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Part time Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Crawley, Southern
3 days ago
Crawley, Southern
3 days ago

Part time Practice Nurse

Gossops Green Medical

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

Gossops Green Medical, Crawley is looking for a Part-Time Practice Nurse to work in a small friendly GP practice.

List size of 7400 patients.

Team includes 5 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses and 1 HCA.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a professional, committed individual who will provide routine nurse services. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in Primary Care. Candidates should be computer literate and be competent in providing:

- Chronic disease management Asthma, Hypertension, COPD. Experience in diabetes management will be a bonus

- Childhood immunisation & travel vaccinations

- Cervical screening

- Contraception & HRT

Full training will be provided to the ideal candidate. Support will be provided in house and future career development is encouraged for our nursing staff.

About us

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Fully qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) and have a valid NMC number
  • Practical skills such as Spirometry, Peak Flow Assessments, BPs, Blood Glucose, ECG, and Vaccine administration.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to team working as a member of the team you will be supported by a full complement of clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • SystmOne clinical knowledge an advantage but training will be given.

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Expected start date: 01/04/2021

Salary dependent on experience

Job description

Job responsibilities

GOSSOPS GREEN MEDICAL

PRACTICE NURSE

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: PRACTICE NURSE

REPORTS TO: SENIOR PARTNER (Clinically)

THE PRACTICE MANAGER (Administratively)

HOURS: 16 hours per week

Job Summary:

The Practice Nurse will work as part of the primary healthcare team providing Personal Medical Services to the patients of Practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by Nurse Practitioner and GPs
  • Knowledge of chronic disease management Asthma, COPD, hypertension, diabetes (not essential but knowledge helpful) etc further training may be indicated
  • Advise patients on general healthcare, including minor illnesses and ailments with referral to General Practitioners as necessary (training can be given)
  • Cytology smear taking, swabs, basic sexual health & contraception
  • ECGs
  • Asthma/Peak Flow Readings/Spirometry
  • Hypertension Management
  • Routine immunizations/Childhood immunisations/B12s, flu and pneumonia immunisations, basic travel etc
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by another clinician
  • Assisting GPs with coil fittings/implamons
  • Requesting pathology tests, for example urine culture, swabs
  • Following agreed clinical protocols with referral to GPs as appropriate

  • Other tasks will include:
  • Following all infection control procedures and ensuring everything is in place, regular checks etc.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment used by the nurses and GPs along with the Health Care Assistant e.g ear syringe machine, couches, minor op equipment, ECG machine, BP monitors etc.
  • Maintaining GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients who are being examined by another clinician.
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses and treatment rooms
  • Maintain stock of waiting room leaflets and update/rotating notice boards with health promotion material
  • Ordering of Health Promotion Literature
  • Ordering of stock from the Hospital
  • Ordering of vaccinations to maintain stock levels
  • Participation in administrative systems in the Practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records
  • A duty to advise GPs 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
  • Any other delegated duties appropriate to the post

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, Practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified

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 peoples 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 which 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, such training 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

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the Practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply Practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit or research projects where appropriate

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse current NMC registration
  • Qualifications/Certificates in Asthma, hypertension, COPD management
  • Recognised qualification to diploma level or above
  • A demonstrable commitment to professional development & Primary Care

Desirable

  • Desirable Diabetes and Nurse triage

Experience

Essential

  • NMC nursing registration
  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of dealing with the public/patients

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care, GP Practice
  • Experience of Microsoft Office software

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Basic IT skills

Quality and attributes

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

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

Gossops Green Medical

Address

Hurst Close

Gossops Green

Crawley

West Sussex

RH11 8TY


Employer's website

https://www.gossopsgreenmedical.co.uk/

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Registered Nurse (RGN) - Bank - Care Home

BARCHESTER HEALTHCARE LIMITED

Horley, HC
1 day ago
Horley, HC
1 day ago

ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Bank Registered Nurse at a Barchester care home, you’ll look after the physical, psychological and social needs of our residents to help us deliver the quality care they deserve.

We’ll look to you to create a safe and supportive environment for residents with range of physical and mental needs, whilst also relying on your professional judgement to make critical clinical decisions. You can expect a wide range of responsibilities, from developing tailored care plans to providing medicine safely and delivering excellence across everything you do. As a Registered Nurse (RGN), you’ll have the freedom and autonomy to do things the right way – and be truly valued and respected for what you do.

ABOUT YOU
You’ll need to have current NMC registration and a good knowledge of the most up-to-date clinical practices to join us as a Registered Nurse (RGN). Experience of producing well-developed care plans and detailed risk assessments is important too, as is an understanding of regulatory frameworks, including DoLs/MCA and Royal Pharmaceutical guidelines. Dedicated and compassionate, you’ll pride yourself on your person-centred, thoughtful approach to nursing.

REWARDS PACKAGE
As well as competitive pay, you can look forward to a role that offers true flexibility and plenty of free learning and development opportunities. As one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers, we take the growth of everyone who works for us seriously.

As this is a Bank position to provide cover as and when we need it, such as for annual leave or sick leave, the hours and days you work will vary.

