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.
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.
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