Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Geriatrics – Frome Medical Practice

Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Geriatrics

Monday to Friday: 37.5 hours per week.

Annual salary: (depending on experience)

Closing Date: 7th June 2019

We are currently seeking an experienced Advanced Nurse Practitioner to work as part of multidisciplinary team. Ensuring appropriate in-patient care and assessments through ward rounds in both a community ward setting at our local community hospital based next to the Practice, and overseeing a number of Nursing homes with support of our visiting nurse team, this role will proactively work to ensure patient centred care, support of carers and efficient care co-ordination for safe and effective care of older people.

Please refer to our website at: www.fromemedicalpractice.co.uk/information/job-vacancies to view the full job description but in summary, the main roles and responsibilities will involve the following key areas of activity: -

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate specialist treatment and care to older people promoting independence and autonomy. Understand and respond to the particular needs of older people with frailty and co-existent mental health problems and engage with Practice QOF compliance for vulnerable groups.

Provide holistic care to support people using a multi-professional and interagency approach ensuring that care planning and decision making is co-ordinated and communicated across all involved organisations.

Engage in appropriate educational activity in order to maintain clinical competence and performance and participate in the training and development of nurses, medical students and GP registrars in the Practice.

To apply, please complete the official Frome Medical Practice application form and email to: somccg.frome.hr@nhs.net.

Alternatively, you can mail your application to: Human Resources, Frome Medical Practice, Enos Way, Frome, Somerset BA11 2FH

For more information on working for Frome Medical Practice, please watch the video link at https://vimeo.com/145962235, or visit our website: www.fromemedicalpractice.co.uk.

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