Bethesda Medical Centre
The closing date is 08 December 2023
Bethesda Medical Centre, Cliftonville
Bethesda Medical Centre is looking for a Full Time Nursing Associate working 37 hours a week, to join our friendly team of 11 GPs, 4 Nurses, 5 HCAs, Trainee Nursing Associate and a Phlebotomist.
We are a large dynamic training Surgery with over 19,500 patients offering high standards of clinical care and beautiful sea views.
Main duties of the job
Main Duties include:
Giving Immunisations as per the national schedule
Wound Management including Dressings, leg ulcers and suture removal
Cervical Cytology (training given if needed )
Performing Ear Irrigation
Liasing with the multi-disciplinary team
Record Data on Patient computerised clinical record (EMIS Web)
Ongoing support/mentorship to Trainee Nursing Associates, HCA's, trainees
Undertaking any other duties and training which may be assigned to the Nursing Associate by the Senior Practice Nurse
Bethesda Medical Centre is a large purpose build surgery based on the cliff top in Cliftonville, Kent with a list size of 19,500 patients.
We have a large multidisciplinary team and provide the East Kent Headache Service and an Ophthalmology Service to patients across the area.
Our practice team consists of 11 doctors (4 partners and 7 salaried GPs), an Acute Care Team, a Nursing Team and admin & ancillary staff.
We also have attached staff who are based at the practice or visit, and these include:- Mental Health Nurses, Counsellors, Ultrasonographers and physiotherapists.
Bethesda Medical Centre
Job Description: Nursing Associate
Accountable to: Senior Practice Nurse
Terms of Reference: To assist the Senior Practice Nurse in providing the best nursing service and care to Practice patients within the surgery or community.
1. Leg Ulcers, Wound Care and Suture Removal
2. Giving immunisations as per the national schedule
3. Performing Ear Irrigation
4. Liaising within the multi-disciplinary team
5. Record Data on Patient Computerised Clinical Record (EMIS Web)
6. Undertaking any other duties and training which may be assigned to the Nursing Associate by the Senior Practice Nurse
7. On-going support /mentorship of HCAs/trainees
Initial training to incorporate if not already in place:
Cervical Cytology Screening
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).