Practice Nurse

Blackheath Standard PMS

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Job summary

We are looking to recruit an experienced Practice Nurse to join our clinical team at our friendly practice in Blackheath SE London. The Blackheath Standard Surgery is a busy training practice with a supportive team and a commitment to providing caring, quality healthcare for all our patients. Practice Nurse experience is essential.

We can offer you a competitive salary and leave allowance, flexible hours, continuous support to develop interests in clinical areas and take a lead in these area. Competitive package based on experience.

Main duties of the job

The sucessful candidate should have good general practice experience in managing long term conditions including Asthma/COPD, Diabetes,Hypertension, Child Immunisations, Cytology and Travel Vaccinations.

About us

We have an exciting opportunity for a dedicated, experienced nurse to join our team comprising os two GP Partners, two salaried GP's, one Practice Nurse two HCA's and an experienced and supportive reception/Admin team. We provide a high level of care to approx. 6,800 patients.

We are a well established practice based Blackheath SE London.

EMIS Web/Docman/T Quest

Practice rated Good by CQC

Consistently high QOF achievement

Fully engaged with our PCN, GP Federation and Greenwich CCG

Excellent transport links.

Our mission is to provide high quality care and our core values include openness, fairness, respect and accountability.

Date posted

20 June 2023

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A2850-23-3968

Job locations

11-13 Charlton Road

Blackheath

London

SE3 7HB


Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the implementation of processes for the effective management of patients with long-term conditions using evidence-based practice including care for elderly and housebound patients.

Working as a member of the practice multidisciplinary team, the post holder will ensure nursing services are delivered effectively to the entitled patient population.

The Practice Nurse will be responsible for a number of clinical areas such as infection prevention and control, health promotion, chronic disease management, health promotion, as well as actively supporting the practice management team in the reviewing and delivery of clinical policy and procedure.

The ideal candidate will need to be proficient in all aspects of treatment room nursing and have the ability to work within a team.

Skills should also include cervical screening, childhood and travel vaccinations as well as family planning and sexual health. In addition, qualifications and experience in chronic disease management preferred.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the implementation of processes for the effective management of patients with long-term conditions using evidence-based practice including care for elderly and housebound patients.

Working as a member of the practice multidisciplinary team, the post holder will ensure nursing services are delivered effectively to the entitled patient population.

The Practice Nurse will be responsible for a number of clinical areas such as infection prevention and control, health promotion, chronic disease management, health promotion, as well as actively supporting the practice management team in the reviewing and delivery of clinical policy and procedure.

The ideal candidate will need to be proficient in all aspects of treatment room nursing and have the ability to work within a team.

Skills should also include cervical screening, childhood and travel vaccinations as well as family planning and sexual health. In addition, qualifications and experience in chronic disease management preferred.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Nursing degree or equivalent experience
  • Registered Nurse (NMC)
  • Evidence of immunisation training and assessment of competence in last 2 years

Desirable

  • Post graduate diploma or degree (Primary Care)
  • NMC Academic Assessors, Practice Supervisors, and Practice Assessors accreditations

Experience

Essential

  • Strong IT skills
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
  • Competent in the use of patient record management systems: EMIS Competent in Document Management systems
  • Effective time management (Planning & Organising)
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow clinical policy and procedure
  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Motivated
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure / in stressful situations
  • Able to communicate and understand the needs of the patient
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Desirable

  • 6 months relevant experience working in a primary care environment in the last 2 years
  • Immunisations (flu, routine, childhood, B12, travel)
  • Wound Care / Treatment of small injuries / Removal of sutures & staples
  • Womens health (Cervical cytology, contraception, etc.)
  • Dressings
  • Diabetes review
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular disease primary prevention
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Ability to record accurate clinical notes
  • Ability to work within own scope of practice and understanding when to refer to GPs
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Travel medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly
  • Asthma
  • Understands the importance of evidence-based practice
  • Broad knowledge of clinical governance
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Nursing degree or equivalent experience
  • Registered Nurse (NMC)
  • Evidence of immunisation training and assessment of competence in last 2 years

Desirable

  • Post graduate diploma or degree (Primary Care)
  • NMC Academic Assessors, Practice Supervisors, and Practice Assessors accreditations

Experience

Essential

  • Strong IT skills
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
  • Competent in the use of patient record management systems: EMIS Competent in Document Management systems
  • Effective time management (Planning & Organising)
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to follow clinical policy and procedure
  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and cooperative
  • Motivated
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure / in stressful situations
  • Able to communicate and understand the needs of the patient
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development

Desirable

  • 6 months relevant experience working in a primary care environment in the last 2 years
  • Immunisations (flu, routine, childhood, B12, travel)
  • Wound Care / Treatment of small injuries / Removal of sutures & staples
  • Womens health (Cervical cytology, contraception, etc.)
  • Dressings
  • Diabetes review
  • Hypertension
  • Cardiovascular disease primary prevention
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Ability to record accurate clinical notes
  • Ability to work within own scope of practice and understanding when to refer to GPs
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Travel medicine
  • Mental Health
  • Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly
  • Asthma
  • Understands the importance of evidence-based practice
  • Broad knowledge of clinical governance
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies

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

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Employer details

Employer name

Blackheath Standard PMS

Address

11-13 Charlton Road

Blackheath

London

SE3 7HB


Employer's website

https://www.blackheathstandardsurgery.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Blackheath Standard PMS

Address

11-13 Charlton Road

Blackheath

London

SE3 7HB


Employer's website

https://www.blackheathstandardsurgery.com/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Practice Manager

Jackie Hobson

jackiehobson@nhs.net

02082692046

Date posted

20 June 2023

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A2850-23-3968

Job locations

11-13 Charlton Road

Blackheath

London

SE3 7HB


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