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Physician Associate

Locum PA
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Physician associate
Contract Type
Fixed Contract
Full Time

Locum PA are recruiting suitable candidates to enrol on their dedicated post-qualification training program in general practice.

We are looking for a newly qualified or experienced Physician Associate's who have passed their Physician Associate National Examination (PANE) and hold an MVR number.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very supportive team based in South London and experience working in a diverse population cohort with a group of practices who are highly experienced in how Physician Associates work.


You will also have the opportunity to attend Learning and development opportunities with Health Education England and other local teaching within the PCN, and exclusively with Locum PA, you will receive a dedicated training budget exclusively allocated to you, to attend external CPD courses.

Our program aims to give you the tools to grow and develop professionally, ensuring we give you the best chance in continuing to grow as a Physician Associate

Main duties of the job

The Physician Associate will work within their scope of clinical practice and provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, utilising history-taking, physical examinations and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient.

Undertake face to face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems, as determined by the Practice, including management of patients with long-term conditions. Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services in the Practices as delegated and agreed by the supervising GP(s), for example, Learning Disabilities Annual Health Checks.

The successful candidate will also undertake medical histories, carry out physical examinations, update records, make diagnoses, analyse test results, triage patients, and deliver treatment as appropriate. Working to a professional code of ethics you will be able to demonstrate flexibility in the role, and have a calm and caring attitude towards patients.

About us

Run by Physician Associates, for Physician Associates, Locum PA are a company dedicated to teaching, learning and development for PAs around the country, enabling PAs to grow in their professional practice.

We are a medical services provider that specialises in the Physician Associate profession in various Locum and permenant roles

We are the largest provider of Physician Associates in the UK

Job description
Job responsibilities

Physician Associate - 12 Month Salaried Role

South London

We are looking for a newly qualified or experienced Physician Associate's who has passed their Nationals and holds an MVR number.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a very supportive team that works with a diverse population, and is hugely experienced in how Physician Associates work.

Job responsibilities

To deliver a high standard of Patient care using advanced autonomous clinical skills with in-depth theoretical knowledge and evidence-based practice working under the supervision of a GP

To manage a clinical caseload and deal with presenting Patients needs in a primary care setting

To provide clinical leadership where appropriate within the practice and support other members of the team to develop and maintain clinical skills appropriate to your role and expertise.

You will also have the opportunity to attend learning and development opportunities with Health Education England and other local teaching.

EMIS computer system training provided.

You will have dedicated debrief sessions to facilitate training and learning


This would be suitable for New Graduate Physician Associates as well as experienced Physician Associates.

Dedicated educational sessions

Developed sessions with a team of experienced PA's

CPD budget for your study leave incorporated

All insurances covered.

EXCELLENT for career progression, development opportunities and ability to grow into your own interests. -for further information start a live chat with our team

M: 07482859855

T: 0800 086 95 85

Person Specification

  • MSc in Physician Associate Studies Registered on the PAMVR



  • This position is open to both newly qualified and experienced Physician Associates.




  • Prior experience working in general practice.


Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details
Employer name

Locum PA

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