Advanced nurse practitioner

Glenroyd Medical

Organisation: North Shore Surgery

Department: General practice

Salary: Negotiable

Job Type: Permanent

NHS Jobs Reference: A3585-21-8882

Closing date: 27/06/2021

Staff group: Nursing and Midwifery Registered

Informal enquiries to: Janine Deakin

Job overview

The post if for an experience Advanced Nurse Practitioner who,acting within their professional boundaries, will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment including prescribing and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate skills, for patients within the general practice. The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinica decision-making process. They will work collaboratively with the general practice team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures, and providing nurse leadership as required. In order to work at this level NMC requirement for advanced practice must be met.


Main duties of the job

  • Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis. Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly. Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan. Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice. Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions.


About us

We are a large friendly, supportive, well established practice, we comprise of 4 GP Partner, 2 Salaried GP’s 3 Advanced Nurse Practitioners, 5 Nurses, 3 HCA and 3 Pharmacists as well as a large Administrative and Reception Team with a list size of approximately 13,500 patients.

The post is for a full time position worked 5 days a week (Monday – Friday)


Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see Job Description attached which contains all the information require to help you decide whether this is the role for you.



Person Specification



  • Advanced clinical practice skills
  • Management of patients with long
  • term condition
  • Management of patients with
  • complex needs
  • Clinical examination skills
  • Accountability of own role and other
  • roles in a nurse-led service
  • Local and national health policy
  • Wider health economy
  • Clinical governance issues in
  • primary care



  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Communication skills, both written
  • and verbal
  • Communication of difficult
  • messages to patients and families
  • Negotiation and conflict
  • management skills
  • Change management
  • Teaching and mentorship in a
  • clinical setting
  • Resource management


  • Knowledge of the EMIS System



  • Working autonomously in an
  • advanced nursing role
  • Audit
  • Research
  • Nurse prescribing


  • Working with community development
  • initiatives
  • Health needs assessment
  • Experience of working within a primary
  • care or General Practice
  • Experience of case management
  • Nurse led triage



  • Registered first level nurse MSc or
  • equivalent
  • Relevant nursing/health degree
  • Mentor/teaching qualification
  • Clinical supervision training
  • Independent prescribing qualification


  • Long term conditions qualification

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

North Shore Surgery


Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre

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