Practice Nurse

Dream Medical LTD
High Wycombe, UK
Closing date
27 Nov 2020

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We have a vacancy for a Practice Nurse who is looking for the next step in the career and wants to help grow and build the Surgery in High Wycombe!

The job holder responsibilites will include:

* assess, plan, develop, implement and evaluate programmes that promote health and well-being, and prevent adverse effects that are detrimental to health

* implement and evaluate individual treatment plans for patients with long-term conditions

* identify and manage appropriately patients at risk of developing a long-term condition

* prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including the initiation of effective emergency care.

* provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimes, side effects and interactions.

* assess and care for patients with uncomplicated wounds

* support and advise women requesting information on contraception and sexual health.

* support and manage health needs of women presenting for cervical cytology consultations, obtaining cytology samples in accordance with the cervical screening programme and competencies.

* recognise, assess and refer patients presenting with mental health needs in accordance with the National Framework (NSF) for Mental Health.

* implement and participate in vaccination and immunisation programmes for both adults and children.

* advise, support and if required, administer vaccinations for patients travelling abroad.

* promote and deliver evidence-based care for patients presenting for ear-syringing.

* assist senior practitioners in providing minor-surgery sessions.

Therefore, the successful candidate must:

* be a certified Registered Nurse

* have a current NMC registration

* be registered with the relevant professional body

* be a specialist practitioner qualified in Practice Nursing

* have clinical skills (cervical cytology, immunization, vaccination, ear care, minor surgery)

* have Knowledge of patients with long term conditions
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