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Lead Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Liverpool, NW
1 day ago
Liverpool, NW
1 day ago

Lead Practice Nurse

Brownlow Group Practice

The closing date is 07 March 2021

Job overview

This is a new position and exciting opportunity for you to develop this role. The post holder will be an experienced Practice Nurse and non-medical prescriber. The focus of the role will be the delivery of evidence based practice for patients with long term conditions.

This is a dual clinical and non- patient facing role. In addition to your clinical role you will work closely with our Practice Nurses and Quality team to ensure that as an organisation we are working consistently towards QOF targets.

Main duties of the job

Clinical leader in the delivery of practice nursing services to patients, ensuring that the needs of the patient are priority.

Lead LTC team in the planning and implementation of local guidelines, protocols, standards and local projects/initiatives.

Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance and act as a positive role model.

Support the development of practice nurses in order to maximise their potential.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans and treatment programmes for patients with/at risk of a long term conditions.

Manage and treat LTCs in line with national and local policies and practice needs.

Review medication and work with patients to support adherence to treatments.

Prioritise health problems, intervening appropriately, to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations.

Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for adults and children including patients travelling abroad.

About us

Due to recent restructure we have a new opportunity seeking a highly motivated and experienced Practice Nurse/ Long Term Conditions Nurse with advanced communication skills to join our team of LTC nurses and support our quality team to drive forward the Quality Outcomes Framework.

Brownlow Health is committed to supporting staff and developing our services. We have a diverse practice population over 6 sites in the vibrant City of Liverpool and we are very proud to have attained outstanding in our last CQC inspection.

We have a large supportive nursing team of 34, managed by two nurse managers and a Nurse Partner with a combination of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (band 7 and 8a), Practice nurses and Clinical Support workers.

Brownlow prides itself in being an exceptional employer. We have a dedicated staff wellbeing team and offer numerous staff benefits and incentives. You will receive a 6 month mentorship/induction package and following this will have the option for some home working.

Job description

Job responsibilities

This is a new position and exciting opportunity for you to develop this role. The post holder will be an experienced Practice Nurse and non-medical prescriber. The focus of the role will be the delivery of evidence based practice for patients with long term conditions.

This is a dual clinical and non- patient facing role. In addition to your clinical role you will work closely with our Practice Nurses and Quality team to ensure that as an organisation we are working consistently towards QOF targets.

Key responsibilities for clinical practice:

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans and treatment programmes for patients with/at risk of a long term condition
  • Provide a range of clinics including face to face, telephone and eConsultation (training will be given)
  • Manage and treat long-term conditions including but not limited to: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, CHD, IGR, in line with national and local policies and practice needs. Prescribe as necessary for these conditions.
  • Review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, in accordance with evidence based practice and national/practice protocols, and work with patients to support adherence to prescribed treatments.
  • Prioritise health problems, intervening appropriately, to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
  • Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children including patients travelling abroad.

Communication

  • Ensure good communication with the Nurse Managers so they are fully aware of any issues within the Practice Nurse team.
  • Demonstrate sensitive communication styles to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment.
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers, recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating, including those receiving bad news
  • Act as an advocate when representing patients and colleagues
  • Participate in practice team and nurse meetings.

Delivering a quality service

  • Work within a team to drive forward the Quality Outcomes Framework.
  • Review and process data using accurate read codes in order to ensure easy accurate information retrieval for monitoring and audit processes.
  • Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the NMC.
  • Produce accurate, contemporaneous and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.
  • Prioritise, organise and manage own and others workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality.
  • Deliver care as an individual and team according to evidence-based guidelines, assessing effectiveness of care delivery through peer review, benchmarking and formal evaluation and leading on the maintenance of quality governance systems for the nursing team.
  • Participate in audits as a means of evaluating the quality of the work of self and the team, implementing improvements where required.
  • Evaluate patients response to health care provision and the effectiveness of care.
  • Lead and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider organisation and assess the impact of policy implementation on care delivery.
  • Interpret national strategies and policies into local implementation strategies that are aligned to the values and culture of general practice.
  • Attend and participate in monthly quality meeting and Clinical Effectiveness Meeting.

Leadership personal and people development

  • Act as a clinical leader to lead in the delivery of practice nursing services to patients, ensuring that the needs of the patient are the priority.
  • Lead the long term conditions team in the planning and implementation of local guidelines, protocols and standards, and of local projects or initiatives.
  • Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance including participating in clinical supervision and acting as a positive role model
  • Support the development of the practice nurses in order to maximise their potential.

Team working

  • Work as an effective and responsible team leader, supporting the practice nurse team and exploring the mechanisms to develop new ways of working.
  • Contribute any Practice nursing/LTC view to the Nurse managers, Nurse meetings and Quality team meetings.

Learning and development

  • Act as mentor for more junior practice nurses and students, assessing competence against set standards.
  • Disseminate learning and information to other team members in order to share good practice and inform others about current and future developments (eg courses and conferences).
  • Assess own learning needs and undertake learning as appropriate.
  • Provide an educational role to patients, carers, families and colleagues in an environment that facilitates learning.

Equality and diversity

  • Identify patterns of discrimination and take action to overcome this and promote diversity and equality of opportunity Support people who need assistance in exercising rights.
  • Monitor and evaluate adherence to local chaperoning policies.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Part 1 NMC
  • NMC Mentorship Qualification
  • Qualifications in specific Long term conditions
  • Independent / supplementary nursing prescribing V300
  • Clinical supervision training and experience
  • Advanced skills in managing LTC
  • Quality improvement/leadership training/willing to undertake

Experience

Essential

  • 3 year min experience of working as a band 6 or above Practice Nurse
  • Advanced knowledge in managing patients with long term conditions
  • Knowledge of clinical governance, confidentiality, data protection and information governance in primary care
  • Autonomous practitioner
  • A solid understand and experience of Q.O.F
  • Experience of compiling protocols and clinical guidelines
  • Knowledge of the local and National health policy and wider health economy
  • Knowledge of safeguarding childrens and adults policies and procedures and how to apply them

Desirable

  • Experience in leading quality initiates

Skills

Essential

  • Clinical leadership skills
  • Ability to effectively lead a team
  • High level communication skills
  • Negotiation and conflict management skills
  • I.T skills
  • Ability to undertake audit
  • Research knowledge and understanding

Desirable

  • Physical assessment and clinical examination skills

Attributes & Behaviours

Essential

  • A complete finisher.
  • Resilience and drive
  • Personal and professional integrity and confidence.
  • Flexibility
  • Resourceful
  • Strong facilitating skills
  • Calm and resolute under pressure.
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Effective delegator

Desirable

  • Full driving licence.

