Nurse Practitioner with Minor Illness & Chronic Disease Skills
The Rycote Practice, Thame, Oxfordshire
Salary & hours negotiable
- Do you possess the communication skills to engage with patients from all walks of life?
- Can you adapt to new ways in which patients are accessing primary care?
- Are you motivated to influence change and improve care for patients?
We are a friendly, patient-centred practice with a growing list, currently looking after nearly 13,000 patients. We are seeking an additional nurse practitioner to join our team of 8 nurses (and HCAs), 9 GPs and wider MDT team comprising a clinical pharmacist, First Contact Physio, Care Co-ordinator and Social Prescribers.
The post holder will enjoy a varied role which combines seeing acute urgent conditions with long term chronic disease management – ideally including Diabetes.
The successful applicant will:
- Autonomously treat patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions whilst having an awareness of when to appropriately access the wider clinical team
- Manage patients with long term chronic diseases through proactive and reactive interventions
- Hold an extended/supplementary nurse prescribing qualification
- Be capable and comfortable with face to face, telephone and e-consulting (as well as home visiting where appropriate)
- Possess the organisational and interpersonal skills to manage expectation and practice safely in a fast-paced environment
Do you have some but not all of these attributes? Most importantly, we are looking for an enthusiastic applicant who shares our values to provide Excellent Care by Working Together
If this sounds like you, we look forward to receiving your application.
Please send a CV and covering letter. Informal (socially distanced) visits are encouraged.
For further information and to apply please contact:
Our Nurse Team Lead [email protected] or telephone 01844 267931
Closing Date: Tuesday 4th May
Interview Date: Tuesday 11th May
We reserve the right to close this advert early if the right candidate is found.