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Physician Associate

Employer
The Red & Green Practice
Location
Southampton
Closing date
4 Dec 2023

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Profession
Physician associate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
There has never been a more exciting time to work in primary care, and Waterside Primary Care Network (PCN) is expanding its Clinical Team.

We are seeking to recruit a positive, caring and self-motivated individual to take on the role and work in our Urgent Care Centre.
Main duties of the job

Unscheduled care means no two days are the same. Working in the Urgent Care Centre offers you the opportunity to work as a fully autonomous clinician, responsible for the assessment, treatment and care of patients with a wide range of presentations.

We need a clinician who is committed to professional development and that of others. Someone with a proven history of working within a primary care or urgent care setting.

This new role is great opportunity for a Physician Associate who can act within their professional boundaries striving to improve patient care.

You are trusted and empowered to make high-level clinical decisions and will often have your own caseload.

With a range of diagnostics available to aid your clinical examination, the UCC environment is an ideal place to consolidate previous experience of Emergency Department, Walk in Centres, GP Practices or OOH environments.

A full job description and person specification is available.
About us

Waterside PCN provides proactive and coordinated care to 43,000 patients. We have a strong focus on health promotion and personalised care, supporting people to make informed decisions about their health and social care.

We are a dynamic, friendly, and supportive PCN with significant experience in training healthcare professionals and offering new models of care utilising a diverse skill mix of professionals

Job description
Job responsibilities

Waterside Primary Care Network (PCN)

Up to 37.5 hours per week

Up to £42, 000 to per annum pro rata

About us

Waterside PCN provides proactive and coordinated care to 43,000 patients. We have a strong focus on health promotion and personalised care, supporting people to make informed decisions about their health and social care.

We are a dynamic, friendly, and supportive PCN with significant experience in training healthcare professionals and offering new models of care utilising a diverse skill mix of professionals

Job Overview

There has never been a more exciting time to work in primary care, and Waterside Primary Care Network (PCN) is expanding its Clinical Team.

We are seeking to recruit a positive, caring and self-motivated individual to take on the role and work in our Urgent Care Centre.

Main duties of the job

Unscheduled care means no two days are the same. Working in the Urgent Care Centre offers you the opportunity to work as a fully autonomous clinician, responsible for the assessment, treatment and care of patients with a wide range of presentations.

We need a clinician who is committed to professional development and that of others. Someone with a proven history of working within a primary care or urgent care setting.

This new role is great opportunity for a Physician Associate who can act within their professional boundaries striving to improve patient care.

You are trusted and empowered to make high-level clinical decisions and will often have your own caseload.

With a range of diagnostics available to aid your clinical examination, the UCC environment is an ideal place to consolidate previous experience of Emergency Department, Walk in Centres, GP Practices or OOH environments.

A full job description and person specification is available.

Qualifications

Essential

Degree at 2:1 level or above and Postgraduate Diploma/Master in Physician Associate from an accredited University

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

Member of Faculty of Physician Associates.

Desirable

Evidence of continuing professional development activities

Member of Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register

Interested?

For an informal discussion please contact Dr Jessica Pickford, PCN Clinical Director via email jessicapickford@nhs.net

Person Specification
Experience
Essential
  • Ability to work flexibly to meet Urgent care hub & Practice demands
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, nurses, other staff, and agencies.
  • Caring attitude to patients
  • Must value and appreciate the worth of others.
  • A recognition of the importance of showing respect, dignity and compassion to patients and colleagues.
  • Commitment to continuing clinical education and professional development.
  • Skills and Experience
  • Ability to work cohesively within the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to adhere to regulations as well as work flexibly to meet the needs of the Practice.
  • Clinical examination skills
  • Developing care plans with patients and carers
  • Management of patients with common acute medical conditions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Desirable
  • Experience of working to achieve standards within the Quality and Outcome Framework (QOF)
  • Experience of managing GP paperwork including insurance reports and
  • hospital letters
  • Experience of working in General Practice
Qualifications
Essential
  • Degree at 2:1 level or above and Postgraduate Diploma/Master in Physician Associate from an accredited University
  • Current and valid certification or re-certification by the Physician Associate National Examination.
  • Member of Faculty of Physician Associates.
Desirable
  • Evidence of continuing professional development activities
  • Member of Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register


Employer details
Employer name

The Red & Green Practice
Address

The Waterside Health Centre

Beaulieu Road

Hythe

Southampton

SO45 5WX

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A2979-23-0007

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