Advanced Practitioner

Posted 11 January by NHS Lanarkshire
The Advanced Practitioners will work autonomously across Primary, Community and Acute Services during the in and out of hours period, covering seven days including public holidays. They will be responsible for the clinical decision making for the population including assessment and treatment of patients in across the Primary, Community and Acute settings.

The Advanced Practitioner will work closely with the multidisciplinary team (MDT)/medical staff including the Out of Hours Hub and Acute Services. Communicate on a daily basis about any patient they have seen overnight/ at weekend and who needs to be followed up by the GP / Acute Services during normal working hours.

Candidates should be educated to/working towards/operating at Masters Level, and will have postgraduate expertise in speciality/area of practice that demonstrates required breadth of knowledge required to lead safely, effectively and efficiently. Comprehensive knowledge of clinical guidelines and standards within the speciality is also essential.

Competence in medical assessment and intervention (urgent care), and having vast experience at senior level working within older people’s care across the above sectors is also desirable for this role.

The post holder will be required to have a valid driving licence, as role covers NHS Lanarkshire wide. The post holder will also be required to work on weekends and public holidays as shift pattern covers 5 days over 7.

Reference: 37015579

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