Job Title: Nurse Practitioner (RMN or RNLD)
Location: Wyboston, Bedfordshire
Hours: Permanent, Full time 37.5hrs a week (part time may be considered)
Salary: GBP27,000 pro rata
*Candidates must be either a Registered Mental Health Nurse or Registered Learning Disability Nurse*
About Our Client:
Our client is a purpose built hospital in Bedford, designed specifically to meet the challenging needs of adults with Autism and Asperger syndrome and associated mental health issues and learning disabilities.
??To effectively run the operations of the unit whilst on shift and provide clear guidance and support to the ASC Link Workers / Practitioners.
??Effectively communicate sensitive information to patients and/or relatives and carers concerning the physical and/or psychological condition of the patient.
??Attend meetings and forums, representing the hospital at various levels as required.
??Ensuring that all clinical and other information is gathered, stored and passed on to relevant hospital service/personnel. In addition ensure that all written and electronically stored information is accessible only to authorised personnel and is stored in accordance with the Data Protection Act.
??Ensuring the development and maintenance of systems for effective communication with all patients, carers, visitors, staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team.
Purpose Of The Role:
??To co-ordinate and provide the care and treatment of an identified group of patients without direct supervision.
??To assist in the management and organisation of work as required.
??Take responsibility for the development of practice and the delivery of evidence based practice.
??Contribute to the development of high quality in-patient services in a changing health care environment.
??Contribute to the implementation of evidence based practice within the area; this work will be supported by the Unit Manager.
??To ensure continuous personal development through the utilisation of regular supervision, annual appraisal and training.
Candidates Must Have:
??Suitable knowledge of ASC and its implications.
??Full understanding of the National Minimum Standards for Independent Hospitals.
??Understanding of the need for setting, monitoring and evaluation of overall standards of care and practice on the hospital, in consultation with the staff and Multi-disciplinary team.
??Ability to ensuring compliance with the systems in place, which invite patients and their carers to comment on the quality of services they receive.
??Applied understanding of clinical audit, ensuring an ongoing review of care is undertaken.
??Ability to demonstrate applied understanding of clinical risk assessment and management.
Please apply online or call for further information on this Nurse Practitioner role- [... Click Apply...], please quote J2020