Community District Nurse

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
London
Salary
18.00 - 24.00 GBP Hourly + GBP18 - GBP24/hour
Posted
11 Apr 2017
Closes
26 Apr 2017
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Full Time
Band 6/7 Community District Nurses

Kensington

Medacs Healthcare is currently looking for band 6/7 District Nurses to work within the community visiting patients in their own homes, offering help, advice and support. You will be required to assess the healthcare needs of patients and families, monitor the quality of care they're receiving and be professionally accountable for its delivery. You will be responsible for your own patient caseloads, and play a vital role in keeping hospital admissions and readmissions to a minimum.

Requirements:

* NMC registration
* Previous experience of community nursing
* Driving licence and access to own vehicle

Key Competency illustration:

* PICC and Hickman line flushes
* Palliative care
* PEG feed
* Male and female catheter care including super pubic care and bladder washouts and continence assessments
* Wound care management, suture removal and VAC application on wounds
* Leg ulcer care management (including compression bandaging)
* Tracheostomy care
* Diabetic care (including foot screening)
* Drain care and management
* IV therapy
* Mckinley syringe driver experience

For more information please call Ross Downie at Medacs Healthcare on (Apply online only), alternatively email