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Acute Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Posted 13 April by NHS Ayrshire and Arran Featured Ended

In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring Safe and Respectful. The post holder is required to work collaboratively in a safe caring and respectful way.

Two opportunities have arisen for an Acute Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner within the Renal and Respiratory Departments to support the medical teams within University Hospital Crosshouse.

As an Acute Care Advanced Nurse Practitioner you will be responsible for full clinical assessment be able to initiate investigations and undertake appropriate front line interventions for acutely unwell patients within your area. You will integrate into existing medical/nursing teams carrying out routine assessment and the routine management of patients within the clinical area of your specialism.

You will integrate into an already established Acute Care Advanced Practice team to provide support to the medical teams supporting the management of patients within this service. There will be an expectation that part of this role will involve an element of rotation onto the Hospital at Night rota to work alongside the existing ANP team.

You will be provided with a programme of training during your initial period of employment specifically around - managing the unwell adult physical health assessment and advanced life support as well as area specific training. You will be expected; and support thereafter to continually review develop and embed your skills in providing high quality services.

Experience within an appropriate clinical environment is essential together with knowledge and training equivalent to degree level attainments. You will also demonstrate experience of developing and delivering innovative and creative solutions to underpin service delivery.

Informal enquiries are welcomed by Ms Julie Smith Mrs Gillian McNaughton or Mr David Hunter ANP Clinical Nurse Managers on.

Closing date: 27/04/18

We are in the process of amending the online application form. Please note that the current online application form requests that you supply information regarding sickness absence. Please do not complete this section as this information does not form part of the initial selection process.

Reference: 34902440

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