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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Sunderland, TT
1 day ago
Sunderland, TT
1 day ago

Practice Nurse

Redhouse Medical Centre

The closing date is 29 March 2021

Job overview

A vacancy for a Practice Nurse has become available in our friendly practice. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our busy practice team and become a valued member of staff.

We have 3 GP partners and 1 Salaried GP and have over 5100 patients. You would be working along side our very experienced Healthcare Assistant who is currently studying for the Assistant Healthcare Practitioner Level 5 qualification going straight into training as a Trainee Nurse Associate.

We require someone with experience in General Practice to work alongside the GP's or independently to agreed protocols.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties:

Provide nursing treatments to patients alongside the GP's or independently to agreed protocols.

Monitoring of all long term conditions

Provide travel health advice and administer appropriate vaccinations

Participate in national screening work such as cervical cytology and deliver the national immunisation and vaccination schedule

Contraception & Sexual Health

Undertake health promotion to help educate patients

Select, carry out and interpret results of specific tests

Act as chaperone when required

Ordering & maintenance of vaccine and drug stock

Participate in in national screening work such as cervical screening

Apply Infection Control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines. Support patients and colleagues in adopting sound infection control measures.

Stock control of treatment room stock/medication i.e. ordering and expiry dates along with the HCA. Maintenance of equipment.

About us

Our clinical team consists of4 GP's,1 Practice Nurses and 1 Healthcare Assistant.

We have a full complement of administration staff who are very supportive to our clinical team.

We have a member of staff who is dedicated exclusively to our recall systems to ensure patient's are contacted in a timely manner and offered an appointment for reviews of long term conditions, blood tests etc.

All of our staff are team players and are committed to provide the best care possible to our patients

Job description

Job responsibilities

REDHOUSE MEDICAL CENTRE

Practice Nurse Job Description & Personal Specification

Job Title: Practice Nurse

Accountable to: Practice Manager (Administratively)

GPs (Clinically)

Main Duties: Clinical

Provide Nursing treatments to patients alongside the GPs or independently to agreed protocols

Monitoring all Long Term Conditions

Provide travel health advice and administer appropriate vaccinations

Participate in national screening work such as cervical cytology and deliver the national immunisation and vaccination schedule

Contraception & Sexual Health

Undertake Health promotion to help educate patients

Select, carry out and interpret results of specific tests

Act as chaperone as required

Main Duties: Administration

To maintain accurate patient records and enter onto the computer using agreed codes

Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care

To collect data and participate in regular Practice audit and research projects

To contribute to the preparation of any Practice development plans

Main Duties: General

To maintain own annual registration with the NMC and adhere to Code of Professional Conduct

To maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for all PHCT staff, patients, carers and co-workers from other agencies

To promote a professional approach at all times by attire and attitude to patients and staff both in and out of the Practice

To maintain own continuous professional development and ensure PDP kept up-to-date in line with the requirements of the Practice

Attend and participate in staff and Practice meetings and in-house clinical sessions

Any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualifications
  • RGN Qualification
  • Current NMC registration
  • Accredited training in chronic disease management
  • Cervical cytology qualification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience
  • Up-to-date training in Childhood Immunisations
  • Knowledge of needs of patients with long term conditions
  • Health promotion
  • Family Planning
  • Travel Health

Desirable

  • Smoking Cessation
  • Evidence of recent updating in primary care
  • Working with EMIS Web

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

Redhouse Medical Centre

Address

127 Renfrew Road

Sunderland

SR5 5PS


Employer's website

https://www.redhousemedicalcentre.nhs.uk/


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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Durham, TT
2 days ago
Durham, TT
2 days ago

Practice Nurse

The Medical Group

The closing date is 13 March 2021

Job overview

An opportunity to work as a full-time Practice Nurse in a vibrant and friendly Practice, situated on the edge of Durham City and in close proximity to Newcastle.

