Current Vacancies

Emergency Nurse Practitioner (Bank)

JOB SUMMARY

The Urgent Care Centre (UCC) provides an efficient and effective service at St. Marks Hospital for patients with minor illness and ailments. The UCC is a Nurse-Led service and staffed with practitioners with a broad skill mix, including nurse prescribers and emergency care specialist nurses able to work autonomously in their field of practice.

The Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) is responsible for the minor injuries element of the UCC. You will be accountable for your own practice including the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge or referral of patients, independent or medical intervention, who attend the Urgent Care Centre with minor injuries or illness.

You will be expected to undertake tasks as delegated by the team leader or unit manager, which supports collaborative working in the development of a clinically excellent patient-centred service.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. To deliver a nurse-led service base on highly developed specialist knowledge within the guideline set out in the East Berkshire CCG Urgent Care Centre specification.
  2. To provide care that is base on evidence and supports the effective and efficient use of resources.
  3. To provide an advanced level of assessment through accurate and detailed history taking.
  4. To analyse clinical history and presenting clinical symptoms to obtain a diagnosis.
  5. To administer and prescribe appropriate treatment(s) in line with current legislation and EBPCOOH policy.
  6. To effectively discharge patients from the Urgent Care Service.
  7. To ensure any follow-up or referral arrangements are made.
  8. To demonstrate competence in a wide range of expanded roles including;
  • ECG recording & interpretation,
  • Fracture immobilisation using plaster of Paris splints
  • Wound care, including suturing with local anaesthesia,
  • Utilising PGDs for the administration of medication,
  • Requesting and interpreting x-rays.
  • Onward referral to Acute Care providers
  1. To interpret and use the result to inform decision making.
  2. To use advanced verbal, written and I.T. S skills which support assessment and leads to accurate diagnosis and development of appropriate treatment plan.
  3. To use a broad range of effective communication methods to overcome barriers.
  4. To ensure people’s rights and choices are explained and respected and that informed consent forms the basis of all care delivery.
  5. To promote health and wellbeing through patient advice and education.
  6. To coordinate overall care delivery and onward referral to other care providers within the UCC scope of operation.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Ensure the delivery of evidence-based nursing care by providing expert clinical assessment, care planning, care delivery, care evaluation and clinical advice in accordance with the Standards of Conduct, performance and ethics for Nurses and Midwives (NMC, 2008) within the Urgent Care arena as an autonomous practitioner.
  2. Workings in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct competently undertake expanded roles that enhance patient care.
  3. Working in accordance with NMC Standards to Support Learning and Development in Practice, support the competence of other clinical staff or Health Care Professionals.
  4. Uses own clinical judgement to initiate appropriate nursing interventions prior to the medical input being available and advise junior staff as necessary.
  5. Maintain accurate, current and contemporaneous records and ensure that all records relating to patient care are clear, concise and legible in accordance with the NMC Standards for Record Keeping: Guidance for Nurses and Midwives (NMC, 2009).
  6. In liaison with the EBPC management, promote the development and implementation of relevant clinical guidelines and policies.
  7. Ensure adherence to the EBPC Medicines Management Policy and the NMC Standards for Medicines Management (NMC, 2007).
  8. Participate in audits of practice and clinical effectiveness in accordance with the EBPC clinical governance audit plan.
  9. Lead specific areas of practice development in accordance with local and national policies and strategies to improve patient care.
  10. Participate in benchmarking activity within the clinical area and implement outcomes from Essence of Care.
  11. Actively assess and manage risk within the clinical area in accordance with Health and Safety legislation and risk management policy.
  12. Effectively utilise appropriate patient information, responding to communication barriers within the urgent care arena.
  13. Work within Data Protection and Caldecott requirements for information sharing.

GENERAL

To undertake other duties appropriate to the role as deemed necessary by the Line Manager and Chief Executive

This job description lists the main task but is not exhaustive and will be regularly reviewed and updated in discussion with the post holder.

This post is one of continual development. The job description is intended as a guided to the principal duties and responsibilities of the post and complements individual objectives set in line with the EBPCOOH’s annual business objectives. Responsibilities will be reviewed periodically in line with service priorities and duties may charge or new duties be introduced after consultation with the post holder.

REFERENCES

NURSING MIDWIFERY COUNCIL 2008. The Code: Standards of Conduct, performance and ethics for Nurses and Midwives, London, Nursing and Midwifery Council.

NURSING MIDWIFERY COUNCIL 2008. Standards to Support Learning and Assessment in Practice, London, Nursing and Midwifery Council.

NURSING MIDWIFERY COUNCIL 2009. Record Keeping: Guidance for Nurses and Midwives, London, Nursing Midwifery Council.

 

If you would like more information about this vacancy, then please contact Adam Butler on 03000 243 333 or alternatively, you can send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Out Of Hours GP - Part Time

“50% of departing GPs recently surveyed by NHS England, cited the ever-growing admin Avalanche as their reason for leaving.”

Does this strike a chord with you? Do you want to leave the paperwork behind and get on with what you became a doctor for – helping patients?

We can offer you a hands-on primary care role that eliminates the endless form-filling and box-ticking while retaining GP pay and benefits.

