Salaried Practice Nurse Prescriber in Essex

  • Job Reference: 00000086-1
  • Date Posted: 28 January 2020
  • Recruiter: GP World
  • Location: Essex
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Advanced Nurse Practitioners
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Adam Hodge
  • Email: Adamhodge@gpworld.co.uk
  • Telephone: 020 7456 1262

Job Description

Salaried Practice Nurse Prescriber in Essex

GP World currently have a fantastic new job opportunity for a Practice Nurse Prescriber in Essex           

Hours:  between 16 hours to 24 hours PRO ROTA

Duration: - negotiable

Rate: negotiable

Required.

  • Full indemnity insurance
  • Diploma/Degree in Nursing
  • NMC registration
  • Evidence of Prescribing

Job Summary

To be responsible for the delivery of evidence-based nursing services, working as part of the practice multidisciplinary team, delivering care within their scope of practice to the entitled patient population. Working autonomously, the nurse prescriber will be responsible for a number of clinical areas such as health promotion, chronic disease management, health prevention, well women and well man clinics, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure. 

 

Person Specification 

Qualifications

Essential

Desirable

Registered Nurse

X

 

Post graduate diploma or degree (relevant to role)

X

 

Clinical Supervision qualification

 

X

Mentorship / Teaching qualification

 

X

Experience

Essential

Desirable

Experience of working in a primary care environment

X

 

Experience of working as a practice nurse or community nurse

 

X

Experience of chronic disease management

X

 

Experience of autonomous working

X

 

Experience of managing, leading and developing a team

 

X

Clinical Knowledge & Skills

Essential

Desirable

Wound Care / Removal of sutures & staples

X

 

ECG’s

X

 

Venepuncture

X

 

New patient medicals

X

 

Chaperone procedure

X

 

Requesting pathology tests and processing the results, advising patients accordingly

X

 

Travel medicine

X

 

Diabetes

X

 

Hypertension

X

 

Asthma

X

 

Spirometry

X

 

CHD

X

 

Immunisations (routine, childhood and travel)

X

 

Women’s health (Cervical cytology, contraception, etc.)

X

 

Understands the importance of evidence-based practice

X

 

Broad knowledge of clinical governance

X

 

Ability to record accurate clinical notes

X

 

Ability to work within own scope of practice and understanding when to refer to GPs

X

 

Knowledge of public health issues in the local area

 

X

Awareness of issues within the wider health arena

 

X

Knowledge of health promotion strategies

X

 

Understands the requirement for PGDs and associated policy

X

 

Skills

Essential

Desirable

Excellent communication skills (written and oral)

X

 

Strong IT skills

X

 

Clear, polite telephone manner

X

 

Competent in the use of Office and Outlook

X

 

EMIS skills

X

 

Effective time management (Planning & Organising)

X

 

Ability to support/lead a clinical team effectively

X

 

Ability to work as a team member and autonomously

X

 

Good interpersonal skills

X

 

Problem solving & analytical skills

X

 

Ability to follow clinical policy and procedure

X

 

Ability to lead audit programmes

 

X

Ability to contribute effectively to clinical risk management

 

X

Personal Qualities

Essential

Desirable

Polite and confident

X

 

Flexible and cooperative

X

 

Motivated, forward thinker

X

 

Problem solver with the ability to process information accurately and effectively, interpreting data as required

X

 

High levels of integrity and loyalty

x

 

Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations

X

 

Ability to work under pressure / in stressful situations

X

 

Effectively able to communicate and understand the needs of the patient

X

 

Commitment to ongoing professional development

X

 

Effectively utilises resources

X

 

Punctual and committed to supporting the team effort

X

 

Other requirements

Essential

Desirable

Flexibility to work outside of core office hours

X

 

Occupational Health Clearance

X

 

Meet the requirements and produce evidence for nurse revalidation

X

 

Evidence of continuing professional development (CPD) commensurate with the role of a nurse prescriber

X

 

 

GP world has a very lucrative referral scheme. Please do contact us should you know of anyone who would be perfect for this role.