Practice Nurse Job opportunity in Carlow

  • Job Reference: 176969
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2019
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Carlow
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical, Nurses
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Practice Nurse job opportunity in Carlow

This is an excellent job opportunity for a Practice Nurse in Carlow.
Ideal candidate is someone who is or has worked as a GP Practice Nurse or similar


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.

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.
* 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

For immediate interview please email CV to:

or call our Nursing Team on 01 4188193 for further information