Would you like a position that is flexible enough that allows you the quality of life you want for you and your family?

Here is how you can improve your quality of life:

There are vacancies available at the at East Berkshire Primary Care out-of-hours service, where I am Chief Executive.

Because it is an out-of-hours service, you do not deal with any referrals – taking a mass of paperwork off your hands. That is because I do not want you filling in forms – I would like you helping patients

The benefits of Salaried:

  • An annual, NHS pensionable, full-time salary of £105,000
  • Six days study leave and six weeks holiday
  • A minimum of 5 hours and a maximum of 37.5 hours per week as a salaried GP. (Pay and leave is pro rata for part-time staff)
  • All medical indemnity and GMC membership costs reimbursed

We are also looking for sessional doctors

  • Broad Range of shifts available both in and Out of Hours
  • Choose your shift type
  • No commitments
  • Competitive Starting in September, £70ph weekday evenings, £80ph weekends, £90ph overnight and £100ph Bank Holiday and Bank holiday weekend.
  • Reflective qualitative and quantitive feedback for appraisal and revalidation
  • Diverse range of clinical case load
  • No paperwork you can walk away at the end of your shift
  • Don’t forget governments Indemnity Scheme starts in October for Winter Pressures.

Also, our doctors tell us they love the work/life balance this role gives them. We want the job to fit into your life, not the other way around. At the start of each month, we ask you the hours you want to work – then draw up your rota accordingly.

 

If you would like more information about this vacancy, then please contact Adam Butler on 03000 243 333 or alternatively, you can send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

Advanced Nurse Practitioner

HOURS:

Bank Shifts

Monday to Friday: 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Saturday: 8:30 am – 12.30 1pm -5pm
Sunday: 9 am – 1pm              

Job summary:

To provide and maintain a high standard of nursing care for patients as well as providing nursing assistance to the doctors and other members of the GP Hub primary healthcare team.  The duties will include all tasks normally undertaken by an experienced RGN in general practice and in addition, any roles agreed between the nurse and the doctors as appropriate, having regard to current training.

 

Job responsibilities:

  • Offer advice about childhood and adult vaccinations and ensure vaccines are administered under patient group directions.
  • Running well person clinics and health promotion programmes by providing a holistic assessment and lifestyle advice on diet, smoking, alcohol intake and exercise.  Facilitates change.
  • Prescribing within locally agreed PGD’s
  • Managing clinics for long-term conditions where experience and/or additional training has been undertaken
  • Assessing problems presented opportunistically by patients, dealing with minor illness.
  • Able to document consultations according to NMC guidelines
  • Ensures awareness of statutory and local clinical protection procedures, including systems of referral.  Ability to recognise signs and symptoms of child abuse.
  • Perform a holistic assessment of patients attending for ear irrigation.
  • Perform a holistic assessment of patients attending for cervical cytology smear tests.
  • Perform venipuncture according to local guidelines
  • Provide a holistic approach to wound management and implement wound care in line with current evidence-based guidelines.
  • Suture removal.
  • Undertake ECGs
  • Undertake any additional nursing tasks introduced in line with the development of GP Hub services.

If you would like more information about this vacancy, then please contact Adam Butler on 03000 243 333 or alternatively, you can send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]

General Practitioner

Dare to dream of 15-minute appointments in surgery, well now your dream has come true and whats more NO Admin. The thought of being able to work from home is not a distant fantasy but a reality with EBPC.

We are looking for salaried doctors for our surgery

Salary: £10,200 per session annually – 8 to 9 sessions per week

East Berkshire Primary Care Out of Hours currently has a fantastic opportunity for a Salaried GP to join The Chapel Medical Centre. The Chapel Medical Centre has been established for around ten years serving the community of Slough. In 2017 EBPC took over the management of the surgery. We pride ourselves on providing excellent healthcare while ensuring the needs of each patient are met.

You’ll be joining a dedicated and friendly team clinical staff with a registered population of approximately 8,500 patients.

You will also benefit from a highly supportive Practice Manager, Workflow Team, Multi-Disciplinary Team, and Reception Team, who all play a key role in supporting our doctor’s.

In our most recent CQC inspection, we were awarded ‘Good’.

No more 10-minute appointments!! We provide our patients with 15-minute face to face appointments to ensure patients receive the best level of care and our doctors have a safe and managed workload environment

As a Salaried GP, you will also be entitled to some great benefits, which include:

  • £10,200 per session annually – as a Salaried GP.
  • NHS Pension
  • 6 Days study leave per annum
  • Six weeks of annual leave per annum
  • One educational half-day per month
  • Sick Pay
  • NO Administration –  Work is done from Home
  • NO Bloods – Work is done from Home
  • NO Prescriptions – Work is done from home 90% of
  • Sessions from home – Triage and Admin
  • E-Consultation..48 Hour Response for patients – Work is done from Home
  • Medical Indemnity Membership reimbursed up to 90%
  • GMC Membership reimbursed up to 90%

If you would like more information about this vacancy, then please contact Adam Butler on 03000 243 333 or alternatively, you can send your CV and covering letter to [email protected]