Practice Nurse

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Job summary

You will be working within a supportive, experienced nursing team who are looking for an enthusiastic team player who is passionate about providing outstanding care to our patients.

Main duties of the job

Your main duties will be focussed on long term condition management, managing patients in person and via the telephone and providing support to others in the clinical team.

About us

The Grove Surgery is a bright and airy building in the seaside town of Felixstowe. The team who work at the surgery are a dedicated, supportive team who are innovative and forward thinking.

We were recently awarded the best performing surgery in the country for the roll out of the covid vaccine.

Job description

Job responsibilities

You will be required to carry out the core responsibilities of the Practice Nurse role. The Nursing Team are responsible for chronic disease management, health prevention, implementing and evaluation of individual treatment plans, managing and supporting patients with long term conditions, maintaining accurate medical records and supporting the clinical team.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • We are looking for a qualified, registered, experienced Practice Nurse who has a good understanding of qof targets

Desirable

  • Ability to record accurate clinical notes; Ability to work within own scope of practice and to understand when to refer to GPs; Knowledge of health promotion strategies; Understands the requirement for PGDs and associated policy.

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).

Employer details

Employer name

The Grove Medical Centre

Address

The Grove Medical Centre

Grove Road

Felixstowe

Suffolk

IP11 9GA

Employer’s website

https://www.grovemcfelixstowe.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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