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Nurse Prescriber position available with friendly surgery in Bollington

This is a fantastic opportunity based in a Surgery in Bollington, full time 37.5 hours per week Monday-Friday. Our client is looking for a fully qualified Nurse Prescriber for its Leading GP surgery in Bollington area

We offer a competitive £40-£60 per hour (including holiday pay) for our flexible locum shifts, making this a great way to top up your current earning around any of your existing commitments. We have no minimum shift requirements, so you are free to take as much work as fits into your schedule.

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An ideal candidate will be

• Be extremely adaptable, competent and motivated in caring for patients
• Have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in the field
• Suitable qualifications and have a live NMC membership as an independent Prescriber
• You must be able to prescribe autonomously
• Assessing, diagnosing and treating patients presenting with a minor injury and minor medical conditions

Benefits Include

• Ongoing opportunities nationwide
• Flexible working hours
• Competitive pay rates
• One to one consultancy service

We are currently looking for Nurse Prescriber for a locum or permanent job in Bollington.

Nurse Prescriber Jobs on Indeed website can be found here (https://www.indeed.co.uk/Nurse-Prescriber-jobs)

Locum Meds do their best to negotiate a salary better than Indeed Nurse Prescriber jobs

This Nurse Prescriber will have a new job located in Bollington.

Many Nurse Prescriber has jobs in Bollington, but what would convince you to make a new move? Please call us to discuss.

Call us 01923 594 002

Nurse Practitioner’s needed to work with one of our best clients in Wilmslow

Looking for  Locum Nurse Practitioners across the UK.

Vacancies available for Nurse Practitioner’s for £30-£40ph.

Our high salary clients host a number of practices and surgeries that provide locum shifts to Tier One agencies.

No matter what your availability please get in touch.

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Skills & Experience

To be successful in the role, you will:

  • Have recent experience in acute/primary care nursing
  • Be competent in telephone advice and triage service
  • Have recent experience of face-to-face patient care
  • Have Nurse Practitioner experience or evidence of independent practice

Qualifications

  • RGN
  • Evidence of recent Study (PREP)
  • Recognised Minor Illness. Injuries Certificate or willingness to undertake
  • Recognised Nurse Prescribing Qualification

We are currently looking for several  Nurse Practitioners for a locum or permanent job in Wilmslow.

Nurse Practitioner jobs on Indeed website can be found here https://www.indeed.co.uk/Nurse-Practitioner-jobs )

Locum Meds do their best to negotiate a salary better than Indeed Nurse Practitioner jobs.

This  Nurse Practitioner will have a new job located in Wilmslow.

Many Nurse Practitioners have jobs in Wilmslow, but what would convince you to make a new move? Please call us to discuss.

Call us 01923 594 002

Nurse Practitioner vacancy available with busy Out Of Hour’s team in Bollington

Are you a Nurse Practitioner with an energy for delivering outstanding care that brings the 6 Cs (care, compassion, commitment, courage, communication and competence) to life? If so, we want to hear from you.

Locum Meds requires an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join a friendly multi-disciplinary team within a thriving walk-in centre for Ad Hoc shifts in Bollington.

We receive the monthly rotas that cover 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

You must have previous UCC/WIC experience, particularly running Minor Illness Clinics. You will triage, assess and diagnose patients,

referring and providing scripts when required.

The successful candidate will be NMC registered with a Minor illness qualification. A Masters Nurse Practitioner degree is advantageous as well as an independent prescribing (V100 or V300) qualification.

This role offers a lucrative rate of pay that is paid on a weekly basis as well as a one-to-one consultancy.

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We also provide the following benefits:

  • Easy application – our registration process is fast free and easy
  • High rates of pay- £35 – £60 per hour (including holiday pay)
  • Local shift’s exclusively available to you
  • Opportunity to enhance your CPD.

Required qualifications:

  • Valid NMC Pin
  • Independent Prescribing
  • The recent experience of working in a Nurse Practitioner role
  • Experience of working in Primary Care: GP surgery, Walk-in Centre, Urgent Care Centres etc.

