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Advanced Critical Care Practitioner (Qualified)

Band 7

Main area
Critical Care
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Job ref
356-21-3411415-A
Site
Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary Critical Care
Town
Cottingham
Salary
£40,057 - £53,219 per annum
Salary period
Yearly
Closing
27/09/2021 23:59

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has an exciting opportunity for a motivated and experienced Advanced Critical Care Practitioner (ACCP) to join our dynamic, supportive and friendly critical care team of 12 fully Qualified ACCPs and 3 trainee ACCPs. You must be dedicated and patient focused to provide commitment to the highest standards of advanced care for our critically ill patients.

Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust operates from two main sites: Castle Hill Hospital and Hull Royal Infirmary. We provide a full range of acute services to the people of Hull and East Yorkshire area. We also provide a number specialist services to North Yorkshire, North and North-East Lincolnshire. We have among the lowest infection rates in the UK. We have invested over a quarter of a billion pounds in improving the patient environment. This includes the award winning Queen’s Centre for Oncology and Haematology, the state of the art Centre for Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Medical Research and Day Surgery facilities. We aim ‘To meet the needs of our population, our partners and our people'

The Critical Care Department at Hull Royal Infirmary consists of 22 beds, with the ability to accommodate a mixture of Level 2 and Level 3 patients, in order to meet the needs of the hospital at any given time. The specialties found at Hull Royal Infirmary include; Vascular, General Surgery, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Maxillo-Facial, Neurosurgery, Medicine and Respiratory. As a Major Trauma Centre, the department provides anaesthesia, airway and critical care support for trauma patients.

Castle Hill Hospital consists of a 10 bedded Critical Care Department, catering for a mixture of Level 2 and Level 3 patients, under the specialties of Upper Gastro Intestinal, Maxilo-facial, Urology, Gynaecology, Neurology, Haematology and Oncology. Alongside this, there is a 12 bedded Cardiac Unit. Although the cardiac unit is not part of the rotation expected of ACCPs there are opportunities for exposure to cardiothoracic and cardiology patients, especially out of hours.

Qualification as an ACCP occurs after completion of the PgDip Advanced Critical Care Practice, Independent Prescribing and competencies related to the post. Progression from Band 7 to Band 8a will occur on completion of MSc Advanced Critical Care Practice (3rd year), completion of Independent Prescribing (or equivalent), completion of competencies by supervising consultant team, Advanced Life Support (ALS) and achievement of FICM Member status

At Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, we require that all qualified ACCPs are FICM Members, this is due to the working across both sites and independent practice.

Please ensure that you have read the Job Description in full before applying and that referees provided are your Line Managers over the last 3 years.

It is also important that any gaps in your employment history during this period are accounted for.

The Trust welcomes applications from everyone, especially those from underrepresented groups. There are a number of initiatives to support staff members from diverse backgrounds including:

  • Belief Initiatives and Support
  • Charity/ Volunteering
  • Diversity &Inclusion Training
  • Disability Support
  • Early Careers Initiatives
  • Ex- Armed forces Initiatives
  • Home working/ Flexible working Initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • General Accessibility
  • Staff Network Groups

All staff members have a responsibility to treat colleagues, patients and clients with respect and to ensure that work environments remain secure, inclusive and mutually supportive.

Please note we are a Smoke Free Trust. Smoking is not permitted on any of the Premises, grounds or in any Trust owned vehicle.

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 allowing for Independent Prescribing

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Kate Mayes
Job title
Advanced Critical Care Practitioner - Team Manager
Email address
kate.mayes1@nhs.net
Telephone number
01482 623254
Additional information

- Kate Mayes (ACCP Team Manager) – Kate.mayes1@nhs.net

- Dr Andy Gratrix (Consultant Lead for ACCPs) – Andrew.gratrix@nhs.net