Lead practice nurse – Church view medical centre

Job overview

Church View Medical Centre is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Lead practice nurse looking to join our friendly, rural, dispensing practice with a 4000-list size and increasing. 

We are a well-established friendly team and as our GP practice nurse you will be an integral member, providing essential services to our patients. You will work closely and be supported by our Gp’s, healthcare assistance and other practice staff.

We ideally want someone to work 24 hours over 3 days to include extended hours on a Tuesday night. – no weekends or Bank holidays. Excellent work life balance. Training available and funded. Possible partnership opportunity

The practice is situated in the rural Somerset village of Broadway on the edge of the Blackdown Hills, an area of outstanding natural beauty. The southwest offers excellent local schools & amenities with good transport links to major towns and cities. 

 

 

Job responsibilities

  • Provide high quality, compassionate nursing care to our patient population alongside the healthcare assistant team.
  • Undertake practice nursing duties including but not limited to;
  • Cervical screening
  • Childhood immunisations
  • Ear syringing
  • Wound care
  • ECG’s
  • Venepuncture
  • Chronic disease management such as Diabetes, Asthma and CKD
  • Hypertension management
  • Travel vaccinations.
  • Working alongside the team to deliver national campaigns and meet targets such as immunisation programs.
  • Assist with minor surgery.
  • Prescribed injections
  • Assess, diagnose, and prescribe appropriately.
  • Infection lead
  • Practice audits.
  • Practice policies and procedures.
  • Team leader for small healthcare team

About the candidate

Following skills and qualifications

  • Relevant nursing degree
  • At least 2 years post qualification experience in general practice desirable
  • Independent prescriber
  • Current NMC registration and active PIN
  • Familiar with Emis
  • Competence to undertake asthma, COPD and diabetic clinics / reviews and hold relevant certificates.
  • Evidence of clinical skills and experience in treatment room consultation, phlebotomy, ECG recording, screening, management of long-term conditions, cervical cytology sampling, vaccinations, and immunisations, assisting with minor surgery, dressing and wound care
  • compassionate, empathetic approach and demonstrable kindness in all aspects of your work as well as valuing the dignity of our patients, relatives, carers, and colleagues.
  • Knowledge and application of supporting long-term conditions.
  • Insight and understanding of current issues in nursing and NHS.
  • Leadership skill desirable but full training can be given.

 

All inquiries are welcome as well as visits to the practice. Please contact the Practice manager Naomi Pattison. 0146055300 or naomi.pattison1@nhs.net

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