A Vacancy at Northumbria Healthcare - NHCT Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
We are looking to employ a full time Elderly Nurse Practitioners:
The above post holders will work amongst the bigger team, rotating between the above hospitals and Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital.
Our team of nurse practitioners support the medical teams trust wide and provide autonomous support in a number of our community rehabilitation hospitals. We also provide a frailty Assessment Service within the Emergency department at NSECH, assessing frail elderly patients and getting them to the right place first time around, reducing unnecessary moves where possible. We welcome applications from nurses who feel they can undertake this role and meet the demands of this challenging but rewarding post.
Providing services to support our frail elderly patients trust wide in a variety of settings.
Conducting thorough patient histories.
Conducting clinical assessments.
Requesting appropriate investigations, e.g bloods, X-ray, CT scans etc, where necessary.
Interpreting the results of investigations.
Making differential diagnosis following assessment and investigations.
Commencing treatment plans following diagnosis including prescribing where necessary.
Caring for our patients in a holistic manner ensuring any additional referrals to other health care professionals are made to meet all of their individual care needs.
Working across a variety of areas including the Emergency department, wards and some clinic work.
We would also welcome applications from staff that may not have the current clinical skills to undertake this role, but have the aptitude and drive to undertake training in order to become autonomous practitioners within the team.
We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality – opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn’t, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read ‘applicant guidance notes’ before submitting your application
This advert closes on Thursday 6 May 2021
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