We are looking to recruit highly motivated, passionate and enthusiastic Bank Emergency Nurse Practitioners to join our established minor injuries team at Yate. The Minor Injury unit is a busy, nurse led unit treating a variety of injury only clinical conditions, supporting the local Emergency Departments by avoiding attendances where possible. We give appropriate and responsive care to patients in a clean and pleasant environment.
The MIU is a small but exciting place to work. We have a skilled team of nurses, caring for patients from new born to the very elderly, with a mixture of registered adult and children’s nurses.
The Minor Injury unit is open every weekday from 08:30 until 19:30 and weekends/ bank holidays from 10:00 until 13:30.
We are looking for an experienced ENP, with significant relevant experience, to join our team. A keen desire to help educate junior and less experienced staff will be essential.
Key skills required are:
•Registered Adult Nurse NMC level 1
•Must hold a degree level qualification
•Must have a degree level, Nurse Practitioner qualification.
•Excellent interpersonal skills
•Perform clinical skills to a high level; suturing, Foreign Body removal, manipulation of dislocated joints, plaster of Paris application, burn care
•Be able to diagnose patients who present with undifferentiated acute injuries and plan and implement any further care the patients may need
•Have a good working Knowledge of Safeguarding issues for Children and adults
•Ensure that accurate, contemporaneous documentation is achieved
•Be accountable for care using research based knowledge to inform practice
•Develop positive relationships with service users, be professional and polite at all times
•Be able to lead the team in Emergency situations
•Non-medical prescribing qualification, registered with NMC, or working towards
Salary: Bank Band 21 £20.42 p/h
Hours: Various, flexible hours
Closing Date: November 18, 2018