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In-Patient Unit (IPU) Advanced Nurse Practitioner at MediTalent Ltd

In-Patient Unit (IPU) Advanced Nurse Practitioner

MediTalent Ltd Watford Full-Time
£43,000 - £52,000/Year
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Role: In-Patient Unit (IPU) Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Location: Watford

Salary: £43-£52k pa plus a £4000 retention package, pro rata to hours worked

Hours: Full-time and Part-Time contracts available salary is pro rata to the hours worked.

MediTalent are recruiting on behalf of a community hospice in the Watford area of London for an In-Patient Unit (IPU) Advanced Nurse Practitioner . This 12 bed inpatient palliative care facility offers a home from home holistic environment and provides specialist care for patients and their families facing life limiting illnesses.

You will work 37.5 Hours (1.0 FTE); integrated into internal shift rotation (Medical team 3 days a week and nursing shifts 2 days a week)

You will join us and Work as a clinically independent and autonomous practitioner, managing a Palliative/EOLC patients as part of the IPU MDT. As well as leading on nurse-led admissions and discharges, to ensure a responsive coordinated approach to the most effective and safe use of the IPU beds.

This will be done as part of the medical team (with consultant support) 3 days a week and as part of the nursing team alongside specialty doctor 2 days a week, being a linking practitioner between these two teams.

Utilise their Specialist Palliative Care symptom management knowledge, Advanced Communication and Psychological skills to support high levels of decision-making, expert problem-solving abilities and understanding of disease processes.

Use independent non-medical prescribing authority, to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate medication as defined by current legislative framework.

Constantly strive to keep up to date with new advanced nursing practice and Palliative care developments, maintaining own CPD, competence and skill level through regular clinical supervision, appraisal, training opportunities and personal development plans.

Develop close links with the Senior Head of Patient Services (IPU and Governance) and IPU Team Lead and Practice Development Lead working collaboratively on agreed service developments improvement and practice-based initiatives.

The ideal candidate will be NMC registered with no restrictions on your practice. Be aware of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and be accountable for own practice, ensuring continued, effective registration with NMC. You will have Significant clinical experience as a nurse specialist in Palliative/EOLC or managing long-term conditions, experience in project management, leading service change, managing a budget and managing and or leading a team. In exchange you will receive a competitive salary with additional benefits and enhancements for out of hours with the ability to continue to contribute to an existing NHS pension scheme

Benefits include:

27 days annual leave plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time)

Employer and employee contributory pension Scheme

Professional Development

Cycle To Work Scheme

Computer Purchase Scheme

Employee Assistance Programme

To apply please email your CV or call/text Helen on 07553334391


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