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Advanced Nurse Practitioner (Prescriber) - Westbourne Medical Centre

Exciting opportunity for an Advanced Nurse Practitioner (prescriber).

We are a successful GP Surgery with a proven track record located in Westbourne, close to the beaches in the middle of Bournemouth and Poole with a combined list of 21,000 patients.

We are looking to recruit a clinically strong and highly motivated Advanced Nurse Practitioner (prescriber) to join our fantastic multidisciplinary team consisting of advanced health professionals including, Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists, MSK specialist, Advanced Paramedic Practitioners, Practice Nurses, Nursing Associate, HCAs, Pharmacy Technicians, dedicated Frailty Team and Social Prescribers along with salaried GPs and Partners.

Furthermore, we provide rapid high-level administrative support to remove or delegate a large proportion of the non-clinical workload, allowing more time with patient contact.

The role will include seeing urgent / same day appointments as part of the multidisciplinary Duty team, supported by a dedicated Duty GP. You will also be required to provide home visits and support care home visits, when necessary.

We are looking for someone who enjoys providing person centred care, is happy to work independently and seek advice when necessary. The successful candidate will receive ongoing mentorship and support.

This is a part-time position up to a maximum of 22.5 hours a week, and flexibility on working hours will be considered. Salary is negotiable and will be proportionate to the level of experience and responsibility. Salary is very competitive compared to the regional average.

If you would like to discuss further or arrange to visit our practices and talk more about opportunities and see how we work, we would love to talk to you!

please send your CV along with a covering letter to practice-manager.wmc@dorsetgp.nhs.uk

Call our Practice Manager, Ashlea Rigler, on 0333 360 7517, if you want to arrange an informal visit.

Desired skills and Personal qualities

  • Registered Advanced Nurse Practitioner with the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) (essential)
  • 2+ years proven record of acting as a registered nurse.
  • Independent/extended Nurse/Paramedic Prescribing qualification. As an independent prescriber, you will be responsible for safely prescribing medication to complement treatment plans for a range of medical conditions. (essential)
  • Background of working in a fast-paced Primary Health Care or acute environments is essential.
  • Experience in dealing with a wide range of minor ailments.
  • Expected to practice autonomously, carrying out in-depth clinical assessment of patients, formulating clinical decisions and treatment pans within local guidelines/policy to manage multiple complex healthcare needs both acute and chronic.
  • Ability to manage conflicting work priorities in a high-pressure environment.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to deal effectively with both patients and members of staff.
  • Excellent IT skills, SystmOne knowledge desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Participate in the development of services and assists the implementation of change.
  • Can do and positive attitude.
  • Hold a valid UK Driver’s License (essential)

Benefits:

  • Cost coverage of an Enhanced DBS at time of appointment.
  • Excellent induction and ongoing training opportunities (both internal and external)
  • NHS Pension or Nest Pension
  • Contractual Sick Pay
  • Possibility to apply for the Blue Light Card employee benefit scheme, with retail discounts offered across thousands of stores.
  • Internal reward & recognition scheme
  • 30 days annual leave – pro-rata

How to apply

Please send your CV along with a covering letter to practice-manager.wmc@dorsetgp.nhs.uk .


Opening Date
05/06/2024
Closing Date
07/07/2024
Salary
Organisation
Westbourne Medical Centre
Contact
03333607517
Location
Milburn Road - Bournemouth - BH4 9HJ