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Practice Nurse


  • £23 - £28 per hour
  • Southend-on-Sea
  • Posted: 17/03/2021
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: DavidPN

Job Details

Job Overview

Practice Nurse

Full time or Part time

ASAP Start - On-going

£23 - £28 an hour 


Main Purpose of the Role

To assist medical personnel in the care of practice patients to include treatment, preventative care, screening and patient education. The post will also include some administrative duties.

To act as a focal point of communication between patients, doctors, nurses and other members of the primary health care team

To maintain a safe and effective level of practice and to bring any deficits in training to the attention of the nursing team leader so these can be addressed.

To act in a professional manner at all times and adhere to practice policies, protocols and guidelines.

To work as an effective team player

To provide continuing care to patients across the whole practice population.

To provide health maintenance and health promotional services to the well, offering educational supportive setting for patients to explore their health problems. Principal Duties & Responsibilities 1. Nursing

To undertake and oversee chronic disease management (i.e. asthma, diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, COPD), incorporating progress-monitoring, response to treatment, reducing unnecessary hospital admissions and promoting the preventative aspects of nursing practice. To ensure all clinical domains for quality outcome framework are met

To facilitate and participate in multidisciplinary education within the practice. To support students of any discipline undertaking a work placement at the practice.

All health checks as delegated

BP monitoring- including 24 hours

Urinalysis

Phlebotomy

Perform other routine laboratory tests

Assist other clinical members when necessary

Provide lifestyle advice to patients making any necessary referrals within the Practice

All aspects of wound care including Doppler assessments and compression dressings

Record ECG’s – including 24 hour

Carry out spirometry where requested by doctor or senior nurse

Undertake other tasks delegated by senior nurse

Administer injections including travel injections and baby vaccinations as per patient group direction

Undertake high vaginal swabs as requested by a doctor

Undertake pill checks

Undertake ear syringing

Undertake Cervical Smear testing ( or be willing to train to do so)


Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information, please contact me on, 01908 082 082 or David.chiwanga@pertempsmedical.co.uk