If you’d like to use your clinical and people skills in an organisation that provides the quality care you’d expect for your loved ones, this is a rewarding and empowering place to be.


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Staff Nurse / RGN

CARE HOMES OF DISTINCTION LIMITED

Reigate, HC
5 days ago
Reigate, HC
£29.25k - £33.15k Per Year
5 days ago
£29.25k - £33.15k Per Year
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and friendly Staff Nurse / RGN
Should be a responsible person who would ensure best clinical care is provided to our residents.
Have a strong clinical knowledge and have established good people management and leadership skills.
Would work alongside the care team to ensure continuous assessments, planning, implementation and evaluation of residents' care.
Support residents with all their care and nursing needs, therapeutic interventions and meaningful lifestyle
Live In accommodation available, Pension, Annual Leave, Free Meals and Hot drinks, Time Off when requested
Has the potential to progress to Deputy / Home Manager
Salary is negotiable depending on experience
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RGN

National Health Service

Gatwick, HC
3 days ago
Gatwick, HC
3 days ago

RGN

G4S

The closing date is 16 March 2021

Job overview

Are you an exceptional Adult Registered Nurse looking for a new role that is never predictable or dull? Working in secure healthcare brings new challenges where you can develop your skills and make a real difference. The days are varied covering nurse led clinics, emergency response, triage, wound care, examinations and referrals. No two days are the same with opportunities to develop into more senior roles.

Main duties of the job

Essential skills a Nurse:

  • Part 1 NMC Registration
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
  • 5 year UK history of residence

Desirable skills a Nurse:

  • Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
  • Experience of working within a secure environment
  • Experience of triage
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of long term conditions.

About us

G4S Health Services has been one of the leading providers to all justice health environments since 2005. Working across Secure, Custody and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC) across the UK, we provide primary care and forensic healthcare to a wide range of patients.

Gatwick Immigration Removal Centre (IRC) is a 24 hours site that holds 400 plus detainees suspected of visa violations, illegal entry or unauthorised arrival to the UK and are waiting for flights, transfers or to be released in to the community. We have a fast turnover of detainees so a wide range skills will be needed and trained/supported. From triage, chronic disease management to acute care.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Provide health and social care to detainees to ensure a professional service is delivered in line with professional, contractual and company standards, including security instructions.

Undertake assessments of detainees to identify physical and mental health needs and determinethe appropriate level of intervention, care and management.

To work predominantly within own area of specialism but to operate as part of a team deliveringgeneric primary care services.

Liaise with key stakeholders, including external agencies, to ensure the delivery of an effective andappropriate health service.

Provide professional advice and support to allied health professionals and non-clinical staff toensure the effective health and social care of detainees in line with current best practice.

Coach, support and supervise healthcare staff, as required, to develop their skills in line withprofessional standards and current best practice as appropriate.

Promote an understanding of, and develop health and social care services within the detentionenvironment to maximise personal well-being and promote independence.

Promotion of a positive health, safety and infection control culture to maintain a safe environment forall stakeholders.

Administer medications in accordance with professional standards and G4S policies andprocedures.

Complete all relevant documentation to deadline in accordance with professional, contractual andcompany requirements.

To work at all times within the bounds of confidentiality, adhering to data protection and maintainingCaldicott Guidelines.

Communicate effectively with appropriate others to minimise risk.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Part 1 NMC Registration
  • Experience of working within a team
  • Able to work within challenging and complex situations
  • 5 year UK history of residence

Desirable

  • Evidence of further development of own clinical practice
  • Experience of working within a secure environment
  • Experience of triage
  • Working as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Experience of long term conditions.

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

G4S

Address

Perimeter Road South

London Gatwick Airport

Gatwick

West Sussex

RH6 0PQ


Employer's website

https://careers.g4s.com/en/jobs

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Crawley, Southern
3 days ago
Crawley, Southern
3 days ago

Practice Nurse

Langley Corner Surgery

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

There is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced part-time Practice Nurse to join our busy, friendly practice in Crawley.

We have a CQC rating of Good and are a member of a well-recognised PCN.

You will work alongside 12 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses, 3 HCAs and a friendly administration team.

The post is for 15-18Hrs per week.

Ideally you will have a range of clinical skills as well as the experience and ability to deal with patients as they present to the surgery.

Knowledge and experience of working in General Practice would be ideal as would experience of chronic disease management, however this is not mandatory and we are happy to consider nurses new to general practice.

The post holder will have the required level of training and competence and will work within Patient Group Directions where these are available.

Most importantly we are looking for someone who will share our commitment to providing excellent health care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Primary duties will include:

Childhood immunisations

Chronic disease management

Cervical screening

ECG

Phlebotomy

Blood pressure monitoring

Risk assessment

Health screening

Requesting pathology tests and processing the results

Travel vaccinations

Other desirable skills include:

A special interest in Diabetes Management

Family planning

Minor Illness

About us

Langley Corner Surgery is a long standing and well established GP practice in Crawley, West Sussex.

