The UCP will provide advanced levels of autonomous nursing practices to assess, investigate, diagnose, treat and refer patients. Working autonomously, the post holder will provide holistic health care for patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems using urgent care skills.
The principal functions associated with the post are:
- Professional/clinical expertise
This list is intended to summarise the key responsibilities and is not intended to cover every task that may be required of the role: -
- Provide direct access to patients seeking health care management and advice face to face
- Assess, diagnose and treat acute conditions.
- 6 months urgent care experience essential.