Loading...

@

  • General Practice Nurse Retford
  • NHS in Retford, , United Kingdom
  • jobs
  • 4 days ago

jobs description

Job summary

General Practice Nurse

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and enthusiastic Practice Nurse to join our forward-thinking team at Riverside Health Partnership.

Riverside Health Partnership serves approximately 23,000 patients in Bassetlaw. We are a busy 4 site practice with a team of 12 GPs, 5 ANPs, 8 Practice Nurses and 3 Health Care Assistants.

We are a consistently high performing GP training practice operating on SystmOne clinical system. The successful applicant must have their own transport as working across fours sites may be necessary.

Main duties of the job

It would be essential for the successful applicant to have experience and hold the necessary qualifications in:

Chronic Disease Management

Travel and Childhood Immunisations

Cervical Cytology

General treatment room
About us

As a practice we embrace new ideas and innovation and actively support and train staff including monthly inhouse and locality wide protected learning.

We are a... consistently high QOF achieving practice and pride ourselves in delivering quality for our patients. We are CQC rated Good.

We are part of the Retford & Villagers PCN and we have an inhouse pharmacy team, social prescribers and health & wellbeing support.

There is a generous package including NHS pension scheme, staff incentive scheme including Birthday day off and access to Westfield Health.
Date posted

08 May 2024
Pay scheme

Other
Salary

Depending on experience
Contract

Permanent
Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time
Reference number

A3243-24-0010
Job locations

Riverside Walk

Retford

Nottinghamshire

DN22 6FB

Riverside Harworth Medical Centre

Scrooby Road

Harworth

Doncaster

South Yorkshire

DN11 8JT

Misterton Group Practice

Marsh Lane

Misterton

Doncaster

South Yorkshire

DN10 4DL

Misterton Group Practice

Leys Lane

Gringley-on-the-hill

Doncaster

South Yorkshire

DN10 4QU

Job description Job responsibilities

To provide nursing services to the practice population by evidence based, quality focused care. To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. To ensure clear channels of communication exist between clinical, administrative and community teams.To promote a positive and friendly image to our patients and other professionals.

All employees are expected to display a high standard of teamwork. This includes cooperating in undertaking the work of absent colleagues or assisting others where the workload is particularly high. Accordingly, there may be a requirement, from time to time, to undertake other duties.

Principal Responsibilities

To provide assessment, treatment, screening and health education services and advice, working in accordance with set protocols, guidelines and NMC Code of Conduct.

Provide nursing service/treatments to patients independently or in participation with general practitioners with reference to aforesaid agreed protocols and guidelines.

Specific Duties
• Nursing procedures to include, but not limited to -
• Wound management
• Hypertension reviews
• Routine injections as prescribed
• Cervical Smears
• Childhood and Adult immunisations, including reading and reviewing Patient Group Directives (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directives (PSDs)
• Well Person Health Checks including Foreign Travel Counselling, NHS Health Checks, Lifestyle and New Patient Checks
• ECGs
• Ear syringing and assessment of ears
• Spirometry
• Obesity and weight/diet management
• Family Planning including assisting in Implants & Coil fittings & Sexual health
• Chronic disease management and prevention ~ Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Stroke, Epilepsy, IHD, COPD and Asthma( would be advantageous)
• Leg ulcer management
• Minor Injuries and Minor Illness
• INR Monitoring and Dosing using (INRStar N3)
• CVD risk assessments and Q risk interpretation and assessments.
• Referrals Podiatry, Counselling, Audiology, etc
• Ensuring all specimens are checked and sent to laboratory as required

You will be fully conversant in QOF, read coding and uphold strategies to provide a holistic combined healthcare for the patient and demonstrate a willingness to participate in research/audit within the practice team, and the use of SytmOne.

You will be aware of DES/LES policies and apply and produce, alongside the Practice Manager, protocols that reflect the guidelines that are workable in the practice.

Participate in the education of students of all disciplines.