Our experienced and dedicated team of 12 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses, 3 Health Care Assistants deliver the clinical needs for over 11,000 members of the local community with a variety of services. The clinical team is supported by a friendly and professional administration team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PRACTICE NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATION

Job overview and main duties

Job Description

Primary duties will include:

Childhood immunisations

Chronic disease management

Cervical screening

ECG

Phlebotomy

Blood pressure monitoring

Risk assessment

Health screening

Requesting pathology tests and processing the results

Travel vaccinations

Other desirable skills include:

A special interest in Diabetes Management

Family planning

Minor Illness

Generic responsibilities include:

Professional Responsibilities and Personal Development

Work within the latest NMC Code of Professional Conduct (2002) and maintain their professional registration.

Undertake appropriate CPD to ensure that their level of competency is up-to-date and meets the requirements of the role.

Keep up-to-date with relevant health related policy and work with the practice to consider the impact and implementation of such policies.

To use the opportunities of appraisals and peer reviews to monitor the effectiveness of their own clinical practice.

Participation in an annual staff performance review.

Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance.

Effectively manage their own time, workload and resources.

The post-holder will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times in their relationships with patients, colleagues and stakeholders.

Administrative Responsibilities and Support Role

Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the Practice Team.

Ensure accurate, contemporaneous notes of all consultations, home visits and treatments are recorded in the appropriate patients records in accordance with the latest guidance and the practices systems and procedures.

Ensure that all necessary documentation associated with patient health care is undertaken to a high standard.

To attend practice meetings (both clinical and non-clinical) and events as required.

Contribute to the knowledge and development of other team members as appropriate.

Identify and manage nursing care risks and contribute to the management of wider risks across the practice.

Participate in audits and inspections as appropriate

Help the practice to operate in a cost-effective manner whilst providing an excellent service to the patient population.

Apply practice policies, standards and guidance.

Confidentiality

In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.

In the performance of their duties the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients, their carers, practice staff and other health care workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, or other healthcare workers may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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

o Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation.

o Respecting privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.

o Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgemental and respects their circumstances, feelings, priorities and rights.

Health and Safety / Risk Management

The post-holder must comply at all times with the Practice Health and Safety Policies, in particular by following agreed safe working procedures and reporting incidents using the organisations Incident Reporting System.

The post-holder will comply with current data protection legislation and legislation relating to access to health records.

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy and the Practice Infection Control Policy and Procedures. Including:

o Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines

o Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across the business.

o Using appropriate infection control procedures and maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards.

o Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised.

o Keeping own work areas and general/ patient areas generally clean, 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 practice in consultation (where appropriate) with other sector managers.

o Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum annually)

o Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others when required.

o Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promote welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Special working conditions

The post-holder will have contact with body fluids.

Any other delegated duties considered appropriate to the post.

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive, but to indicate the main areas of responsibility. It may be changed after consultation with the post-holder. The employee shares with the employer, the responsibility for review and modification of duties.

Policies and Procedures the duties and responsibilities of the post will be undertaken in accordance with the policies and practices of the Practice, which may be amended from time to time. You are required to be flexible and the practice reserves the right to alter such fixed hours as may be considered necessary to ensure the surgery runs smoothly.

Person Specification

Knowlege, Skills and Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • ECGs
  • Venepuncture
  • Chaperone procedure
  • Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly
  • Understanding the importance of evidence based practice
  • Broad knowledge of clinical governance
  • Ability to record accurate clinical notes
  • Ability to work within own scope of practice and understand when to refer to GPs
  • Understanding of infection prevention and control measures
  • Skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong IT skills
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
  • SystmOne
  • Effective time management (planning and organising)
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to follow clinical policy and procedure
  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and co-operative
  • Motivated, forward thinker
  • Problem solver with the ability to process information accurately and effectively, interpreting data as required
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure/in stressful situations
  • Effectively able to communicate and understand the needs of the patient
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Effectively utilises resources
  • Punctual and committed to supporting the team effort
  • Other requirements
  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Occupational health clearance
  • NMC registration

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a primary care environment
  • Experience of working as a practice nurse or community nurse
  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Experience of infection prevention and control measures
  • Travel medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Asthma
  • CHD
  • Immunisations (routine, childhood and travel)
  • Womens health
  • Cervical Screening

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

Langley Corner Surgery

Address

Langley Corner Surgery

Ifield Green

Ifield

Crawley

West Sussex

RH11 0NF


Employer's website

https://www.langleycornersurgery.co.uk

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Part time Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Crawley, Southern
3 days ago
Crawley, Southern
3 days ago

Part time Practice Nurse

Gossops Green Medical

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

Gossops Green Medical, Crawley is looking for a Part-Time Practice Nurse to work in a small friendly GP practice.

List size of 7400 patients.

Team includes 5 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses and 1 HCA.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a professional, committed individual who will provide routine nurse services. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in Primary Care. Candidates should be computer literate and be competent in providing:

- Chronic disease management Asthma, Hypertension, COPD. Experience in diabetes management will be a bonus

- Childhood immunisation & travel vaccinations

- Cervical screening

- Contraception & HRT

Full training will be provided to the ideal candidate. Support will be provided in house and future career development is encouraged for our nursing staff.

