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Advanced Nurse Practitioners/Nurse Practitioners Development

Advanced Nurse Practitioners/Nurse Practitioners Development

Posted 10 October 2018 by NHS Highland
Featured Ended
Career Development Opportunity

(BAND 7) (Salary £32,974- £43,471)
(BAND 6) (Salary £27,635 - £37,010)

We are looking for highly motivated and experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioners or Staff Nurses with a passion for clinical care, a strong team-work ethic and the aspiration to develop advanced nurse practitioner skills working as a key member of the senior clinical team. This post requires vision, innovation and the ability to work across professional boundaries and a real desire to provide the highest standards of patient care.

The successful candidates for the development post will be based in the Acute Assessment Unit and will work within the Emergency Department and the step down, rehabilitation ward within Caithness General Hospital as required within the training programme. This post is suitable for registered nurses experienced in the management of acutely ill patients. Established specialist skills in Accident & Emergency, Minor Injuries and Minor Ailments would be desirable. You will be required to successfully complete the Advanced Clinical Examination Course, Non Medical Prescribing and Minor Injuries and Minor Aliments within a specified timeframe. This will include assessment, diagnosing problems, implementing and supporting delivery of appropriate clinical care (minor and major clinical presentation), and evaluating outcomes of such care.

This is an exciting opportunity at a time of continuing quality improvement and redesign at Caithness General Hospital.

Caithness offers low pollution and low crime, unique wild life, it is world renound for surfing, the North Coast 500 and has stunning coastal scenery.

These are permanent posts of 37.5 hours per week or 18.75 hours per week, working a rotational day/night duty contract/12 hr shifts.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by: Pam Garbe, Rural General Hospital Manager, Telor Sara Sears, Acting Lead Nurse, Tel.

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 063/18.19ES1) by e-mailing: .

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 noon on Friday 2nd November 2018

Reference: 36331056

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