Practice Nurse

The Valleys Medical Partnership

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Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a part time (24 hours per week over three days) Practice Nurse to join our friendly, supportive and innovative GP practice, working from Moss Valley Medical Practice in Eckington.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Primary Health Care Team in providing skilled nursing care to the practice population and to work within the scope of the NMC Code of Professional Conduct. The Practice Nurses participate in general clinical care, health promotion and chronic disease management.

Main duties of the job

Ideally we are looking for someone who has experience in the following areas:

  • Chronic Disease management inc. Diabetes, Asthma & COPD
  • Hypertension management, ECG and Spirometry
  • Wound management
  • Ear Syringing
  • Routine immunisations / childhood immunisations
  • Health Promotion
  • Contraception
  • Anticoagulation
  • Cytology
  • Travel consultations, vaccinations and advice

About us

The Valleys Medical Partnership is a forward thinking and well respected teaching and training practice operating over two sites, serving a population of 12,500 patients in Eckington and Dronfield, North East Derbyshire.

We are committed to providing an open, friendly and supportive environment where all staff are comfortable sharing ideas and can expect to be provided with all the tools and support they need to enjoy working and succeeding.

We are passionate about delivering high quality patient centred care and we are committed to playing a part in developing the NHS of our future.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To undertake the general duties of a practice nurse - assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by senior nursing staff and GPs
  • To providing appropriate treatment to the practice population in accordance with Practice policies and procedures
  • Undertake treatment room duties, as required
  • Maintain infection control standards
  • Cytology
  • Contraception
  • Anticoagulation
  • LD Health checks
  • Wound care / ulcer care
  • Removal of sutures
  • New patient medicals / urinalysis
  • Travel clinic
  • ECGs & 24hrs BP
  • Asthma / Peak flow readings / Spirometry
  • CDM review ie diabetes, asthma etc.
  • Ear syringing
  • Routine immunisations / childhood immunisations
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by another clinician
  • Requesting pathology tests, for example urine culture swabs
  • Following agreed clinical protocols with referral to senior nurses or GPs as appropriate
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment used by the nurses and GPs
  • Maintaining GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Ordering of vaccinations to maintain stock levels
  • Participation in administrative systems in the Practice
  • Undertaking home visits
  • Supervision / mentoring of junior nursing team

Person Specification

Other

Essential

  • Car driver with full use of car

Experience

Essential

  • Committed to delivering high quality patient care
  • Able to work on own initiative
  • Well organised
  • Primary health care team player

Desirable

  • Able to contribute to the development of protocols
  • Chronic disease management experience
  • Experience of working in primary care
  • Cervical cytology
  • Anticoag experience
  • Contraception / interest in development re coils and implanon insertion

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • NMC membership
  • Evidence of continuous professional development

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

The Valleys Medical Partnership

Address

Gosber Road

Eckington

Sheffield

S21 4BZ


Employer's website

https://www.thevalleysmedicalpartnership.nhs.uk/index.aspx

Date posted

04 March 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A0073-21-1544

Job locations

Gosber Road

Eckington

Sheffield

S21 4BZ


Supporting documents

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