About us

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Fully qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) and have a valid NMC number
  • Practical skills such as Spirometry, Peak Flow Assessments, BPs, Blood Glucose, ECG, and Vaccine administration.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to team working as a member of the team you will be supported by a full complement of clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • SystmOne clinical knowledge an advantage but training will be given.

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Expected start date: 01/04/2021

Salary dependent on experience

Job description

Job responsibilities

GOSSOPS GREEN MEDICAL

PRACTICE NURSE

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: PRACTICE NURSE

REPORTS TO: SENIOR PARTNER (Clinically)

THE PRACTICE MANAGER (Administratively)

HOURS: 16 hours per week

Job Summary:

The Practice Nurse will work as part of the primary healthcare team providing Personal Medical Services to the patients of Practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by Nurse Practitioner and GPs
  • Knowledge of chronic disease management Asthma, COPD, hypertension, diabetes (not essential but knowledge helpful) etc further training may be indicated
  • Advise patients on general healthcare, including minor illnesses and ailments with referral to General Practitioners as necessary (training can be given)
  • Cytology smear taking, swabs, basic sexual health & contraception
  • ECGs
  • Asthma/Peak Flow Readings/Spirometry
  • Hypertension Management
  • Routine immunizations/Childhood immunisations/B12s, flu and pneumonia immunisations, basic travel etc
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by another clinician
  • Assisting GPs with coil fittings/implamons
  • Requesting pathology tests, for example urine culture, swabs
  • Following agreed clinical protocols with referral to GPs as appropriate

  • Other tasks will include:
  • Following all infection control procedures and ensuring everything is in place, regular checks etc.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment used by the nurses and GPs along with the Health Care Assistant e.g ear syringe machine, couches, minor op equipment, ECG machine, BP monitors etc.
  • Maintaining GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients who are being examined by another clinician.
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses and treatment rooms
  • Maintain stock of waiting room leaflets and update/rotating notice boards with health promotion material
  • Ordering of Health Promotion Literature
  • Ordering of stock from the Hospital
  • Ordering of vaccinations to maintain stock levels
  • Participation in administrative systems in the Practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records
  • A duty to advise GPs 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
  • Any other delegated duties appropriate to the post

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, Practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified

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 peoples 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 which 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, such training 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

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the Practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply Practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit or research projects where appropriate

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse current NMC registration
  • Qualifications/Certificates in Asthma, hypertension, COPD management
  • Recognised qualification to diploma level or above
  • A demonstrable commitment to professional development & Primary Care

Desirable

  • Desirable Diabetes and Nurse triage

Experience

Essential

  • NMC nursing registration
  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of dealing with the public/patients

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care, GP Practice
  • Experience of Microsoft Office software

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Basic IT skills

Quality and attributes

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

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

Gossops Green Medical

Address

Hurst Close

Gossops Green

Crawley

West Sussex

RH11 8TY


Employer's website

https://www.gossopsgreenmedical.co.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Redhill, HC
3 days ago
Redhill, HC
3 days ago

Practice Nurse

Greystone House

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a caring and motivated Practice Nurse who is committed to patient care and willing to further develop our enthusiastic and dedicated nursing team.

You would collaboratively with the other practice nurses, HCAs and Phlebotomist to influence and implement policy and change in the Practice.

The role would be fully supported clinically by a GP lead and GPs with specialisms in various chronic disease groups.

Main duties of the job

As part of our nursing team you will be responsible for providing the full range of primary care nursing services, including immunisations, cervical screening and chronic disease management. We also provide travel services.

This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours per week and salary is competitive, depending on experience, with access to NHS pension scheme.

About us

We are a friendly, forward thinking, well organized with an aspiration for quality and high standards. We encourage and support the personal development of all our staff and are keen to ensure the right person joins our friendly team.

Our list is 14700 and our building is purpose built. We are a training practice and part of the Redhill and Reigate Care Collaborative Primary Care Network.

The Practice has adopted new methods of working via an extended clinical workforce which includes Salaried GPs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Associates, Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

To promote the mental, physical and emotional health of the Practice population

To assess the health needs of the Practice population

To provide and maintain a high standard of care for the Practice population

To be an effective member of the Primary Healthcare Team and to link with other organisations and disciplines in the development of services

DIMENSIONS

Service development

Clinical Practice development

Clinical practice

1. Service development

To work collaboratively with the other practice nurses to influence and implement policy and change in Practice

To maintain an awareness of changing services needs within the scope of services in Primary Care, the Trust and Social Services

2. Management

To be responsible for the effective use of resources within the sphere of responsibility

To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up to date manual and electronic records, as well as collecting and recording activity monitoring data, care aims and other contractual requirements

3. Clinical

To adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice

To further develop practice through continuing education which will benefit service delivery and meet educational requirements

To provide nursing advice and to be a resource of best practice for the team

To assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate clinical wok carried out to ensure effective care delivery in the partnership with clients and families/carers

To promote and advise on healthy lifestyles

To give childhood immunisations and travel vaccinations as appropriate under patient group directions and to be responsible for the ordering of vaccines and their correct storage

To be accountable for the maintenance of chronic disease management programmes

To be accountable for the maintenance of the cervical screening programme

To administer prescribed drug therapy and ensure safe custody of drugs

To provide training and supervision to any lower grade members of nursing staff

To ensure confidentiality on all matters relating to patients and information obtained during the course of employment

To participate in the Practice/Trust/s staff development and performance management and supervision systems

OTHER DUTIES

To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibility and scale of the post

To have responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of self and others in the working environment, to follow safe working practice and to comply at all times with the Trust/Practice health and safety policy and procedures.

