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We are looking for an experienced Practice Nurse to join our small, friendly nursing team. Full or part time hours to cover Monday to Friday 8.30am to 6.30pm plus occasional evenings and weekends. Primary Care experience preferred. Extra training available.
Main duties of the job
Must be registered nurse. Duties will include treatment room, chronic disease management, cervical cytology, vaccinations and immunisations, minor illness. Must have ability to work alone as well as part of the team.
Box Surgery is a semi-rural practice in the village of Box, with a list size of 7600 patients from surrounding areas. There are three partners and 6 salaried GPs and we are a training practice for GP registrars. The nursing team comprises registered nurses, health care assistants and a phlebotomist.
Job Title: Practice Nurse
Reports to: Senior Partner / Practice Manager
Main Purpose: To ensure that effective, appropriate and high standard nursing care is delivered to practice population
Treatment Room work e.g. Wound Care,Cytology,Asthma Checks,Diabetes Checks,Hypertensive Checks,CKD Checks,IHD Checks,Venepuncture,Travel Health,Contraception (including injections),Assisting with Minor Surgery
Maintain clinical guidelines e.g. Infection Control,Vaccine Storage and use,Wound Management
Promote evidence based care, evaluate methods used andchange appropriately
Work to policies and procedures agreed with the partnership
Be responsible for appropriate use of resources e.g. stock and equipment
Ensure all nursing activity is recorded in patients computerised records
Carry out audit of activity
Attend meetings as necessary
Liaise with other members of the PHCT
Maintain standards in accordance with the NMC Code of ProfessionalStandards of Practice and Behaviour
Other duties as required
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.
Certificate of Sponsorship
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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
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07 October 2021
£15 to £16.73 an hour