The Advanced Nurse Practitioner is a key member of the Middlewood Partnership Primary Care Network multidisciplinary team. We work with an online contact/booking system, plus telephone support for those who are not able to use IT. At the point of triage, we prioritise, direct and allocate the query to the right team or person; that may be within our organisation or in the wider health and care system. The ANP would be a crucial part of our clinical assessment team, undertaking face-to-face consultations in urgent care/minor illness clinics, and in patients’ own homes.
Main duties of the job
The post holder, acting within their scope of practice, will:
Work within our clinical allocation hub to triage patient enquiries and requests.
Guide, signpost and move patients through our system to ensure they see the right professional in a timely manner.
Offer expert advice via telephone and face to face assessment on a range of minor illnesses and minor ailments, including more complex case management, as appropriate, within the scope of practice.
Undertake home visits and clinical assessments as part of our visiting service. This will be with support and guidance from our visiting GP and working as part of an integrated multidisciplinary team
Specific functions will be to:
Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient.
Provide safe and effective online and telephone advice, face to face health assessments and advice and provide health and well-being information and advice to Middlewood patients.
Ensure all online and telephone assessments are of a standard to ensure the most appropriate clinical outcome for the patient is reached.
Take an active role within the multi-disciplinary team to ensure service quality in line with our organisational goals and strategy
Assist in the development of new models for service delivery which have a positive impact on the health care of our patients.
Carry out visits to patients’ homes, as well as visits to patients in Nursing/Care homes.
Provide an alternative model to urgent and same-day GP home visits for the network.
Undertake clinical audits where required
Communicate at all levels across organisations ensuring that an effective, patient-centred service is delivered.
Communicate proactively and effectively with all colleagues across the multi-disciplinary team, attending and contributing to meetings as required.
Maintain accurate and contemporaneous health records appropriate to the consultation, ensuring accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care and registration with the practice.
Able to recognise, record and report adverse incidents to promote patient safety and effective organisational learning
Analyse reports in order to support and enhance patient care
CLOSING DATE 16/06/2022