Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

NHS Lothian
Edinburgh Technopole
11 Jan 2018
12 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
As part of the redesign of the critical care service in NHS Lothian - University Hospitals Division has developed a group of Advanced Critical Care Nurse Practitioners to support the delivery of safe and effective critical care.

The service is delivered on the 3 acute adult sites in the University Hospitals Division - the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh St Johns Hospital and the Western General Hospital. All 3 hospitals admit patients requiring general ICU and HDU care as well as supporting national and tertiary service provision.

We are looking for experienced critical care nurses with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who have undertaken a training programme that has led to the achievement of a Masters Degree in Advanced Nursing Practice. Applicants will be expected to show evidence of clinical leadership have evidence of excellent communication skills and be committed to supporting the change agenda.

The minimum requirement for the post is to be a registered nurse with a least 5 years experience within the critical care setting post graduate qualification in critical care nursing and posses a qualification at MSc level in Advanced Practice including Non medical prescribing.

Selection for the posts will be carried out using a clinical assessment centre and competency based interview.