Advanced Nurse Practitioner Health in Justice
Bicester, Oxfordshire, England
• To deliver face to face services which will enable patients to obtain health information from the appropriate health care professional. • To provide safe and effective health assessments and treatment of patients within the establishment. • To be accountable for their own practice including the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge or referral of patients, independent of medical intervention. • To practice as an Advanced Nurse Practitioner within own sphere of competence and agreed acceptable limits of practice. To assess patients, and order and interpret investigations, diagnose and treat patients who wish to be seen by an Advanced Nurse Practitioner. • To be responsible for the assessment of care needs the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, without supervision, and to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff. • To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient. • To take an active role within the cross-disciplinary, multi-skilled team to ensure service quality in line with corporate goals and strategy, and to assist in the implementation of the wellbeing approach which have a positive impact on the health economy. • Independent Nurse Prescriber - To prescribe medicines within own scope of practice
Roles and Responsibilities
• Facilitate clear patient pathways • Take a person centred approach to service delivery, based on clear understanding and experience of the wellbeing approach. • Be responsible and accountable for assessing health and / or social needs of patients within the secure setting. • Be able to incorporate the nurse’s role in health education. • Maintain and develop clinical competence and knowledge of care delivery within the health in Justice setting using both formal and informal training methods. • To work closely with the medical practitioners in the provision of quality, evidence-based care to patients within the health in justice setting. • To take a lead role in the provision of Palliative care and other specialist nursing services within the health in justice environment.
Professional and Educational Responsibilities
• To work within the professional Code of Conduct and other directives as defined by the NMC. • To undertake appropriate personal and professional development to meet the requirements of NMC Registration and revalidation. • To ensure own educational commitment is at least sufficient to maintain PREP requirements and to ensure own mandatory training certificates are current, in line with Care UK Education and training policy. • To regularly participate in clinical supervision. • To demonstrate a clear understanding of the accountability and legal implications of the nurse triage/Assessment role. • To participate in regular performance review with Head of Nursing / Service Manager / Medical lead using agreed competency framework appropriate to the individual’s scope of practice.• To ensure the safety of patients, visitors and staff and to report all incidents • To accurately identify those patients at risk of abuse. • To carry out duties as an employee and service provider with due regard to the Equal Opportunities policy and No Smoking policy and No Alcohol policy Violence and aggression policy and Infection Control policy and Disaster Recovery Policy. • To maintain patients confidentiality at all times. • To fully understand the business continuity management system and your role in implementing its process. The post holder will be required to undertake any other duties according to the needs of the service. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, but rather an outline of the main areas of responsibility. Any reasonable changes will be discussed and agreed with the post holder before any variations to the job description are made.
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 14 Jul 2017
Closes 13 Aug 2017
This job was posted to: A&E nurse