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RGN or RPN Waterford Substance Misuse Service

By nurseoncall, Thursday, 12th January 2023 | 0 comments
Filed under: South East.

RGN or RPN Waterford Substance Misuse Service

  • Service provides drug and alcohol treatment interventions.
  • Our recovery team includes: GP’s, Nurses, Counsellors, Drug Education Officers, Outreach Workers, Community Pharmacies and work in partnership with other statutory and voluntary agencies and organisations.

The Nurse will:

  • Provide Nursing support for the Opiate Substitute Treatment OST service including harm reduction education and needle exchange programmes.
  • ·         Provide Blood Borne Virus Screening and vaccination as per National screening and vaccination guidelines.
  • ·         Support service user referral to Specialist Hepatology and STI services.
  • ·         Provide Nursing support for the OST service
  • ·         Work with Primary care G.P’s , providing support for people requiring  community detoxification.  Manage a designated caseload
  • ·         Promote the health, welfare and social wellbeing of patients within our services
  • ·         Actively participate as a multi-disciplinary / inter-disciplinary team member in all aspects of service delivery including case conferences, clinical meetings, team meetings
  • Initial and Comprehensive assessment of service users needs, develop, implement, evaluate collaborate individualised care plans. 

Please email corkoffice@nurseoncall.ie



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