MAXIMUS

Nurse Practitioner - Primary Care

Location UK-London
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/29/2020 4:11 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-54414
# of Openings
1
Post End Date
8/12/2020
Job Function
Hidden (172695)
Job Schedule
Full-Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Min
GBP £35,000.00/Yr.
Max
GBP £55,000.00/Yr.

Project/Position Introduction (MAX 500 Characters)

Health Management is a subsidiary of MAXIMUS UK and one of the UK’s leading occupational health providers. We believe a healthy and productive workforce is critical to business success. As such, we deliver holistic corporate health and wellness programmes that enable organisations to promote and maintain the physical, mental and social wellbeing of their employees.

Job Summary

• To deliver a high standard of patient care as Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) in a private general practice setting in central London .
• To manage a caseload of patients presenting to the service and undertake history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatments / evaluations including minor injury and illness assessment, wound care and dressings, ear syringing, cervical smears and contraceptive advice, venepuncture, travel risk assessment and vaccination and other clinical duties of the role.

Essential Job Duties

Primary Responsibilities
• Maintain the highest standards of primary health nursing care
• Provide day to day nursing cover
• Coordinate defined primary nursing care activities
• Maintain up to date knowledge on all professional nursing matters
• Maintain accurate confidential health records
• Ensure compliance with relevant legislation in line with CQC

Secondary Responsibilities
• Provide direct access to a NP / PN, both in the clinic and over the telephone;
• Provide a first point of contact within the clinic for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, making use of skills in history taking, physical examination, problem-solving and clinical decision-making, to establish a diagnosis and management plan;
• Instigate diagnostic tests or investigations and interpret findings/reports
• If an independent prescriber: to prescribe safe, effective and appropriate medication as defined by current legislative framework and local guidance in the form of the practice formulary and clinical protocols;
• Refer patients directly to other services/agencies as appropriate;
• Provide advice on overseas travel and vaccinations

Infection control for primary care;stock control for vaccines and emergency drugs

Education and Experience Requirements

• Practice Nurse experience (3 years minimum)
• Minimum 5 years post registration experience
• Nurse-led management of minor illness, minor ailments and injuries
• Nurse-led triage
• Qualified to deliver Travel health advice and immunisations against PGDs
• Compiling protocols and clinical guidelines
• Able to undertake clinical Audit
• Nurse prescribing (desirable not essential)
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Experience of working in a commercial environment preferable but not essential
• Proven ability to work autonomously as well as in a team
• NMC Registered and compliant with NMC nurse revalidation requirements

IT literate

EEO Statement

Health Management is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

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