  • We have a Practice list size of 25,000 patients
  • Eleven Partners (Four of whom were Registrar's at this Practice)
  • Five Surgery Sites
  • Excellent Nursing and Administration Support
  • SystmOne Computer System
  • High QOF Achievers
  • Active Federation members
  • Active CCG members
  • Members of Durham West PCN - one of our Partners is Clinical Director
  • Active members of Green Impact - a United Nations award winning programme designed to support environmentally and socially sustainable practice.
  • CQC Rating GOOD across the boards

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a qualified Practice Nurse with an interest in general practice.

Practice details can be viewed on our website: www.themedicalgroup.co.uk

About us

We are a five site Practice witha large team. Sharing ideas is widely encouraged; we operate an open-door policy so you can be confident that your views are listened to. We cultivate a cohesive and highly supportive environment and understand the importance of clear communication and continuous improvement.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To be responsible for the delivery of practice nursing services, working as part of the practices multidisciplinary team who provide care within their scope of practice to the entitled patient population. The practice nurse will be responsible for a number of clinical areas such as health promotion, chronic disease management, health prevention, well baby clinics, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nuse
  • see attached specification for all qualifications required

Desirable

  • see attached specification

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

The Medical Group

Address

Newhouse Road

Esh Winning

Durham

DH7 9LA


Employer's website

https://www.themedicalgroup.co.uk/


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Registered Nurse

National Health Service

Stockton on Tees, TT
2 days ago
Stockton on Tees, TT
£20.978k - £23.096k Per Year
2 days ago
£20.978k - £23.096k Per Year

Job Reference: J200-A-21-0573

Employer:
Butterwick Hospice Care
Department:
Adult In Patient Unit
Location:
Stockton on Tees
Salary:
13.74 per hour (£12.48 basic + 10%)

BUTTERWICK HOSPICE

Registered Charity No 1044816

REGISTERED NURSE

Adult Inpatient Unit

13.74 per hour (£12.48 basic + 10%)

37.5 hours per week (part-time hours will be considered)

Are you passionate about providing high-quality holistic care to palliative and end-of-life patients?

At Butterwick Hospice care, we believe ‘every moment counts,’ that’s why since 1984 we have endeavoured to provide the Stockton community with the highest quality of care and comfort for palliative and end-of-life care.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Registered Nurse to join our dedicated Adult Inpatient Unit team at our Stockton site. We are looking for a highly motivated, enthusiastic Registered Nurse who has a passion for providing and delivering high quality, holistic palliative and end-of-life care, whether that is from medical and social or spiritual and emotional support.

This is an excellent opportunity to develop and enhance your specialist palliative skills and knowledge as you will work as part of an experienced and passionate nursing team. The permanent post also offers the individual the prospect of continuous professional development within the speciality of palliative and end-of-life care in the form of internal teaching/education and external academic courses. This will allow the successful candidate to engage in personal development but also ensure our service provisions are evidence-based and consistent with national guidelines.

As a Registered Nurse, you will assist with the organisation and delivery of patient care for patients who have life limiting illnesses. This may be in the form of admission for symptom control, respite or end-of-life care. You will undertake nursing assessments, plan, implement and evaluate patient care in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team and provide symptom control. In order to provide true holistic care you will also be involved in providing appropriate support for families and carers.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the development of clinical practice, education and professional nursing and ensure that high clinical standards and quality of care are maintained in order to provide the best possible care for our patients.

What we’re looking for:

  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills to liaise with professional colleagues, patients, carers and relatives
  • Flexibility to work shifts over a 24 hour period
  • A genuine interest in palliative and end-of-life care
  • A passion to learn and improve service provisions
  • Work within their competencies and recognise their limitations
  • Work as part of a team

Benefits:

  • Night and Bank Holiday enhancements
  • 27 days holidays
  • Private pension scheme
  • Free onsite parking
  • Continuous Professional Development opportunities
  • Free uniform
  • Flexible working

This is an exciting time to join our clinical team as the Butterwick Hospice is undergoing a developmental change.

