Advanced Practice Nurse

Job Description

Responsibilities:

Overall:

· To assess patients at point of entry into the health care system with undifferentiated undiagnosed problems.

· To take responsibility for making autonomous decisions in relation to patient care.

· Using advanced assessment skills of history taking and clinical examination, make a diagnosis and initiate an appropriate care plan including any necessary diagnostic tests of referral.

· To promote health and screening in relation to primary prevention. Gain an understanding of chronic disease management and access training as appropriate.

· To prescribe within current parameters according to prescribing authority for extended and supplementary prescribing.

· To participate in the development and implementation of service/CCG guidelines and protocols.

· Provide expert nursing clinical advice to colleagues.

· Work with nursing and medical teams in providing a proactive management of patients with chronic disease according to local strategies.

Location: Corby Urgent Care Centre /Sheffield Walk in Centre

Remuneration: £48,000 – £55,000 per annum dependent on experience and skills /£50,000 – 55,000 annual DOE respectively

Job Location: Corby Urgent Care Centre

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