We are currently looking for several  Nurse Practitioners for a locum or permanent job in Bollington.

Nurse Practitioner jobs on Indeed website can be found here https://www.indeed.co.uk/Nurse-Practitioner-jobs )

Locum Meds do their best to negotiate a salary better than Indeed Nurse Practitioner jobs.

This  Nurse Practitioner will have a new job located in Bollington.

Many Nurse Practitioners have jobs in Bollington, but what would convince you to make a new move? Please call us to discuss.

Call us 01923 594 002

Nurse Practitioner position available with busy Out Of Hour’s team in Bollington

We are currently looking for an experienced Nurse Practitioner to join with busy Out Of Hour’s team in Bollington.

Joining the team as a Nurse Practitioner means you will diagnose, treat and manage illnesses. You’ll provide advice, coaching and counselling that will help inspire healthy lives.

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Requirements Include

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing
  • 2+ years’ nursing experience
  • Valid nurse practitioner license
  • Ability to work within a team and take direction
  • Must be familiar with the EHR medical charting system
  • Strong written and interpersonal communication skills

Salary & Benefits

  • High rates of pay- £35 – £60 per hour (including holiday pay)
  • Local shift’s exclusively available to you.
  • Opportunity to enhance your CPD.
  • Paid sick leave
  • Private medical cover for yourself and family
  • Life insurance cover
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Free Health Screening
  • Discounted hospital treatment for your family and friends

Please contact us today to find out more.

Call us 01923 594 002

Who is a nurse practitioner:

Nurse practitioners are health care professionals educated and trained to provide health promotion and maintenance through the diagnosis and treatment of acute illness and chronic conditions. They provide some of the same care provided by physicians and maintain close working relationships with physicians. An NP can serve as a patient’s regular health care provider. The role of a Nurse Practitioner is valued within the NHS as they can work autonomously within many different primary and secondary care settings.

Nurse Practitioner Salary:

The salary of a Nurse Practitioner varies depending upon the following;  Hours worked, experience, Education, how eager the organisation are in your skills, references, reputation, location, the list goes on…

Locum Meds have years of experience in accurately determining your pay rate, give us a call today to discuss either what you should be getting paid or what you should be paying a prospective or current employee.

Nurse Practitioner Job Description:

The content of this job description is designed to be inclusive of a broad range of tasks which may be performed by a nurse practitioner. Practices should take note that they should seek guidance from their medical defence organisation about the responsibilities which can be delegated to an advanced practice registered nurse at this grade for which the defence organisation will provide cover. The job description should then be edited accordingly and full training and assessment of competence undertaken and documented with the staff member.

This post is written to be an equivalent for Agenda for Change (AFC) Band 8. Duties will vary from practice to practice and this is a guide only. Practice accountability structures will also vary.

Scope Of  Nurse Practitioner Job In UK:

The Nurse Practitioner will be an experienced nurse who holds an appropriate, specific, advanced professional qualification which meets NMC requirements for high-level practice.

The Nurse Practitioner will work with the practice team to provide high-quality care which meets the needs of the practice’s patient population.

Working within defined professional boundaries, they will be able to make safe clinical decisions relating to assessment, diagnosis, treatment and review. The NP will demonstrate critical thinking ability.

The Nurse Practitioner will function as an integral part of the clinical leadership team in the practice, providing advice and guidance to the nursing team to ensure they deliver care based on the needs of the practice’s population.

NMC requirements for advanced practice must be met.