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

Brownlow Group Practice

Address

Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

70 Pembroke Place

Liverpool

Merseyside

L69 3GF


Employer's website

https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/

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Practice Nurse

National Health Service

Whiston, NW
1 day ago
Whiston, NW
1 day ago

Practice Nurse

Cedar Cross Medical Centre

The closing date is 13 March 2021

Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Practice Nurse based in Whiston. We are looking for an experienced, forward thinking, caring Practice Nurse who is motivated with good clinical knowledge of General Practice. You will have experience working with the Quality Outcome Framework and be confident in baby immunisations, LTC reviews and Cytology.

Main duties of the job

We are looking for someone who has excellent knowledge of Primary Care to provide practice nursing services to the practice population and deliver care within the boundaries of their role.

The Candidate will be a lead Nurse within the practice and work along side the clinical team to manage Long term health conditions, Cytology and Baby Immunisations. You will hold a degree in Nursing and have General Practice experience.

About us

We are a friendly and well established practice, we comprise of 1 GP Lead, 1 Salaried GP, 1 Advanced Nurse Prescriber and a team of Administrative Staff with a list size of 3800.

The post is 25 - 30 hours per week.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Title: Practice Nurse

Salary: Dependent on experience

Hours: 25 - 30 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Reports to: Practice Manager in conjunction with Senior Partner

Location: Cedar Cross Medical Centre, Whiston

Job Summary

To be responsible for the delivery of practice nursing services, working as part of the practice multidisciplinary team, delivering 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 infection prevention and control, health promotion, health prevention, well women and well man clinics, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure.

The post-holder will have the required level of training and competence and will work within patient group directions where these are available.

Duties and responsibilities:

The following are the core responsibilities of the practice nurse to carry out competently without direct supervision following practice protocols;

    • Childhood immunisations
    • Travel vaccinations
    • Cervical cytology
    • Spirometry
    • health promotion
    • Chronic disease management
    • Contraception and sexual health advice
    • Health checks
    • Weight Management
    • blood pressure check
    • Assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate treatment programs that promote health and well-being
    • Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing a long-term condition
    • Work with other health care professionals to diagnose, monitor, manage and treat long-term condition
    • Work with patients in order to support adherence to prescribed treatments
    • Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote them to live healthily, and apply principles of self-care
    • Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children.
    • Carry out new patient checks
    • Support infection control measures within the Practice, and educate colleagues in adopting sound infection control measures
    • Maintaining GP and Nurses rooms, stocking and rotating items as required
    • Undertake housekeeping duties including, general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses room
    • Ordering of Health Promotion Literature
    • Ordering of stock
    • Participation in administrative systems in the Practice
    • Attend and participate in any Practice Meetings when required
    • 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 confidentialInformation 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

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
  • Provide documentation in line with professional requirements

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 recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:
  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly

    Person Specification

    Experience

    Essential

    • Minimum of 2 years experience of practice nursing in General Practice.

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Qualified Nurse-
    • General Practice Nurse Experience
    • knowledge of Quality Outcome Framework
    • 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).
    • Minimum of 2 years experience of practice nursing in General Practice.
    • (see person 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

    Cedar Cross Medical Centre

    Address

    Cedar Cross Medical Centre

    Old Colliery Road

    Whiston

    Merseyside

    L35 3SX


    Employer's website

    https://www.cedarcrossmedicalcentre.nhs.uk/

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    Practice Nurse Band 6/7

    National Health Service

    Liverpool, NW
    6 days ago
    Liverpool, NW
    6 days ago

    Practice Nurse Band 6/7

    Brownlow Group Practice

    The closing date is 05 March 2021

    Job overview

    Practice Nurse Band 6 / 7

    Due to forthcoming retirement, we are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for a Practice Nurse to join our team. Hours of work can be flexible we can offer Full time or Part time hours the post will be mainly at our Kensington Site (Edge Lane) and Princes Park. Long term condition management and practice nurse duties is essential.

    Salary and Annual leave is in line with Agenda for Change and will be a Band 6 or 7 depending on qualifications and experience.

    How to Apply

    Via NHS Jobs

    For Further information regarding this post please contact our Nurse Managers:

    Joanne David, Joanne.david@livgp.nhs.uk 07930689348,

    or Maria Sullivan, maria.sullivan@livgp.nhs.uk 07341 333681

    Closing Date 05/03/2021

    Interviews to be held on 17/3/2021

    Main duties of the job

    Band 6

    • Clinical leadership
    • Clinical skills e.g. cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination
    • Change management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle
    • Communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to communicate difficult messages to patients and families
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting
    • I.T skills

    Band 7

    • Clinical leadership skills
    • Change management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle
    • High level communication skills
    • Ability to communicate difficult information to patients and families
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • I.T skills
    • Ability to undertake audit
    • Research knowledge and understanding

    About us

    Brownlow Health is a dynamic and forward thinking organisation which provides health care to a diverse practice population across six sites within the heart of Liverpool city Centre.Ourservices include our nurse homeless team, student health, frailty and cancer support. We are also an Enhanced Training Practice so actively support student nurses and GP registrars.

    We are a high achieving practice, having attained outstanding in our last CQC inspection.

    We are delighted to offer this exciting opportunity for a Practice Nurse to join our team. Hours of work can be flexible we can offer Full time or Part time hours the post will be mainly at our Kensington Site (Edge Lane)and Princes Park. Long term condition management and practice nurse duties is essential.

    Salary and Annual leave is in line with Agenda for Change and will be a Band 6 or 7 depending on qualifications and experience.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Job Title: General Practice Nurse

    Grade: 6

    Hours: Full/Part Time Location: Brownlow Health

    Accountable to: Partners at Brownlow Health

    Responsible to: Nurse Manager

    Job Summary:

    This role requires consolidation of specialist knowledge and skills in general practice nursing demonstrating a depth of knowledge, understanding and competence that supports evidenced informed, complex, autonomous and independent decision-making, and care in general practice and related settings. Those new to this role will need a period of preceptor ship. This role will require personal resilience, management, clinical leadership and supervision and mentorship of others in the general practice nursing team and providing an effective learning environment for staff and students in the wider team. The role will require an innovative approach in supporting and developing new models and strategies for service delivery, usually incorporating inter-professional and inter-agency approaches to monitor and improve care. General Practice Nurses deliver care to the practice population, but also need to have an understanding of the public health profile and population needs in order to be proactive in ensuring services are, as far as possible, matched to need.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    This role requires the ability to work independently and collaboratively, using freedom to exercise judgement about actions while accepting professional accountability and responsibility. This requires:

    • Enhanced critical thinking and ability to critically analyse a broad range of policies, literature and evidence to support clinical practice.

