Salaried General Practitioner
- Hywel Dda University Health Board
- £73,030.41 to £100,610.51 a year per annum pro rata
- Closing date
- 25 Apr 2023
- General Practice, GP (salaried)
- Contract Type
- Part Time
Job: Salaried GP
Location: Solva Surgery, Haverfordwest
Salary: 73,030.41 - 100,610.51 per annum pro rata
Hours: 8 sessions per week (Either 2 x 4 sessions or 1 x 8 sessions)
Solva Surgery joins the Hywel Dda University Health Board portfolio of Managed Practices from April 2023, following the resignation of the GMS contract.
This is an opportunity to join a circa 2,200 patient Practice. You will be part of a practice team that includes GP's, ANP/APP support, well established practice nursing team and an experienced administrative team. The Health Board is committed to multi-disciplinary team working and will be looking to expand the team further in the coming months.
We are looking for a Salaried GP to join our team to provide a clinical commitment who can offer a mix of face-to-face consultations, telephone triage and remote consultations. The Practice uses E-Consult and has signed up to Workflow Optimization.You will be part of the wider Health Board GP team and have the opportunity to participate in a monthly Journal Club and have peer support through the Deputy Medical Director's team, as well as from your salaried GP peers and from the Primary Care Cluster Locality Lead. There is the opportunity for training and development in any areas of specialist interest.
Main duties of the job
To provide, as part of a core multi-disciplinary team, a high quality general medical service to the registered patients of the practice (including temporary residents)o To provide consultation and appropriate clinical management of patients attending the practice, or to those where a home visit is clinically necessary To provide telephone and/or virtual consultation and appropriate management of patients who contact the practice, where necessary To undertake telephone triage as and when necessary To keep accurate and legible records of all patient contacts and contribute to electronic data recording and audit as directed by the service.
Hywel Dda University Health Board is the planner and provider of NHS healthcare services for people in Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and its bordering counties. Our 11,000 members of staff provide primary, community, in-hospital, mental health and learning disabilities services for around 384,000 people across a quarter of the landmass of Wales. We do this in partnership with our three local authorities and public, private and third sector colleagues, including our volunteers, through:
- Four main hospitals: Bronglais General in Aberystwyth, Glangwili General in Carmarthen, Prince Philip in Llanelli and Withybush General in Haverfordwest
- Seven community hospitals: Amman Valley and Llandovery in Carmarthenshire; Tregaron, Aberaeron and Cardigan in Ceredigion; and Tenby and South Pembrokeshire Hospital Health and Social Care Resource Centre in Pembrokeshire
- 48 general practices (six of which are managed practices), 47 dental practices (including three orthodontic), 99 community pharmacies, 44 general ophthalmic practices (43 providing Eye Health Examination Wales and 34 low vision services) and 17 domiciliary only providers and 11 health centres
- Numerous locations providing mental health and learning disabilities services
- Highly specialised and tertiary services commissioned by the Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee, a joint committee representing seven health boards across Wales
For full details of the role requirements please see attached Job Description and Person Specification for this vacancy.
- Full GMC Registration with a license to practice and entry on the GP Register
- Certificate of Completion of Training (CCT) in General Practice / Certificate Confirming Eligibility for General Practice Registration (CEGPR), or equivalent
- Included on a Medical Performers List or eligible
- Evidence of continuous professional development
- Academic excellence (prizes, merits, distinctions etc.)
- Vocational GP training
Skills, Knowledge & Ability
- Proven ability to handle a busy and varied primary care caseload and respond flexibly to workload fluctuations
- Ability to take independent clinical decisions when necessary and to seek advice from senior doctors as appropriate
- Commitment to team approach and multi-disciplinary working
- Effective counselling and communication skills
- Understanding of clinical risk management and clinical governance
- Commitment to participating in and understanding of the management process
- Good IT proficiency
- Ability to develop and sustain relationships with a wide range of individuals and within groups
- Ability to work across organisations to deliver a common objective
- Ability to draft letters, reports and protocols in a timely manner
- Research interests relevant to specialty
- Teaching / Training experience
Hywel Dda University Health Board is one of seven acute Health Boards in Wales serving a population of 384,000 and right now we are building our Future, setting the Pace for Care. It is an integrated health body, ensuring the delivery of high quality primary, community, mental health and secondary care services, and it is responsible for the health and wellbeing of people across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.
You will enjoy excellent conditions of employment, whilst building your future in one of the best locations in the UK. West Wales is beautiful, sharing rugged coastlines with misty mountains. Outdoor sports are easy to pursue, whilst the amenities of urban centres such as Swansea and Cardiff are not too far away. The pace of life can be fast or slow, with a diverse range of people sharing an envious work-life balance across the region, with excellent quality schools, and reasonable property prices contribute to low living costs and high quality of life.
Hywel Dda is committed to developing the leadership capability of medics and we pride ourselves on the suite of medical and multi-disciplinary leadership programmes we have created that promote, support and encourage continuous development and improvement.
Hywel Dda is an organisation that aims to deliver a healthcare system of the highest quality, with excellent outcomes for our patients and our population. We value our staff and the work that they do and want all staff, at all levels, in all roles, to feel competent and empowered to make the changes that they know will improve patient’s experience and outcomes of care.
To achieve this aim, Hywel Dda needs a community of doctors from across the organisation that can lead the development and delivery of excellent clinical services.
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