Salaried GP – Saltash Health Centre
Interested in a GP role with a good salary, daily catch up time with colleagues, protected admin time with remote access working as part of a supportive multidisciplinary team? We can offer a great work life balance that allows you to enjoy Cornwall and its beautiful surrounding countryside and beaches?
Well Saltash Health Centre is recruiting and can offer just that! We are part of the award winning East Cornwall PCN in the South East locality of Cornwall.
**Flexibility in the number of sessions we can offer**
We are looking for enthusiastic, forward thinking general practitioners to come and join us, whether experienced or newly qualified. We are fortunate to have flexibility in the number of sessions we can offer and will consider other ways of working differently to allow individuals to manage their work-life balance and achieve their personal and professional aspirations. Our current team has a number of outside interests and we regard portfolio careers positively.
The post-holder will provide general medical services managing a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.
Main purpose of the role:
To support the practice in delivering general medical services to the patient population. The appointee will also have the opportunity to take part in leading on key disease areas (monitoring trends in treatment, staff training and prescribing) and assist in developing appropriate healthcare services for a diverse, patient list. We are a PMS practice.
In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, including telephone, video and eConsult consultations and queries, triaging, visiting patients at home, checking and completing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, patient test results, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion
Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation;
Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness
In consultation with patients and in line with current Practice disease management protocols and developing care plans
Providing counselling and health education
Recording clear and contemporaneous I.T. based consultation notes to agreed standards
Collecting data for audit purposes
Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions
Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate
In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care
The post-holder will be expected to cover Duty Doctor sessions as part of a rota.
Other responsibilities with the Practice:
Teaching and training as is appropriate and by agreement
Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety
A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice
Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation
Contributing to the development of computer based patient records;
Attending training, practice meetings and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate
Meet all tight timescales/deadlines for audits and written returns to ensure that the practice meets quality standards and receives the designated funding (e.g. Quarterly Enhanced Services returns, annual QOF audit etc.)
Closing date: 6 December 2020