Emergency Care Practitioner
Granta Medical Practices
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Are you an experienced paramedic looking for a new challenge? Were looking for an enthusiastic, innovative and clinically driven individual to join our existing team of Paramedics.
CQC Outstanding Practice
Innovative primary care network with 44,000 patients
Flexible working pattern usually 8am to 6pm, four days a week.
Ability to structure role around professional interests and abilities e.g. home visits, minor illness & injury, care homes and long term conditions.
Supported training & development
Designated clinical supervisor
Existing well established team of Paramedics
Main duties of the job
The post holder is an experienced and proactive individual who will join our team of four Paramedics to provide home visits, telephone triage assessments and face-to-face on the day appointments. The post-holder will be fully supported and have the opportunity to develop in other areas of interest within the practice, including clinical management of care home residents and management of patients with long term conditions.
Granta is a well-recognised and thriving General Practice in South Cambridgeshire caring for 44,000 patients. The practice is classed as a Primary Care Network and is redefining sustainable General Practice for the next generation. At Granta we are open minded and forward thinking. We offer excellent care and want to ensure we are excellent employers as the happiness and satisfaction of the family we employ is as important as the satisfaction of our patients
Visit and assess appropriate patients at home
Triage and assess appropriate patients by telephone
Assess, diagnose, plan, implement and evaluate treatment/interventions and care for patients presenting with an undifferentiated diagnosis
Clinically examine and assess patient needs from a physiological and psychological perspective, and plan clinical care accordingly
Assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for patients with complex needs
Proactively identify, diagnose and manage treatment plans for patients at risk of developing, or who have, a long-term condition
Diagnose and manage both acute and chronic conditions, integrating both drug- and non-drug-based treatment methods into a management plan
Give drugs and medication as per PGD
Prescribe and review medication for therapeutic effectiveness, appropriate to patient needs and in accordance with evidence-based practice and national and practice protocols (if within scope of practice)
Work with patients in order to support compliance with and adherence to prescribed treatments
Provide information and advice on prescribed or over-the-counter medication on medication regimens, side-effects and interactions
Prioritise health problems and intervene appropriately to assist the patient in complex, urgent or emergency situations, including initiation of effective emergency care
Support patients to adopt health promotion strategies that promote healthy lifestyles, and apply principles of self-care
Manage and lead on the delivery of specifically identified services or projects as agreed with the practice management team
Agree plans and outcomes by which to measure success
Monitor work areas and practices to ensure they are safe and free from hazards and conform to health, safety and security legislation, policies, procedures and guidelines
Apply infection-control measures within the practice according to local and national guidelines
Advocate for policies that reduce environmental health risks, are culturally sensitive and increase access to health care for all
Disclosure and Barring Service Check
This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Granta Medical Practices
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05 July 2021