Job Vacancy: Nurse Practitioner

Full-time job vacancy at Academy Medical Centre

NURSE PRACTITIONER: Full-time hours (37.5), Salary negotiable

To support our transformational model of care promoting high quality person-centred care

Posted: 28 May 2019 · Practice news

We are a friendly, long established practice with a commitment to providing the highest quality of care and are seeking a similarly minded individual to work in our Team. Our Team of 4 GPs and 11 practice nurses & HCAs care for a population of 9,800 patients in a semi urban-rural location based in Forfar.

We launched a transformational model of primary care inspired by the Alaskan Nuka system’s person-centred model of care in August 2016 and this is now successfully embedded into our multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate would work closely with the existing Nurse Practitioner Team providing an extensive minor illness service plus alongside a GP to look after their defined patient list. Our aim is to optimise relationships and continuity in order improve health & wellness outcomes, use of health services and patient & staff experience.

Working in a small team with a defined patient list, you will be a key team member, responsible for case management, care coordination as well as routine practice nursing duties. Your role will be wide-ranging and will include, for example:

  • Call triage and minor ailments advice
  • Care planning, coordination and follow up
  • Schedule management
  • Managing prescriptions, results & referrals
  • Monitoring chronic disease screening, smears and immunisations
  • Helping patients navigate the system
  • Supporting team development
  • Routine practice nursing duties

Experience in some or all of the above would be desirable, although not essential, as training will be given to secure the right candidate.

If you would like an informal discussion or visit to the practice, please contact Diane Meek, Practice Manager on 01307 490180 or email

Applications should be made in writing enclosing a CV and a covering letter stating why you think you would be suitable for this exciting post, and should be addressed to:

Mrs Diane Meek
Practice Manager
Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street

Closing date: 14 June 2019

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Academy Medical Centre

We are one of the largest GP practices in Tayside, Scotland, with approximately 10,000 patients on our list.

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Academy Medical Centre
Academy Street
Tel: 01307 462316