Emergency Care Practitioner

Granta Medical Practices

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Job overview

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.

About us

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

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities:

Clinical practice

  • 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

Non-Clinical Practice

  • 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

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • HCPC registered Paramedic
  • Degree or diploma in Paramedic science
  • Registered First Contact Practitioner ( or willing to compete within 6 months
  • Working towards level 7 capability in paramedic areas of practice ( eg MSc level study )

Desirable

  • Independent /Non- Medical Prescribing
  • Minor Illness Qualification
  • Minor Injury qualification
  • Advanced Clinical Assessment
  • Qualification
  • X-rat/IRMER
  • Qualification
  • Mentorship or Clinical Qualification

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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Granta Medical Practices

Address

London Road

Sawston

Cambridge

CB22 3HU


Employer's website

https://www.grantamedicalpractices.co.uk

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Date posted

05 July 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A0089-21-4062

Job locations

London Road

Sawston

Cambridge

CB22 3HU


London Road

Sawston

Cambridge

CB223HU


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