JOB SPECIFICATION - PRACTICE NURSE

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

Qualifications/education/

Training

Clinical qualification RGN/RN

(documentary evidence of qualifications must be provided prior to appointment and/or confirmation of professional registration

ENB 998 or equivalent

Family planning

Asthma

Diabetes

Coronary Heart Disease

Experience

Experience of implementing evidence based practice

Previous experience as a practice nurse

Relevant knowledge/awareness

Able to demonstrate an understanding of current issues affecting community health services including e.g. Primary Care Led NHS, clinical effectiveness, evidence based care and clinical governance.

In depth knowledge from relevant professional field and evidence of continuing professional development.

Knowledge of principles of supervision, audit and research.

Knowledge of personal styes of influencing and application of appropriate style.

Ability to understand key elements of change management in relation to changing clinical practice.

Demonstrates an awareness of the complex issues involved when working across organisations and disciplines.

Demonstrates knowledge and experience of reflective practice

Understanding of NMC Code of Conduct and scope of professional Practice.

Research knowledge

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

Skills/abilities/aptitudes

Good communication and interpersonal skills, including an ability to build rapport, establish good one to one relationships.

Ability to develop practice and give feedback to clinicians and manager.

Ability to project plan manage workload and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently and to demonstrate an ability to make decisions

Ability and capacity to think widely and openly and to analyse complex problems and develop solutions

Ability to diffuse anxiety, gain confidence and stimulate a climate of learning and openness

Ability to support and challenge traditional views and work practices in a credible and non-threatening way

Ability to critically appraise research findings and draw out significance for clinical practice

Ability to write clear reports

Ability to pay attention to detail

IT literate e.g. clinical programmes, Email, database

Teaching and facilitation skills

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Practice Nurse

Desirable

  • Diabetes or respiratory chronic disease management

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

Greystone House

Address

99 Station Road

Redhill

RH1 1EB


Employer's website

https://www.greystonesurgery.nhs.uk/

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Staff Nurse

National Health Service

Crawley, Southern
Today
Crawley, Southern
£23.5k - £26.404k Per Year
Today
£23.5k - £26.404k Per Year

Job Reference: J319-04SN016

Employer:
Diaverum UK Ltd
Location:
Crawley
Salary:
£23,500- £26,404.00 plus allowances

Job reference: 04SN016

We have an exciting opportunity in our Crawley clinic for a Staff Nurse who wants to make a difference in our patient’s lives. You will provide patient care according to Diaverum procedures and in order to increase the quality of life for our patients. A comprehensive professional training programme will be provided to you, including on-the-job training, e-learning and access to our in-house education programme ‘d Academy’.
RESPONISIBILITIES:
• Take ownership of care programmes for renal patients including the initiation and termination of dialysis, whilst providing stable clinical care, emotional support and independence for patients
• Follow the tailored care plans to administer medications, fluid therapy or other appropriate treatments as per Consultant instructions and ensuring clinical activity is appropriately documented in the patient medical record
• Review pre and post haemodialysis care with patient
• Discuss health concerns with patient; review patient concerns with the multi-disciplinary team as necessary
• Provide ongoing patient education
• Prepare and monitor dialysis machines and systems inline with Diaverum processes
• Monitor dialysis water treatment system for use according to the established procedures
• Act as a named staff nurse for a group of assigned patients ensuring ‘great care‘ is provided at all times
• Proactively participate in quality and service improvement programmes
REQUIREMENTS:
• NMC Registered Nurse
• Awareness and Understanding of NMC code of professional conduct
• Be able to work autonomously and within a multi-disciplinary team
• At least one year’s experience in general nursing. Must be Dialysis trained.
• Applications from newly qualified Nurses are welcomed
• Have a positive and dynamic approach to providing safe and effective delivery of care
• Excellent communication skills with fluency in English
COME GROW WITH US!
• Full Time - 37.5 hours per week
• The unit is open 06:30 to 22:00 (MWF) and 6:30 - 19:00 (TTS). (No Nights* or Sunday working)
• Pay listed above includes a competitive salary and unsocial Payments and Location Allowance*
• 27 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays) increasing with service
• Life Assurance, Discounted Fitness Membership, Auto -Enrolment Pension
• Post subject to References, Identification, DBS and OH checks
• Relocation allowance *
* where applicable/dependent on clinic
Please note that we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date when we are in receipt of sufficient applications


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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Redhill, HC
3 days ago
Redhill, HC
3 days ago

Practice Nurse

Greystone House

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

We are looking to recruit a caring and motivated Practice Nurse who is committed to patient care and willing to further develop our enthusiastic and dedicated nursing team.