    • Ability to analyse service provision in relation to both quality assurance and quality monitoring, and to focus on patient outcomes wherever possible.

    • Strong clinical leadership of the team and clarity of expectation of team members with respect to quality of care delivery and values inherent in nursing practice. Emotional intelligence to recognise pressures on staff and the development of mechanisms to support and develop staff to recognise the impact of caring for people who may be experiencing complex healthcare issues.

    • Enhanced knowledge of the local community and needs and resources available, and the ability to signpost people to appropriate resources.

    • Ability to work collaboratively with others to meet local public health needs for individuals, groups and the wider community. Build strong relationships with the secondary care teams, particularly for patients receiving shared care, to ensure an effective flow of patient information to ensure high-quality care.

    • Ability to reflect in action and be actively engaged with the NMC revalidation process both for themselves and for others.

    Please see Band 6 Job Description attached for more information.

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    Job Title: Senior General Practice Nurse

    Grade: 7

    Hours: Full/Part Time

    Location: Brownlow Health

    Accountable to: Partners at Brownlow Health

    Responsible to: Nurse Manager

    Job Summary:

    This role is to consolidate skills of critical analysis and evaluation to enable knowledge pertaining to complex, contemporary general practice nursing practice to be critiqued. Senior General Practice Nurses must be able to use new knowledge in innovative ways and take responsibility for developing and changing practice in complex and sometimes unpredictable environments. They must recognise the complexity of operating in multi-professional and multi-agency environments and the need for interdependent decision-making and support staff to feel confident and competent in delivering care within these contexts. At this level the clinician will be highly experienced in their field and either continues to develop this expertise for managing complex cases or supporting less experienced staff, or may have more management responsibilities for the general practice team whilst retaining a clinical component to their role. They will be expected to provide training, support and supervision to staff and to participate at local and national levels in relation to general practice nursing.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    Able to undertake complex general practice nursing interventions for a wide range of general practice issues and teach and develop other staff to enhance their practice to manage future situations. This will entail being able to demonstrate not only practical knowledge but also a critical understanding of the range of theories and principles that underpin the general practice nursing approach.

    • Assess capacity for informed consent and support other staff to develop this skill.

    • Highly developed specialist knowledge and understanding of LTCs, health behaviour and interventions to improve health outcomes, including the use of technologies to support patients at home.

    • Advanced knowledge and skills in therapeutics to prescribe effective pharmacological and non- pharmacological approaches for the management of LTCs and assess patient concordance.

    • Is able to respectfully challenge practice, systems and policies in an objective and constructive manner.

    • Participate in opportunities to influence national and local policy.

    • Is able to develop, deliver and evaluate training and education packages, for individual and groups, across a broad range of general practice nursing needs and in collaboration with other disciplines and agencies to facilitate inter-professional/agency learning.

    • Able to display originality of thought and utilise this in innovative service development and delivery and safe implementation of new policies and guidelines for practice.

    Please see Band 7 Job Description attached for more information.

    Person Specification

    Band 6 Criteria

    Essential

    • Registered Part 1 NMC
    • NMC Mentorship Qualification
    • Educated to degree Level or equivalent experience
    • Successful completion of post registration accredited foundation course in general practice nursing at level 6 or 7 and able to meet RCGP Practice Nurse competencies .
    • Experience of working within the NHS.
    • Experience of nurse led management of long term conditions
    • Experience of implementing protocols and clinical guidelines
    • Audit Experience
    • Knowledge of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse led service
    • Knowledge of public health issues in the local area
    • Ability to identify the determinants of health in the local area
    • Knowledge of principles of Clinical Governance, confidentiality, data protection and Information Governance
    • Knowledge of the safeguarding childrens and adults policies and procedures and how to apply these
    • Clinical leadership
    • Clinical skills e.g cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination
    • Change management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle
    • Communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to communicate difficult messages to patients and families
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting
    • I.T skills
    • A complete finisher.
    • Resilience and drive
    • Personal and professional integrity and confidence.
    • Flexibility
    • Self-starter
    • Resourceful
    • Strong facilitating skills
    • Calm and resolute under pressure.
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
    • High workload capacity and capable of sustained effort over a long period.
    • Effective delegator
    • Political awareness.
    • Full driving licence.

    Desirable

    • NMC specialist Community Practitioner Qualification Practice Nurse

    Band 7 Criteria

    Essential

    • Registered Part 1 NMC
    • NMC Mentorship Qualification
    • Independent / supplementary nursing prescribing V300
    • Clinical supervision training and experience
    • Advanced Nurse Practice in managing LTC
    • Experience of working within the NHS.
    • Knowledge of the local and National health policy and wider health economy
    • Knowledge of clinical governance, confidentiality, data protection and information governance in primary care
    • Knowledge of safeguarding childrens and adults policies and procedures and how to apply them
    • Autonomous practitioner
    • Experience of compiling protocols and clinical guidelines
    • Management of patient with long term conditions
    • Management of patients with complex needs
    • Clinical leadership skills
    • Change management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle
    • High level communication skills
    • Ability to communicate difficult information to patients and families
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • I.T skills
    • Ability to undertake audit
    • Research knowledge and understanding
    • A complete finisher.
    • Resilience and drive
    • Personal and professional integrity and confidence.
    • Flexibility
    • Self-starter
    • Resourceful
    • Strong facilitating skills
    • Calm and resolute under pressure.
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
    • High workload capacity and capable of sustained effort over a long period.
    • Effective delegator
    • Strong commitment to public services.
    • Full driving licence

    Desirable

    • MSc in Nursing Studies
    • Physical assessment and clinical examination skills
    • Leadership in quality initiates such as clinical benchmarking

    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

    Brownlow Group Practice

    Address

    Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

    70 Pembroke Place

    Liverpool

    Merseyside

    L69 3GF


    Employer's website

    https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/

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    Practice Nurse

    National Health Service

    Newton-le-willows, NW
    1 day ago
    Newton-le-willows, NW
    1 day ago

    Practice Nurse

    Vista Road Surgery

    The closing date is 22 March 2021

    Job overview

    An exciting opportunity has arisen for an accomplished , highly motivated , experienced Practice Nurse to join our friendly team.

    Vista Road is an established forward looking practice which offers high quality care.You will work alongside our Clinical team of 4 GP Partners , 2 practice nurses, 1 ANP and 1 HCA you will help to deliver care within the boundaries of your role, focusing upon supporting patients to be healthy, monitoring of long term conditions, health prevention and screening activities. Experience of chronic disease management including Diabetes, Asthma & Respiratory illnesses is an essential requirement.

