Locum practice nurses required to work as part of a team of professional staff that includes doctors, health visitors and therapists, at Greyholme Medical Centre, Cheltenham.
Typical responsibilities include:
*patient consultations within surgeries/health centres
*carrying out physical examinations, investigatory procedures and cervical smear/pregnancy tests
*diagnosing and treating illnesses/ailments
*providing advice about contraception and fitting contraceptive devices
*applying and removing dressings
*providing emergency first aid/treatment
*giving advice, education and information about health conditions and ailments, stopping smoking and losing weight
*taking patient samples, swabs, specimens, pulses, temperatures and blood pressures
*administering immunisations, vaccinations (for example for influenza) and infant injections
*running well woman/man clinics and clinics for specific ailments such as diabetes and asthma
*writing records and keeping patients notes up-to-date.
We are looking for an experienced practice nurse to work for a month starting January 29th for a month.
We will require proof of your immunisations. You must be registered with the NMC and hold a valid PIN. Experienced and competent in Immunisation, Venepuncture, Audiology.
Minimum of two years post registration experience in Primary Health Care setting.
Hours to be worked are:
Monday all day.
Tuesday pm - 2-5
Wednesday am - 8.30-12
Thursday am - 8.30-12
The pay will be £18 an hour.
The hours can be negotiated if necessary.
This post is subject to pre-employment and reference checks.
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