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Physicians Associate- Haematology

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Closing date
8 Oct 2023

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Physician associate
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

You will join the Haematology department working primarily within Cancer care on Winchester site. The role will involve providing direct patient care mostly in outpatient setting, helping with outpatient clinics and performing procedures, primarily bone marrow biopsies. You will also be involved in inpatient ward rounds.

In addition, the post holder will work closely with other members of the Cancer care team and Pathology team.

The Physician Associate will work under the direction of the Haematology Consultants.

We are seeking an enthusiastic Physician Associate to play a key role in the delivery of the integrated services and to become a key member of the team.
Main duties of the job

As an integrated Physician Associate you will be responsible for ensuring that patient care for service users with complex co-morbidities is of high standards at all times and that treatment meets the department's requirements.

The post holder will work with the Specialties to take forward best practice and education within the Division. It is expected that the post holder will be a role model and ambassador for Physician Associates and represent the department at local and external meetings as appropriate.

A designated consultant will supervise the Physician Associate with an individual mentor to overview career development.
About us

Our vision is to provide outstanding care for every patient. Patient care is at the heart of what we do at our three sites Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital, Royal Hampshire County Hospital in Winchester and Andover War Memorial Hospital. Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust provides medical and surgical services to a population of approximately 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of West Berkshire.

Job description
Job responsibilities

To exercise a high degree of personal autonomy when assessing, managing and planning care for a caseload of patients with insight when this this is outside scope of practice.To attend and participate in Consultant and Registrar led clinics and MDTs.To manage clinical caseloads daily.To develop extensive specialist knowledge and experience the identified medical specialties. Take part in all of the treatment and preventative healthcare services of the employing facility as and when requested and work within the policies and procedures of the organisation.Participate in both departmental audits and specific audits on delivering services.Participate in Quality improvement and service development.Ensuring that patients have access to all relevant information as appropriate.Ensure that all appropriate onward referrals have been made.Liaise with appropriate healthcare professionals to improve care of patients and their families and to aid discharge planning.Liaise with community healthcare professionals as necessary to ensure holistic care of patients

Person Specification
  • PG Dip in Physician Assistant Studies from a recognised UK training programme
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Knowledge of medical procedures & terminology
  • able to solve complex problems

Employer details
Employer name

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Hampshire County Hospital

Royal Hampshire County Hospital


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About Us

Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) is an NHS provider providing wide acute health services for a population of over 600,000 across Hampshire and parts of Berkshire.

Hampshire Hospitals, which came into being in January 2012 as a result of the integration of Basingstoke and North Hampshire NHS Foundation Trust – which achieved Foundation Trust status in 2006 – and Winchester and Eastleigh Healthcare Trust.

The trust’s vision is to provide outstanding care for each and every patient, ensuring our patients are well-cared for across the boundaries between our organisation and other providers. In order to provide this, it’s vital that we focus on the care that we provide to the staff who care for our patients, and we need to do all this within our inclusive CARE values, treating patients, colleagues and partners with compassion and respect.

Working for HHFT offers a rewarding career, nationally agreed employment terms and conditions and a range of additional benefits as part of our extensive reward package.

We aim to ensure staff have training and development opportunities to enable them to provide safe, effective, high quality care to our patients, whilst also creating an environment of health and wellbeing. In addition to this, all staff members are able to access a range of benefits and discount services.

Being a part of the Hampshire Hospitals family is also an opportunity to experience what Hampshire has to offer. Hampshire lies between England’s south-central coastline and the North Wessex Downs and is well-equipped and well-connected to meet the needs of everyone. You will also be spoilt for choice by the wealth of parks and woods, historical attractions, cultural landmarks, modern shopping centres, cosmopolitan restaurants and sports facilities, all in easy reach.

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