To discuss the post further or to arrange an informal visit please contact HR on 01642 607742. For full details and to apply please use our on line application on the Hospice website ot rmail caitlin.mckevitt@butterwick.org.uk

No agencies.

Applicants must hold a current NMC Registration at the time of application and have a minimum of 12months post-registration experience.

We welcome learning disability and mental health nurse applicants with acute clinical experience.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date: 07/03/21

Interview date: TBC

This post is deemed to require an Enhanced Disclosure Check with the Disclosure and Barring Service due to the fact that there is access to children or vulnerable adults.

Applicants are asked to note that if you have not heard within 14 days of the closing date you are asked to assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. Thank you for the interest you have shown in working for Butterwick Hospice. For further vacancies please see our website.


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Chronic Disease Nurse

National Health Service

Bishop Auckland, TT
1 day ago
Bishop Auckland, TT
1 day ago

Chronic Disease Nurse

Auckland Medical Group

The closing date is 26 March 2021

Job overview

Auckland Medical Group are looking to recruit an experienced and motivated Chronic Disease Nurse.

The post holder will provide and maintain a high standard of chronic disease management for patients with chronic diseases, which includes the diagnosis, monitoring and developement of individual management plans and agreeing these as appropriate with the patient and other health professionals.

The post is for 24 hours per week.

Main duties of the job

To join our nursing team and be responsible for chronic disease management of our patients.

The successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and flexibility is imperative due to the nature of the role

About us

A busy teaching/dispensing practice with 14700 patients based over 3 sites. We have 7 partners, 4 nurse practitioners, 5 practice nurses, 5 HCA and a good team of admin and receptionists.

CQC good

friendly supportive team

Good holiday package and access to NHS pension

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Identifying significant abnormalities using a holistic approach to history taking and observation and assessment of physical systems
  • Diagnosis, monitoring and development of individual management plans; agreeing these as appropriate with the patient and other health professionals
  • Understand the aims of management and the pharmacological treatments for chronic diseases
  • Initiate, perform and interpret diagnostic procedures as appropriate for chronic disease management
  • Support recall procedures, appropriate literature and health promotion, and audit
  • Maximise Quality Outcomes Framework income

Management of Medicines

  • 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 evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols, and within scope of practice.
  • Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication, medication regimes, side-effects and interactions
  • Work with patients in order to support compliance with, and adherence to, prescribed treatments

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse
  • Recognized qualification/training is Chronic disease, Asthma/COPD/Diabetes.
  • A commitment to professional developement.
  • Keyboard and computer skills

Desirable

  • Nurse prescribing qualification
  • Experience of Systm1

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

Auckland Medical Group

Address

The Old Firehouse

Watling Road

Bishop Auckland

County Durham

DL14 6RP


Employer's website

https://www.aucklandmedicalgroup.co.uk/

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Staff Nurse

National Health Service

Durham, TT
2 days ago
Durham, TT
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year
2 days ago
£24.907k - £30.615k Per Year

Job Reference: 439-NMC-171

Employer:
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Intensive Therapy Unit
Location:
Durham
Salary:
£24,907 to £30,615 pa

We are actively recruiting to vacancies across the Trust. We would like to encourage applicants to apply via NHS Jobs and to inform candidates that interviews will be taking place remotely via video / Microsoft Teams.

We are extremely grateful to all new applicants and our current staff who have made enquiries and referrals to our bank and recruitment team. Thank you for supporting the NHS, your Trust and community during this challenging time.


CountyDurham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest integrated care providers in England, serving a population of around 600,000 people. We are a high performing organisation with a track record of success.

ITU at University Hospital of North Durham is a general adult intensive care unit .The unit has 10 beds which are used flexibly for both ITU and HDU patients. This has been extended to up to 20 beds during the Covid 19 pandemic

The successful candidate can expect an induction, including an intensive care education programme supported by a supernumerary phase. Therefore no previous intensive care experience is required.

