007134- Advanced Nurse Practitioner
NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job reference: 007134

Location: NHS Forth Valley Sites

Job closing date: 24/10/2019

Job posted date: 10/10/2019

Salary: Band 7 (£37,570 - £44,688)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 11.5

Department: Allan Park

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Forth Valley

We are looking for a highly motivated member of staff to join our primary care advanced practitioner team. This post will be based in central Stirling.
An Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) is an experienced and highly educated Registered Nurse who manages the complete clinical care for their patient, not solely any specific condition. As clinical leaders advanced practitioners have the freedom and authority to act and therefore accept the responsibility and accountability for those actions. This includes the authority to refer, admit and discharge within appropriate clinical areas. This level of practice is characterised by high level autonomous decision making, including assessment, diagnosis, treatment including prescribing, of patients with complex multi-dimensional problems. Decisions are made using high level expert, knowledge and skills.

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced practitioner who will embrace the challenge of this dynamic role. They will provide direct patient management and have sound clinical knowledge and highly developed clinical decision-making skills. All applicants should possess the ability to prioritise fluctuating workloads, remain focused, work across professional boundaries and be flexible.
Essential Qualifications for band 7:

• HEI accredited Independent Prescribing Qualification - V300
• HEI accredited Clinical Examination & history taking course
• HEI accredited clinical decision-making module or equivalent advanced practice experience
Highly Desirable
• Previous advanced practice experience in primary care

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

Informal Enquiries welcome – sharon.oswald@nhs.net

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