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PCN Physician Associate

Employer
The Hythe Medical Centre
Location
Staines-upon-thames
Salary
Depending on experience
Closing date
17 Dec 2023

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Profession
Physician associate
Hours
Full Time
SASSE3 PCN are looking to recruit a physician associate to work at St David's Family Practice. We currently have 6 Physician Associates in our PCN who are well established and integral members of our team. The sucessful candidate will be given regular weekly teaching provided to all PA's within our PCN

Main duties of the job

Deliver a high standard of patient care using clinical guidelines and promoting evidence-based practice

Provide first point of contact for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, utilising history taking, physical examination, problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan working in partnership with patients.

Undertake as agreed consultations for emergency or routine problems including management of long term conditions including undertaking telephone consultations/home visits

Instigate necessary invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests or investigations and interpret findings/reports within the scope of a PAs practice. Discuss the result and implications of laboratory investigations with patients

Work directly with members of the practice primary health care team and support integrated patient centred care through appropriate working with wider primary care / social care networks

Work closely with other clinical staff and administrative managers in the setting up and/or improving of practice systems for monitoring/measuring performance against Clinical Governance and Quality Indicator targets

Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes in accordance with relevant standards

Pro-actively promote the role of the PA within the practice and externally to key stakeholders and agencies

About us

SASSE3 PCN consists of 4 GP Practices, all of which have Allied Healthcare Professionals including Physician Associates and Paramedic Practitioners working within them. St David's Family Practice is an established training Practices.

Job description
Job responsibilities

Deliver a high standard of patient care using clinical guidelines and promoting evidence-based practice

Provide first point of contact for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, utilising history taking, physical examination, problem-solving and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan working in partnership with patients.

Undertake as agreed consultations for emergency or routine problems including management of long term conditions including undertaking telephone consultations/home visits

Instigate necessary invasive and non-invasive diagnostic tests or investigations and interpret findings/reports within the scope of a PAs practice. Discuss the result and implications of laboratory investigations with patients

Offer a holistic service to patients and their families, developing where appropriate an on-going plan of care/support with an emphasis on prevention and self-care.

Refer patients directly to other services or agencies using appropriate referral pathways

Work directly with members of the practice primary health care team and support integrated patient centred care through appropriate working with wider primary care / social care networks

Identify community health needs and participate in the development of patient/family-centred strategies to address them

Work closely with other clinical staff and administrative managers in the setting up and/or improving of practice systems for monitoring/measuring performance against Clinical Governance and Quality Indicator targets

Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes in accordance with relevant standards

Work closely with other clinical staff and administrative managers in the setting up and/or improving of practice systems for monitoring/measuring performance against Clinical Governance and Quality Indicator targets and work to deliver the NHS contract pertinent to the practice including the terms of the Quality and Outcomes Framework and locally enhanced services

Pro-actively promote the role of the PA within the practice and externally to key stakeholders and agencies

Person Specification
Qualifications
Essential
  • Qualified Physician Associate on the appropriate register.


Employer details
Employer name

The Hythe Medical Centre

Address

St David's Family Practice

Hadrian Way

Stanwell

Staines-upon-thames

Middlesex

TW19 7HE


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A4455-23-0013

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