To be responsible for the efficient running of the treatment room and equipment and to ensure the clinical areas are at all times safe for staff and patients.

To adhere to strict Infection Control in line with guidelines and policies.

Advise patients and relatives/carers on general health care and ailments with referral to GPs as necessary.

Administrative responsibilities
• To maintain accurate, comprehensive records of all consultations and treatments in the patients notes, both written and computerised, awareness of QOF, read codes and alerts needed for standardised care.
• All associated nursing administration eg. Vaccine forms, Travel Health Questionnaires, protocol review and assisting Reception with queries.
• To access and file cytology results.
• Manage clinics effectively.
• To take personal responsibility for own personal/professional development, providing sufficient evidence of the achievement of set objectives through individual performance and the review process.
• Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care and registration with the practice.
• Help with collection of statistical information required for QOF & QIPP.
• Attend and participate in practice and staff meetings as appropriate.
• To take prompt action to defuse situations of complaints and be equipped with the knowledge to advise patients and relatives/carers about the complaints procedure.
• Maintain appearance and behaviour in keeping with a member of the nursing profession and in accordance with codes of conduct.
• Support and co-ordinate health promotion campaigns, i.e. flu, no smoking, healthy lifestyles, etc
• Maintain effective liaison with other agencies and staff concerned with patient care and with other disciplines within the practice, with appropriate regard to confidentiality.

Treatment Room supplies and equipment
• To have working knowledge of equipment used in the surgery. Ensuring that any faulty equipment is taken out of service for repair and reported to the nursing team for information and Practice Administrator for action.
• To be aware of Infection Control and updated policies.
• In participation with the Nurse Lead to ensure the maintenance of equipment and stock levels in relation to patient care.
• To regularly update knowledge and information through use of medical journals, training, courses, etc.
• To maintain the cold chain in fridge/fridges and the daily recordings.
• Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Doctors, Practice Manager and Nurse lead, providing these duties are within the scope of the role and that the individual is trained and capable of such duty.

The role of the Practice Nurse is an evolving one and it is anticipated that the post holder will be responsible and reasonably flexible in the interpretation of the above job description.

Health and Safety Requirements

All employees have a statutory duty of care for their own personal safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Employees are required to co-operate with the management to enable the employer to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations or defective equipment.
Job description Job responsibilities

To provide nursing services to the practice population by evidence based, quality focused care. To assess, plan, implement and evaluate care. To ensure clear channels of communication exist between clinical, administrative and community teams.To promote a positive and friendly image to our patients and other professionals.

All employees are expected to display a high standard of teamwork. This includes cooperating in undertaking the work of absent colleagues or assisting others where the workload is particularly high. Accordingly, there may be a requirement, from time to time, to undertake other duties.

Principal Responsibilities

To provide assessment, treatment, screening and health education services and advice, working in accordance with set protocols, guidelines and NMC Code of Conduct.

Provide nursing service/treatments to patients independently or in participation with general practitioners with reference to aforesaid agreed protocols and guidelines.

Specific Duties
• Nursing procedures to include, but not limited to -
• Wound management
• Hypertension reviews
• Routine injections as prescribed
• Cervical Smears
• Childhood and Adult immunisations, including reading and reviewing Patient Group Directives (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directives (PSDs)
• Well Person Health Checks including Foreign Travel Counselling, NHS Health Checks, Lifestyle and New Patient Checks
• ECGs
• Ear syringing and assessment of ears
• Spirometry
• Obesity and weight/diet management
• Family Planning including assisting in Implants & Coil fittings & Sexual health
• Chronic disease management and prevention ~ Diabetes, Hypertension, Hypothyroidism, Stroke, Epilepsy, IHD, COPD and Asthma( would be advantageous)
• Leg ulcer management
• Minor Injuries and Minor Illness
• INR Monitoring and Dosing using (INRStar N3)
• CVD risk assessments and Q risk interpretation and assessments.
• Referrals Podiatry, Counselling, Audiology, etc
• Ensuring all specimens are checked and sent to laboratory as required

You will be fully conversant in QOF, read coding and uphold strategies to provide a holistic combined healthcare for the patient and demonstrate a willingness to participate in research/audit within the practice team, and the use of SytmOne.

