Physician Associate (Brigantes PCN)
Conexus Healthcare CIC
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We are Brigantes Primary Care Network and we are looking for you to join our expanding multidisciplinary team to help develop integrated care and fulfil the requirements of the PCN objectives.
To be responsible for the provision of a clinical service, working as part of the practice multidisciplinary team, delivering care within their scope of practice to the entitled patient population. The physician associate will be required to work autonomously in the practices, providing a range of services such as assessment, diagnosis, treatment, telephone triage, clinical decision-making and referring patients appropriately, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure when required.
Your desire to effect positive change and compassionate nature will make you successful in this role, alongside your organisational skills and attention to detail.
**Please note, if you are recently qualified, but awaiting your PAMVR Registration you will still be considered for interview**
Main duties of the job
There may be, on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:
Providing care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care.
Demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients.
Work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures.
Youwill also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients.
Carry out audit work and long-term disease management / monitoring as per PCN DES requirements.
Please see Job Description for more details
Conexus Healthcare Limited is the Confederation for general practice in Wakefield, we have four areas of work.
1.Delivery of high-quality public facing Health and Wellbeing services across the Wakefield District:We develop, manage and deliver health and care services that support the population of the whole Wakefield district.
2.Delivery of Training, Development and Consultancy support across the United Kingdom:We design and deliver a range of training courses, development activity and provide advice and guidance that supports general practices and other primary care organisations.
3.Supporting Our Practices and Primary Care Networks (PCNs):We support general practices and PCNs across the Wakefield district to be more resilient, sustainable and deliver better patient care and care for the health needs of their populations.
4.Providing a voice and influence for General Practice in the Health and Care System:We provide a forum to develop a unified voice for General Practice and support general practices to cooperate and work collaboratively with the wider health and care sector partners in the district.
Built within primary care, for primary care, Conexus Healthcare Limited works with local GPs and their practices to champion investment in and deliver effective primary care at scale. By connecting in this way, we are stronger, more resilient and can care effectively for over 370,000 local people together.
In the additional documents attached, please see the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.
Clinical Knowledge and Skills
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).