GP Practice Nurse - Enhanced Access Service
Coventry And Rugby GP Alliance
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Coventry and Rugby GP Alliance are seeking nurses with primary care experience to work in their new Enhanced Access Service. The service starts on 1st October and will be operating on behalf of PCNs across Coventry and Warwickshire North, including sites across Coventry, Nuneaton and Bedworth.
The rates are:
- £20.92 per hour plus annual leave for permanent
- £20.31 per hour for bank work + 12%
Main duties of the job
The postholder will be expected to undertake the following as part of their role:
Work independently to provide excellent practice nursing care directly to patients
Participate in the delivery of routine surveillance and screening.
Participate in the management of long-term conditions, contraceptive services, wound care, immunisations and vaccinations.
The Coventry and Rugby GP Alliance is a private company limited by shares, wholly owned by local Coventry and Rugby GP practices. As a GP led organisation, we represent 50 GP practice shareholders and cover nearly 420,000 patients.
We describe our work in terms of Supporting, Innovating, Developing and Educating - we are on the S.I.D.E. of general practice and we have developed our Operational Plans to describe what we are going to do over this year to ensure that we continue to high quality, accessible and responsive services for both practices and patients.
We have identified key areas that we will focus on to build upon and improve our existing services.
These are our Strategic Priorities:
- Clinical Service Improvement & Delivery
- Clinical Innovation
- Primary Care Development Practice and Network Support
- Training and Education
- Integrated Care
- Good Governance
To work within the multidisciplinary team to meet common goals.
To provide family planning advice
To administer IM Contraceptive injections as per protocol
To administer childhood immunisations according to the national vaccination schedule
Monitoring of ongoing treatments.
To provide health education advice.
Perform cervical cytology screening.
To provide opportunistic screening and advice on patients health.
To assist with planning and evaluating patient care.
Clinical Measurements such as blood pressure recording, blood glucose monitoring and ECGs
The administration of subcutaneous and intramuscular injections
Undertake wound care and appropriate management of wounds.
To provide Health Promotion in areas such as weight, smoking and alcohol.
Teaching patients and their family self-care where appropriate.
Assisting and or chaperoning the general practitioner.
To work consistently within your own professional standards, maintaining an awareness of evidence based and current best practice.
To ensure appropriate registration with your own professional body.
To participate fully in the annual appraisal process and maintain own personal professional development.
To participate in clinical supervision
Maintain cleanliness and hygiene to infection control standards
To participate in the maintenance of medical equipment, ensuring appropriate interim checks are carried out and equipment is appropriately calibrated and faults are reported in line with policy.
To support the maintenance of appropriate stock items in fridges and clinical areas and to adhere to cold chain policies
Keep contemporaneous clinical records using the computer system (paper records where appropriate), recording clinical history and examination findings, interventions and advice given.
Ensure documentation is in line with NMC guidance
Stock Control & Equipment
Have shared responsibility for the Treatment room stock and report any stock shortages to the service lead
Maintain nursing drugs and equipment reporting any shortages/failures to the service lead
Knowledge & Skills
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).