UTC Nurse Lead

Greenwich Health Ltd.

UTC Nurse Lead


Greenwich Health Ltd., North Greenwich, Greenwich

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Onsite working

Posted 1 week ago, 15 May | Get your application in now before you're too late!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 3c9192791dcc475a8443e14c6228b71a

Full Job Description

This is the perfect opportunity to be part of a diverse team providing assessment, diagnostics, diagnosis, treatment, advice, and referrals.

As an Urgent Treatment Centre Lead Nurse Practitioner, you will be considered a key person in day-to-day clinical leadership and expertise within the department.

As part of your role, you will be part of a comprehensive UTC leadership team including a UTC lead, GP lead and service leads. Together, you will provide on the ground leadership ensuring the effective delivery of the UTC services. Your role will involve audits, clinical support, clinical leadership, working in partnership with stakeholders and so much more.

You will be working autonomously within your sphere of competency as a clinicianin adiverse, multi-skilled teamthat includes GPs, Advanced Practitioners, Physician Associates, Paediatric ANPs, Emergency Practitioners and Live Well Coaches.

In Greenwich Health, we strongly believe in positive change and every idea being heard. This is a real opportunity to bring new ideas and have a real impact on how the UTC provides a service that not only is good for patients but also provides an enjoyable working environment.

This is a genuine opportunity to be a part of something new and exciting in South-East London, with real opportunities for personal growth and to influence Urgent Care in your area. We are looking forfull a full time Lead Nurse on apermanent salaried basis., Take responsibility for the performance and management of the nursing staff in the UTC.

- Monitor and audit various elements of the UTC.

- Understand and act upon various performance indicators.

- Be a role model for staff working in the UTC.

- Provide leadership to all staff working in the UTC.

- Take responsibility for the patients assigned through the streaming process.

- Perform assessment of patients needs, plan, implement and evaluate clinical treatment and care using advanced clinical knowledge and skills.

- To assess diagnostics including ECGs, bloods, urinalysis, and X-rays.

- Be able to discuss with patients and carers the range of possible treatment/ management options and their implications before treatment decisions are made.

- Instigate and implement clinical management and treatment changes when appropriate.

- Contribute to specific care guidelines and standards supporting the care of patients across the health economy.

- To implement Health and Safety and Risk Management appropriate to area of work

- To deliver aspects of the Clinical Governance Agenda, following the direction of the Clinical Leadership.

- Contribute to and manage various elements of auditing in the UTC.

- To have overall responsibility for other members of the clinical team within the UTC

Greenwich Health is the GP Federation for the Greenwich Borough. We are committed to providing quality of care to our patients whilst building resilience for General Practice and providing services and programmes of work to deliver care at scale to the Greenwich Population. This role will be part of an exciting opportunity to work with leading specialists in the creation of an innovative new Urgent Treatment Centre.

Why work for Greenwich Health?

- We are a local organisation owned by our local GP Practices we care what happens in Greenwich and want to make a difference to our patients and our partners.

- We have a not-for-profit ethos which means any surplus is reinvested into developing the business, developing our staff, and supporting our GP Practices in being sustainable for the future.

We offer competitive remuneration as well as other benefits including:

o NHS Pension

o Occupational sickness pay entitlement

o Counselling services

o Electric Vehicle Salary Sacrifice Scheme

o Cycle to Work Scheme

o Private Healthcare Membership - Benenden Healthcare

- Through our partnerships in our local healthcare environment, we can develop shared posts for example, with the hospital trust and our GP practices.

- You will have ongoing support and mentorship.

- We have developed a UTC model which aims to develop a stress-free and supportive working environment.

- We have developed a working culture which harnesses openness and togetherness which has resulted in high staff retention rates.