You would collaboratively with the other practice nurses, HCAs and Phlebotomist to influence and implement policy and change in the Practice.

The role would be fully supported clinically by a GP lead and GPs with specialisms in various chronic disease groups.

Main duties of the job

As part of our nursing team you will be responsible for providing the full range of primary care nursing services, including immunisations, cervical screening and chronic disease management. We also provide travel services.

This is a part-time position, 20-25 hours per week and salary is competitive, depending on experience, with access to NHS pension scheme.

About us

We are a friendly, forward thinking, well organized with an aspiration for quality and high standards. We encourage and support the personal development of all our staff and are keen to ensure the right person joins our friendly team.

Our list is 14700 and our building is purpose built. We are a training practice and part of the Redhill and Reigate Care Collaborative Primary Care Network.

The Practice has adopted new methods of working via an extended clinical workforce which includes Salaried GPs, Pharmacists, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Associates, Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants.

Job description

Job responsibilities

JOB PURPOSE

To promote the mental, physical and emotional health of the Practice population

To assess the health needs of the Practice population

To provide and maintain a high standard of care for the Practice population

To be an effective member of the Primary Healthcare Team and to link with other organisations and disciplines in the development of services

DIMENSIONS

Service development

Clinical Practice development

Clinical practice

1. Service development

To work collaboratively with the other practice nurses to influence and implement policy and change in Practice

To maintain an awareness of changing services needs within the scope of services in Primary Care, the Trust and Social Services

2. Management

To be responsible for the effective use of resources within the sphere of responsibility

To ensure the maintenance of accurate and up to date manual and electronic records, as well as collecting and recording activity monitoring data, care aims and other contractual requirements

3. Clinical

To adhere to the NMC Code of Conduct and Scope of Professional Practice

To further develop practice through continuing education which will benefit service delivery and meet educational requirements

To provide nursing advice and to be a resource of best practice for the team

To assess, plan, implement, monitor and evaluate clinical wok carried out to ensure effective care delivery in the partnership with clients and families/carers

To promote and advise on healthy lifestyles

To give childhood immunisations and travel vaccinations as appropriate under patient group directions and to be responsible for the ordering of vaccines and their correct storage

To be accountable for the maintenance of chronic disease management programmes

To be accountable for the maintenance of the cervical screening programme

To administer prescribed drug therapy and ensure safe custody of drugs

To provide training and supervision to any lower grade members of nursing staff

To ensure confidentiality on all matters relating to patients and information obtained during the course of employment

To participate in the Practice/Trust/s staff development and performance management and supervision systems

OTHER DUTIES

To undertake such other duties as may be reasonably required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibility and scale of the post

To have responsibility for the health, safety and welfare of self and others in the working environment, to follow safe working practice and to comply at all times with the Trust/Practice health and safety policy and procedures.

JOB SPECIFICATION - PRACTICE NURSE

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

Qualifications/education/

Training

Clinical qualification RGN/RN

(documentary evidence of qualifications must be provided prior to appointment and/or confirmation of professional registration

ENB 998 or equivalent

Family planning

Asthma

Diabetes

Coronary Heart Disease

Experience

Experience of implementing evidence based practice

Previous experience as a practice nurse

Relevant knowledge/awareness

Able to demonstrate an understanding of current issues affecting community health services including e.g. Primary Care Led NHS, clinical effectiveness, evidence based care and clinical governance.

In depth knowledge from relevant professional field and evidence of continuing professional development.

Knowledge of principles of supervision, audit and research.

Knowledge of personal styes of influencing and application of appropriate style.

Ability to understand key elements of change management in relation to changing clinical practice.

Demonstrates an awareness of the complex issues involved when working across organisations and disciplines.

Demonstrates knowledge and experience of reflective practice

Understanding of NMC Code of Conduct and scope of professional Practice.

Research knowledge

ESSENTIAL

DESIRABLE

Skills/abilities/aptitudes

Good communication and interpersonal skills, including an ability to build rapport, establish good one to one relationships.

Ability to develop practice and give feedback to clinicians and manager.

Ability to project plan manage workload and meet deadlines

Ability to work independently and to demonstrate an ability to make decisions

Ability and capacity to think widely and openly and to analyse complex problems and develop solutions

Ability to diffuse anxiety, gain confidence and stimulate a climate of learning and openness

Ability to support and challenge traditional views and work practices in a credible and non-threatening way

Ability to critically appraise research findings and draw out significance for clinical practice

Ability to write clear reports

Ability to pay attention to detail

IT literate e.g. clinical programmes, Email, database

Teaching and facilitation skills

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Practice Nurse

Desirable

  • Diabetes or respiratory chronic disease management

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

Greystone House

Address

99 Station Road

Redhill

RH1 1EB


Employer's website

https://www.greystonesurgery.nhs.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Crawley, Southern
3 days ago
Crawley, Southern
3 days ago

Practice Nurse

Langley Corner Surgery

The closing date is 12 March 2021

Job overview

There is an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and experienced part-time Practice Nurse to join our busy, friendly practice in Crawley.

