Practice Nurse, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Practice Nurse


The role of the Practice Nurse is to provide clinical nursing, health promotion and screening in our GP Practice


You will need to have a passion for both Healthcare and the fast-paced culture of a growing company. You will need excellent inter-personal skills and can work as part of a team.



  • Contract: Permanent, Part-Time
  • Hours: Approximately 20 Hours per week 
  • Work Pattern: 2.5 days per week across Monday to Friday (working days and times to be confirmed)
  • Location: The Square Medical Centric Health, Dundalk, Co. Louth



Key Roles & Responsibilities:


  • Infant, childhood and administering travel vaccinations
  • Flu and Pneumococcal vaccinations
  • Hepatitis B, Tetanus boosters and Rubella boosters, boostrix


Travel Medicine

  • Travel Vaccination administration
  • Travel Advice


Chronic Disease Management

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


Female Health

  • Cervical Screening
  • Family Planning


Sexual Health

  • 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)




Position Requirements:

  • Must be a Registered General Nurse with An Bord Altranais
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and telephone skills
  • Computer literate
  • Commitment to courteous, sincere and sensitive patient service
  • Commitment to quality and excellent patient care in the practice
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Flexibility




Key Skills - What we look for in our employees:


Patient Focus

  • The ability to remain calm, professional and polite in dealing with our patients and colleagues


Personal Integrity

  • Be professional in your approach to your work
  • Be honest and reliable
  • Be trustworthy and respectful


Team Work

  • Build and maintain good relationships with all colleagues
  • Be willing to take on jobs to balance the team workload
  • Aim to communicate well with people at all levels


Managing Change

  • Welcome and embrace change, with a positive attitude


Develop yourself and others

  • Be motivated to learn and develop
  • Support, encourage and motivate others
  • Coach, guide and give constructive feedback to others




Key Experience:


  • Excellent written and spoken English is a requirement for this role



If you are interested in this position, or would like to learn more about it, please contact Jessica Reilly at or on 01 299 3500



Centric Health is an equal opportunities employer