Key Relationships/Contacts

Internal:

  • Lead Practice Nurse
  • Practice Nursing Team and Healthcare Assistants
  • GPs
  • Doctors in Training
  • Practice Manager/Office Manager
  • Administration Team
  • Secretarial Team

External:

  • Patients, carers and relatives
  • Practice suppliers (equipment, supplies and services)

Clinical Practice

  • Assess/examine patients, diagnose, plan, treat and review/evaluate.  Assessment may be face-to-face by appointment or by telephone as part of a triage/unscheduled care team and will include patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis.
  • Diagnose and manage patients presenting with both acute and chronic conditions based on a management plan which includes a medication plan and other interventions.
  • Identify health priorities and make timely and appropriate interventions to support patients presenting in an emergency and/or with complex/urgent needs.
  • Assess and manage patients’ physiological and psychological needs, including patients with complex needs, multiple diagnoses and polypharmacy.
  • Identify patients at risk of developing a chronic illness and develop a plan for minimising the risk of worsening.
  • Advise and educate patients, promoting understanding, self-management, healthy lifestyle choices and sources of support and compliance with a treatment plan and medication.
  • In line with competence and agreed protocols, prescribe medication, review its effectiveness and make appropriate adjustments to treatment, ensuring patient understanding of medication side-effects and interactions, including over-the-counter medication.
  • Ensure the health needs of all patients presenting to the nursing team are met in a clinically appropriate way and by the team member best qualified to meet their needs.
  • Ensure the nursing team meets the clinical needs of patients presenting with routine and emergency needs and conditions or who require advice and support including chronic disease management, family planning, vaccination and immunisations, health promotion/lifestyle advice, wound care, venepuncture etc.
  • Ensure that all patients who may be vulnerable or who have mental health needs are appropriately managed and protected by the nursing team.

Communication

  • Advise patients about the role, its extent and limits.
  • Advise patients appropriately and refer to if they require the services of a GP or other clinical team member.
  • Communicate effectively, promptly and appropriately with patients and team members.
  • Provide links to additional information/guidance/support for both colleagues and patients/carers including onward referral where required.
  • Modify method of communication with patients to suit the situation, recognise problems/barriers take action and seek help at an early stage when they arise.
  • Communicate risk to patients and ensure proper consent gained where appropriate.
  • Act as an advocate for patients or colleagues who need assistance and representation.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders/organisations/individuals.
  • Contribute to practice and nursing team meetings.

Quality And Learning

  • Provide services to the practice’s patient population to the highest possible standard.
  • Comply with NMC Code of Conduct and keep registration up to date, documented and checked in the practice on an annual basis.
  • Provide care that is evidence-based, working to agreed and established clinical guidelines and supporting others to do the same.
  • Work to agreed standards, monitor and maintain the standard of care offered.
  • Take action if standards are not met (self or others)
  • Manage own and others’ workload to maintain priorities and service level.
  • Undertake training needed to ensure competencies for delivering all responsibilities and ensure nursing colleagues are supported in doing the same.
  • Lead and contribute to clinical governance activities/clinical audit to ensure continual improvement of service delivery and assessment of the impact of changes in patient care.
  • Lead and contribute to complaints responses/reviews, significant event, peer review and other shared learning activities
  • Identify opportunities for shared learning.
  • Ensure learning from outside educational events is effectively cascaded to the team and resultant changes to practice implemented.
  • Support and mentor staff in training, assess against standards
  • Support the performance and development of team members including giving and receiving effective feedback.
  • Lead and contribute to in-house training events based on learning needs analysis and Practice Learning Plan.
  • Take responsibility for own development including maintenance of a Personal Development Plan and record of learning, clinical supervision, staff appraisals, giving and receiving feedback.
  • Challenge underperformance or poor skills/inappropriate actions and implement performance management of team members in consultation with management team and GPs.
  • Undertake regular mandatory training and ensure the competence of nursing team colleagues (child protection, vulnerable adults, basic life support, moving and handling etc).

Nurse Practitioner Specialties

The Nurse Practitioner will:

  • Behave as a positive role model and set standards for the nursing team.
  • Lead the planning process for the nursing team, including setting goals and monitoring achievements/outcomes.
  • Introduce, review and update clinical guidelines and protocols in accordance with the latest evidence base.
  • Critically evaluate new developments or service delivery models and contribute to leading their incorporation in the practice to enhance care, applying good change management techniques, including participation in commissioning processes.
  • Critically evaluate skill mix, workload and practice service delivery needs to contribute to the practice’s learning plan and recruitment plan.
  • Lead the nursing team by balancing the needs of individuals, the team and the practice, effectively managing conflict or differing needs and priorities.
  • Delegate appropriately and effectively, monitoring performance and offering guidance and support, including ensuring and maintaining individuals’ competence.

