CAITHNESS GENERAL HOSPITAL, WICK

ADVANCED NURSE PRACTITIONER
(BAND 7) (Salary 32,013- 42,205)

NURSE PRACTITIONER DEVELOPMENT POST
(BAND 6) (Salary 26,830 - 35,933)
1.5WTE

Is it time for a change?

We are looking for a highly motivated experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner or a Staff Nurse with a passion for clinical care, a strong team-work ethic and the aspiration to develop advanced nurse practitioner skills working as a key member of the senior clinical team. This post requires vision, innovation and the ability to work across professional boundaries and a real desire to provide the highest standards of patient care.
The successful candidate for the development post will be based in the Acute Assessment Unit and will work within the Emergency Department and the step down, rehabilitation ward within Caithness General Hospital as required within the training programme. This post is suitable for registered nurses experienced in the management of acutely ill patients. Established specialist skills in Accident & Emergency, Minor Injuries and Minor Ailments would be desirable. You will be required to successfully complete the Advanced Clinical Examination Course, Non Medical Prescribing and Minor Injuries and Minor Aliments within a specified timeframe. This will include assessment, diagnosing problems, implementing and supporting delivery of appropriate clinical care (minor and major clinical presentation), and evaluating outcomes of such care.
This is an exciting opportunity at a time of continuing quality improvement and redesign at Caithness General Hospital.
Caithness offers low pollution and low crime, unique wild life, it is world renound for surfing, the North Coast 500 and has stunning coastal scenery.
These are permanent posts of 37.5 hours per week or 18.75 hours per week, working a rotational day/night duty contract/12 hr shifts.
Informal enquiries would be welcomed by: Pam Garbe, Rural General Hospital Manager, Tel: 01955 880349 or Sara Sears, Associate Lead Nurse, Tel: 07815694469.
Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 053/17.18ES1) by e-mailing: northarea.recruitment@nhs.net.
CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 noon on Monday 20th November 2017