Salaried/Locum Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Luton
GP World have a fantastic
new job role as an Advanced Clinical Practitioner in Luton
hours per week.
The post holder is an experienced nurse who, acting within their
professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from
initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and
evaluation of care.
They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care,
including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients within the general
practice. The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical
They will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet
the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and
providing nurse leadership as required.
In order to work at this level
NMC requirement for advanced practice must be met.
diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care
for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis
examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological
perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly
and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to
patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national
and practice protocols, and within scope of practice
with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to
information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on
medication regimens, side-effects and interactions
patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy
lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care
effectively with patients and carers, recognising the need for alternative
methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding,
cultural background and preferred ways of communicating
Delivering a Quality Service
and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as
regulated by the NMC
accurate, contemporaneous and complete records of patient consultation,
consistent with legislation, policies and procedures
organise and manage own workload in a manner that maintains and promotes
care according to NSF, NICE guidelines and evidence-based care
and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider
- Use a
structured framework (eg root-cause analysis) to manage, review and
identify learning from patient complaints, clinical incidents and
and apply legal issues that support the identification of vulnerable and
abused children and adults, and be aware of statutory child/vulnerable
patients health procedures and local guidance
the whole team has skills and knowledge regarding domestic violence,
vulnerable adults, substance abuse and addictive behaviour. Provide
guidance and support to ensure appropriate referral if required
Personal and people development
responsibility for own learning and performance including participating in
clinical supervision and acting as a positive role mode
the role of the advanced nurse practitioner in general practice
own role and scope and identify how this may develop over time
as an effective and responsible team member, supporting others and
exploring the mechanisms to develop new ways of working
Management of risk
technology and appropriate software as an aid to management in planning,
implementation and monitoring of care, presenting and communicating
and process data using accurate Read codes in order to ensure easy and
accurate information retrieval for monitoring and audit processes
responsibility of self and others to the practice and primary care trust
regarding the Freedom and Information Act
Learning and development
own learning needs and undertake learning as appropriate
an educational role to patients, carers, families and colleagues in an
environment that facilitates learning
The post holder may be required from time to time to carry out other
reasonable requests and duties as required, consistent with the
responsibilities of the grade.
Confidentiality and Data Protection
All staff who have access to personal data in relation to patients or
staff will be aware of their responsibilities under the Data Protection Act
1998 and will abide by the eight principles of the Act. Any breach of the Act
could result in disciplinary action being taken and criminal charges being
brought against the individual who has breached the Act.
Health and Safety
All employees must adhere to their duties under the Health and Safety at
Work Act 1974 and other associated safety legislation, including all new Health
& Safety Regulations. In addition, employees must comply with all the
Trust’s policies relating to Health & Safety and Risk Management to secure
a safe workplace and will draw management’s attention to any deficiencies
and/or hazards, which might prove detrimental to themselves or others.
All employees are
required to actively contribute towards the organisation’s clinical governance
systems, taking responsibility as appropriate for quality standards and work
towards the continuous improvement in clinical and service quality.
Please do contact GP World for further details.
We look forward to hearing from you.
GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme.
Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this