Risk Management/Health And Safety Of Nurse Practitioner

Ensure the practice’s Health and Safety Policy is up-to-date and contribute to its implementation by:

  • Implementing regular risk assessment to identify hazards, minimise risk and identify and apply control measures.
  • Establishing and maintaining reporting pathways for identified risks and taking action to minimise these risks in relation to self and others in the practice.
  • Ensuring all policies comply with national guidelines and managing/ensuring/monitoring their implementation including infection control, decontamination, cold chain, clinical waste and sharps disposal, COSHH, spills etc.
  • Ensuring safe receipt, storage, rotation and disposal of drugs and vaccines.
  • Ensuring compliance with recording, storage and disposal requirements in relation to controlled drugs and that the practice’s policy is regularly reviewed and updated and adherence checked.
  • Ensuring all team members attend regular, relevant and mandatory health and safety training

Records And Information

  • Make accurate and contemporaneous records of all patient encounters in accordance with practice records protocols and coding protocols, ensuring standards are set and team members meet the standard.
  • Ensure data is recorded so that patient care is enhanced (eg coding, reminders) and so that it can be retrieved in a meaningful way to help manage patient care and help with data analysis.
  • Establish and monitor systems to accurately label and document patient samples and submit for collection and analysis
  • Provide data and data analysis for nursing, GP and management teams as required for service planning and improvement.
  • Contribute to nursing team record keeping (clinical, administrative, Health and Safety related records).
  • Maintain own and team’s skills in using patient appointment system.

Managing Resources Of  Nurse Practitioner

The Nurse Practitioner will contribute towards effective resource management in the practice by:

  • Working with the management team and within budget, regularly reviewing equipment needs including identifying a need for replacements and introduction of new technologies.
  • Working with the management team, contributing to managing the nursing skill mix within the available budget.
  • Supporting the nursing team in ensuring that good stock control measures are in place and equipment is ordered and used in an economical manner, within available budgets.
  • Working with the management team, ensuring adequate provision of patient access to nursing team services within availability standards.

Confidentiality

In the course of their duties, the Nurse Practitioner will have access to confidential information relating to patients, their carers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business. All such information from any source whatsoever will be treated as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, their carers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice and in relation to the practice as a business will only be shared in accordance with the practice’s Confidentiality Policy, the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act and in such a way that personal and sensitive patient-identifiable data is protected.

Equality And Diversity

The nurse practitioner will comply with the practice’s Equality and Diversity Policy, including:

  • Recognising the rights of patients, carers, relatives and colleagues and respecting their needs, beliefs, privacy and dignity.
  • Not discriminating against patients, carers, relatives or colleagues on the grounds of any of the protected characteristics in the Equality Act 2010 (or its amendments or later legislation).
  • Supporting the nursing team in an application of the practice’s Equality and Diversity Policy, including taking action if the discriminatory practice of any kind is identified.
  • Ensuring equity of access to services and equity of delivery of services to minority, marginalised or disadvantaged groups.
  • Supporting those who need advocacy to exercise their rights.
  • Respecting the rights of patients to accept or refuse treatment or a care provider.

what are the other duties of  Nurse Practitioner:

The nurse practitioner may, from time-to-time, be asked to undertake other reasonable duties, with appropriate training. It is important that all members of staff are prepared to undertake additional or relinquish current duties to maintain service delivery to patients. It is expected that requests from the Partners will not be unreasonably refused.

