Emergency Care Practitioner - Brent Urgent Care Centre
London, Greater London, England
About the Job
Do you have the passion to make a difference to patients who have an urgent care need and are unable to attend their GP? Are you looking to add extra skills to your portfolio? If so, look no further, as we could have the job for you! An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP) to join the Brent Urgent Care Centre (UCC) on a full or part time basis. Brent UCC is based at Central Middlesex Hospital and is provided by Care UK on behalf of the NHS. The UCC offers urgent and immediate medical care when patients are unable to access their own GP as an alternative to A&E. The skill mix within the UCC is ECP, ENP/ANP and GP. You will be responsible for autonomously seeing, treating and discharging all patients with minor injuries and some minor illness. This will include reviewing of x-rays. You may also need to administer medication within your clinical scope using PGDs.
About Care UK
Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK. Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England. We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times. If you would like more information, please visit our website: http:// Apply
In order for you to be considered for the job, as a minimum we are looking for you to: • Be a qualified Paramedic with valid HCPC pin number. • Have a post registration qualification to show that autonomous clinical practice relevant to Urgent Care. (e.g. BSc in Advanced Clinical Practice, Emergency / Urgent Care) • Be able to administer medication within Patient Group Directions (PGDs) • Have proven post registration experience of working in either; A&E, Primary Care or Minor Injuries/Illness Units It would be nice for you to have any one of the below, although these are not essential: • Have a knowledge of local primary care services • Have a full complete understanding of the medico-legal aspects of the role • Have basic IT skills
Once you have pressed apply to this job, you will be contacted within 72 working hours by Ben who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email. If you have been shortlisted, the recruiter will submit your CV to the hiring manager who will in turn arrange an interview with you if they feel that you are suitable for the job.
If you would like to talk to our friendly recruiters for further information, or for a full, comprehensive Job Description, please contact Ben Averill, Apply / ApplyPlease note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check. Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.We have permanent full or part time positions available on a rota basis, running up to 37.5 hours per week. We can offer you: • A salary of £44,850 per annum (pro rata if part time) • Pay enhancements for nights and weekends. • 25 days annual leave + 8 public holidays (pro rata if part time) • Contributory pension scheme (2-5%) • Regional/national opportunities • Free online and face-to-face training • Cycle to work scheme • Childcare vouchers and online discounts
- £ 44850 - 44850 Per year
- Full time
- Job Level
- Qualified (non-manager)
Posted 14 Sep 2017
Closes 14 Oct 2017
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