The role of the practice nurse is diverse. As well as delivering nursing care to patients, the practice nurse at the Coombe Family Practice co-ordinates health programmes and patient education. The nurse manages the primary childhood vaccination programme including database maintenance and uptake audit. Chronic disease programmes such as ‘Heartwatch’ and diabetes cycle of care are managed by the practice nurse and it is the nurse’s responsibility to maintain accurate disease registers. The practice nurse assists with the ante-natal programme and women’s health and contraception clinics. Among the services provided by the nurse are phlebotomy, cryotherapy, vaccines, ear syringing, smear taking, dressings, ECG & ABPM.
Salary: €51,600 per annum
Closing Date: 17:00hrs (Local Irish Time) Monday, 28th January 2019
Applications are invited for the position of Research Nurse in the UCD School of Medicine, based at the Catherine McAuley Centre and working on the ‘Physical Health and First Episode Psychosis in Primary Care’ research programme. This is a temporary post.
The programme, which is led by Dr Katherine Brown (HSE) and Prof Walter Cullen (UCD), aims to enhance physical health among patients experiencing first episode psychosis. They will be expected to act as a key worker, i.e. facilitate linkages between primary and secondary care to optimise physical health issues among patients who have recently experienced first episode psychosis. The project has a national focus and will be based at 1-3 clinical sites in Dublin and Cork.
They will also be expected to contribute to related clinical research and academic activity in the areas of Mental Health and General Practice / Primary Care at UCD Primary Care Research Group and HSE Mental Health.
Applications for part-time working arrangements will also be considered.
Salary: €28,200 -€49,400 per annum.
Appointment on the above range will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Closing Date: 17.00hrs (Local Irish Time) on 28th January 2019.
For further information on these and other UCD positions, please see UCD HR website. Applications via UCD HR website unless otherwise advised.
School Staff and staff of associated institutions can submit details of their vacancy for consideration using this web form. Please allow sufficient notice in advance of closing date. The School reserves the right to decline or not accept a submission without having to give a specific reason.