GP Nurse Prescriber
Haiderian Medical Centre
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We are seeking a part time Nurse Prescriber to join our friendly team. The successful applicant will be incharge of chronic disease management, take a lead on immunisations and cervical screening etc.. as well as some minor illness provision. We are also willing to consider a candidate who has not yet completed their non medical prescriber qualification. We have successfully mentored many nurses, pharmacists and paramedics through the course and have a lot of experience to share.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be an experienced and motivated Advanced Nurse Practitioner/ Independent Nurse Prescriber with a strong Primary care background. Knowledge of chronic disease management, especially Asthma and COPD is highly desirable. They should have good IT skills, excellent organisational, communication and clinical skills and a good understanding of QOF, Enhanced Services and CQC guidelines especially in the area of infection control.
Currently there is a full time Advanced nurse prescriber in post and the role would be for 2 days a week with scope to increase.
We will ensure pay and benefits are competitive and attractive.
Haiderian Medical Centre are lucky to have recruited and retained our two magnificent nurse prescribers for decades. Now one is deservedly winding down and we are looking to find a new nurse colleague with whom we can form another strong and enduring working relationship.
We are a small and friendly practice located in a great area with polite and respectful patients. We have a diverse and complementary clinical team with novel roles for Physician's associates, Pharmacists, Nurse associates and GP assistants enmeshed within the traditional nurse and GP positions. The management and admin team is experienced and supportive and siphon off a great deal of red tape and bureaucracy allowing clinicians to concentrate on care provision.
We are committed to the wellbeing of our staff and supporting their training and development needs. We enjoy excellent patient feedback and have been rated as outstanding by CQC in 4 domains.
- Assist with the provision of nursing services for the practice.
- Provide general and specific health screening to the practice patients (within the agreed protocols) with referral to general practitioners as necessary.
- Be competent in theadministration of childhood immunisation and travel vaccination. Be competent and confident in managing people with long-term health conditions
- Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis
- Assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for patients with complex needs Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition (as appropriate)
- Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and nondrug-based treatment methods into a management plan
- Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with theevidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within thescope of practice
- Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions
- Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care
- Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles and apply principles of self-care.
- Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children
- Meet the needs of patients presenting for opportunistic wound care
- Utilise and demonstrate sensitive communication styles, to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment
- Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the NMC Produce accurate, contemporaneous and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures
- Prioritise, organise and manage own workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality
- Deliver care according to NSF, NICE guidelines and evidence-based care
- In partnership with other clinical teams, collaborate on improving the quality of health care responding to local and national policies and initiatives as appropriate
- Evaluate patients response to healthcare provision and the effectiveness of care
- Support and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider organisation
- Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the practice team.
- Take responsibility for own learning and performance including participating in clinical supervision and acting as a positive role model
- Support staff development in order to maximise potential
- Actively promote the workplace as a learning environment, encouraging everyone to learn from each other and from external good practice
- Take a lead role in planning and implementing changes within the area of care and responsibility
- Contribute to the development of local guidelines, protocols and standards
- Create clear referral mechanisms to meet patient need
- Prioritise own workload and ensure effective time-management strategies are embedded within the culture of the team
- Work effectively with others to clearly define values, direction and policies impacting upon care delivery
- Discuss, highlight and work with the team to create opportunities to improve patient care
- Ensure accurate notes of all consultations and treatments are recorded adequately on the computer.
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