Band 8a Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

NHS

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Band 8a Advanced Critical Care Practitioner

There is an exciting opportunity to join the team of Advanced Critical Care Practitioners (ACCP) at one of the largest critical care departments in the UK which operates across four hospital sites at University Hospitals Birmingham Trust, this vacancy will be primarily based at the Heartlands Hospital site. We are looking for a highly motivated qualified ACCP to join a well established team on a permanent basis.

This is a dynamic & diverse role which supports the medical and nursing teams to deliver high quality care to complex critically ill patients providing leadership, expertise, advice and support on the Critical Care Units. The role also involves formulating complex treatment plans, inserting invasive lines, managing airways and independent prescribing for critically ill patients, amongst many other advanced skills required for the post.

The successful candidate will be expected to exercise a high degree of personal professional autonomy and integrity to make critical judgments to satisfy the expectations and demands of the role. As we operate a 24/7 service, they will be required to work both day and night shifts across all areas of critical care at UHB.

The successful applicant will be registered as an ACCP with the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (FICM) and will have completed an MSc in Advanced Critical Care Practice or equivalent. The applicant must also have excellent interpersonal and clinical skills, which will be assessed as part of the interview process.

For further information contact Andy Simmons Lead ACCP via the hospital switchboard on 0121 424 2000

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