Job summary

AbertaweMedical Partnership requires an enthusiastic, highly motivated Nurse to workwithin a busy but friendly practice. Experience of working in a primary care setting is essential. We are a dedicated team delivering a highstandard of patient care. The surgery issupported by an excellent clinical and administrative team. The Practice Nurse will be able to assess thenursing needs of patients. She will beexpected to provide appropriate care/treatment in conjunction with the GP, orindependently, as appropriate and according to Practice policy, protocoletc. The Practice Nurse will advisepatients in general health care and minor ailments with referral to GeneralPractitioners when necessary. Itis important that all members of staff are prepared to undertake additionalduties or relinquish existing duties in order to maintain the efficient runningof the Practice.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Venepuncture. Testing pathology samples e.g. blood, urine. Blood pressure and weight management. Aid/chaperone to GP during clinical procedures, e.g. minor operations, vasectomy, etc. Specimen collection e.g. msu, pregnancy tests, occult blood, faeces for O&S, sputum, etc. The Nurse will be responsible to putting labels on samples, form filling and ensuring timely preparation of specimens for collection to laboratory. General observations e.g. BP, pulse and temperature. ECG nurse responsible for recharging ecg machine. Use and care of nebulisers. Ensure the maintenance of stock levels in the Treatment Room relating to patient care. The Nurse will administer childhood immunisations in conjunction with the GP as per the child immunisation programme. Administration of travel vaccination and travel advice. Flu vaccination clinics/any other vaccination clinics as deemed appropriate.

About us

Large MDT comprising of 6 partnerpractice, 2 salaried Drs, 4 part time PNs, Cluster Pharmacist, Cluster Paramedicwith additional support from the Mental Health team and the Community OutreachMental Health Homeless Nurse. Based ontwo sites.

AbertaweMedical Partnership is proud to deliver the Healthcare for Homeless Peopleservice in Swansea. We are a committed, hardworking team of healthprofessionals and surgery staff that provide care through flexibleopportunistic engagement, non-judgemental attitudes and a pro-active approachtowards hard to reach people with multiple, complex needs. It is because we arechallenged every day by the issues that we have grown to understand andrespect the complexities of living on the streets. We see holistic treatment asbeing vital to successful long-term outcomes for our patients.

Asa member of our team you will be valued, supported and developed.

Date posted

26 October 2022

Pay scheme

Agenda for change

Band

Band 5

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time

Reference number

A0845-22-7355

Job locations

151 St. Helens Road

Swansea

West Glamorgan

SA1 4DF

151 St. Helens Road

Swansea

West Glamorgan

SA1 4DF

160 High Street

Swansea

West Glamorgan

SA1 1NE

Job description

Job responsibilities

Dressingssimple and complex.

Healthpromotion and chronic disease management.

Chronic disease management procedures may include:

Identifyand target patients for chronic disease clinics as per GMS contractrequirements.

Organiseand facilitate Nurse Led Chronic Disease Management Clinics i.e. Well-Person,Well-Woman, Diabetes, Asthma & COPD, Heart Disease prevention, Epilepsy,Smoking Cessation, alcohol advice, weight/diet control or any other which maybe considered appropriate.

Liaisonwith other agencies as required.

Teachingpatients self-care where appropriate.

Proceduresmay include:

Checkingdemographic details.

Takinga full medical, family and lifestyle history.

Recordingprevious screening procedures and immunisation status.

Givingimmunisation and vaccinations when indicated.

Urinetesting, blood pressure, height and weight measurement.

Teachingbreast self-examination and encouraging breast awareness.

Cervicalsmears

Testingvisual acuity.

Peakflow/spirometry measurement, and inhaler technique.

Teachingrelaxation techniques.

Liaisingwith administrative staff to ensure that claim forms are completed and generaloffice procedures maintained.

Providingwhere appropriate patient education and information.

Recordingof relevant data onto Practice clinical computer system.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Dressingssimple and complex.

Healthpromotion and chronic disease management.

Chronic disease management procedures may include:

Identifyand target patients for chronic disease clinics as per GMS contractrequirements.

Organiseand facilitate Nurse Led Chronic Disease Management Clinics i.e. Well-Person,Well-Woman, Diabetes, Asthma & COPD, Heart Disease prevention, Epilepsy,Smoking Cessation, alcohol advice, weight/diet control or any other which maybe considered appropriate.

Liaisonwith other agencies as required.

Teachingpatients self-care where appropriate.

Proceduresmay include:

Checkingdemographic details.

Takinga full medical, family and lifestyle history.

Recordingprevious screening procedures and immunisation status.

Givingimmunisation and vaccinations when indicated.

Urinetesting, blood pressure, height and weight measurement.

Teachingbreast self-examination and encouraging breast awareness.

Cervicalsmears

Testingvisual acuity.

Peakflow/spirometry measurement, and inhaler technique.

Teachingrelaxation techniques.

Liaisingwith administrative staff to ensure that claim forms are completed and generaloffice procedures maintained.

Providingwhere appropriate patient education and information.

Recordingof relevant data onto Practice clinical computer system.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Experience of working within a primary care setting.
  • Clinical skills cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination, ear care.
  • Change-management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate difficult messages to patients and families.
  • Desirable

  • Diabetic management
  • Family planning
  • Respiratory care
  • Person Specification

    Qualifications

    Essential

  • Registered Nurse.
  • Experience of working within a primary care setting.
  • Clinical skills cervical cytology, immunisation and vaccination, ear care.
  • Change-management skills and ability to support patients to change lifestyle.
  • Communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Ability to communicate difficult messages to patients and families.
  • Desirable

  • Diabetic management
  • Family planning
  • Respiratory care
  • 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

    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).

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