Jobs

STI Nurse Specialist – Bank Staff

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

We are delighted to announce that we are looking to recruit an experienced STI Nurse Specialist to join our staff bank. The successful candidate will take professional responsibility for ensuring that patients receive the highest levels of care & service whilst attending Charter Medical Health. This is a specialised role dealing with the care and treatment of patients with sexually transmitted diseases.

The role will include but not be limited to:
* Interviewing patient to obtain a complete sexual and general health history including the primary complaint
* Compiling a complete social history as to activities with sexual partners, past and present including contact tracing
* Review current medications, including any allergies
* Obtain the appropriate lab tests, collect specimens including venepuncture’s, cervical cytology and cultures
* Perform pelvic and general physical examinations
* Take full medical history, identifying need to treat and administering appropriate medically supervised protocol driven treatment
* Counselling patients regarding risk reduction
* Referring patients when required to further medical or community resources
* Maintaining appropriate records

Education and Experience:
* RGN Qualification
* 2 year’s experience in a similar role
* Ability to work hours flexible to meet the needs of the organization
* Good General Health (medically fit)
* Must have a good command of written and spoken English
* Ability to deliver a high standard of patient care
* Exceptional organisational skills
* Ability to communicate and listen, ability to work co-operatively with other staff
* Ability to work under pressure and use own initiative
* High standard of personal presentation

Please send your c.v. to jcunningham@chartermedical.ie