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We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Nurse Practitioner who will embrace the challenge of this dynamic role. The post holder will possess sound knowledge of the acutely ill patient thus ensuring their effective management and treatment. This will involve working across professional and organisational boundaries in partnership with others including acute and primary care nursing and medical staff, allied health professionals and senior management teams. All applicants should possess the ability to prioritise fluctuating workloads, remain focused, work across professional boundaries and be flexible in an extremely busy environment. You must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills, excellent communication skills and a commitment to continuing professional development.
Responsibilities of the role include supporting ward rounds, requesting investigations, following up management plans, linking with the multidisciplinary team to make multi-professional referrals or escalate care, recording clear concise records in accordance with the NMC guidelines including electronic discharge letters.
You must be capable of using I.T systems such as SCI Store, PACS, EDMS, ECS & e-ward.
This post will be based in the Forth Valley Royal Hospital, Emergency & Inpatient Services, Acute Services Directorate supporting acute medical admissions. Shift pattern is across 7 days & 12.5 hour shifts.
An NMC prescribing qualification and advanced clinical examination (ACE) course are desirable and preference will be given to candidates who have completed these academic courses. The successful candidate will be expected to attain any additional qualifications within the first 12-18 months of employment and therefore must be able to undertake degree level academic work.
Informal enquiries and organisation of an informal visit can be made to Evelyn Kenny, ANP. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or Lisa Fabisiak, Lead ANP. Email email@example.com. Tel. 01324 567941
The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at www.disclosurescotland.co.uk
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NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.
NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.