The candidate must be a first level registered nurse, who has good communication skills and can offer a high standard of basic care.

These posts are advertises for both permanent and temporary (1 year) positions, full and part time working hours are available .

Internal rotation is mandatory.



Working on our Bank

We are committed to building our Trust bank and welcome applications from applicants seeking to work flexibly via the bank service. Our bank rates are some of the most competitive in the region and the advertised rates are inclusive of holiday pay.

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Vacancies Receiving Large Volumes of Applications

Where vacancies receive a large number of applications (in excess of 50), the vacancy may be closed prior to the published closing date.

Offers of Employment at CDDFT

NOTE: We strongly recommend you do not hand in your notice with your current employer until written confirmation of all pre-employment check clearance and an unconditional offer of employment is received from the recruitment team.

Disclosure and Barring Service:

On 28 November 2020, the new Disclosure and Barring Service filtering rules will come into effect.

The changes mean that:

  • youth cautions, reprimands and final warnings will no longer be subject to automatic disclosure
  • the multiple conviction rule has been removed, meaning that if an individual has more than one conviction, regardless of offence type or time passed, each conviction will be considered against the remaining rules individually, rather than being automatically disclosed.

If you are unsure about whether you need to disclose certain criminal record information, free confidential advice may be sought from one of the charity bodies listed below. These bodies can advise you on what you are legally required to declare and may also be able to advise you on how you can disclose criminal record information to a prospective employer and your legal rights when doing so.

Nacro – Tel: 0300 123 1999, or email: helpline@nacro.org.uk

Unlock – Tel: 01634 247350, email advice@unlock.org.uk or complete the online form on the Unlock website

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Registered Nurse - Bank

National Health Service

South Shields, TT
1 day ago
South Shields, TT
1 day ago

Registered Nurse - Bank

Voyage Care Ltd

The closing date is 05 March 2021

Job overview

Voyage Care lives its values by promising to EMPOWER each other, work TOGETHER, promote HONESTY, be a leader in OUTSTANDING quality and to always be SUPPORTIVE in everything we do. Could this be you?

We are recruiting a bank registered nurse for our residential nursing service, Conifer Lodge in South Shields. Here, we provide care and support to sixteen adults with complex and enduring mental health problems.

Main duties of the job

  • Using the principles of recovery-focused outcomes to promote the overall wellbeing in people who have long-standing and complex mental health problems and who often present with behaviours that challenge
  • Efficiently coordinating and controlling day to day service delivery both in conjunction with, and in the absence of, the Service Manager, providing leadership to a team of support workers
  • Working with the People we support, their families and others to asses client need, develop support plans and implement planned interventions
  • Using an adaptable approach to fit the needs of the individual and recognize and promote positive risk-taking

You will need to be a qualified nurse, and should be skilled in planning clinical care and overseeing support staff. You will be experienced in delivering high quality clinical care focusing on a person centred approach. This role offers variety and the opportunity to work autonomously and progress you career.

About us

You will work with a well established team of individuals who deliver the highest quality care and support to the individuals that live here. You will be managed by a registered nursing manager and work alongside a team of registered nurses and support staff.

Benefits include; guaranteed hours, fully funded DBS & PIN renewal, paid training, life assurance, workplace pension, paid annual leave, retail rewards scheme and V-Assure 24/7 confidential support service.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB TITLE:REGISTERED NURSE

REPORTS TO: Home / Service Manager or in their absence the Deputy Home Manager / Team Leader where applicable

ACCOUNTABLE TO: The Service / Home Manager and in theirabsence the Operations Manager