Nurse Practitioner Programmes:

Nurse Practitioner programmes can be found in the following links:

https://www.ucas.com/

http://www.lsbu.ac.uk/courses/course-finder/advanced-nurse-practitioner

http://www.uclan.ac.uk/courses/bsc_hons_nurse_practitioner.php

http://www.city.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/advanced-nurse-practitioner-adult-child

https://www.brighton.ac.uk/courses/study/nurse-practitioner-bsc-hons-top-up-degree.aspx

http://www.southampton.ac.uk/healthsciences/postgraduate/taught_courses/msc_adv_clin_practice_practitioner.page

https://www.bcu.ac.uk/courses/advanced-practice-advanced-health-care-pgdip-msc-2018-19

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/nursing/study/index.aspx

http://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/advanced-practice-msc-pg-dip-pg-cert.aspx

http://www.tees.ac.uk/postgraduate_courses/Health_&_Social_Care/

Online Nurse Practitioner Programmes:

Online Nurse Practitioner Courses can be carried out, these are very far in between and recommend that you go with a qualification that is hands-on and practical.

Locum Meds also recommend that you choose a course which has the V300 Independent Prescribing qualification (Independent and Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing) incorporated within the course, or you can study this qualification alongside Nurse Practitioner qualifications, make sure you achieve a V300 Independent Prescribing qualification as this will determine your prescribing rights as shown on the NMC website for each individual nurse.

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/cpd/independent-and-supplementary-non-medical-prescribing

https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/modules/nmp-nurses/

http://www.salford.ac.uk/ug-courses/non-medical-prescribing-single-module

http://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate-courses/non-medical-prescribing-pg-cert/non-medical-prescribing.aspx

Nurse Practitioner work in a variety of environments

  • Hospitals, acute care or ambulatory care settings
  • Outpatient settings
  • Long-term care facilities and nursing homes
  • Private homes providing health care services
  • Hospice and palliative care services
  • Government and community health agencies
  • Universities and research agencies
  • Healthcare or health industry businesses
  • Private practice

How to become a Certified Nurse Practitioner:

A Nurse Practitioner is a registered nurse (RN) who has received advanced training & knowledge through a nursing degree or specialized healthcare training. Most nurse practitioners usually have a Master’s degree and an area of specialization. Due to their advanced training and experience, nurse practitioners perform a variety of functions normally attributed to doctors and physicians, such as immunization, patient examination, diagnosis, treatment and follow up.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner’s required for ongoing work in Bollington

We are looking for a experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner to work in our client emergency department in bollington. You will be responsible for assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care for patients and be able to deliver care in accordance with current ward philosophy

We have ongoing work, with ongoing sessions, to offer any Emergency Nurse Practitioner who want’s to earn a high salary, in a secure healthcare position.

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Benefits Include 

  • Work available for days and nights
  • Ongoing work – guaranteed money and shift work
  • Working with our most respected client, state of the art equipment
  • Earn up to £40 PH
  • Equivalent earning of £62,000-£83,000

You will be able to use your specialized roles and support patients who truly need you.

This high salary work is a prize for any hardworking experienced Emergency Nurse Practitioner wishing to work in the Bollington area.

Please contact us today to find out more.

call us 01923 594 002

What is Emergency Nurse Practitioner:

An ENP is a senior emergency department nurse who has been specially trained to treat minor injuries. ENPs are qualified to assess, diagnose, treat and discharge patients with certain injuries without having to refer to a doctor.

Emergency Nurse practitioner salary / Pay:

The salary of a Emergency Nurse Practitioner role varies depending upon the following;  Hours worked, experience, Education, how eager the organisation are in your skills, references, reputation, location, the list goes on…

Locum Meds have years of experience in accurately determining your pay rate, give us a call today to discuss either what you should be getting paid or what you should be paying a prospective or current employee.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner Job Description:

The content of this job description is designed to be inclusive of a broad range of tasks which may be performed by an emergency nurse practitioner. An emergency nurse practitioner role will  responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care, without supervision and will be required to teach other nursing and non-nursing staff. The position encompasses a specialist clinical role of Emergency Nurse Practitioner. It is essential that an ENP will be  NMC registered Nurse with formal ENP qualification.

This post is written to be an equivalent  for Agenda for Change (AfC) Band 8. Duties will vary from practice to practice and this is a guide only. Practice accountability structures will also vary.

