Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner

NHS Lothian
Livingston, West Lothian
14 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The post holder will work autonomously as an expert nursing practitioner working at a level equivalent to that of middle grade medical staff with non-resident support from Consultant Paediatrician. Using higher levels of decision making and clinical judgement the post holder will take total responsibility for a caseload of patient ensuring that children and young people's health needs are assessed; treatment and management implemented and evaluated in partnership with patients and families and provide specialist advice to healthcare professionals other agencies carers clients and relatives.

The post holder will develop strategies to improve practice and work collaboratively across healthcare boundaries implementing and evaluating evidence based standards guidelines and policies.
The Advanced Paediatric Nurse Practitioner (APNP) role encompasses that of expert clinician educator and auditor.

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