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Practice Nurse

Location

Dublin 1Dublin

Company

Safetynet Primary Care

Date added

15/01/2020

Website

http://primarycaresafetynet.ie

Job Description:

PRACTICE NURSE - DUBLIN 1 (FT or PT)​

Provide clinical nursing, health promotion and screening and vaccination under the clinical governance of the GP at Safetynet Primary Care’s new Inclusion Health Hub in Dublin 1.​

You will need to have a passion for delivering health care to vulnerable people including those experiencing homelessness addiction or migration. You will need excellent inter-personal skills and like working with a team and on your own initiative.

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

​Immunisation

Infant, childhood, catch up and pregnancy / Flu Pneumococcal vaccinations / Hepatitis B, Tetanus boosters and Rubella boosters, boostrix

Chronic Disease Management

Cholesterol testing & dietary advice / Blood pressure monitoring / Nursing management of chronic respiratory disease / Nursing management of diabetes

​​Women’s & Sexual Health

Cervical Screening / Contraception / Opportunistic STI screening / Sexual Health advice

Skin/wound care

Treatment of venous leg ulcers and other skin injuries / Assessment and treatment of skin lacerations / Nursing management of skin conditions – eczema, psoriasis

General Nursing Duties​

Health promotion and education / Telephone triage and advice / Phlebotomy / Ear Irrigation

Administering prescribed long term medications/injections (e.g. Cytamen, Depoprovera, Depixol, Myocrisin)

ECG recording / 24 hour abpm monitoring

Emergency treatment as required

Under 6’s periodic assessments

Results Management

​​Other Duties

Liaise with other health professionals in the community and hospitals

Audit of patient care and practice services

Maintenance of emergency equipment, cold chain and medical supplies

Assist with clinical policy and procedure development

All staff have a responsibility to work with the organisations risk management strategy and its requirements

All staff, but particularly those with direct patient contact, have a responsibility for the prevention of infection

Nursing duties may occasionally include off-site work at other Safetynet services

Term

Permanent / Full-time

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