (outside of ED).
- Able to use Adastra and Senior Clinician Module (training will be provided if needed)

DHU believe our workforce should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination.

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