The University of Northampton is looking for three External Examiners in the Nursing subject area for programmes run in partnership with Oxford University Hospitals (OUH) NHS Foundation Trust.
To cover the programmes:
- Postgraduate Certificate in Adult Critical Care
- Graduate Certificate in Adult Critical Care
Students on these programmes will demonstrate practice and leadership in adult critical care through evidence-based practice and person-centre care. The programmes are designed to attract appropriately qualified and experienced nurses and allied healthcare professionals who are seeking to engage in programme of professional development. Currently the programmes are not subject to approval by a professional body.
Each programme is 60 credits comprised of three modules. Module titles include Delivering Contemporary Adult Critical Care Practice, Developing and Leading Contemporary Adult Critical Care Practice and Critical Care Competencies.
To cover the programme:
- Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Perioperative Care
Students on this programme will embed patient safety standards and enhance clinical practice. The programme is designed to attract appropriately qualified and experienced nurses and allied healthcare professionals who are seeking to engage in programme of professional development. Currently the programme is not subject to approval by a professional body.
The programme consists of one compulsory module on Advanced Perioperative Care and the choice of one designated module from Advanced Anaesthetic Care, Advanced Surgical Intraoperative Care or Advanced Recovery Care.
To cover the programme:
- Postgraduate Certificate in Advanced Trauma & Orthopaedic Care
Students on this programme will develop the specialist knowledge and skills in trauma and orthopedic care and to manage the complexity within the specialty using evidence-based practice. The programme consists of three compulsory modules on Advanced Patient Centered Care for the Acutely Unwell Adult (NURM063), Advanced Patient Centered Trauma Care and Advanced Orthopaedic Care.
The module NURM063 is a common module across other already established programmes in the partnership with OUH and attracts a higher number of students.
For each position we are looking for someone:
- who is suitably qualified with expertise in the above areas, ideally a Programme Leader or Senior Lecturer on similar programmes;
- previous experience as an external examiner is strongly preferred;
- previous experience of working in partnerships is preferred but not essential.
The appointment will be for the four academic years 2023 to 2027 and will start immediately upon appointment.
Please note that we cannot currently accept applications from staff at the following institutions:
- Middlesex University
- Plymouth Marjon University
- Queens University
- University College London
- University of Chester
- University of East Anglia
- University of Essex
- University of Leicester
- University of Manchester
- University of Roehampton
- University of Sheffield
- University of West London
- University of Winchester
- University of York
Closing date: 18 August 2023
If you are interested in applying for any of these roles (or to request further information), please send a recent CV to email@example.com, clearly identifying which position you are applying for.