Job Title: Specialist Paramedic (Emergency & Urgent Care) and Emergency Nurse Practitioner
Job Statement: To practice patient-centred care in a variety of both prehospital and clinic/hospital based
environments, as a competent, autonomous practitioner within a multi-disciplinary clinical team.
Matched to: Ambulance Practitioner advanced
Relevant Job Information
1. Communication & Provides and receives highly complex, sensitive and contentious
Majority of practices are non routine, which require theoretical
knowledge. BSC in Emergency Care
3. Analytical &
Judgements involving complex facts or situations which require
analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options
during the assessment of a patients condition
4. Planning &
Involves short term planning and organisation of patient care and 2
on scene management
5. Physical Skills
Requires highly developed physical skills including hand/eye
coordination, required for example when cannulating and
6. Responsibility for
Develops care pathways and implements care.
7. Responsibility for
Implements policies for own work area
8. Responsibility for
Responsible for safe use of equipment and drugs, some of
which are expensive. Safe keeping of patients valuables and
9. Responsibility for
Participates in mentoring, teaching, training and coaching
clinical staff. Supervises clinical area of work of other staff.
Monitors performance of operational personnel and feedback
on matters arising
10. Responsibility for Recording personally generated information, including clinical
11. Responsibility for Regular as required of job
12. Freedom to Act
Freedom to act within established guidelines and protocols.
Work is managed rather than supervised.
13. Physical Effort
Frequent requirement to exert intense physical effort for
several short periods.
14. Mental Effort
Frequent requirement for concentration where the work
pattern is unpredictable, including calculation of drug
15. Emotional Effort
Exposure to occasional traumatic and frequent highly
Considerable exposure to hazards including aggression and
441 Band 6