VACANCIES

 
 
 

Current Vacancies - February 2020

GP Vacancies (Full & Part-Time positions available)
Closing Date Monday 20 January 2020
Nursing Vacancies
Closing Date Friday 17 January 2020
GP Vacancies - Full & Part Time Positions Available (CLOSING DATE Monday 20 January 2020 - 5PM)

Safetynet Characteristics & Values:

Pragmatism, Lack of Prejudice, Optimism, Boldness, Enthusiasm, Committed, Kindness, Positivity, Self-awareness, Sense of Social Justice, Sense of humour, Compassion, Integrity, Empathy, Tenacity, Imagination, Respect, Openness, Patience, Idealism and Vision.

  • Are you a GP who wants to make a difference?

  • Do you aspire to the characteristics and values above?

  • If so come work for Safetynet Primary Care!

 

Safetynet Primary Care is a Medical Charity providing services to those in our society most in need of health care but without access to appropriate care. Safetynet innovatively removes barriers by bringing healthcare to homeless people and vulnerable groups in hostels, food halls, drop-in services and by providing a mobile health service to rough sleepers.  Safetynet also aims to improve access for patients to mainstream primary and secondary care services.

GP services are required for a number of the Safetynet clinics and we are currently recruiting GPs on both a Full and Part-Time basis.


Competitive salaries offered and the opportunity to work with experienced multidisciplinary teams.

For further information please contact info@primarycaresafetynet.ie  or call 087 162 8663

Application process:  Please provide a cover letter and CV demonstrating your suitability for these exciting positions to info@primarycaresafetynet.ie

Deadline Monday 20th January 2020

Region: Dublin / Nationwide

Safetynet Primary Care is an equal opportunities employer.

Nursing Vacancies  (CLOSING DATE Friday 17 January 2020 - 5PM)

(1)  Practice Nurse (Full Time or Part Time) - Based Dublin 1

(2)  Mobile Health & Screening Unit Nurses (Full Time & Part Time vacancies) - Dublin based with Nationwide Travel

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOTH NURSING POSITIONS:

  • Must be a Registered General Nurse with An Bord Altranais

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills

  • Computer literate - in Microsoft Packages and use of Databases

  • Commitment to courteous, sincere and sensitive patient service

  • Commitment to quality and excellent patient care in the practice

 

IN ADDITION - MOBILE HEALTH & SCREENING UNIT (MHSU) NURSES POSITIONS ONLY:

  • Must have Full, Clean Driving License 

 

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR CANDIDATES

Both nurse vacancy posts are being advertised initially as a term contract of 12-month duration with a 3-month probationary period


Safetynet Primary Care is an equal opportunities employer.

(1) PRACTICE NURSE - DUBLIN 1 (FT or PT) 

Provide clinical nursing, health promotion and screening and vaccination under the clinical governance of the GP at Safetynet Primary Care’s new Inclusion Health Hub in Dublin 1.

You will need to have a passion for delivering health care to vulnerable people including those experiencing homelessness addiction or migration. You will need excellent inter-personal skills and like working with a team and on your own initiative.

 

Key Roles & Responsibilities:

Immunisation

  • Infant, childhood, catch up and pregnancy / Flu Pneumococcal vaccinations  /  Hepatitis B, Tetanus boosters and Rubella boosters, boostrix

 

Chronic Disease Management

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

Women’s & Sexual Health

  • Cervical Screening / Contraception  /  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)

  • ECG recording   /   24 hour abpm monitoring

  • Emergency treatment as required

  • Under 6’s periodic assessments

  • Results Management

Other Duties

  • Liaise with other health professionals in the community and hospitals

  • Audit of patient care and practice services

  • Maintenance of emergency equipment, cold chain and medical supplies

  • Assist with clinical policy and procedure development

  • All staff have a responsibility to work with the organisations risk management strategy and its requirements

  • All staff, but particularly those with direct patient contact, have a responsibility for the prevention of infection

  • Nursing duties may occasionally include off-site work at other Safetynet services
     

(2) MOBILE HEALTH & SCREENING UNIT (MHSU) Nurses (FT & PT) DUTIES

The Mobile Health and Screening Unit (MHSU) provides services to Vulnerable Migrants at Risk and other hard to reach groups.  Duties include:

 

Service Delivery

  • Support Mobile Health and Screening Unit clinics providing support to GP, working with adult and minor patients

  • Ability to autonomously conduct health assessments and infectious disease screening in with support of the MHSU clinical team

  • Adaptable working environments and Flexibility and ability to travel around Ireland which includes overnight stays

  • Under the clinical governance of the MHSU GP provides nursing services to patients attending the MHSU e.g. cervical check programmes, vaccination programmes, dressings and phlebotomy.

