Primary Care Paramedic / Advanced Practitioner

Posted: 4 months ago

Crane Valley Primary Care Network

£32k - £41k (dependent on experience)

Crane Valley Primary Care Network, a friendly, forward thinking and innovative PCN that covers Ferndown, West Moors, Verwood and Cranborne is recruiting for a Primary Care Paramedic / Advanced Practitioner to join its team of GPs, ANPs, Nurses, Care Come Teams and Pharmacists.

As a Primary Care Paramedic / Advanced Practitioner you will work closely with the network care home team with the goal of enhancing health in care homes.

You will support each practices' daily on call-team to provide an on the day emergency home visiting service for patients which will involve the assessment, diagnosis, treatment or referral of patients presenting with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions.

The ideal candidate will work within the Advanced/Emergency Care Practitioner’s level of competency and will be fully qualified to undertake this role and will be a registered HCPC Paramedic.

You will be able to provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment at first point of contact by attending to patients according to their needs in their home or care setting, involving patients, relatives and carers with discussions and advanced care planning.

You will support and continue the development of an on the day emergency home visiting service for the network.

You will  be able to accurately triage and prioritise patients, including in emergency situations, demonstrating the use of a variety of techniques to elicit the history of an event/illness, including past medical and drug history, evaluating clinical information from examination and initiate appropriate treatment and/or referral.

For more information about this exciting new role please contact James Leyland, Director of HR otherwise please submit your CV application to james.leyland@dorset.nhs.uk. We look forward to hearing from you.

Salary: £32k - £41k (dependent on experience)

Closing date: 31/08/2020

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