PCN Physician Associate

Recruiter
GP Practice
Location
Sutton Surrey
Salary
£36000 - £45000 depending on experience
Posted
12 Nov 2021
Closes
28 Dec 2021
Ref
BMJ-52137/J180-A-21-406638
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We have an opportunity for Physician Associates to join the team at our practice sites in and around Sutton. A great opportunity to work in an innovative and fast expanding Primary Care Networks in Sutton Surrey. Sutton Primary Care Networks (PCN) was formed from the merger of 23 high achieving GP practices and our services are offered from different GP Practices in and around Sutton, Cheam, Wallington and Carshalton. We aim to provide the best quality care for the local community.

We are in the process of evaluating the way in which we provide care to our patients. Our business plan include to work at scale to develop a service that will fit the needs of our patients that are in line with NHS long-term plan and the aspirations set out in "better health for London".

We are looking for Physician Associates to work with us in developing our ambitious plans of providing primary health care to our patient population. We are looking for an individual with Physician Associate skills and experience in Primary Care and willingness to develop other skills if you don't already have them.

As a PA you will be acting within your professional boundaries, providing care for patients from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care under the supervision of a GP. You will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients within the general practice multi-disciplinary team, in consultation with a GP.

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by one of the GP Trainers, supported by the whole clinical team, while providing patient care at our PCN site(s). The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holders skills and knowledge and determined by the organisations clinical governance arrangements. You will follow recommended annual appraisals and continuing professional development set out by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA).

This is a full time post of 37.5 hours/ Part will be considered, we are offering a salary range aligned to AfC band 6-7 depending on qualifications and experience plus NHS Pension and 27 working days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro rata).

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BMJRef: BMJ-52137/J180-A-21-406638

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