Scope Of Job:

Co-ordinates the provision of seamless care for patients from admission to discharge by utilising efficient verbal and written communication practices with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team / Primary Care Services and Carers.

Provides senior cover for, and is responsible for the ongoing management of the ward/ department area in the absence of the senior nurse.

Clinical Practice

  • Assesses, plans, implements and evaluates programmes of care with reference to patients, without direct supervision. Diagnose and manage patients presenting with both acute and chronic conditions based on a management plan which includes a medication plan and other interventions.
  • Demonstrate competency in professional skills relating to ENP practice and expand those skills to meet the needs of the patients. The post holder will be responsible for the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge of specific groups of patients according to ENP policy, utilising a range of investigatory procedures without reference to a doctor.
  • Assist the ward/department manager to facilitate change processes within the area whether clinical or managerial in nature to ensure that the ward/department team foster innovative practice and meet patient needs.
  • In the absence of the ward/department manager, the post holder will supervise, deploy and develop all staff to ensure efficient management of a rapidly changing and developing nursing service.
  • Co-ordinates the provision of seamless care for patients from admission to discharge by utilising efficient verbal and written communication practices with all members of the Multi-Disciplinary Team / Primary Care Services and Carers.
  • Ensure that all written documentation within the ward/department area is clear, concise, timely and complies with the NMC Standards for Records and Record Keeping.
  • Establish, maintain and develop effective communication with all disciplines, patients and relatives.

Managerial  Responsibilities

  • Provides senior cover for, and is responsible for the ongoing management of the ward/ department area in the absence of the senior nurse.
  • In conjunction with and/or in the absence of the ward/department manager, participate in efficient and effective HR planning – management of employee conduct, duty rosters, annual leave, study leave, mandatory training sessions, sickness absence reporting and management of the appropriate use of Bank and Agency nursing complying with agreed policy and procedure.
  • Assist the ward/department manager in the recruitment and selection of staff as required.
  • Ensures effective management of ward/department resources including stores, supplies and medicines.
  • Participate in ward/department, ENP and directorate audit activity where appropriate and assist the ward/department manager in the development of evidenced based practice as required.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents/complaints involving patients, carers and staff to the senior nurse and commence enquiries or documentation as necessary.

Emergency Nurse Practitioner Qualification

  • Assists the senior nurse in the development of ward/department based orientation and education programmes for newly qualified staff and student nurses and acts as mentor / preceptor as required.
  • Provides teaching, guidance, supervision and support for junior staff (qualified and non qualified) acting as a resource, advisor and role model to colleagues in the delivery of care.
  • Help foster and maintain an environment which encourages staff development, supporting and counselling staff as necessary.
  • To maintain an extensive knowledge of A&E and ENP nursing practice by participating in on-going education and continuing self development, including regular appraisal of own performance.

Risk Management/Health And Safety

  • Actively promote the safety of patients, visitors and staff at all times and ensure that systems are in place to identify clinical risk and report incidents to the Directorate Nurse
  • Lead, complying with all Organisational, Health and Safety and Infection Control policies.
  • Participate in the identification of risk and risk management strategies incorporating these, through nurse management, to the risk register and ensure that all risks to patients and staff are identified through the use of the Clinical Incident Reporting System
  • To keep abreast of and inform junior staff of changes in Health and Safety Legislation and policies with particular regard to COSHH, Fire, RIDDOR, infection Control and Manual Handling

Communication

  • Advise patients of the Emergency Nurse Practitioner role, its extent and limits.
  • Communicate effectively, promptly and appropriately with patients and team members.
  • Provide links to additional information/guidance/support for both colleagues and patients/carers including onward referral where required.
  • Modify method of communication with patients to suit the situation, recognise problems/barriers take action and seek help at an early stage when they arise.
  • Communicate risk to patients and ensure proper consent gained where appropriate.
  • Act as an advocate for patients or colleagues who need assistance and representation.
  • Establish and maintain effective communication with internal and external stakeholders/organisations/individuals.
  • Contribute to practice and nursing team meetings.

