Emergency Care Practitioner

Recruiter
DHU Healthcare
Location
Loughborough
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
21 May 2019
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EMERGENCY CARE PRACTITONERS
DHU Urgent Care (LLR) are looking for dynamic, experienced Emergency Care Practitioners to work flexibly within the team providing high quality, responsive services. The post holder will work autonomously, undertake clinical assessment, make referrals as required and give advice to patients across a wide spectrum of clinical conditions within the services provided by DHU Urgent Care (LLR).
Reporting to the Clinical Service Lead and working closely with GPs and other aligned healthcare professionals, the post holder will be a key player in delivering the priorities of the services across DHU LLR Urgent Care Division, whilst ensuring clinical focus in the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients.
The post holder will have experience of the Urgent and Emergency Care services and or General Practice, show a proactive approach with a desire to improve patient care and be a team-player. It is a great opportunity to be a part of an organisation that is growing and can offer you a portfolio career and believes in developing and valuing its staff as much as the patients we care for.
The successful candidate will likely have:
  • Minimum of 2 years post reg or Emergency Care Practitioner.
  • Experience in an Urgent Care setting either in A&E/WIC/UCC/First responder or similar.
  • Evidence of experience using advanced clinical examination & assessment skills within practice supported by the appropriate post registration qualification. ECP
  • Experience of autonomous practice working and multi-professional team working
  • Has experience in nurse led clinics or emergency care centres ,out of hours facilities or walk in centres
  • Primary care experience - both adults and children.
  • Comfortable with risk - in other words has a low propensity to admit patients or direct patients to ED.
  • Understanding of the local care pathways, in particular understanding where patients can otherwise be directed to (outside of ED).
  • Able to use Adastra and Senior Clinician Module (training will be provided if needed)
DHU Heath Care believes our workforce should be as diverse as the range of services we offer, and the communities we serve. We are committed to valuing and encouraging diversity throughout our workforce, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. As part of our mission we are dedicated to eliminating discrimination.

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