ECP (Emergency Care Practitioner)
Wetherby Surgery

Job reference: 000076

Location: Wetherby Surgery

Closing date: 06/10/2020

Salary: £40000

Employment type: Permanent

Division: One Primary Care

Hours per week: 40 hours / week

OneMedicalGroup is a national award-winning health and wellbeing company, working within the NHS.

Through five complementary divisions, OneMedicalGroup supports and delivers high quality NHS services across primary, urgent and community care settings.

We support the NHS and healthcare community with delivering innovative and sustainable care for all, working as a powerful and positive collaborator with the aim of improving people’s lives.

In addition we deliver care to over 600,000 people a year across 15 NHS primary, urgent and community care services across the UK.

We are an innovative health & wellbeing company, born and bred in Yorkshire.

Our mission is to be the nation’s leading integrated primary care and health & wellbeing provider. We do this through building healthy communities and spaces, collaboration and consultancy, technology innovation and high quality care.

The ECP will predominantly support the delivery of acute, on the day care. This may involve elements of telephone and face to face triage, acute on the day clinics and home visits. The ECP will support the medical team providing emergency service to patience. He will have to assess, diagnose, make referrals and treat patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed conditions.

Qualifications & Training
•    Completion of an Emergency Practitioner or Specialist Paramedic course 
•    Registered with relevant professional body (e.g. HCPC)  
•    Degree-level registration qualification or equivalent post-registration award 
•    Life Support qualifications (or alternative profession specific clinically determined qualifications)
•    Up to date clinical practice

Knowledge and experience
•    Substantial experience, post registration, in an acute/urgent care setting  
•    Experience in respiratory conditions
•    Experience treating minor injury & illness in an acute/urgent care setting 
•    Experience of prioritising needs and informed decision making in care and delivery
•    Experience of developing services which are based on assessed needs of patient groups 
•    In-depth knowledge in their specialist clinical field.
•    Knowledge relating to current urgent care organisational policy and national legislation 
•    Evidence of managing complex patients in stressful and emotional situations 

Skills & capabilities
•    Documented evidence of clinical skills competencies 
•    Ability to motivate individuals and teams. 
•    Advanced oral and written communication skills and confidence 
•    High level of capability using outcome measures and audit. 
•    Ability to manage time and workload effectively and to work in a high pressure environment.