    Main duties of the job

    The ideal candidate will:

    • Be Registered with the NMC
    • Have at least 2 years experience working in a GP surgery.
    • Have up to date documentation and training.
    • be happy to undergo a DBS check or have a DBS certificate dated within a year.
    • Be Confident using Emis Web

    The following are the core responsibilities of the practice nurse to carry out competently without direct supervision following practice protocols:

    • Routine Immunisations/Childhood Immunisations.
    • Cervical Cytology
    • Health Promotion
    • Chronic disease management
    • Contraception and sexual health advice.
    • Immunisations
    • Health Checks.

    Ensuring nursing activity integrates and compliments the objectives of the practice relating to the GMS contract, QOF and additional services.

    To carry out all duties in accordance with NMC code of professional conduct and local and national policies guidelines and protocols.

    About us

    We are a Practicewith a list size of 8000 patients, you will work alongside our Nursing teamthat currently consists of 2 Practice Nurses and HCA.

    The hours can be fulltime or we can offer 2 part time postions .

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    • Cytology
    • new patient medicals/Urinalysis
    • Travel Vaccinations
    • Asthma/Peak flow readings/Spirometry
    • Venepuncture
    • Hypertension Management
    • Routine imms /Childhood Imms
    • Requesting Pathology tests.
    • Diabetes
    • INR Clinics
    • maintain general tidiness and cleanliness of nurses rooms
    • Ordering vaccinations to maintain stock levels.
    • participation in administrative systems in practice
    • maintain accurate records
    • attend and participate in ant practice meetings when required
    • Home visits to housebound patients
    • any other delegated duties appropriate to the post.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Current NMC registration
    • Relevant nursing/health degree
    • Diabetic Management
    • family planning
    • respiratory care
    • Clinical skills cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination , ear care.
    • management of long term conditions.

    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience of working in Primary care
    • Experience of working in a GP practice.
    • Involvement in implementing and using protocols and clinical guidelines.
    • Experience of Audit.

    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

    Vista Road Surgery

    Address

    Vista Road

    Newton-le-willows

    Merseyside

    WA12 9ED


    Employer's website

    https://www.vistaroadsurgery.co.uk/

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    Practice Nurse

    National Health Service

    Bolton, NW
    2 days ago
    Bolton, NW
    2 days ago

    Practice Nurse

    Swan Lane Medical Centre

    The closing date is 28 February 2021

    Job overview

    Swan Lane Medical Centre is a well established GP Surgery in Bolton.

    We value teamwork, mutual support and a friendly working environment. We are looking for dedicated, enthusiastic NMC registered Nurse who has Practice Nurse experience in general practice to join our clinical team of three part time Practice Nurses, one Assistant Practitioner, one Health Care Assistant, three GP Partners and two Nurse Practitioners.

    30 hpw (minimum)

    Main duties of the job

    The role includes but is not limited to chronic disease management, immunisation and vaccination, cervical screening, child immunisations, travel health.

    Experience in the Quality and Outcomes framework and Bolton Quality Contract would be an advantage. Good IT skills are essential.

    About us

    Competitive rates of pay for successful applicants, negotiable dependant on experience and qualifications.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    Main Duties: 1) Providing assessment, screening and treatment services which are relevant to patients and their families, with emphasis on improving diet and exercise routines through health promotion clinics. Referral to GP and other agencies as practice policy dictates.

    2) Developing and organising, with others, nurse-led clinics for the chronic disease management programmes within the practice, specifically:

    Coronary heart disease, Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, Asthma, Diabetes, Heart failure, Thyroid reviews, Hypertension, Stroke/TIA

    3) Responsible, with others, for the development, organisation and running of routine clinics specifically:

    Immunisations, Pain management, HRT counselling, Travel health and vaccination programmes, Cervical screeening

    4) Develop, organise and run the Practice immunisation programme.

    5) Initiation and titration of insulin.

    6) Administering depo-provera injections and implants such as zoladex.

    7) Assess risk factors leading to ill health and advise and assist in suitable interventions.

    8) Reversibility testing using a spirometer to confirm diagnosis of asthma and COPD.

    9) Perform various clinical procedures such as ECG recordings, venepuncture, cervical smears, routine blood pressure monitoring, intramuscular and subcutaneous injections, ear syringing, spirometry and peak flow recording.

    10) Devise self management plans for asthmatic patients.

    Administrative

    1) Develop practice protocols and guidelines in conjunction with GPs.

    2) Devise and implement induction programmes for clinical staff.

    3) Active in teaching, training and monitoring of clinical staff.

    4) Provide clinical advice and mentoring to less experienced clinical staff.

    5) Liaise with Practice Manager/GPs advising on the appropriate use of time , appointments systems and resource development.

    6) Manage the Practices medical equipment maintenance programme and ensure that all equipment is functional, safe to use and that adequate stock of consumables are maintained.

    7) Maintenance of patient records.

    Specific Duties and Responsibilities:-

    KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

    Communication and Relationship Skills:

    1) Communicates effectively on a regular basis within a multi- disciplinary, multi-professional and multi-agency environment being inclusive of members of the public and service users.

    2) Attends and participates in practice meetings, playing an integral part and assisting in the formulation of the practice philosophy and strategy.

    12) Uses appropriate tools when discussing issues, to ensure understanding has been achieved.

    13) Communicates sensitive information concerning patients medical condition, requiring persuasive reassurance skills.

    14) Provide anticipatory guidance and counselling to promote health, reduce risk factors and prevent disease and disability.

    15) Liaise with specialist health professionals.

    16) Work closely with interpreters to overcome language barriers.

    17) Provide feedback to GPs and Practice Manager regarding any problems.

    Knowledge, Training and Experience Required

    1) Possesses a Registered Nurse qualification and have at last two years post registration experience.

    2) Hold the Specialist Practice Nurse Certificate and/or Diploma in Practice

    3) Diplomas in chronic disease management

    4) Cervical cytology training

    5) Immunisation training

    6) Travel health and vaccination training

    7) Competency in IT skills to basic ECDL standard

    8) Knowledge of clinical systems

    9) Experience in audit in a General Practice setting

    10) Demonstrates own professional development and continued education through life long opportunities, study days and attendance of courses. Maintains a professional portfolio and undertakes reflective practice.

    11) Adheres to the NMC Code of Professional Conduct for Nurses and Midwives and works within the Scope of Professional Conduct.

    Analytical and Judgement Skills

    1) Enable individuals, families, groups and communities to identify their health needs and individually or collectively plan, implement and evaluate action intended to meet those needs.

