Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Nurse Practitioner – Summervale Surgery

Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Ilminster, Somerset

We are a 6 Partner Dispensing Practice in the lovely market town of Ilminster. Close by is the A303 and the main links to other parts of the West Country. We are within a short journey to the coast or countryside. We are an established training practice and are forward thinking in our approach to providing great patient care. We are an active member of our local Primary Care Network.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and highly skilled Nurse Practitioner/Advanced Nurse Practitioner to provide excellent care for presenting patients, from initial history taking, clinical assessment, and diagnosis, to treatment and/or referral.

We are also seeking someone capable of delivering sustainable improvements to the care and treatment of all our patients, participating in quality improvement projects, contributing to significant event analysis, clinical audits, and taking an active part in practice-wide work and Primary Care Network initiatives.

We are particularly looking for someone who is both fully qualified and experienced in dealing with all aspects same day urgent care/triage services in general practice.

The successful candidate should ideally be qualified and experienced in:

working autonomously when diagnosing and treating patients

assessing, examining, diagnosing and treating specific conditions in accordance within agreed medical and nursing protocols, within designated competencies

ensuring clinical practice is safe, effective, efficient and competent at all times.

Applications from candidates with a background in dealing with other areas, such as chronic diseases, medication reviews, minor injuries, and holding specialist clinics, would be very welcome.

You will need to be highly motivated, very adaptable, an excellent communicator, have good IT skills, and be able to work without direct supervision, using your own judgement, resourcefulness and common sense. You must also be able to work under pressure in a changing work environment. We can offer a competitive salary for the right candidate and NHS pension.

If you would like to find out more about this role, or would like to visit the practice, please contact Donna Noyce, Deputy Practice Manager (tel. 01460 52354).

Closing date for applications is Monday 22nd July, 2019.

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