Prescribing Nurse/Paramedic - Clinical Advisory Service

£35.00 hourly
  • Herts Urgent Care NHS
  • Peterborough, UK
  • 13 Jan, 2021
Part time Healthcare & Medical

Job Description

Exciting New Opportunities for Prescribing Nurses and Paramedics

We are recruiting Prescribers with unscheduled/emergency care experience to join the Clinical Advisory Service team, based from Peterborough. If you are passionate about helping others and are patient centred, we want to hear from you.

The Role:

As part of the Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) team, with GP colleagues and Pharmacists you will form part of a wider Clinical workforce team. You will will carry out complex clinical triage over the phone in a sensitive manner, providing assessment and advice to patients and other health care professionals.

Practicing with your scope of practice, to assess undifferentiated and underdiagnosed problems using clinical skills via the telephone, including video consultation.

Managing the case list effectively, to reduce demand on face-to-face services including ambulance dispositions, A&Es, Urgent Care Centres and OOHs.

The patient groups include infants, elderly care and end of life.

Working as part of a 24/7 multi disciplinary team, hours include evenings and weekends. Contracted hours and bank opportunities are available.

Shifts Times Available

  • Monday to Friday, 6pm - 11pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 8am - 1pm, 1pm - 6pm, 6pm - 11pm. 11pm - 8am

Role Expectations:

We are looking for Clinicians to support HUC's delivery of outstanding patient care.

You must be a Registered General Nurse or Paramedic and have:

  • Minor Illness and Prescribing qualifications
  • Experience of working in an urgent/unscheduled care setting
  • Confident in making decisions autonomously is essential
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Knowledge of SystmOne is an advantage
  • Driving Licence

We can offer you:

  • Flexible shift patterns that suit you
  • Varied, interesting and challenging work
  • Opportunity to make a difference
  • Senior Clinical support available at all times
  • Educational events
  • Performance feedback to support appraisals

Current Pay Rates:

£35 per hour, with enhancements apply on Bank Holidays

Benefits of joining us:

  • Professional indemnity cover
  • NHS pension scheme and Perkbox reward scheme
  • Eye test scheme
  • Supportive, enjoyable and team-based culture

Interviews:

The first stage interviews may be held via Microsoft Teams.

On-boarding Process:

If successful, you will be paid to complete a full day’s induction, which will include system training, followed by a number of buddy shifts to prepare you for the role.

About Us

At HUC we pride ourselves on delivering care for the communities we serve, providing a range of healthcare and clinically led services to support patients and GPs.

We are an experienced provider, having delivered GP led services since 2008 including, NHS111, GP Out of Hours, an APMS GP practice, Extended Access, an Urgent Treatment Centre, a Minor Injuries Unit and an Acute Visiting Service.

We are a nationally recognised NHS partner, providing Integrated Urgent Care Services to over 3 million patients, via the single-entry point of NHS111, this also includes access to Out of Hours Dental Advice and GP telephone cover.

We deliver services across a number of geographical locations and systems, working closely with health, social care and community service providers. We are proactive in developing solutions to support both primary and urgent care, regularly piloting new ideas and initiatives to support patient flow, admission avoidance and better access.

We are a not for profit organisation, any surplus that we make is reinvested straight back into the services we deliver, rather than being distributed to shareholders. We are proud of our social enterprise status and our ability to provide our patients with access to health care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

 

As HUC is an organisation commissioned by the NHS, all roles are listed on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1023), which means they are eligible for a standard or enhanced check as appropriate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are fully committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.