    2) Support and provide relevant information for people caring for their own and others health needs in the community.

    3) Use analytical, political and social skills to engage effectively in policy making procedures.

    4) Apply principles of epidemiology and demography in clinical practice by recognising populations at risk and the effectiveness of prevention and intervention.

    5) Provide a holistic, autonomous and clinical nursing service by making professional assessment of patients physical, psychological, emotional and social needs, implementing all agreed management plans.

    6) Provide specialist health care services in a variety of settings for the promotion of health, prevention of illness or the treatment/rehabilitaiton of the patient.

    Planning and Organisational Skills

    1) Plans and manages the nursing care of patients with chronic disease

    including overseeing of chronic disease registers and the appointment and recall system for patients, with others.

    2) Organises and co-ordinates with GPs and Practice Manager for the

    provision of health promotion and healthcare services for the practice population.

    Physical skills

    1) Provides scheduled and opportunistic immunisations and vaccinations.

    2) Undertakes cardiopulmonary resuscitation and treatment of anaphylaxis in adults, children and babies.

    3) Competency in electrocardiograph recording, venepuncture, cervical smears, routing blood pressure monitoring, intramuscular subcutaneous injections, ear syringing, spirometry technique and peak flow recording, electronic data input.

    Responsibility factors

    1) Peforms and interprets screening and diagnostic tests.

    2) Recognises and manages change proactively within the practice

    nursing team, pioneering innovative responses to emerging and

    developing health care needs in line with local and national standards.

    3) Plan and implement programmes of care to address the practice populations health and well being needs and evaluates the outcome.

    4) Participate in chronic disease management management and health promotion clinics including opportunistic screening and follow up of persisten defaulters.

    Human Resources

    1) Participates in the teaching of Health Care Assistants to ensure competencies are gained.

    2) Fulfils the role of mentor to all staff within the nursing team.

    3) Assists in the development of best practice within the Primary Health

    Care Team to enhance service provision.

    5) Participates in clinical supervision, using critical appraisal and reflection to ensure that his/her own practice is evidence based.

    6) Take an active role in the recruitment and selection of nursing staff.

    Freedom to Act

    1) Works autonomously and as a member of a team, negotiating responsibilities as the situation, tasks and composition of the team requires, delivering care and services to the practice population.

    2) Accountable for the planning, implementation and management of own

    workload within the practice setting to meet the service demands.

    3) Responsible for the day to day management and supervision of the

    Practice Nurse Team

    4) Refers to other disciplines/professionals unsupervised.

    EFFORT AND ENVIRONMENT

    Physical effort

    1) Possesses the ability to drive, carry equipment, input data and sufficient mobility to undertake screening, chronic disease management and health promotion work.

    Mental effort

    1) Provides and manages the nursing care of patients with chronic disease

    and health promotion needs, operating clinic sessions and maintaining an

    appointment and recall system for patients in conjunction with other staff

    members.

    2) Responds to unpredictable and crisis situations within the changing

    working environment in a flexible and timely manner.

    3) Concentration required when checking documents/patient records.

    Emotional effort

    1) Undertakes the care of and provides support to patients/relatives

    undergoing test/procedures and investigations, which may cause anxiety

    and distress.

    2) Follows the policies and procedures laid down by Boltons Area Child Protection Committee.

    Working Conditions

    1) Adapts to the peaks and troughs in patient demands.

    2) Is exposed regularly to acute infectious conditions/illnesses, body fluids.

    3) Practice is situated in a deprived area with a high ethnic population.

    Health, Safety and Security

    1) Reports any incidents, complaints, defects in equipment, near misses and untoward incidents, following appopriate policies and procedures.

    2) Ensures Health and Safety Legislation is complied with at all times, including COSHH, Workplace Risk Assessment and Control of Infection.

    Confidentiality

    a) Non-Disclosure: Subject to the necessary sharing of information with other health professions, you are required to preserve the confidentiality of patients. You are required to adhere to your professional code of conduct in relation to patient confidentiality. This is in conjunction with Practices Confidentiality Policy. A breach of this Policy may be grounds for your dismissal. This duty to maintain confidentiality applies both during and after your employment with us. A breach of confidentiality while you are employed with us may lead to disciplinary action being taken against you. After termination of employment a breach of confidentiality by you will render you liable to legal action. This does not affect your statutory rights under the Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998.

    b) Papers and documents: You must return to us all documents, forms, papers and other records, relating to your employment with us, together with all tapes, discs, keys and computers, immediately on the termination of your employment and you must sign an undertaking that all such property has been returned.

    Training

    1) Attends all mandatory training sessions.

    2) Maintains continuing professional development by ensuring appropriate

    annual appraisal interviews resulting in the formulation of a personal

    development plan.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Personal Specification Essential Requirements:
    • Qualifications/Training:
    • Registered first level nurse
    • Relevant nursing degree
    • Previous Experience:
    • Minimum of one year experience, in a general practice setting
    • Management of long term conditions
    • Involvement in implementing and using protocols and clinical guidelines
    • Experience of audit
    • Skills:
    • Clinical leadership skills
    • Clinical skills cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination, venepuncture, spirometry, ECG
    • Change management skills and the ability to help support patients to change lifestyle
    • Communication skills, both written and verbal
    • Ability to communicate difficult messages to both patients and family
    • IT skills
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • Ability to provide teaching and mentorship in a clinical setting
    • Travel health
    • Knowledge:
    • Knowledge of management of patients with long term conditions
    • Knowledge of health promotion strategies
    • Knowledge of clinical governance issues in primary care
    • Knowledge of accountability of own role and other roles in a nurse led service

    Desirable

    • Desirable Skills:
    • Mentor/teaching qualification
    • Independent non-medical prescribing qualification
    • Knowledge of public health issues in the local area
    • Knowledge of QOF & Bolton Quality Contract

    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

    Swan Lane Medical Centre

    Address

    Swan Lane Medical Centre

    Swan Lane

    Bolton

    BL3 6TL


    Employer's website

    https://www.swanlanemedicalcentre.nhs.uk

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    Registered Nurse

    National Health Service

    Broadgreen, NW
    3 days ago
    Broadgreen, NW
    £30.242k - £30.242k Per Year
    3 days ago
    £30.242k - £30.242k Per Year

    Job Reference: J317-1527

    Employer:
    Fresenius Medical Care
    Department:
    Nursing
    Location:
    Broadgreen
    Salary:
    UPTO £30,242

    Registered Nurse - Renal Dialysis Unit

    Are you an NMC Registered Nurse seeking an exciting new opportunity to learn specialist skills in renal dialysis nursing?ORare you an NMC Registered Nurse with renal experience, looking to take your next career steps with the world’s largest provider of dialysis products and services?

