General Practice Nurse Band 5 - RAF Odiham - Hook
VERALL JOB DESCRIPTION- SERVICE REQUIREMENTS1. To work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, under the Defence Primary Healthcare (DPHC) organisation, delivering Primary Health Care (PHC) services and elements of Occupational Health to entitled Defence Medical Services (DMS) personnel. 2. To be responsible to the Senior Medical Officer and/or Lead Nurse and provide routine clinics to meet the need of the Population at Risk (PAR).3. To be involved in the development of programmes of care/service delivery within their scope of practice, including the ability to perform audits and conduct electronic searches, to meet the demands of the PAR.4. To assist with mentorship/coaching/clinical supervision of other Practice Nurses/untrained personnel where appropriate within the treatment area and ensure they work within their scope of practice. 5. To undertake/remain in date for all mandatory training as set out in the most current DPHC Guidance Note entitled Mandatory Training for Locums, Agency Staff and single Service personnel working within DPHC. 6. If appropriate as determined by the Line Manager, to undertake/complete training in Patient Group Directives (PGDs) and Patient Specific Directions (PSDs). B. STANDARDS TO WHICH A REGISTERED NURSE MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICE.7. To comply with the professional standards set out within the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Code.8. To undertake continuous professional and personal development as required by the NMC 9. To work within proven level of competence of PHC delivery and recognise own boundaries within scope of professional practice. 10. To comply with DPHC, Joint Service Publication (JSP) 950 and National Clinical Policy and Guidelines; ensuring evidence based PHC delivery. C. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE 11. Must be Registered Nurse (A) Level 1 nurse with the NMC; hold a valid, in date Personal Identification Number (PIN); and not subject to any restrictions of practice. 12. Must hold current, valid personal medical indemnity insurance.13. Have a minimum of one year's post registration current experience in a Band 5 or higher grade in a Primary Healthcare (PHC) setting (within the last three years). 14. Must hold in date Basic Life Support (BLS) Anaphylaxis, Automated External Defibrillator (AED), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Safeguarding children and young people Level 2 certificates. 15. Must hold certificates of training/qualification/update, or be able to provide proof of clinical competency from a previous employer or Line Manager who is a current and practicing GMC or NMC Registrant (either of which must be obtained within the last three years) in; a. Immunisation and Vaccination: (including children if engaged within a families practice) b. VenepunctureD. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE16. Hold certificates of training/qualification/update, or be able to provide proof of clinical competency from a previous employer or Line Manager who is a current and practicing GMC or NMC Registrant (either of which must be obtained within the last three years) in; a. Ear Care (including irrigation)b. Minor Illness c. Minor Injury d. Health Screening e. NHS (>40s Health Check)f. Audiologyg. Wound Care h. Chaperoning/Assisting Minor Surgery i. Health Promotion j. Essentials of Chronic Disease Management/Long Term Conditions (Asthma; COPD; CHD; Diabetes; CVD; Hypothyroid)k. Child Health in Primary Care (if working in families practice)l. Travel Medicine or Travel Health m. Yellow Fever Vaccination Face to Face Training or Yellow Fever Vaccination Online Trainingn. Mens and Womens Health Awarenesso. Mental Health Awareness p. IPC - Responsible Practitionerq. Smoking Cessation (Very Brief Advice)r. Clinical Supervisee Courses. Preparation for Mentorship; Supporting Learning and Assessment in practice (SLAiP); Mentorship and Assessment in Practice or equivalentt. Quality Assurance u. Significant Event Reporting 17. Previous Ministry of Defence (MOD) experience.18. Level 2 Safeguarding Adults.