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Physician Associate

Employer
Belvedere Medical Centre
Location
Belvedere
Closing date
24 Sep 2023

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Profession
Physician associate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This post involves being a Physician Associate at Belvedere Medical Centre. Although a busy practice, you will be fully supported in the team.

It is a rewarding job and you will have the chance to work with many clinical and non- clinical staff across many disciplines, within and out of the practice
Main duties of the job

The role itself includes being a physician associate (PA) at our practice with a patient list size of around 17,500 patients. You will be responsible for the provision of medical services to the practice population, delivering excellent clinical care whilst complying with the PMS contract. The role involves a mixture of face to face and telephone consultations, and the case load is mixed- you will be dealing with acute and chronic conditions.

If you have particular special interests, we can look into how we can accommodate your skills. PAs have the opportunity to learn and develop their needs and we offer regular teaching for PAs. We are currently a training practice and have 2 GP trainers.

We have a skilled team of clinicians including doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, PA's and health care assistants. We have a skilled administrative team who support clinicians by arranging referrals, organizing workflow of tasks and phone calls, which allows time to focus on patient care.

We have a culture of learning and personal development being a training practice. There are regular clinical meetings which allow us to discuss matters (clinical and non-clinical) in an open and supportive environment. Apart from this, we pride ourselves on having an open door policy- any issues can be discussed at the time you need to with any member of staff.
About us

We are a large but happy and supportive team.

Quality with efficiency and patient centred services are at heart of what we do.

Clinical team is made up of six GPS, two Pharmacists, two Nurse Practitioners, two Physician associates, two nurses, one HCA and attached community staff.

We can negotiate rotas and salaries however pay at a competitive rate. Salary can be negotiated depending on experience but ranges from �42,000 to �56, 000 or more per annum

The surgery is open on Monday to Friday 7am-7.30pm

Job Type: Part-time or full time

Ability to commute/relocate:
  • Belvedere DA17 5LQ: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Job description
Job responsibilities

The role itself includes being a physician associate (PA) at our practice with a patient list size of around 17,500 patients. You will be responsible for the provision of medical services to the practice population, delivering excellent clinical care whilst complying with the PMS contract.

Specifically, we require our PAs to participate in the healthcare services agreed which is overlooked by supervising GPs. The role will involve a mixture of face to face and telephone consultations, and the case load is mixed- you will be dealing with acute and chronic conditions.

If you have particular special interests, we can look into how we can accommodate your skills. We are currently a training practice and have 2 GP trainers. PAs have the opportunity to learn and develop their needs and we offer regular teaching for PAs.

We have a skilled team of clinicians including doctors, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician associates and health care assistants. We have a skilled administrative team who support clinicians by arranging referrals, organizing workflow of tasks and phone calls, which allows time to focus on patient care.

We have a culture of learning and personal development being a training practice. There are regular clinical meetings which allow us to discuss matters (clinical or non-clinical) in an open and supportive environment. Apart from this, we pride ourselves on having an open door policy- any issues can be discussed at the time you need to with any member of staff.

Requirements:

- You must be a Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP, which includes registration on the PA Managed Voluntary Register until such time that statutory regulation of PAs is achieved.

- Current and valid certification or re-certification by the UK Physician Associate National Examination.

- Maintains CPD requirements of 50 hours per year (25 Type 1 and 25 Type 2).

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Must be a Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP, which includes registration on the PA Managed Voluntary Register


Employer details
Employer name

Belvedere Medical Centre
Address

Belvedere Medical Centre

15 Albert Road

Belvedere

Kent

DA17 5LQ

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A4121-23-0022

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