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Advanced Nurse Practitioner - Chineham Medical Practice

Chineham Medical Practice is looking for a highly motivated advanced nurse practitioner to join our existing clinical team.

About us

Chineham Medical Practice is a forward-thinking practice located in Basingstoke. We pride ourselves for providing exceptional care with the right person in the right place at the right time. A Training Practice involved in the training of fully qualified doctors who wish to enter General Practice.

Job-type : Part-time/ Full time, Permanent

Salary: Dependant on experience

Hours: 32-37.5 per week

Job responsibilities:

The post holder will work as part of the primary healthcare team providing care to a growing list of nearly 18,000 patients.

To act as an autonomous nurse practitioner working independently and in conjunction with other health care professionals to assess, diagnose and treat the conditions of patients attending the practice and initiating direct referrals as appropriate.

Job Responsibilities

  • To deliver a high standard of patient care as Nurse Practitioner in general practice, using clinical and triage skills.
  • Provide a first point of contact within the Practice for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, making use of skills in history taking, physical examination, problem-solving and clinical decision-making, to establish a diagnosis and management plan.
  • Instigate necessary invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests or investigations and interpret findings/reports.
  • Where the post holder is an independent prescriber: to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate medication as defined by current legislative framework.
  • To prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately, including initiation of effective emergency care.
  • Promote health and well-being through the use of health promotion, health education, screening and therapeutic communication skills
  • To clearly communicate the health status of the patient using appropriate terminology, technology and format.
  • To work within the practice guidelines, policies and protocols.
  • To maintain accurate and contemporaneous records, utilising computer systems where appropriate and consider the Caldicott Principles in relation to all data handling.
  • To promote personal development and clinical excellence.
  • Work with the nursing team and others in developing new roles, responding to changing healthcare needs.
  • To promote evidence-based practice through the use of the latest research-based guidelines and the development of practice-based research.
  • Keep up to date with pertinent health-related policy and work with the practice team to consider the impact and strategies for implementation.
  • Pro-actively promote the role of the NP within the Practice, and externally to key stakeholders and agencies
  • As a clinician be available to support other healthcare team members and to accept referrals from other team members.
  • To delegate appropriate tasks to the healthcare assistants whilst still maintaining responsibility for this area.
  • To support the maintenance and delivery of CQC guidance within the practice
  • To attend meetings as requested.
  • Support effective communication channels between the whole team.
  • To contribute to practice strategy and developments when requested.
  • Understand that common patient complaints may also be the catalyst for change within practice procedures.
  • To understand the role of the risk management within the practice contributing to risk assessment and significant event audit and the importance of infection control.
  • To actively participate in the delivery of QOF targets and others as deemed by the arrangements in general practice finance.

Opening Date
10/04/2024
Closing Date
19/05/2024
Salary
Dependant on experience
Organisation
Chineham Medical Practice
Contact
Location
Chineham, Hampshire, RG24 8ND