Nurse Practitioner (ICRAS).
Job DescriptionAre you a registered Nurse who is looking for a new challenge working in the community? We are looking for individuals who have a broad range of clinical skills and are comfortable operating autonomously within a range of different clinical and community settings, flexible and able to travel independently across the Liverpool and South Sefton areas. You will have high standards of patient care and be motivated to contribute to the development of the ICRAS model of community care. What we do The vision for the Integrated Community Re-enablement and Assessment Service (ICRAS) is that a multidisciplinary team work together to manage the care of people both in the community, requiring support of an urgent nature and who are risk of imminent hospital admission as well as those transitioning from an acute environment who require additional support. The service consists of a multidisciplinary approach including General Medical Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners, Pharmacists, Nursing staff, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Social Workers, Podiatrist, Dietician, Assistant Practitioners and Health Care Assistants. The ICRAS service operates for 24 hours a day over 7 days, services across Liverpool and South Sefton may vary in operating/shift hours for example therapists core hours/shifts and weekend rota. Within the ICRAS pathway we have inpatient Intermediate Care beds (Ward 35 University Hospital Aintree and Hub Rehabilitation Units across the City of Liverpool), Community services across Liverpool and Sefton with a multidisciplinary team approach to facilitate discharges and prevent hospital admissions. Exciting new initiatives within ICRAS such as HARL(The Hospital Avoidance Response for Liverpool) and ERISS (Electronic Referral Information Sharing system) have been recently launched, a co-ordinated approach with NWAS to assess, support and signpost patients to enable them to remain at home preventing hospital ad...