    You may have NHS experience or have worked in the private care sector, but whatever your Nursing background, with the right attitude and aptitude we have an opportunity for you!

    What does the role involve?

    Being a Dialysis nurse requires commitment and passion along with the skills and competencies to juggle the technical nursing aspect whilst giving holistic care. You will be working autonomously, responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of care for dialysis patients with chronic kidney disease or acute kidney injury.

    Broadgreen Dialysis Unit operates 24 haemodialysis stations, serving up to 110patients, in partnership with Liverpool foundation trust using only the latest equipment. Nursing is planned at a ratio 1:4 patients, and you will be supported by HCA’s on each shift.

    This is a full time role of 37.5 hours a week. Current days are working various shifts between 07.00 to 23.30 Monday to Saturday.

    Full time staff are expected to work 4 days a week. An example of a working pattern would be two 11.5 hour shift's, one 8 hour shift and one 6 hour. shift.

    What can we offer you?

    Here at Fresenius Medical Care we provide excellent and continuous Training and Development throughout your career, supported by dedicated Clinical Teachers. On joining, you will enroll on our 8 week Fundamental Dialysis Programme, which is accredited by the European Dialysis and Transplant Nurses Association/European Renal Care Association. Thereafter, we continue to provide training and education opportunities which significantly exceed the CPD hours required for NMC revalidation and help take your career to the next level.

    We offer a competitive salary UPTO £30,242 - if you are offered less than the top end your salary will increase in guaranteed yearly increments until you reach it.

    Alongside this we offer a wealth of other fantastic benefits listed below:

    • No Sunday or Night Shift Working

    • Company Pension Scheme and Life Assurance

    • 33 Days Holiday (inclusive of 8 days bank holiday) increasing with service

    • Christmas Day and New Year’s Day off

    • Overtime (time and a half after completing full-time hours – 150 hours every 4 weeks)

    • Paid Breaks

    • Free Parking, Uniform, Team & Coffee, Flu Vaccine and Christmas Meal

    • Positive Attendance Vouchers (up to £200 bonus per year)

    • Long Service Vouchers

    • Refer a Friend Scheme (£1000 per referral if successful)

    • Sick Pay

    • Cycle to Work Scheme

    • Sponsorship for training where applicable for career development

    • EAP Portal – Confidential Employee Assistance Helpline with qualified counsellors 24/7

    • iChoose – Employee saving scheme with great discounts including phone contracts

    • Possible Relocation Allowance upto £4,000

    Who is Fresenius Medical Care?

    We are theleading provider of dialysis servicesto the NHS, operating57 partnership dialysis unitsthat together provide regular dialysis treatment to over3,500 NHS patients in the UK. We are part of a global company treating over325,000 patients worldwideacross3,815 clinics.

    We also operate41 production sites on all continentsto provide dialysis products such as dialysis machines, dialysers and related disposables.1 in every 2 of all dialysis machinesused around the globe are manufactured by Fresenius Medical Care and we are the3rd largest medical devices company in the world.

    We are a growing and ambitious company who invests in talent and creates an environment where you can grow too. Come on our journey with us, see your skills develop and be rewarded for the exceptional care you give!

    Nurse posts will be subject to an enhanced DBS Disclosure

    Fresenius Medical Care is an equal opportunities employer


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    Registered Nurse

    Exemplar Health Care

    Liverpool, NW
    2 days ago
    Liverpool, NW
    £19.4 Per Hour
    2 days ago
    £19.4 Per Hour
    Registered Nurse - Bank
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    Registered Nurse - Bank
    Home: Brook View

    Location: Liverpool, L9 7JU
    Hours: 
    Bank
    Shifts: 12-hour shifts, with the flexibility needed for days and nights
    Hourly Rate:  £19.40 per hour

    Brook View is a nursing home with a difference!  This purpose built service in Liverpool will become home for up to 32 service users but will not have the traditional nursing home feel.  The unique layout at Brook View means that we can care for adults with a vast array of complex mental and physical health needs and associated challenging behaviours.

    Brook View wants highly motivated RMN /RNLD or RGNs with a passion and desire to make a difference! We aim to deliver person centred and outcome focused care and strive to help those service users who are able to transition away from nursing care and back to community living.

    As Nurse at Brook View, you will be empowered to really make a difference and the nursing home size means you have sufficient time in a day to make a real difference to the lives of those in your care.

    Brook View is taking applications from both experienced and newly qualified nurses and training will be provided (including preceptorship for those that require it)

    As an integral and appreciated member of our Exemplar Health Care team you will be entitled to the following benefits:

    Free uniform
    Free car parking
    Paid enhanced DBS check
    Refer a Friend scheme - Up to £1,500*
    Full paid induction

    What do we ask of you?

    You will be a registered nurse RMN/RNLD/RGN and will have a valid NMC pin.
    You will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care.
    You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last; promoting our core values: maintaining independence and dignity.

    As with all our employees, you will be expected to work within our staff values and use these at all times by being an effective communicator and being passionate about your work.

    Working alongside staff teams you will be a team player by coaching and mentoring junior staff, demonstrating outstanding communication skills with a positive and supportive attitude within a multi-disciplined team. 

    You’ll be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations and will work using your initiative making effective decisions to improve care quality.

    Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for every one we care for and work with. 

    N.B. This role is being advertised for a newly established specialist centre which means you have the fantastic opportunity to help create the most outstanding home and team environment.

    Exemplar Health Care’s FIRST values:
    Our values underpin everything that we do, and ensure that we continue to make every day better for our residents and colleagues. We look for these values in everyone who works with Exemplar Health Care. 
    • Fun
    • Integrity
    • Responsive
    • Success
    • Teamwork
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    Registered Nurse

    Exemplar Health Care

    Liverpool, NW
    1 day ago
    Liverpool, NW
    £16.78 Per Hour
    1 day ago
    £16.78 Per Hour
    Registered Nurse
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    Registered Nurse (RNLD/ RMN/ RGN)
    Kavanagh Place, Liverpool: L4 1UB
    Hours: 
    24, 36, 42, 48
    Shifts: 12-hour shifts, Days and Nights
    Hourly Rate: £16.78 per hour + £1500 welcome bonus*

    About the Home
    Our Mission is to make every day better for everyone we care for and work with.

    Kavanagh Place has a reputation for providing high quality care for individuals living with varying complex health needs. A welcoming, modern and person-centred home, Kavanagh Place aims to make every day better for its service users. 

