Primary Care Nurse

Recruiter
NHS Lothian
Location
Edinburgh Technopole
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
12 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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HMP Edinburgh

The post holder is responsible for the development and delivery of programmes of care within the unique setting of a prison environment. The post holder is responsible for the initial assessment planning implementation and ongoing care needs of the prison population and adjusting the prisoner's care according to need on a daily basis including assessing their medication requirements and forwarding the medication request for to either the doctor on duty or the on-call doctor (in most cases there is no medical review undertaken). The post holder is also responsible for deciding when a prisoner should be discharged from their caseload and providing support education and advice on how to manage the prisoner's ongoing healthcare needs.

The post holder will lead and manage the Practise/Treatment Room nursing team in the delivery of nursing care within available resources and is responsible for raising awareness of health and social well being enabling prisoners to improve their own health.

Interviews will be held the week commencing 22nd January 2018