Practice Nurse – Albion Place Medical Practice

DMC Healthcare continue to see steady growth in the services we provide, and we have an opportunity for a Salaried – Practice Nurse to join our Primary Care team, based at our Albion Place Medical Practice in Maidstone, ME14 5DY.

The Role is permanent, part time working 35 hours per week.

As a member of the practice nursing team, the post holder is accountable for the nursing service delivery. You will manage all the nursing resources, working closely with the Head of Nursing and Safeguarding, Practice Manager and GPs to deliver the practice priorities. Clinically, the focus of the role is the delivery of evidence-based practice for patients with long-term conditions and management and preventative nursing interventions to all patients, including those who require visiting at home.

Main duties of the job

As registered practitioners you are responsible for the care delivered, demonstrating critical thinking and skills in clinical decision-making. You will work collaboratively with the whole general practice team to meet the needs of patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures and providing leadership and direction for junior members of the nursing team.

Your experience:

  • You must be registered with NMC
  • Must be able to manage chronic disease and protocols in liaison with the whole nursing team in the areas of hypertension, diabetes, asthma and COPD
  • You must be Insulin for Life and PIT stop trained
  • Provide satisfactory references for the preceding three-year period
  • Appointment is subject to satisfactory health and DBS clearance

Your skills:

  • Good IT skills to perform the IT administration relating to the post necessary to support the tasks, including: Blood Results and Clinical Letters.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to demonstrate sensitive communication styles to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment
  • The ability to prioritise own and other’s work load and ensure effective time-management strategies are embedded within the culture of the team

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • You must be registered with NMC

Desirable

  • Good IT skills to perform the IT administration relating to the post necessary to support the tasks, including: Blood Results and Clinical Letters.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to demonstrate sensitive communication styles to ensure patients are fully informed and consent to treatment

About us

We are a successful and trusted provider of NHS services across England and Scotland. We have grown rapidly in the past decade from a single Dulwich practice to a team of over 400 employees dedicated to giving patients the very best in care.

For more details, please review the attached Job Description.

If you are interested in our vacancy, then we would love to hear from you. In return, you will enjoy a challenging and diverse career with DMC.

For an informal discussion regarding the role please contact the recruitment team on the details shared.

As part of our employment process, you will be required to complete the appropriate level DBS check.

Equality and Diversity Statement

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible

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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).

Address: Albion Place, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DY.

Employer’s website: https://www.dmchealthcare.co.uk/ 

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