We have a CQC rating of Good and are a member of a well-recognised PCN.

You will work alongside 12 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses, 3 HCAs and a friendly administration team.

The post is for 15-18Hrs per week.

Ideally you will have a range of clinical skills as well as the experience and ability to deal with patients as they present to the surgery.

Knowledge and experience of working in General Practice would be ideal as would experience of chronic disease management, however this is not mandatory and we are happy to consider nurses new to general practice.

The post holder will have the required level of training and competence and will work within Patient Group Directions where these are available.

Most importantly we are looking for someone who will share our commitment to providing excellent health care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Primary duties will include:

Childhood immunisations

Chronic disease management

Cervical screening

ECG

Phlebotomy

Blood pressure monitoring

Risk assessment

Health screening

Requesting pathology tests and processing the results

Travel vaccinations

Other desirable skills include:

A special interest in Diabetes Management

Family planning

Minor Illness

About us

Langley Corner Surgery is a long standing and well established GP practice in Crawley, West Sussex.

Our experienced and dedicated team of 12 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses, 3 Health Care Assistants deliver the clinical needs for over 11,000 members of the local community with a variety of services. The clinical team is supported by a friendly and professional administration team.

Job description

Job responsibilities

PRACTICE NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION AND SPECIFICATION

Job overview and main duties

Job Description

Primary duties will include:

Childhood immunisations

Chronic disease management

Cervical screening

ECG

Phlebotomy

Blood pressure monitoring

Risk assessment

Health screening

Requesting pathology tests and processing the results

Travel vaccinations

Other desirable skills include:

A special interest in Diabetes Management

Family planning

Minor Illness

Generic responsibilities include:

Professional Responsibilities and Personal Development

Work within the latest NMC Code of Professional Conduct (2002) and maintain their professional registration.

Undertake appropriate CPD to ensure that their level of competency is up-to-date and meets the requirements of the role.

Keep up-to-date with relevant health related policy and work with the practice to consider the impact and implementation of such policies.

To use the opportunities of appraisals and peer reviews to monitor the effectiveness of their own clinical practice.

Participation in an annual staff performance review.

Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance.

Effectively manage their own time, workload and resources.

The post-holder will conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times in their relationships with patients, colleagues and stakeholders.

Administrative Responsibilities and Support Role

Participate in the administrative and professional responsibilities of the Practice Team.

Ensure accurate, contemporaneous notes of all consultations, home visits and treatments are recorded in the appropriate patients records in accordance with the latest guidance and the practices systems and procedures.

Ensure that all necessary documentation associated with patient health care is undertaken to a high standard.

To attend practice meetings (both clinical and non-clinical) and events as required.

Contribute to the knowledge and development of other team members as appropriate.

Identify and manage nursing care risks and contribute to the management of wider risks across the practice.

Participate in audits and inspections as appropriate

Help the practice to operate in a cost-effective manner whilst providing an excellent service to the patient population.

Apply practice policies, standards and guidance.

Confidentiality

In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.

In the performance of their duties the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients, their carers, practice staff and other health care workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, or other healthcare workers may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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

o Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation.

o Respecting privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues.

o Behaving in a manner that is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgemental and respects their circumstances, feelings, priorities and rights.

Health and Safety / Risk Management

The post-holder must comply at all times with the Practice Health and Safety Policies, in particular by following agreed safe working procedures and reporting incidents using the organisations Incident Reporting System.

The post-holder will comply with current data protection legislation and legislation relating to access to health records.

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy and the Practice Infection Control Policy and Procedures. Including:

o Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines

o Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across the business.

o Using appropriate infection control procedures and maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards.

o Actively reporting of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised.

o Keeping own work areas and general/ patient areas generally clean, 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 practice in consultation (where appropriate) with other sector managers.

o Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum annually)

o Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others when required.

o Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promote welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

Special working conditions

The post-holder will have contact with body fluids.

Any other delegated duties considered appropriate to the post.

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive, but to indicate the main areas of responsibility. It may be changed after consultation with the post-holder. The employee shares with the employer, the responsibility for review and modification of duties.

Policies and Procedures the duties and responsibilities of the post will be undertaken in accordance with the policies and practices of the Practice, which may be amended from time to time. You are required to be flexible and the practice reserves the right to alter such fixed hours as may be considered necessary to ensure the surgery runs smoothly.

Person Specification

Knowlege, Skills and Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Registered nurse
  • ECGs
  • Venepuncture
  • Chaperone procedure
  • Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly
  • Understanding the importance of evidence based practice
  • Broad knowledge of clinical governance
  • Ability to record accurate clinical notes
  • Ability to work within own scope of practice and understand when to refer to GPs
  • Understanding of infection prevention and control measures
  • Skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Strong IT skills
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
  • SystmOne
  • Effective time management (planning and organising)
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to follow clinical policy and procedure
  • Polite and confident
  • Flexible and co-operative
  • Motivated, forward thinker
  • Problem solver with the ability to process information accurately and effectively, interpreting data as required
  • High levels of integrity and loyalty
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Ability to work under pressure/in stressful situations
  • Effectively able to communicate and understand the needs of the patient
  • Commitment to ongoing professional development
  • Effectively utilises resources
  • Punctual and committed to supporting the team effort
  • Other requirements
  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Occupational health clearance
  • NMC registration

