GP Practice Nurse - North Dublin

  • Job Reference: 177273
  • Date Posted: 11 May 2020
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Dublin North
  • Salary: €45,000 to €53,000
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Nurses
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Practice Nurse
GP Practice
North Dublin
Permanent Position


Our client a Large GP Practice in North Dublin wishes to recruit a Practice Nurse for a full time Permanent position.

Ideal candidate is someone who is or has worked as a GP Practice Nurse or who would like to work as a Practice Nurse. You will be working with another Practice Nurse in a friendly, fully equipped family practice.

Candidates must be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI), familiarity with Socrates Patient Management Software an advantage.

Duties:

* Administrative:
Stock control, Childhood vaccines, travel vaccines, flu vaccine, pneumococcal vaccine, HPV vaccine. Sterilization of instruments, Maintenance of Emergency Equipment, Practice Protocols, Stock control and ordering of Primary Childhood Vaccines.
* Paediatrics:
Immunisations and associated administrative functions, Triage, Centile Charts (Height/Weight), Asthma Data Collection.
* Obstetrics:
Pregnancy Testing, Breast Feeding advice.
* Adult Screening:
Phlebotomy, Urinalysis, E.C.G., 24 Hour ABPM, Lifestyle Advice, S.T.I. Screening, Geriatric Screening, Smear Tests and associated administrative functions.
* General Vaccination:
Primary Childhood Immunisation Programme, Flu Vaccination, Pneumococcal vaccination, HPV vaccination and associated administrative functions.
* Travel Vaccination:
Management of appointments, advice on travel and administering of vaccines.
* Heartwatch:
Ongoing surveillance of patients with known heart disease as per the Heartwatch Programme protocols. Heartwatch returns for payment.
* Patient Education:
Women's/Men's Health, Asthma, Menopause, Travel Advice, Management of Childhood illness, Smoking Cessation, infant & toddler feeding advice, diabetes, Heart Disease prevention.

Excellent communication skills in person & over the phone needed, very good IT skills - ideally knowledge of Socrates or similar package.


For further information Please do not hesitate to Call Maria O' Dwyer at any time on mobile 087 2951493 or email Maria on md@headhuntinternational.com