CHAPELHALL PRACTICE TREATMENT ROOM NURSE JOB DESCRIPTION Duties to include: Adult immunisations Advice to Diabetic patients before 1st clinic visit Assisting with Vascular clinic and Diabetic clinic screening Assisting with minor surgery, IUCD insertion/removal, Implanon insertion/removal Blood pressure monitoring following protocol Blood sugar machine demonstration Cervical smears Child immunisations DMARD Monitoring Ear Syringing ECGs Family Planning – advice, Depo-Provera injections Flu clinics Health screening/Health promotion HVS, Chlamydia swabs Injections Leg ulcer dressings Providing telephone advice to patients when required Registration Medicals Removal of sutures, staples Teaching patients anaphylaxis injections Travel advice and vaccinations Urinalysis Venepuncture Well person checks Wound assessment and dressings Liaising with DN’s, HV’s, Practice Nurses, GP’s Referrals to D/N’s – weekend cover Attendance at surgery in Salsburgh working alongside GP or independently if required Additional: Ensuring emergency equipment is checked and working, drugs within expiry dates Stock ordering – stocking up clinic rooms daily Updating patients records using Vision Training and Development: First Aid Basic Life Support, anaphylaxis Keeping up to date with current research and therapies through journals, study days etc. Nurses to be professional and courteous when treating patients. Referrals can be from any practice member or patient themselves.
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