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a primary care environment
  • Experience of working as a practice nurse or community nurse
  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Experience of infection prevention and control measures
  • Travel medicine
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Asthma
  • CHD
  • Immunisations (routine, childhood and travel)
  • Womens health
  • Cervical Screening

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

Langley Corner Surgery

Address

Langley Corner Surgery

Ifield Green

Ifield

Crawley

West Sussex

RH11 0NF


Employer's website

https://www.langleycornersurgery.co.uk

Job Type

full-time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Part time Practice Nurse

Gossops Green Medical

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

Gossops Green Medical, Crawley is looking for a Part-Time Practice Nurse to work in a small friendly GP practice.

List size of 7400 patients.

Team includes 5 GPs, 3 Practice Nurses and 1 HCA.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for a professional, committed individual who will provide routine nurse services. Ideally you will have previous experience of working in Primary Care. Candidates should be computer literate and be competent in providing:

- Chronic disease management Asthma, Hypertension, COPD. Experience in diabetes management will be a bonus

- Childhood immunisation & travel vaccinations

- Cervical screening

- Contraception & HRT

Full training will be provided to the ideal candidate. Support will be provided in house and future career development is encouraged for our nursing staff.

About us

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

  • Fully qualified Registered General Nurse (RGN) and have a valid NMC number
  • Practical skills such as Spirometry, Peak Flow Assessments, BPs, Blood Glucose, ECG, and Vaccine administration.
  • An enthusiastic and flexible approach to team working as a member of the team you will be supported by a full complement of clinical and non-clinical staff.
  • SystmOne clinical knowledge an advantage but training will be given.

Part-time hours: 16 per week

Expected start date: 01/04/2021

Salary dependent on experience

Job description

Job responsibilities

GOSSOPS GREEN MEDICAL

PRACTICE NURSE

JOB DESCRIPTION

JOB TITLE: PRACTICE NURSE

REPORTS TO: SENIOR PARTNER (Clinically)

THE PRACTICE MANAGER (Administratively)

HOURS: 16 hours per week

Job Summary:

The Practice Nurse will work as part of the primary healthcare team providing Personal Medical Services to the patients of Practice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in and perform routine tasks related to patient care as directed by Nurse Practitioner and GPs
  • Knowledge of chronic disease management Asthma, COPD, hypertension, diabetes (not essential but knowledge helpful) etc further training may be indicated
  • Advise patients on general healthcare, including minor illnesses and ailments with referral to General Practitioners as necessary (training can be given)
  • Cytology smear taking, swabs, basic sexual health & contraception
  • ECGs
  • Asthma/Peak Flow Readings/Spirometry
  • Hypertension Management
  • Routine immunizations/Childhood immunisations/B12s, flu and pneumonia immunisations, basic travel etc
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients where appropriate who are being examined by another clinician
  • Assisting GPs with coil fittings/implamons
  • Requesting pathology tests, for example urine culture, swabs
  • Following agreed clinical protocols with referral to GPs as appropriate

  • Other tasks will include:
  • Following all infection control procedures and ensuring everything is in place, regular checks etc.
  • Maintaining and cleaning equipment used by the nurses and GPs along with the Health Care Assistant e.g ear syringe machine, couches, minor op equipment, ECG machine, BP monitors etc.
  • Maintaining GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
  • Chaperoning and assisting patients who are being examined by another clinician.
  • Maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses and treatment rooms
  • Maintain stock of waiting room leaflets and update/rotating notice boards with health promotion material
  • Ordering of Health Promotion Literature
  • Ordering of stock from the Hospital
  • Ordering of vaccinations to maintain stock levels
  • Participation in administrative systems in the Practice
  • At all times there will be a need to maintain accurate records
  • A duty to advise GPs 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
  • Any other delegated duties appropriate to the post

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, Practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data

Health & Safety:

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards
  • Reporting potential risks identified

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 peoples 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 which 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, such training 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

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the Practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognize peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

Contribution to the Implementation of Services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply Practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit or research projects where appropriate

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered General Nurse current NMC registration
  • Qualifications/Certificates in Asthma, hypertension, COPD management
  • Recognised qualification to diploma level or above
  • A demonstrable commitment to professional development & Primary Care

Desirable

  • Desirable Diabetes and Nurse triage

Experience

Essential

  • NMC nursing registration
  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of dealing with the public/patients

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care, GP Practice
  • Experience of Microsoft Office software

Knowledge and skills

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

Desirable

  • Basic IT skills

Quality and attributes

Essential

  • Competent in basic nursing duties required for the post
  • Specific nursing skills / qualifications Current PGDs, anaphylaxis, resuscitation and life support, training in chronic disease management, cytology, immunisations
  • Excellent communication skills

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

Gossops Green Medical

Address

Hurst Close

Gossops Green

Crawley

West Sussex

RH11 8TY


Employer's website

https://www.gossopsgreenmedical.co.uk/