Practice Nurse / Treatment Room Nurse

Taurus Healthcare Limited

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Job summary

*Taurus Healthcare are advertising on behalf of Much Birch Surgery*

Hours per week: 15

The candidate must:

*Meet the specific qualification and training requirements as specified in the Nursing Midwifery Standards of proficiency by undertaking the relevant qualification delivered by a Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) - approved provider

*Be registered with the NMC and revalidation undertaken in line with NMC requirements

Main duties of the job

Key responsibilities in relation to delivering health services:

*work as part of the practice clinical team to provide and monitor care, under direct or indirect supervision

*improve safety and quality of care at every opportunity

*contribute to the delivery of integrated care

*provide support and supervision to Training Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Apprentices, and those on learning assignments/placements as required

*support registered nurses to enable them to be able to focus on the more complex clinical care

*perform and record clinical observations such as required

*undertake new patient health checks

*provide wound care, flu vaccinations, ECGs, and venepuncture, hypertension reviews and other relevant clinical care as required, in line with the competencies of the role

*perform injections of medications, hormonal treatments, injectable contraceptives, B12 injections or others as requested by hospital according to PSD and within boundaries of knowledge and training

*promote health and well-being to all patients

*care for individuals with complex conditions such as dementia, mental health conditions, and learning disabilities

About us

Much Birch Surgery is a 5 partner, rural dispensing practice at the heart of the community, with a practice list size of 5000 patients. The practice covers an area reaching from the edges of Hereford to Ross on Wye, extending into the villages of the Golden Valley.

Date posted

10 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience dependent on qualifications and experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

S0001-22-9524

Job locations

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Much Birch Surgery

Hereford

HR2 8HT


Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities in relation to delivering health services:

  • work as part of the practice clinical team to provide and monitor care, under direct or indirect supervision
  • improve safety and quality of care at every opportunity
  • contribute to the delivery of integrated care
  • provide support and supervision to Training Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Apprentices, and those on learning assignments/placements as required
  • support registered nurses to enable them to be able to focus on the more complex clinical care
  • perform and record clinical observations such as required
  • undertake new patient health checks
  • provide wound care, flu vaccinations, ECGs, and venepuncture, hypertension reviews and other relevant clinical care as required, in line with the competencies of the role
  • perform injections of medications, hormonal treatments, injectable contraceptives, B12 injections or others as requested by hospital according to PSD and within boundaries of knowledge and training
  • promote health and well-being to all patients
  • care for individuals with complex conditions such as dementia, mental health conditions, and learning disabilities
  • advise patients on general healthcare and promote self-management where appropriate, including signposting patients to personalised care colleagues and local community and voluntary sector services
  • maintain accurate and contemporaneous patient health records
  • enhance own performance through continuous professional development, imparting own knowledge and behaviours to meet the needs of the service

Other tasks including:

  • Clean, sterilise and maintain equipment used by clinicians according to infection control policy.
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients who are being examined by another clinician.
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of Treatment Room being used.
  • Ordering of stock
  • Participation in administrative systems in the practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records.
  • A duty to advise Lead Nurse of potential problems or errors within the range of assigned tasks
  • Attend and participate in any practice meetings when required.
  • On occasion there may be a requirement to undertake home visits or participate in clinics outside of the practice.
  • Any other delegated duties appropriate to the post.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Key responsibilities in relation to delivering health services:

  • work as part of the practice clinical team to provide and monitor care, under direct or indirect supervision
  • improve safety and quality of care at every opportunity
  • contribute to the delivery of integrated care
  • provide support and supervision to Training Nursing Associates, Healthcare Assistants, Apprentices, and those on learning assignments/placements as required
  • support registered nurses to enable them to be able to focus on the more complex clinical care
  • perform and record clinical observations such as required
  • undertake new patient health checks
  • provide wound care, flu vaccinations, ECGs, and venepuncture, hypertension reviews and other relevant clinical care as required, in line with the competencies of the role
  • perform injections of medications, hormonal treatments, injectable contraceptives, B12 injections or others as requested by hospital according to PSD and within boundaries of knowledge and training
  • promote health and well-being to all patients
  • care for individuals with complex conditions such as dementia, mental health conditions, and learning disabilities
  • advise patients on general healthcare and promote self-management where appropriate, including signposting patients to personalised care colleagues and local community and voluntary sector services
  • maintain accurate and contemporaneous patient health records
  • enhance own performance through continuous professional development, imparting own knowledge and behaviours to meet the needs of the service

Other tasks including:

  • Clean, sterilise and maintain equipment used by clinicians according to infection control policy.
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients who are being examined by another clinician.
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of Treatment Room being used.
  • Ordering of stock
  • Participation in administrative systems in the practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records.
  • A duty to advise Lead Nurse of potential problems or errors within the range of assigned tasks
  • Attend and participate in any practice meetings when required.
  • On occasion there may be a requirement to undertake home visits or participate in clinics outside of the practice.
  • Any other delegated duties appropriate to the post.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration.
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • NMC Registration.

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).

Additional information

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

Taurus Healthcare Limited

Address

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Employer's website

https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Taurus Healthcare Limited

Address

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Employer's website

https://www.herefordshiregeneralpractice.co.uk (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Date posted

10 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience dependent on qualifications and experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

S0001-22-9524

Job locations

Suite 1, Berrows Business Centre

Bath Street

Hereford

Herefordshire

HR1 2HE


Much Birch Surgery

Hereford

HR2 8HT


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