Provide professional nursing input, undertaking a range of clinical duties which contribute to the provision of high quality care for individuals. To support the home / service manager by being responsible for key areas of service provision including the providing, managing, and co-ordinating of clinical support for individuals. To provide support to people in a way that is respectful, promotes independence and enables the individuals you support to realise their own potential. Carrying out duties designated by the home / service manager. To promote good practice at all times and act as an effective and positive role model. This may also include supporting individuals in accessing the community, in their own homes or in any setting their needs and choices may require. Registered nurses may work alone with the people they support or as part of a team. Registered nurses may provide support to individuals with a variety of different specialist needs and conditions which may include learning disabilities, acquired brain injuries, physical disabilities, Autistic Spectrum Disorders, nursing needs, mental health conditions, neurological impairments, psychiatric and clinical needs, complex behaviours and other needs. Registered nurses may provide support in any location appropriate to meet the needs of the service.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • - RN(LD), RN, RN(MH) or equivalent - Valid NMC Pin No. - Willingness to undertake qualifications and training in accordance with the needs of the service / individuals you support - Practical clinical skills - Team worker - Ability to organise and delegate - Good record keeping and inter-personal skills - Good verbal and written communication skills - Decision making skills - Working with people who have complex health needs - Working within a multi-disciplinary team - Evidence of ongoing professional development. - Working knowledge of relevant government guidelines, regulations and legislation - Understanding of the nursing process

Desirable

  • - ENB 998 or equivalent (not applicable in Scotland) - NVQ/SVQ Assessor awards (D32/33/A1). - NCI Crisis intervention training - IT skills - Experience of facilitating clinical supervision - Clean driving licence - Makaton - Supervisory experience - Working with people with challenging behaviour - Ability to relate to individuals with diverse needs. - Understanding of Person Centred Planning process. - Care Planning - Risk Management

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

Voyage Care Ltd

Address

Horsley Hill Square

South Shields

Tyne And Wear

NE34 7SA


Employer's website

https://careers.voyagecare.com/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

South Shields, TT
1 day ago
South Shields, TT
1 day ago

Practice Nurse

Ravensworth Surgery

The closing date is 30 April 2021

Job overview

Ravensworth Surgery has an exciting opportunity for a registered Practice Nurse to join our team. We have a patient population of around 5800 patients spread across 2 surgeries in South Tyneside. We are a friendly practice looking for an experienced nurse to work with us.The post holder is responsible for the delivery of basic Practice nursing services and care to the Practice population.The postholder will work collaboratively with other members of the general practice team in order to meet the needs of the patient, and may need to liaise with members of the wider community teams. A full job role and person spec is available but this site does not offer sufficient space to include it here.

Main duties of the job

Clinical Nursing Practice (not exhaustive)

Travel health/Wound management/Screening/Health promotion/Chronic disease review incl housebound patients /Ear care/Vaccinations (including child imms ) Infection Control/Emergency Management (incl Annual CPR/anaphylaxis update)/Mental health/Contraception and sexual health advice/Child Health/Adult Safeguarding/Health & safety.

The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management their own and others health and safety and infection control. Full job spec available-as too large to print here.

    Equality and diversity-The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues.

    Personal/Professional development-The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment.

    About us

    Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following qualities and experience:

    Essential-Registered General Nurse with experience/training in primary care practice nursing/Recognised qualification to diploma level of above/Full driving license and own transport. Competent in basic nursing duties/Excellent communication skills/Knowledge of chronic disease management and NHS screening programmes. Enthusiasm to develop nursing skills/Understanding and adherence to strict confidentiality /Ability to manage workload priorities/Able to work in a changing environment and adapt with this/Able to take on new challenges/Able to use own initiative within personal competency/Able to work in a busy environment and as part of a team/Flexibility in working hours to cover sickness/holidays as required. Desirable-Certificates in chronic disease management/Immunisation training/Cervical cytology taker training.EMIS Web/Working within general practice/Chronic disease management

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    JOB TITLE: PRACTICE NURSE

    HOURS: NEGOTIABLE

    REPORTS TO: NURSE MANAGER/GP PARTNERS (CLINICALLY)

