Practice Nurse

Temple Fortune Medical Group

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Job summary

  • To deliver appropriate treatment, screening and advice within the professional competence of the post-holder to the practice population

  • To develop and manage care programmes for individual patients within specific groups
  • To lead in the development of quality and audit initiatives
  • To work within the NMC Code of Conduct
  • To assist in the provision of care to patients with chronic diseases
  • To undertake preventative screening
  • Participate in Quality Outcome Framework (QOF) and Extended Primary Care Service objectives
  • Perform searches and audits
  • Prepare for CQC inspections

Main duties of the job

· You are accountable for your clinical work, and you will seek guidance from the GP as necessary when clinically appropriate

· Nurses work as part of the Primary Health Care Team, and your role and responsibilities require an active awareness of the need to co-ordinate your work with others in the team

· You will work within your level of competence in accordance with the UKCC code of conduct

About us

· Duties in respect of patients who have self-referred or been referred by a GP

· Chronic disease-management clinics

· Childhood immunisation

· Ear syringing

· Measuring and recording blood sugar levels

· Recognising mild childhood illnesses liaising with GPs

· Suture removal

· Administering injections as and when recommended by the doctors e.g. depot

· Teaching inhaler technique

· Taking and recording blood pressures

· Venepuncture (if trained to do so)

· Other procedures from time-to-time e.g ECG recording, Spirometry

Job description

Job responsibilities

· You are accountable for your clinical work, and you will seek guidance from the GP as necessary when clinically appropriate

· Nurses work as part of the Primary Health Care Team, and your role and responsibilities require an active awareness of the need to co-ordinate your work with others in the team

· You will work within your level of competence in accordance with the UKCC code of conduct.

· Duties in respect of patients who have self-referred or been referred by a GP

· Chronic disease-management clinics

· Childhood immunisation

· Ear syringing

· Measuring and recording blood sugar levels

· Recognising mild childhood illnesses liaising with GPs

· Suture removal

· Administering injections as and when recommended by the doctors e.g. depot

· Teaching inhaler technique

· Taking and recording blood pressures

· Venepuncture (if trained to do so)

· Other procedures from time-to-time e.g ECG recording, Spirometry

  • Developing, managing & delivering screening and health promotion services including the development of protocols in conjunction with other clinical staff

· Provide health screening, planned and opportunistically, to patients of all ages

· Chronic disease management programmes such as diabetes, asthma, hypertension and others

· Implement agreed standards of infection control in the practice in order to maintain a clinically safe environment

· Undertake new patient screening

· Undertake childhood immunisations

· Undertake cytological screening

· Routine injections including ‘flu vaccinations

· Assessing the needs of the elderly (including over 75 check)

· Travel clinics (including vaccinations and safer sex clinic)

· Provide family planning services

· Giving advice on healthy living

· Teaching self-examination (breast and testicles)

· NHS Health Checks

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • RGN and NMC registered. All candidates will have an up to date PIN number renewed annually

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

Temple Fortune Medical Group

Address

23 Temple Fortune lane

London

NW11 7TE


Employer's website

https://www.tfhc.org.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Wajahat Khattak

wajahat.khattak@nhs.net

02082092401

Date posted

28 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable N/A

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3108-22-7569

Job locations

23 Temple Fortune lane

London

NW11 7TE


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