Treatment Room Nurse
Coleridge Medical Centre
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We are looking for a Treatment Room Nurse to join our large clinical team at Coleridge Medical Centre.
We are a sizeable, yet very supportive, practice and we are looking for a new member of the team to provide excellent patient care.
Our ideal candidate will be someone who is a team player, who is flexible and can adapt to any situation and is willing to learn.
This post is for 16 hours per week.
Main duties of the job
A treatment room nurse will be on the NMC register with competency in basic treatment room duties.
You will be working towards developing confidence to work alone undertaking and reporting autonomous decisions made in practice.
The role requires a developing knowledge of practice nursing and excellent interpersonal and communication skills to support patients in a wide range of conditions and to take on when appropriate self-management of their conditions. The role will include basic nursing duties that are appropriate to general practice.
You will have a self-awareness and appetite for future development and growth and will be expected to contribute to quality assurance processes and service development.
At Coleridge Medical Centre, we look after approximately 16 500 patients in our area. This means that during those very busy periods, supporting each other becomes vital to continuing our ability to provide the best patient care.
We strive to fulfill the Coleridge Medical Centre values of APPROACHABILITY, TEAMWORK, COMMUNICATION and RESPECT in all aspects of the practice, both with our patients and ourselves.
When working at Coleridge Medical Centre, all staff are offered a generous annual leave allowance, as well as inclusion in the NHS pension scheme, among other things.
We're incredibly fortunate to work with some of the most talented bakers and, luckily for us, this also means that there is often cake or other sweet treats to enjoy on our tea breaks.
The following are the core responsibilities of the Treatment Room Nurse. There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:
- Wound management, ear syringing, immunisation, administration of routine injections, assisting with minor surgery procedures, management of minor injuries, Doppler assessment, chaperoning and assisting health professionals
- Screening services and assessments and to plan necessary treatments e.g. ECG, peak flow, hypertension etc.
- Opportunistic screening such as BP, height, weight, BMI, urinalysis, smoking status, due and overdue blood tests and CVD assessments
- Administering immunisations
- Smoking cessation support
- Health promotion
- Health education
- Ensuring that all emergency equipment is operational
- Stock and stock rotation
- You will participate in the legal, regulatory, administrative and professional responsibilities of the practice team.
- You will make accurate notes of all consultations and treatments and ensure they are recorded in the patients notes on the clinical computer system as appropriate.
- You will ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care and registration with the practice.
- You will ensure collection and maintenance of statistical information required for regular and ad hoc reports.
- You will attend and participate in practice meetings as required.
- You will assist in the formulation of practice philosophy, strategy and policy and develop appropriate protocols.
- You will co-operate and participate as required in any research projects within the practice.
- You will participate in the education and training of students of all disciplines and the induction of personnel working and visiting the practice.
This post is for 16 hours per week.
Clinical Knowledge and Skills
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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From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).