Physical, Mental, Emotional and Environmental demands of the job

Physical Skills

  • Manual Handling skills/patients/trolleys
  • Physical Life Support skills at advanced level
  • Dexterity of managing venous/arterial lines/IV injections and infusions
  • Wound management/ Suturing/Wound closure
  • Management of body cavity drains
  • Keyboard skills for computer use
  • Application of plaster casts
  • Management of aggression skills

Physical Demands

  • Movement of patients/ equipment/beds/trolleys/monitors
  • Long and rotational shift patterns
  • Cleaning and maintenance of equipment

Mental Demands

  • Calculation of drug dosages
  • Increased concentration in developing rosters /manpower
  • Planning/patient care with unpredictable interruptions in task
  • Due to emergency event eg; cardiac arrest/major trauma
  • Complaints Handling and responses
  • Multi-tasking and prioritising
  • Assessment and teaching of qualified nurses
  • Management of major incidents

Emotional Demands

  • Bereavement and breaking bad news in sudden death cases
  • Challenging behaviour from patients and carers/verbal and physical aggression
  • Exposure to substances hazardous to health eg; body fluids
  • Managing potential /actual disciplinary issues
  • Exposure to trauma Domestic abuse issues Child protection issues in paediatric abuse

Working Conditions For Emergency Nurse Practitioner

Working in allocated area which is split into 4 areas

  • Majors
  • Minors
  • Triage
  • Resus

Confidentiality In Emergency Nurse Job

In the course of their duties, the emergency nurse practitioner role will have access to confidential information relating to patients, their carers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business. All such information from any source whatsoever will be treated as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, their careers and relatives and colleagues within and outside the practice and in relation to the practice as a business will only be shared in accordance with the practice’s Confidentiality Policy, the Data Protection Act and the Freedom of Information Act and in such a way that personal and sensitive patient-identifiable data is protected.

Other duties of Emergency Nurse Practitioner role

The emergency nurse practitioner role may, from time-to-time, be asked to undertake other reasonable duties, with appropriate training. It is important that all members of staff are prepared to undertake additional or relinquish current duties to maintain service delivery to patients. It is expected that requests from the Partners will not be unreasonably refused.

Emergency Nurse practitioner Courses and Programmes

Emergency Nurse Practitioner programmes can be found in the following links:

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/scharr/prospective_students/masters/aec

https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-courses/advanced-practice-msc-pg-dip-pg-cert.aspx

https://www.cumbria.ac.uk/study/courses/cpd-and-short-courses/practice-development-emergency-care/

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/postgraduate/courses/taught/med/advanced-critical-care-practitioner.aspx

https://www.brookes.ac.uk/courses/postgraduate/postgraduate-certificate-in-emergency-nursing-practice/

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/postgraduate/taught/coursefinder/courses/181703.html

best online nurse practitioner programs can be carried out, these are very far in between and recommend that you go with a qualification that is hands on and practical.

Locum Meds also recommend that you choose a course which has the V300 Independent Prescribing qualification (Independent and Supplementary Non-Medical Prescribing) incorporated within the course, or you can study this qualification alongside Nurse Practitioner qualifications, make sure you achieve a V300 Independent Prescribing qualification as this will determine your prescribing rights as shown on the NMC website for each individual nurse.

https://www.city.ac.uk/courses/cpd/independent-and-supplementary-non-medical-prescribing

https://www.derby.ac.uk/courses/modules/nmp-nurses/

http://www.salford.ac.uk/ug-courses/non-medical-prescribing-single-module

http://www.dmu.ac.uk/study/courses/postgraduate-courses/non-medical-prescribing-pg-cert/non-medical-prescribing.aspx

How to become a Certified Emergency Nurse Practitioner:

An emergency nurse practitioner role is an advanced-practice nurse who works in emergency medicine. They are trained to manage acutely ill or injured patients of all ages. This fast-paced nursing specialty requires the skill to treat patients with varying levels of acuity in busy emergency rooms and other urgent care facilities. Depending on the state in which they practice, oversight by physicians may or may not be required.