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
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.email@example.com