    PRACTICE MANAGER (ADMINISTRATIVELY)

    JOB SUMMARY:

    The post holder is responsible for the delivery of basic Practice nursing services and care to the Practice population. This includes (but is not limited to) immunisations, screening (including cervical screening), opportunistic consultations, chronic disease reviews, ear care, wound management, health promotion and contraceptive advice/review. The postholder will work collaboratively with other members of the general practice team in order to meet the needs of the patient, and may need to liaise with members of the wider community and hospital teams to ensure the delivery of holistic care to the patient. The postholder will initiate and manage a methodical assessment of patient needs including public health, health education and promotion in consultation with the GP partners. They will also assist in the development of clinical protocols and guidelines in addition to audit such as infection control. They will ensure the maintenance of equipment, storage of vaccinations and stock levels relating to patient care.

    MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    Clinical Nursing Practice (not exhaustive)

    Travel health

    Wound management

    Screening

    Health promotion

    Chronic disease review incl housebound patients

    Ear care

    Vaccinations (including child immunisations)

    Infection Control

    Emergency Management (incl Annual CPR/anaphylaxis update)

    Mental health

    Contraception and sexual health advice

    Child Health

    Adult Safeguarding

    Health & safety

    The post-holder will implement and lead on a full range of promotion and management their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice Health & Safety policy, the practice Health & Safety manual, and the practice Infection Control policy and published procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

    • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
    • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
    • Responsible for the correct and safe management of the specimens process including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport
    • Management and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for the practice including provision, ordering, availability and ongoing correct usage by staff
    • Responsible for hand hygiene across the practice
    • Ownership of infection control and clinically based patient care protocols, and implementation of those protocols across the practice
    • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses / training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate
    • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
    • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes
    • Monitoring practice facilities and equipment in relation to infection control, ensuring that provision of hand cleansing facilities, wipes etc are sufficient to ensure a good clinical working environment. Lack of facilities to be escalated as appropriate.
    • Safe management of sharps procedures including training, use, storage and disposal
    • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile, and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management
    • Actively identifying, reporting, and correction of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
    • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards / risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with other sector managers
    • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum twice annually)
    • Routine management of own team / team areas, and maintenance of work space standards
    • Waste management including collection, handling, segregation, container management, storage and collection
    • Spillage control procedures, management and training
    • Decontamination control procedures, management and training, and equipment maintenance
    • Maintenance of sterile environments
    • Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

    Equality and diversity

    The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

    • Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of individuals rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
    • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
    • Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

    Personal/Professional development

    The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, to include:

    • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
    • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work
    • Attendance at clinical and administrative meetings in addition to local meetings relating to patient care and individual learning as deemed necessary by the practice.
    • Disseminate learning and information gained to other team members in order to inform good practice.
    • The training and mentorship of students/trainees.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Candidates should be able to demonstrate the following qualities and experience:
    • Essential
    • 1.Qualifications
    • Registered General Nurse
    • Recognised qualification to diploma level of above
    • Full driving license and own transport
    • 2.Knowledge/Skills
    • Competent in basic nursing duties
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Knowledge of chronic disease management and NHS screening programmes
    • 3.Qualities
    • Enthusiasm to develop nursing skills
    • Understanding and adherence to strict confidentiality
    • Ability to manage workload priorities
    • Able to work in a changing environment and adapt with this
    • Able to take on new challenges
    • Able to use own initiative within personal competency
    • Able to work in a busy environment and as part of a team
    • Flexibility in working hours to cover sickness/holidays as required

    Desirable

    • Desirable
    • 1.Qualifications
    • Certificates in chronic disease management
    • Immunisation training
    • Cervical cytology taker training
    • 2.Experience
    • EMIS Web
    • Working within general practice
    • Chronic disease management

    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.

    Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

    Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

    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

    Ravensworth Surgery

    Address

    Horsley Hill Road

    South Shields

    Tyne And Wear

    NE33 3ET


    Employer's website

    https://www.ravensworthsurgery.co.uk/

    Job Type

    full-time

    Posted

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    Description

    Practice Nurse

    Redhouse Medical Centre

    The closing date is 29 March 2021

    Job overview

    A vacancy for a Practice Nurse has become available in our friendly practice. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our busy practice team and become a valued member of staff.

    We have 3 GP partners and 1 Salaried GP and have over 5100 patients. You would be working along side our very experienced Healthcare Assistant who is currently studying for the Assistant Healthcare Practitioner Level 5 qualification going straight into training as a Trainee Nurse Associate.

    We require someone with experience in General Practice to work alongside the GP's or independently to agreed protocols.

    Main duties of the job

    Main Duties:

    Provide nursing treatments to patients alongside the GP's or independently to agreed protocols.

    Monitoring of all long term conditions

    Provide travel health advice and administer appropriate vaccinations

    Participate in national screening work such as cervical cytology and deliver the national immunisation and vaccination schedule

    Contraception & Sexual Health

    Undertake health promotion to help educate patients

    Select, carry out and interpret results of specific tests

    Act as chaperone when required

    Ordering & maintenance of vaccine and drug stock

    Participate in in national screening work such as cervical screening

    Apply Infection Control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines. Support patients and colleagues in adopting sound infection control measures.

    Stock control of treatment room stock/medication i.e. ordering and expiry dates along with the HCA. Maintenance of equipment.

    About us

    Our clinical team consists of4 GP's,1 Practice Nurses and 1 Healthcare Assistant.

    We have a full complement of administration staff who are very supportive to our clinical team.

    We have a member of staff who is dedicated exclusively to our recall systems to ensure patient's are contacted in a timely manner and offered an appointment for reviews of long term conditions, blood tests etc.

    All of our staff are team players and are committed to provide the best care possible to our patients

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    REDHOUSE MEDICAL CENTRE

    Practice Nurse Job Description & Personal Specification

    Job Title: Practice Nurse

    Accountable to: Practice Manager (Administratively)

    GPs (Clinically)

    Main Duties: Clinical

    Provide Nursing treatments to patients alongside the GPs or independently to agreed protocols

    Monitoring all Long Term Conditions

    Provide travel health advice and administer appropriate vaccinations

    Participate in national screening work such as cervical cytology and deliver the national immunisation and vaccination schedule

    Contraception & Sexual Health

    Undertake Health promotion to help educate patients

    Select, carry out and interpret results of specific tests

    Act as chaperone as required

    Main Duties: Administration

    To maintain accurate patient records and enter onto the computer using agreed codes

    Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care

    To collect data and participate in regular Practice audit and research projects

    To contribute to the preparation of any Practice development plans

    Main Duties: General

    To maintain own annual registration with the NMC and adhere to Code of Professional Conduct

    To maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for all PHCT staff, patients, carers and co-workers from other agencies

    To promote a professional approach at all times by attire and attitude to patients and staff both in and out of the Practice

    To maintain own continuous professional development and ensure PDP kept up-to-date in line with the requirements of the Practice

    Attend and participate in staff and Practice meetings and in-house clinical sessions

    Any other reasonable duties that may be required from time to time

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Qualifications
    • RGN Qualification
    • Current NMC registration
    • Accredited training in chronic disease management
    • Cervical cytology qualification

    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience
    • Up-to-date training in Childhood Immunisations
    • Knowledge of needs of patients with long term conditions
    • Health promotion
    • Family Planning
    • Travel Health

    Desirable

    • Smoking Cessation
    • Evidence of recent updating in primary care
    • Working with EMIS Web

    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

    Redhouse Medical Centre

    Address

    127 Renfrew Road

    Sunderland

    SR5 5PS


    Employer's website

    https://www.redhousemedicalcentre.nhs.uk/