Servoca Nursing & Care
Summary Full-Time Nurse Practitioner at Praze Surgery Start date; July 2019 Starting salary; 37,500/annum Practice list size; 7500 A vacancy has arisen for a flexible, caring, enthusiastic and highly motivated Nurse Practitioner (NP) to join our team. Must have experience in working as part of a primary care team, has the appropriate prescribing qualification and is looking to develop their skill set, to clinically work alongside 3x GP partners, 4x salaried doctors and 2-3x GP registrars. The team is complemented by an excellent nursing team, consisting of 3x practice nurses and 2x HCA's. We are a busy GMS rural training practice based over 2x sites, each with a dispensary, with a full complement of primary care staff, an expanding list size, rated as 'good' in all CQC categories, achievers of a high QOF score and run the hub for a research federation, called Mounts Bay Medical. We have started a triage service, enabling expansion of our primary care team to incorporate a nurse practitioner, paramedic & clinical pharmacist. All new members of this team will attend a weekly MDT meeting, have dedicated personalised mentoring and be encouraged to develop and extend their own autonomous practitioner skills. The NP post holder will work across both sites, will see patients with undifferentiated diagnoses to triage, assess, treat, prescribe and review, referring as necessary. The full time post will comprise of 8x GMS clinics each week. It should be noted that all clinicians participate in IAGP. Further, they will also undertake a role in managing long-term conditions, carry-out telephone consultations, liaise within a multi-disciplinary team to prevent unplanned hospital admissions and be expected to visit patients at home. Finally, the opportunity to develop specialist clinics will be encouraged, an interest in frailty and palliative care patients will be nurtured and the ability to carry out audit with our dispensary staff & clinical pharmacist, would be considered very advantageous. If you are interested in this exciting and dynamic AP role, then please contact our Practice Manager ( Anne Craig ; 01209-833001) for a detailed job specification, an opportunity to informally meet the primary care team and look around Praze Surgery.