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


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.
* 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: nurses@headhuntinternational.com

or call our Nursing Team on 01 4188193 for further information