  • Engage patients in health promotion and disease prevention programmes

  • Work with translators during patient screenings (telephone / in person)

  • Shows cultural competence and awareness of intercultural challenges for newly arrived migrants

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Clinical /Professional

  • Participate in innovation and change in the approach to patient care delivery particularly in relation to new research findings, evidence based practice and advances in treatment

  • Deliver the nursing care of an assigned group of patients within a best practice / evidence based framework

  • Manage a designated caseload and be aware of ethical policies and procedures which pertain to their area of practice

  • Promote the health, welfare and social wellbeing of patients within our services

  • Respect and maintain the privacy, dignity and confidentiality of the patient

  • Ensure that care is carried out in an empathetic and ethical manner and that the dignity and needs of the patient are respected

  • Provide appropriate and timely education and information to the patient and be an advocate for the patient

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Administrative

  • Ensure that the care setting is maintained in good order using appropriate models, that supplies are adequate and that all equipment is clean and in good working order and ready for immediate use

  • Ensure that equipment is safe to use and report any malfunctions in a timely manner

  • Assist with ordering of supplies as required and ensure the appropriate and efficient use of supplies is made and exercise economy in the use of consumables

  • Maintain appropriate and accurate written and electronic nursing records and reports regarding patient care in accordance with local / national / professional guidelines

  • Liaising with other primary healthcare providers

  • Management and tracking of healthcare records and results

 

Other Duties

  • Undertake other responsibilities commensurate with the role including administration as assigned by your Line Manager and/or the CEO from time to time

  • Undertake the role in a professional manner maintaining a high quality standard of work, and in accordance with the aims, values and ethos of the Safetynet Primary Care and adhere to Safetynet Primary Care policies and procedures

  • Be self-servicing in terms of word processing, filing, record keeping, database input, administration, collating information and generating reports from Safetynet Primary Care data etc

  • Participate in internal/external meetings as required

  • Be an effective member of the Safetynet Primary Care team and participate fully in staff meetings and other committees of the Safetynet Primary Care as required.
     

REQUIREMENTS FOR BOTH NURSING POSITIONS:

 

  • Must be a Registered General Nurse with An Bord Altranais

  • Must have Full, Clean Driving License (MHSU post only requires this)

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills

  • Computer literate - in Microsoft Packages and use of Databases

  • Commitment to courteous, sincere and sensitive patient service

  • Commitment to quality and excellent patient care in the practice

 

Key Skills:

  • Excellent communication skills - Excellent written and spoken English a requirement for this role

  • Calm, professional and polite in dealing with our patients and colleagues

  • Be professional in your approach to your work

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Be honest, reliable and respectful

  • Build and maintain good relationships with all colleagues

  • Flexibility and be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload

  • Be motivated to learn and develop

 

Further Information for Candidates

Both nurse vacancy posts are being advertised initially as a term contract of 12-month duration with a 3-month probationary period
 

Safetynet Primary Care is an equal opportunities employer.

Apply with CV and Cover Letter outlining your suitability for role to info@primarycaresafetynet.ie

 
 
Safetynet Primary Care - Medical professionals caring for society’s marginalised

Safetynet Primary Care is a Medical Charity providing services to those in our society most in need of health care but without access to appropriate care. Safetynet innovatively remove barriers by bringing healthcare to homeless people and vulnerable groups in hostels, food halls, drop-in services and by providing a mobile health service to rough sleepers. Safetynet also aims to improve access for patients to mainstream primary and secondary care services.

Safetynet's Characteristics and Values

 

Pragmatism, Lack of Prejudice, Optimism, Boldness, Enthusiasm, Committed, Kindness, Positivity, Self-awareness, Sense of Social Justice, Sense of humour, Compassion, Integrity, Empathy, Tenacity, Imagination, Respect, Openness, Patience, Idealism, Vision​

Safetynet
Catherine Mc Auley Centre,    

21 Nelson Street,

Dublin 7

Contact Numbers:

Administration & Finance        087-1523589

Mobile Health & Screening     087-3559722 

Homeless PC Team Inreach     087-1762246

Homeless PC Team Outreach  087-6520225

Homeless PC Team Support    087-2220402

info@primarycaresafetynet.ie

Board of Directors

Kevin Kenny, Dr. Brian Melaugh,

Dr. Cliona Ní Cheallaigh, Síle Kelly,

Frank Mills, Dr. Philip Wiehe,

Frances O’Keefe, David Cagne

Safetynet is a registered charity

(No. CHY19388)

Company Ltd by guarantee Registered No. 471026

© Safetynet