About the Job
If you are a qualified Nurse or Paramedic looking for your next opportunity and you have the passion and desire to deliver a better urgent care service to the people that matter then look no further, as this could be the job for you.
In order to deliver this vision, we are looking for clinicians who are able to work within Telephone Assessment. Full training will be given. You will be responsible for assessing patients, using a telephone assessment triage system (TAS) and streaming them to the most appropriate service or advice.
You will be working within a Multi-Disciplinary Team which consists of GPs/ANPs, Registered Nurses and UCPs,
•To provide safe and effective telephone advice, health assessment and information to patients calling in to the NHS 111 service.
•Ensure all Telephone Assessment Clinicians are of a standard to assess patients autonomously within another service to ensure the most appropriate Clinical outcome for the patient is reached.
•Provide safe and effective Telephone health assessments of patients contacting the service for advice.
•Provide a safe and effective Telephone health assessment for all patients requiring a Primary Care assessment.
•To provide a safe and effective Telephone health assessments of patients requiring a home visit.
•To work as part of the multi-disciplinary team in providing quality, evidence-based health care to meet the immediate needs of the patient.
•Take an active role within the cross-disciplinary, Multi-Skilled team to ensure service quality in line with corporate goals and strategy, and to assist in the development of new models for service delivery which have a positive impact on the health economy.
For a full list of duties, please contact our recruiter on the details shown below.
•Registered Clinician (Paramedic, Nurse or AHP)
•Recognised Autonomous Clinical assessment within a Primary Care environment
•Recent experience in acute / primary care setting.
•Understanding of clinical triage
•Understanding of patient management in PCC setting
•Sound understanding of legal / professional implications of independent practice
•Familiarity with computers and IT skills.
About Care UK
Care UK was founded in 1982. Today our healthcare services include treatment centres, GP practices, NHS walk-in centres, GP out-of-hours, prison health services and clinical assessment and diagnostics facilities. This means that we provide a greater range of specialist care services than any other organisation in the UK.
Care UK is the largest independent provider of urgent care services in England incorporating out of hours, single point of access and referral management. We deliver excellent, high value patient care on behalf of the NHS for over eight million patients across England.
We work with the NHS to deliver high quality healthcare services, reducing waiting times and giving the patient a greater level of choice. We also take healthcare services closer to where people live and work – increasing the efficiency and quality of the services we deliver and helping to reduce waiting times.
If you would like more information, please visit our website: http://careukhealthcare.com
We can offer you
We have permanent jobs available on a full or part-time basis, working up to 37.5 hours per week. Shifts are available for mid-week evenings and weekends
• £20.80 - £26 per hour, depending on your shift worked
• Indemnity covered
• Company Pension
• 25 days annual leave + public holidays
• Free CPD, including online and face-to-face training
• Online Shopping discounts
• Cycle to work scheme
Once you have applied to this job, you will be contacted by Daniel who sits within our recruitment team by phone or email if you have been shortlisted for interview.
If you would like a full comprehensive Job Description please email email@example.com
Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.
Care UK is committed to creating a diverse environment and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Care UK reserve the right to close this advert early, if a sufficient number of applications have been received.