    The team within the 40-bed home, build care and activity plans around service users, centred around their needs. Working with families, professionals and service users themselves, achievable goals can be identified. 

    As an integral and appreciated member of our Exemplar Health Care team you will be entitled to the following benefits:

    • £1500 Exemplar Welcome Reward*
    • Free uniform
    • Free car parking
    • Pension
    • 28 days holiday
    • Paid NMC registration after 12 months - Worth £120
    • Paid enhanced DBS check
    • RCNi CPD e-learning – offers support and training for revalidation*
    • Exemplar MyFIRSTrewards 
    • Refer a Friend scheme - Up to £1,500*
    • Employee assistance program – 24 hour helpline and face to face counselling
    • Free financial advice and assistance

    What do we ask of you?

    • You will be a registered nurse (RNLD/ RMN/ RGN) and will have a valid NMC pin.
    • You will provide warmth, enthusiasm and compassion when providing care to our service users.
    • You will always strive to provide great quality holistic care, making every day better than the last; promoting our core values: maintaining independence and dignity to our service users.
    • You will be a team player, demonstrating outstanding communication skills and will be able to demonstrate effective team work as part of a multi-disciplined team. 
    • You’ll be up to date with current evidence based practice and have a working knowledge of CQC Standards and Regulations and will work using your initiative making effective decisions to improve care quality.

    Exemplar provides the highest levels of quality care, and that means care for our staff as well as the people in our community homes. When you join Exemplar, you bring your energy and commitment to delivering the best care possible. Our mission is to make every day better for every one we care for and work with. 

    For further details on the role please contact our Nurse Talent Specialist Jane on 07497188234.

    Exemplar Values
    Our Values express what it is like to work in our organisation and our colleagues should make these a part of everything we do:

    • Fun
    • Integrity
    • Responsive
    • Success
    • Teamwork

    *T&C’s apply

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    Practice Nurse

    National Health Service

    Wirral, NW
    6 days ago
    Wirral, NW
    6 days ago

    Practice Nurse

    Civic Medical Centre

    The closing date is 05 March 2021

    Job overview

    Civic Medical Centre is looking for a dynamic and forward thinking practice nurse to join its friendly and supportive practice team.

    Main duties of the job

    The successful candidate will 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 woman and well man clinics, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure.

    About us

    The team at Civic Medical Centre are a supportive and friendly team and consists of the following team members:

    5x GP/Partner5 x Salaried GP's 2 X GP registrars 2 x Advanced Nurse Practitioners 3 Practice Nurses - who between them specialise in diabetes and respiratory management 1 Physician AssociatePractice Manager Full compliment of experienced administration staff

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    The following are the core responsibilities of the practice nurse. There may be on occasion a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent on factors such as workload and staffing levels:

    1. Develop, implement and embed health promotion and well-being programmes

    2. Implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for chronic disease patients

    3. Identify, manage and support patients at risk of developing long-term conditions, preventing adverse effects on patients health

    4. Provide routine nursing care to patients as required in accordance with clinical-based evidence, NICE and the NSF

    5. Provide wound care (ulcer/Doppler etc.) to patients

    6. Provide travel medicine services

    7. Request pathology services as necessary

    8. Process pathology results as required

    9. Provide chronic disease clinics, delivering patient care as necessary, referring patients to secondary/specialist care as required

    10. Maintain accurate clinical records in conjunction with extant legislation

    11. Ensure read codes are used effectively

    12. Maintain chronic disease registers

    13. Develop, implement and embed well woman clinics

    14. Develop, implement and embed well man clinics

    15. Chaperone patients where necessary

    16. Assist GPs with minor surgery when required

    17. Prioritise health issues and intervene appropriately

    18. Support the team in dealing with clinical emergencies

    19. Recognise, assess and refer patients presenting with mental health needs

    20. Implement vaccination programmes for adults and children

    21. Support patients in the use of their prescribed medicines or over-the-counter medicines (within own scope of practice)

    22. Liaise with external services/agencies to ensure the patient is supported appropriately (vulnerable patients etc.)

    23. Delegate clinical responsibilities appropriately (ensuring safe practice and that the task is within the scope of practice of the individual)

    24. Support the clinical team with all safeguarding matters, in accordance with local and national policies

    25. Understand practice and local policies for substance abuse and addictive behaviour, referring patients appropriately

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • >Registered Nurse

    Desirable

    • >Post graduate diploma or degree (Primary Care)

    Experience

    Essential

    • Experience of working in a primary care environment
    • Experience of chronic disease management

    Desirable

    • >Experience of working as a practice nurse or community nurse

    Experience

    Essential

    • >Experience of working in a primary care environment
    • >Experience of chronic disease management

    Desirable

    • >Experience of working as a practice nurse

    Other Skills

    Essential

    • >Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
    • >Strong IT skills
    • >Clear, polite telephone manner
    • >Competent in the use of Office and Outlook
    • >EMIS user skills
    • >Effective time management (planning and organising)
    • >Ability to work as a team member and autonomously
    • >Good interpersonal skills

    Clinical Knowledge & Skills

    Essential

    • >Wound care/removal of sutures and staples
    • >ECGs
    • >Venepuncture
    • >New patient medicals
    • >Chaperone procedure
    • >Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly
    • >Travel medicine
    • >Diabetes
    • >Hypertension
    • >Immunisations (routine, childhood and travel)
    • >Womens health (Cervical cytology, contraception etc.)
    • >Understands 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 to understand when to refer to GPs
    • >Understands the requirement for PGDs and associated policy

    Desirable

    • >Knowledge of public health issues in the local area
    • >Awareness of issues within the wider health arena

    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

    Civic Medical Centre

    Address

    Civic Way

    Bebington

    Wirral

    Merseyside

    CH63 7RX


    Employer's website

    https://www.civicmc.nhs.uk/

    Job Type

    full-time

    Posted

    1 day ago

    Description

    Lead Practice Nurse

    Brownlow Group Practice

    The closing date is 07 March 2021

    Job overview

    This is a new position and exciting opportunity for you to develop this role. The post holder will be an experienced Practice Nurse and non-medical prescriber. The focus of the role will be the delivery of evidence based practice for patients with long term conditions.

    This is a dual clinical and non- patient facing role. In addition to your clinical role you will work closely with our Practice Nurses and Quality team to ensure that as an organisation we are working consistently towards QOF targets.

    Main duties of the job

    Clinical leader in the delivery of practice nursing services to patients, ensuring that the needs of the patient are priority.

    Lead LTC team in the planning and implementation of local guidelines, protocols, standards and local projects/initiatives.

    Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance and act as a positive role model.

