Our client, Flax Medical Centre is seeking to hire a Part time Practice Nurse, 12 hours per week (Mon, Tues, Thurs & Friday 12.30pm - 5.30pm)
You will contribute to the maintenance of Practice Disease Registers and run Chronic Disease Management Programmes within the Practice independently or in conjunction with GPs as appropriate for the need. Lead under the direction of the GP Partner and Practice Manager in the development of service to support practice population needs. The successful candidate will be required to support the practice in achieving quality indicators and targets of this contract and any relevant National Service Frameworks. The successful candidate will be encouraged and supported to undertake any further training required to ensure appropriate role development. Provide advice based on acquired knowledge and skills, using this to improve patient care and develop others. It is anticipated that the post holder will endeavour to provide cover for the holiday and sickness absence of Treatment Room Nurse when possible.
Knowledge of the GMS contract, e.g. The Quality and Outcomes Framework, is a vital element of the post.
The post holder will:
Assist GP's to help deliver effective implementation of management of patients with chronic diseases as detailed by the Quality and Outcomes framework and provide advice and support in helping patients change unhealthy behaviours.
Contribute to the development of policies / protocols / guidelines within the practice ensuring that current evidence approaches are standard practice.
Aid the practice team with implementation of new initiatives in the delivery of chronic disease management services.
Staff must maintain high standards of personal accountability and are expected at all times to provide a caring service and to treat those whom they come into contact in a courteous and respectful manner.
Infection Prevention & Control & hygiene
All staff should be aware of the Northern Ireland Regional Infection Control Manual and be compliant with standard infection control precautions, Hand hygiene and decontamination and other relevant infection prevention and control measures.
A full detailed job description may be downloaded from our applicant portal, please click on the APPLY NOW button to access the full details and once you are satisfied you have the required skills to excel in this role please complete your application online.
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