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Practice Nurse, Harlow

Job Reference: J137-A-19-2120

Herts Urgent Care
West Essex
£18.70 - £23.00 per hour

Exciting opportunities for Practice Nurse - Harlow

We are looking for Registered Nurses to support the delivery of safe high quality patient care in our new Extended Access Service in West Essex. Contracted hours and bank contracts are available.

Who are we?

HUCprovides accessible and high quality Integrated Urgent Healthcare services in the east. When patients are ill and need the right medical attention, they can phoneNHS111provided by HUC to access medical advice, assessment and treatment. We also provide a range of other healthcare services to support patients and GPs, including Extended Access services across West Essex, running GP practices and urgent care centres.

The Role:

We are inviting applications from Practice Nurses with experience of working in a Primary Care setting and have qualifications in the management of patients with long term conditions including COPD, asthma, and diabetes as well as smear taking and childhood immunisations.

Job Summary:

As part of the Extended Access team, you will support HUC to deliver an evening and weekend GP service, which will be run from theLister Medical Centre.

Other locations delivering Extended Access are; Epping, Great Dunmow, Loughton, Saffron Walden and Waltham Abbey.

We are offering contracted hours, with a commitment of 1-2 shifts per week. You can choose your own rota pattern within the available fixed shifts, over 4 weeks.

From this location, we can offer the following days and times:

Tuesday and Fridays - 18:30 - 22:00

Saturdays - 08:00 - 12:00 and 08:00 - 14:00

This service offers pre-booked appointments to provide better access to primary care for patients.

Clinicians working in this service will have direct access to patients notes using SystmOne or EMIS.

Role Expectations:

We are looking for a Registered Nurse with evidence of effective patient assessment and care skills:

  • Travel vaccinations
  • Routine immunisations
  • Cervical smears and well woman checks
  • Family Planning advice
  • Wound care
  • Smoking cessation
  • Diabetes, Asthma and COPD management

The skills we are looking for

  • Infection control awareness
  • Relevant experience in a GP Practice
  • Evidence of statutory mandatory training/willingness to attend training
  • Knowledge of CQC regulations
  • Computer literate, ideally with a sound working knowledge of SystmOne
  • Knowledge of QOF

Current Pay Rates:

  • £18.70 - £22.00 midweek
  • £19.55 - £23.00 weekends

Rates are dependent on skills and experience.

Benefits of joining us:

  • Paid Professional Indemnity cover for all clinical work
  • 4 weeks annual leave pro rata
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Perkbox staff benefit scheme
  • Access to Educational events

As HUC is an organisation commissioned by the NHS, all roles are listed on the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (SI 1975/1023), which means they are eligible for a standard or enhanced check as appropriate from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

We are fully committed to Equality of Opportunity and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Please note that if you do not hear from us within 2 weeks of applying then unfortunately your application has not been successful on this occasion

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.

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