Experienced practice nurse

Glenroyd Medical

Organisation: North Shore Surgery

Department: General practice

Salary: Negotiable

Job Type: Permanent

NHS Jobs Reference: A3585-20-2783

Closing date: 20/11/2020

Staff group: Nursing and Midwifery Registered

Informal enquiries to: Janine Deakin

Job overview

North Shore Surgery are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced Practice Nurse to join our team, providing patient centred care in a modern and forward-thinking practice.

We are a large training practice and pride ourselves on being a friendly and hardworking team.

As a member of our team you will be:

  • Flexible in approach.
  • Professional at all times.
  • Possess highly developed interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Be supported by a full complement of clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • Involved with regular internal clinical education sessions.
  • Experience in Respiratory Desirable

Please see Job Description and Person Specification.

Appropriate qualifications and experience is essential.

 

Main duties of the job

Essential Qualifications

Diploma in or Respiratory Management

Experience of working in Primary Care for 2 years.

Administering Vaccinations under PGDs

Chronic Disease Management in accordance with NICE/ evidence based practice.

Ability to titrate medications following protocols.

Health Promotion.

Knowledge of Chronic Disease.

Understanding of QOF and CQC requirements.

Ability to support in the absence of the lead nurse.

Evidence of continued professional development.

Good time management.

Work well in a team

Proactive.

Competent IT skills.

Good communication skills.

Self-motivated.

 

 

About us

North Shore Surgery are looking to recruit a highly motivated, experienced Practice Nurse to join our team, providing patient centred care in a modern and forward-thinking practice.

We are a large training practice and pride ourselves on being a friendly and hardworking team.

 

Job description

Job responsibilities

The post holder will undertake a range of clinical skills developed through experience. They will deliver high quality nursing care in General Practice as a self-directed practitioner, working with the GPs and other nurses to meet the health needs of the patients.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The provision of nursing treatment to patients in participation with the GPs, or independently, according to agreed and documented protocols.

The provision of a comprehensive assessment of a patients nursing requirements via the development, implementation and evaluation of an individual programme of care according to need.

Provide a contraception and sexual health service

Carry out screening procedures, eg. cervical cytology.

Advise on general health care and minor ailments, with referral to a GP as necessary.

Have knowledge and overall nursing management of chronic disease, particularly COPD/Asthma and be responsible for the setting up of systems for regular review.

Assist in the formation of protocols and procedures/guidance.

Advise on the promotion of health and the prevention of illness, through the provision of health education and lifestyle counselling.

Review patients laboratory results and initiate treatments according to practice protocol.

Able to document consultations according to NMC guidelines and have ability to obtain and document consent either verbal or written.

Awareness of statutory and local safeguarding procedures, including systems of referral and have the ability to recognise signs and symptoms of abuse.

Have ability to recognise and manage anaphylaxis according to current UK guidelines.

Have ability to perform cardio-pulmonary resuscitation according to current UK guidelines.

Identify and implement change in line with evidence based practice and national/local guidelines.

Ensure confidentiality of information gained at work is preserved at all times.

In the absence of other members of the nursing team, have the ability to provide a high standard of nursing care for the patients within the practice by continually updating and improving knowledge in areas not routinely undertaken.

Provide management and screening in line with current evidence-based guidelines in cervical cytology, reproductive and sexual health /contraception.

Offer a holistic approach to travel health and provide comprehensive advice to patients prior to travel including vaccinations and medicines, safe sex, food hygiene, sun protection.

Ensure vaccines are administered under patient group directives.

Ensure infection control guidelines are maintained.

Monitor and manage maintenance of stock and equipment to include refrigeration, and emergency equipment.

 

Full Copy of Job Description available on request – please email Janine.deakin@nhs.net

 

 

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • 2 years Practice Nurse Experience
  • Diploma in COPD/Asthma

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

North Shore Surgery

Address

Moor Park Health and Leisure Centre

Bristol Avenue

Blackpool

Lancashire

FY2 0JG

 

Employer’s website

http://northshoresurgery.org.uk/