    Support the development of practice nurses in order to maximise their potential.

    Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans and treatment programmes for patients with/at risk of a long term conditions.

    Manage and treat LTCs in line with national and local policies and practice needs.

    Review medication and work with patients to support adherence to treatments.

    Prioritise health problems, intervening appropriately, to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations.

    Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for adults and children including patients travelling abroad.

    About us

    Due to recent restructure we have a new opportunity seeking a highly motivated and experienced Practice Nurse/ Long Term Conditions Nurse with advanced communication skills to join our team of LTC nurses and support our quality team to drive forward the Quality Outcomes Framework.

    Brownlow Health is committed to supporting staff and developing our services. We have a diverse practice population over 6 sites in the vibrant City of Liverpool and we are very proud to have attained outstanding in our last CQC inspection.

    We have a large supportive nursing team of 34, managed by two nurse managers and a Nurse Partner with a combination of Advanced Nurse Practitioners (band 7 and 8a), Practice nurses and Clinical Support workers.

    Brownlow prides itself in being an exceptional employer. We have a dedicated staff wellbeing team and offer numerous staff benefits and incentives. You will receive a 6 month mentorship/induction package and following this will have the option for some home working.

    Job description

    Job responsibilities

    This is a new position and exciting opportunity for you to develop this role. The post holder will be an experienced Practice Nurse and non-medical prescriber. The focus of the role will be the delivery of evidence based practice for patients with long term conditions.

    This is a dual clinical and non- patient facing role. In addition to your clinical role you will work closely with our Practice Nurses and Quality team to ensure that as an organisation we are working consistently towards QOF targets.

    Key responsibilities for clinical practice:

    • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individual care plans and treatment programmes for patients with/at risk of a long term condition
    • Provide a range of clinics including face to face, telephone and eConsultation (training will be given)
    • Manage and treat long-term conditions including but not limited to: COPD, Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension, CHD, IGR, in line with national and local policies and practice needs. Prescribe as necessary for these conditions.
    • Review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, in accordance with evidence based practice and national/practice protocols, and work with patients to support adherence to prescribed treatments.
    • Prioritise health problems, intervening appropriately, to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care.
    • Implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children including patients travelling abroad.

    Communication

    • Ensure good communication with the Nurse Managers so they are fully aware of any issues within the Practice Nurse team.
    • Demonstrate sensitive communication styles to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment.
    • Communicate effectively with patients and carers, recognising the need for alternative methods of communication to overcome different levels of understanding, cultural background and preferred ways of communicating, including those receiving bad news
    • Act as an advocate when representing patients and colleagues
    • Participate in practice team and nurse meetings.

    Delivering a quality service

    • Work within a team to drive forward the Quality Outcomes Framework.
    • Review and process data using accurate read codes in order to ensure easy accurate information retrieval for monitoring and audit processes.
    • Recognise and work within own competence and professional code of conduct as regulated by the NMC.
    • Produce accurate, contemporaneous and complete records of patient consultation, consistent with legislation, policies and procedures.
    • Prioritise, organise and manage own and others workload in a manner that maintains and promotes quality.
    • Deliver care as an individual and team according to evidence-based guidelines, assessing effectiveness of care delivery through peer review, benchmarking and formal evaluation and leading on the maintenance of quality governance systems for the nursing team.
    • Participate in audits as a means of evaluating the quality of the work of self and the team, implementing improvements where required.
    • Evaluate patients response to health care provision and the effectiveness of care.
    • Lead and participate in shared learning across the practice and wider organisation and assess the impact of policy implementation on care delivery.
    • Interpret national strategies and policies into local implementation strategies that are aligned to the values and culture of general practice.
    • Attend and participate in monthly quality meeting and Clinical Effectiveness Meeting.

    Leadership personal and people development

    • Act as a clinical leader to lead in the delivery of practice nursing services to patients, ensuring that the needs of the patient are the priority.
    • Lead the long term conditions team in the planning and implementation of local guidelines, protocols and standards, and of local projects or initiatives.
    • Take responsibility for own development, learning and performance including participating in clinical supervision and acting as a positive role model
    • Support the development of the practice nurses in order to maximise their potential.

    Team working

    • Work as an effective and responsible team leader, supporting the practice nurse team and exploring the mechanisms to develop new ways of working.
    • Contribute any Practice nursing/LTC view to the Nurse managers, Nurse meetings and Quality team meetings.

    Learning and development

    • Act as mentor for more junior practice nurses and students, assessing competence against set standards.
    • Disseminate learning and information to other team members in order to share good practice and inform others about current and future developments (eg courses and conferences).
    • Assess own learning needs and undertake learning as appropriate.
    • Provide an educational role to patients, carers, families and colleagues in an environment that facilitates learning.

    Equality and diversity

    • Identify patterns of discrimination and take action to overcome this and promote diversity and equality of opportunity Support people who need assistance in exercising rights.
    • Monitor and evaluate adherence to local chaperoning policies.

    Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

    • Registered Part 1 NMC
    • NMC Mentorship Qualification
    • Qualifications in specific Long term conditions
    • Independent / supplementary nursing prescribing V300
    • Clinical supervision training and experience
    • Advanced skills in managing LTC
    • Quality improvement/leadership training/willing to undertake

    Experience

    Essential

    • 3 year min experience of working as a band 6 or above Practice Nurse
    • Advanced knowledge in managing patients with long term conditions
    • Knowledge of clinical governance, confidentiality, data protection and information governance in primary care
    • Autonomous practitioner
    • A solid understand and experience of Q.O.F
    • Experience of compiling protocols and clinical guidelines
    • Knowledge of the local and National health policy and wider health economy
    • Knowledge of safeguarding childrens and adults policies and procedures and how to apply them

    Desirable

    • Experience in leading quality initiates

    Skills

    Essential

    • Clinical leadership skills
    • Ability to effectively lead a team
    • High level communication skills
    • Negotiation and conflict management skills
    • I.T skills
    • Ability to undertake audit
    • Research knowledge and understanding

    Desirable

    • Physical assessment and clinical examination skills

    Attributes & Behaviours

    Essential

    • A complete finisher.
    • Resilience and drive
    • Personal and professional integrity and confidence.
    • Flexibility
    • Resourceful
    • Strong facilitating skills
    • Calm and resolute under pressure.
    • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
    • Effective delegator

    Desirable

    • Full driving licence.

    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

    Brownlow Group Practice

    Address

    Brownlow Health @ Pembroke Place

    70 Pembroke Place

    Liverpool

    Merseyside

    L69 3GF


    Employer's website

    https://www.brownlowhealth.co.uk/