Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Manor House Surgery Glossop, Tameside

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated ANP looking for a new career opportunity to work within our supportive, well-established team of clinicians.
We are offering an attractive and exciting career with excellent development opportunities and support for personal development, as part of our friendly and exceptional multidisciplinary team. You may be newly qualified or looking for a new challenge, we would be delighted to hear from you!

We are a well-established 2 site training practice with a current patient population of 18500, shortly increasing to 22,000 upon the imminent addition of a 3rd site. All practices are situated in the heart of the beautiful town of Glossop, close to local amenities and close to the two local railway stations with direct links to Manchester Piccadilly. Glossop is surrounded by the beautiful scenery of the High Peak and sits on the edge of the spectacular Derbyshire Peak District.

Our Practice Offers:

• Well-managed and pro-active training practice for FY2, ST2 & ST3
• Friendly and welcoming patient community
• Excellent collaboration with PCN & neighbourhood colleagues
• 8 GP Partners
• 14 Nursing staff
• 1 Practice Paramedic
• 20+ Administration support staff
• A variation of PCN staff (incl. Health Team, Paramedics, Pharmacists)
• Fully Computerised EMIS Web/ paperless systems
• Fully compliant with e-RS
• Committed to delivering first class primary care to our patients
• Excellent QOF achievement
• High performing practice
JOB DESCRIPTION:
• To act as an autonomous practitioner working independently and in conjunction with other
health care professionals to assess, diagnose and treat the conditions of patients attending
within primary care initiating direct referrals as appropriate.
• Provide expert professional advice to patients, carers and colleagues and ensure the
maintenance of clinical excellence.
• To develop new and innovative concepts, models, methods and practices to deliver new
and improved primary care services to meet the needs of the practice and the ICB
population.
• To provide education and training to other staff and students.
• To undertake research as part of the role.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES
CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE
• The Advanced Nurse Practitioner will work autonomously and is accountable for own
professional actions.
• Undertake Clinical Nursing Practice at an advanced level using expert knowledge and
clinical skills to deliver holistic care to people accessing primary health care services.
• Assess, diagnose and treat patients attending primary health care services with a range of
acute, non-acute and chronic medical conditions.
• Assess, diagnoses and treat patients in surgery or own home who require acute medical
attention and refer to appropriate agency.
• Directly admit patients to secondary care hospital in acute medical need.
• Refer patients to other medical specialities for assessment if deemed appropriate.
• Refer patients as appropriate to other members of the multidisciplinary team, secondary
care and to other statutory and voluntary organisations including referral for x-ray.
• Interpret a range of diagnostic tests and routine clinical procedures.
• Make critical judgements of the highest order to satisfy the expectations and demands of
the job eg first contact with patients presenting acutely and manage care in the presence
and absence of protocols.
• Make decisions where precedents do not exist, where appropriate without recourse to
others e.g. direct referral of patients to Hospital Consultants without prior reference to other
medical colleagues.
• Advise and support others where standard protocols do not apply.
• Work within professional guidelines and codes of conduct.
• Work within all relevant practice policies and procedural guidelines e.g. infection control,
chaperoning, risk management.
• Extended and supplementary prescriber.

CARE AND PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT
• Develop and manage highly specialised programmes of care and care packages and
provide highly specialised advice concerning care normally beyond the scope of normal
Nursing practice eg establishe differential diagnoses, management/treatment plan and
make referrals as appropriate. Make fast track referrals.
• Communicate highly sensitive condition related information to patients, relatives and
carers.
• Initiate the process of diagnosis with patients suspected to have a chronic disease eg.
diabetes, COPD, asthma, IHD referring to other clinical staff as appropriate.
• Contribute to practice targets both local and national within the disease management
agenda eg QOF, prescribing incentive scheme.
• Contribute to disease registers.
• Audit outcomes of care against standards and initiate changes as necessary.
• Undertake annual review of patients’ understanding and ability to self-manage their health.
• Undertake medication reviews.
• Refer to other members of the extended primary health care team as appropriate eg
chiropodist, dietician, specialist Nurses.
• To actively implement safeguarding protocols for children and vulnerable adults and to
know who to refer to and how to escalate concerns about radicalisation.

STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT OF PRIMARY CARE SERVICES

• Contribute to the strategic development of primary care and public health services to
meet patient and population needs within the practice and across the wider organisation.
• Work/liaise across multi-professional and agency boundaries.
• Work at the forefront of practice innovation. Determine how to deal with ambiguous or
unique problems to develop and advance primary care services for the benefit of patients,
carers, and communities.
• Recognition and involvement in the organisation as a teaching unit and help drive the
Nursing element of training, including trainee NP’s.
• Develop links within the ICB and other local and national bodies relevant to primary care
Nursing initiatives.

HEALTH IMPROVEMENT
• Initiate and carry out programmes of health screening and ensures other team members
are aware of health agendas and screening programmes.
• Introduce innovation in practice to meet on going health need demands of the practice.
• Work to introduce new developments that will improve health outcomes for patients and be
able to demonstrate through written and presentation these developments i.e. Sexual
Health agenda.
• Share innovation and new learning with others.
• Support practitioners in profiling the practice population in order to initiate contribute and
promote improved health and prevent disease in individuals and groups.
• Represent individuals and families interests when they are not able to do so themselves.
• Make referrals to statutory and voluntary agencies as appropriate.

COMMUNICATION
• Provide and receive highly complex, sensitive, or contentious information and frequently
deal with situations which are hostile or emotive.
• Use developed communication, negotiation, conflict management skills which require
empathy, reassurance, and persuasive skills where there can be significant barriers to
acceptance which need to be overcome.
• Regularly communicate service related information to Partners, Business Manager,
Salaried GP’s, Nursing and Administrative staff, patients, relatives, and carers.
• Make operational judgements, manage conflicting views, and reconcile inter and intra
professional differences of opinion.
• Build and communicate therapeutic working relationships with a wide array of
statutory and voluntary organisations for the benefit of patient care and facilitate good
working relationships.

MANAGE/LEAD SELF/OTHERS
• Develop a special interest (dependent on experience) within the practice e.g. teenage
clinic, baby clinic, nursing home, cytology.
• Encourage and motivate others to be forward thinking in ideas that address the health
needs of the practice that will be innovative whilst managing and developing new ways of
working.
• Develop and lead on evidence based practice.
• Promote effective communication and relationships within the team.
• Partake in regular clinical supervision for own development.
• Actively participate in clinical and practice meetings.
• Develop own knowledge and practice to meet objectives/changes in service, through
attendance on study days, self-directed learning and reflection on practice.
• Assist in the mentorship and assessment of trainee Nurse Practitioners.
• Act as mentor for pre-registration students and other staff within the practice.
• Lead on setting standards and promotes best practice.
• Operate high standard of probity.

MANAGE AND USE INFORMATION
• Make effective use of the clinical system by ensuring the consistent and accurate entering
of data and use of appropriate Snomed Codes.
• Facilitate the use of up to date information technology in order to collate accurate and
timely information as and when required by the practice.
• Ensure a satisfactory call and recall system of patients.
• Assist in the development of practice protocols for the surgery and clinical protocols for
the clinical team.
• Identify, monitor and review deficiencies in procedures and implement remedial action
where required.

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Victoria Townley, ddicb.manormanager@nhs.net.

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Manor House Surgery Glossop, Manor Street, Glossop, Derbyshire, Cheshire, SK13 8PS (view map). For more information about the practice please visit https://www.manorhousesurgery.co.uk/.

Closing date: 28/04/2023Job reference: ANPMANOR12.04.2023Job type: PermanentStaff group: Nursing & Midwifery RegisteredJob location: TamesideEmployer: Manor House SurgerySalary: Competitive and dependant upon experience