Practice Nurse, Ennis Road, Limerick

Practice Nurse

 

The role of the Practice Nurse is to provide clinical nursing, health promotion and screening in our GP Practice

 

You will need to have a passion for both Healthcare and the fast-paced culture of a growing company. You will need excellent inter-personal skills and can work as part of a team.

 

 

  • Contract: Permanent, Part-Time
  • Hours: 13 hours per week with the option of working additional hours if suited by the Practice and the Employee
  • Work Pattern: Thursday & Friday (Working Times To Be Confirmed)  
  • Location: Ennis Road Medical Centric Health, Ennis Road, Limerick

 

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Immunisation

  • Infant, childhood and administering travel vaccinations
  • Flu and Pneumococcal vaccinations
  • Hepatitis B, Tetanus boosters and Rubella boosters, boostrix

 

Travel Medicine

  • Travel Vaccination administration
  • Travel Advice

 

Chronic Disease Management

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

 

Female Health

  • Cervical Screening
  • Family Planning

 

Sexual Health

  • 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)

 

 

 

Position Requirements:

  • Must be a Registered General Nurse with An Bord Altranais
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to courteous, sincere and sensitive patient service
  • Commitment to quality and excellent patient care in the practice
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility

 

 

 

Key Skills - What we look for in our employees:

 

Patient Focus

  • The ability to remain calm, professional and polite in dealing with our patients and colleagues

 

Personal Integrity

  • Be professional in your approach to your work
  • Be honest and reliable
  • Be trustworthy and respectful

 

Team Work

  • Build and maintain good relationships with all colleagues
  • Be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload
  • Aim to communicate well with people at all levels

 

Managing Change

  • Welcome and embrace change, with a positive attitude

 

Develop yourself and others

  • Be motivated to learn and develop
  • Support, encourage and motivate others
  • Coach, guide and give constructive feedback to others

 

 

 

Key Experience:

 

  • Excellent written and spoken English is a requirement for this role

 

 

If you are interested in this position, or would like to learn more about it, please contact Jessica Reilly at jessica.reilly@centrichealth.ie or on 01 299 3500

 

 

Centric Health is an equal opportunities employer