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Lecturer Practitioner

Job Description

The Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the country. It provides a wide range of general and specialist clinical services and is a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises of four hospitals - the John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital and Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre in Headington and the Horton Hospital in Banbury.

Working in Adult Critical Care at Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Oxford Brookes University is both stimulating and challenging.

Our nursing staff have a broad range of experience and skills which makes the lecturer practitioner role varied and interesting. The education team, led by the lecturer practitioner is responsible for providing them with a programme of development throughout their career. Offering the following educational opportunities and more…

• 12 month Foundation course in Critical care
• Advanced competencies to prepare for level 7 Intensive Care course
• Mentorship course at OBU
• Level 7 adult intensive care course at Oxford Brookes University
• Leadership and management package
• Clinical supervision
• Secondments to allied areas, follow up, research and education

The unit is over 2 Oxford sites, currently funded for 21 beds and the departments are expanding. The post will also cover the critical care unit at the Horton hospital in Banbury.

We are the major trauma centre for Thames Valley and support one of the largest transplant centres in Europe. This, in addition to all the other specialities you would expect to find in a renowned university teaching hospital and tertiary referral centre, ensures that work is always varied and exciting. We are proud to offer a supportive environment which you would be part of.

The candidate must be a clinical expert, educated to MSc in critical care / Education, they need to have excellent leadership skills, and experience of leading an post graduate ICU course, preferably at level 7 and a commitment to professional development of themselves and others.

The Lecturer Practitioner role will work closely with the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Oxford Brookes University. The post holder will be course lead for the Postgraduate Certificate in Adult Intensive Care Practice and be responsible for the delivery of the programme and support of students and practice supervisors within clinical practice. Other areas of teaching, within the Advanced and Specialist Practice cluster will be determined based on the skillset of the post holder.

The Faculty has a vibrant CPD unit and pre-registration programmes within health care and has a developing nursing research culture. The post holder will be supported through appropriate scholarship and research development.

The role of the Lecturer Practitioner is fundamental in the delivery of postgraduate provision and the alignment of clinical practice and education delivery between the two organisations.

For further details / informal visits contact:
Matt Holdaway, email ( Email address removed )

No unsolicited recruitment agency telephone calls or emails.

Please note that this post is subject to a 6 month probationary period. If you currently hold a contract of employment with the Oxford University Hospitals, this will not apply. This statement does not apply to Medical staff or Executive Appointments.

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Candidates selected for interview will be contacted after the short listing process, usually within 2 weeks. (Please note that shortlisting times vary when applying for a Medical position within the Trust) The majority of correspondence will be via the e-recruitment system, therefore you should check your emails regularly including junk mail folders in web-based email products.

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