Advanced Nurse Practitioner Health in Justice
Derby, Derbyshire, England
Passionate about delivering care to a people who need it most and genuinely making a difference in people’s lives? Are you looking to work for an organisation that truly cares about it's practitioners and offers exceptional development and growth opportunities? Look no further as Care UK is sourcing for a Primary Care Team Leader to join our multi-disciplined team at HMP Foston Hall. HMP Foston Hall is a closed female prison holding females ages 18 and over located in Derbyshire. • 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
About Care UK
Care UK is the Health in Justice Market leader, providing healthcare services to over 25,000 offenders in over 35 prisons across the country. Our model of care is our Wellbeing Approach – an integrated, comprehensive approach in recognition of the fact prisoners are a socially excluded group with healthcare needs which are complex and often associated with poor outcomes. It adopts the premise no single health/wellbeing factor can be taken in isolation of other motivational issues which might impact a person’s care.
Roles and Responsibilities
• Facilitate clear patient pathways • Take a person centered 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.
• 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.
We welcome informal visits by appointment so please do contact us for more information and to arrange this. Please note that offers of employment are subject to Care UK Terms & Conditions and receipt of satisfactory references, enhanced DBS check and prison vetting. Shift patterns This is a full time position. Full-Time hours are 37.5 hours per week. Appraisal Care UK operates a system of individual performance review/appraisal for the purpose of agreeing performance objectives and discussing development needs in line with requirements of service need in the operational plan. Clinical Governance. To have responsibility for a commitmen...
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 14 Jul 2017
Closes 13 Aug 2017
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