Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme PCN, Stockport

The post holder will be an experienced nurse practitioner who, acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients within the practice. You will be working as part of the GP clinical team across practices within the PCN.

Clinical responsibilities:
• Assess and triage patients, including same day triage, and as appropriate provide definitive treatment (including prescribing medications following policy, patient group directives, NICE (national) and local clinical guidelines and local care pathways) or make necessary referrals to other members of the primary care team
• Manage undifferentiated undiagnosed condition and identify red flags and underlying serious pathology and take appropriate action
• Use complex decision making to inform the diagnosis, investigation, complete management of episodes of care within a broad scope of practice
• Actively take a personalised care approach and population centred care approach to enable shared decision making with the presenting person; and
• Complete the relevant training in order to provide multi-professional clinical practice and CPD supervision to other roles within primary care, for example first contact practitioners and the personalised care roles.
• Provide the choice of direct access to a nurse practitioner, both in the Practice and over the telephone, for the general practice population
• Make home visits to those who are too unwell to come into the clinic in person
• Make professionally autonomous decisions for which you are accountable
• Provide assistance to GPs seeing and treating patients referred to you as appropriate
• Instigate necessary invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests or investigations and interpret findings/reports
• Prescribe safe, effective and appropriate medication as defined by current legislative framework in accordance with the Practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate
• Provide safe, evidence-based, cost-effective, individualised patient care
• Offer a holistic service to patients and their families, developing where appropriate an ongoing plan of care/support, with an emphasis on prevention and self-care
• Promote health and well-being through the use of health promotion, health education, screening and therapeutic communication skills
• Refer patients directly to other services/agencies as appropriate
• Work with the team within the Practice, and across the wider NHS, to promote integrated and seamless pathways of care
• Contribute to the practice achieving its quality targets to sustain the high standards of patient care and service delivery
• Participate in identification of community health needs and develop patient/family-centred strategies to address them
• Help develop and set up new patient services and participate in initiatives to improve existing patient services

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Sharon Vandermotten,

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Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme PCN, Bramhall Health Centre, 66 Bramhall Lane South, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 2DY (view map).

Closing date: 24/08/2023Job reference: ANP32Job type: PermanentStaff group: Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredJob location: StockportEmployer: Bramhall and Cheadle Hulme PCNSalary: £54,112 pro rataSalary range: £50,000 - £60,000AfC pay band: Band 8a