You will be aware of DES/LES policies and apply and produce, alongside the Practice Manager, protocols that reflect the guidelines that are workable in the practice.

Participate in the education of students of all disciplines.

To be responsible for the efficient running of the treatment room and equipment and to ensure the clinical areas are at all times safe for staff and patients.

To adhere to strict Infection Control in line with guidelines and policies.

Advise patients and relatives/carers on general health care and ailments with referral to GPs as necessary.

Administrative responsibilities
• To maintain accurate, comprehensive records of all consultations and treatments in the patients notes, both written and computerised, awareness of QOF, read codes and alerts needed for standardised care.
• All associated nursing administration eg. Vaccine forms, Travel Health Questionnaires, protocol review and assisting Reception with queries.
• To access and file cytology results.
• Manage clinics effectively.
• To take personal responsibility for own personal/professional development, providing sufficient evidence of the achievement of set objectives through individual performance and the review process.
• Ensure accurate completion of all necessary documentation associated with patient health care and registration with the practice.
• Help with collection of statistical information required for QOF & QIPP.
• Attend and participate in practice and staff meetings as appropriate.
• To take prompt action to defuse situations of complaints and be equipped with the knowledge to advise patients and relatives/carers about the complaints procedure.
• Maintain appearance and behaviour in keeping with a member of the nursing profession and in accordance with codes of conduct.
• Support and co-ordinate health promotion campaigns, i.e. flu, no smoking, healthy lifestyles, etc
• Maintain effective liaison with other agencies and staff concerned with patient care and with other disciplines within the practice, with appropriate regard to confidentiality.

Treatment Room supplies and equipment
• To have working knowledge of equipment used in the surgery. Ensuring that any faulty equipment is taken out of service for repair and reported to the nursing team for information and Practice Administrator for action.
• To be aware of Infection Control and updated policies.
• In participation with the Nurse Lead to ensure the maintenance of equipment and stock levels in relation to patient care.
• To regularly update knowledge and information through use of medical journals, training, courses, etc.
• To maintain the cold chain in fridge/fridges and the daily recordings.
• Any other duties as reasonably requested by the Doctors, Practice Manager and Nurse lead, providing these duties are within the scope of the role and that the individual is trained and capable of such duty.

The role of the Practice Nurse is an evolving one and it is anticipated that the post holder will be responsible and reasonably flexible in the interpretation of the above job description.

Health and Safety Requirements

All employees have a statutory duty of care for their own personal safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions. Employees are required to co-operate with the management to enable the employer to meet its own legal duties and to report any hazardous situations or defective equipment.
Person Specification Experience Essential
• Nursing Degree and registration Qualification Member of NMC Understanding of computer based medical records management Knowledge and application of supporting long-term conditions Insight and understanding of current issues in nursing and NHS
Desirable
• Post-registration studies allied to general practice. Worked in General Practice environment. Minor illness, minor injury, family planning and immunisations
Person Specification Experience Essential
• Nursing Degree and registration Qualification Member of NMC Understanding of computer based medical records management Knowledge and application of supporting long-term conditions Insight and understanding of current issues in nursing and NHS
Desirable
• Post-registration studies allied to general practice. Worked in General Practice environment. Minor illness, minor injury, family planning and immunisations
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).
Additional information 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

Riverside Health Partnership
Address

Riverside Walk

Retford

Nottinghamshire

DN22 6FB

Employer's website

http://riversidehealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)
Employer details Employer name

Riverside Health Partnership
Address

Riverside Walk

Retford

Nottinghamshire

DN22 6FB

Employer's website

http://riversidehealth.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab
Retford UK

salary-criteria

Apply - General Practice Nurse Retford