Full Time Receptionist (one year fixed term maternity cover)
Practice Nurse Vacancy
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY, VISIT https://www.jobs.nhs.uk/ Job reference:J183-A0045-22-5642
The closing date is 11 July 2022
We are looking for a well-motivated, enthusiastic and committed Practice Nurse to join our friendly forward-thinking practice.
General Practice Nursing is a hugely rewarding area of nursing. You will help people to manage their own conditions, such as asthma, diabetes, or cardiovascular disease. You will help them to stay well and promote healthy lifestyles whilst also assessing, screening, and treating people from small children to the elderly.
Main duties of the job
Previous practice nursing experience is preferable.
We are seeking someone who is a team player and who has a flexible approach to work.
A current full driving licence would be desirable as occasional home visits may be required. You will need a valid NMC PIN and you must be a registered general nurse to apply.
The post may be across the 2 Village Health Group sites (Keyworth & East Leake), however the hours are predominantly based at Keyworth.
If you wish to come for an informal visit, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: - 11th July 2022
Interview date: - 21st July 2022
Job Title: Practice Nurse
Responsible to: Lead Nurse
Responsible for: N/A
To provide a high quality care service based on the needs of the Practice population which includes treatment, screening, preventative care and patient education.
Duties and Responsibilities
To manage patients with chronic disease (focusing on respiratory management) , running specific clinic sessions and maintaining robust call and recall systems.
Participate in national screening work such as cervical cytology and deliver the national immunisation and vaccination schedule.
Provide travel health advice and administer appropriate prescribed vaccinations.
Treat patients with minor injuries.
Assist GPs with contraceptive services.
Act as chaperone when required.
Undertake health promotion to help educate patients.
Discuss issues related to the care and support of individual patients within the practice nurse team and refer patients and carers to those that can better meet their needs.
To maintain accurate patient records and enter onto the computer using agreed Read Codes.
Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care.
To collect data and participate in regular Practice audit and research projects.
To contribute to the preparation of any Practice development plans.
To maintain own annual registration with the NMC and adhere to Code of Professional Conduct.
To maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for all PHCT staff, patients, carers and co-workers from other agencies. Ensure all statutory regulations (e.g. Health & Safety, COSHH, etc) are implemented and adhered to.
To promote a professional approach at all times by attire and attitude to patients and staff both in and out of the Practice.
To maintain own continuous professional development and ensure PDP kept up-to-date in line with the requirements of the Practice and registration.
Attend and participate in staff and Practice meetings and in-house clinical training sessions.
Develop own skills and knowledge including active participation in clinical supervision.
Any other reasonable duties that may be required from time-to-time.
Assist with the implementation of standards, guidelines and policies.
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration.
Patient Participation Group Applications Available
This volunatary role is aimed at any of our patients who would like to have regular input about the way the surgery operates day to day.
The group currently holds virtual meetings regularly to discuss important topics and give the surgery advice and views from a patient standpoint to help better the service for other patients.
For more information about the Patient Participatient Group (also known as PPG or Patient Connect) and how to become a part of it please click HERE.