Salaried GP

Hannage Brook Medical Centre

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Job overview

We have an exciting opportunity for a Salaried GP, working 4-6 sessions per week with flexibility for the right candidate, to join our friendly and established team.

Main duties of the job

You will be ahighly motivated practitioner who has the desire to fully contribute as an integrated part of our clinical and wider practice team.

About us

Hannage Brook Medical Centre is a dynamic, progressive and supportive practice, proud of our clinical care and patient continuity. We are based in the beautiful market town of Wirksworth in the Derbyshire Dales.

We offer:

  • Clinical team comprising of 3 GP Partners, 2 Salaried GPs, Clinical Pharmacist and ACP and experienced nursing team of 4 PNs and 2 HCAs
  • 8,900 patients
  • Excellent management and admin teams, with high levels of clinical admin support
  • SystmOne, AccuRx, Lexacom and active workflow management
  • Minor op, sexual health, contraception, dermoscopy, phlebotomy
  • Supportive environment including regular Practice meetings and CPD.
  • Both clinical and leadership special interests are encouraged and development supported.
  • A long-established, well-regarded training and research-active practice.
  • A high achieving QoF Practice
  • Culture of active engagement with our patients and community
  • Rated Outstanding by CQC
  • Active member of the Derbyshire Dales PCN

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job summary:

The post-holder will manage 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.

Clinical responsibilities:

  • In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties, including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, 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
  • Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols
  • Providing counselling and health education
  • Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous 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.

Other responsibilities within the organisation:

  • Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety
  • A commitment to 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
  • Contributing to the summarising of patient records and read-coding patient data
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Confidentiality:

  • In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
  • In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
  • Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

Health & safety:

The post-holder will implement a full range of promotion and management of their own and others health and safety and infection control as defined in the practice health & safety policy, and procedures. This will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
  • Providing advice on the correct and safe management of the specimens process, including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport arrangements
  • Correct personal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensuring correct use of PPE by others, advising on appropriate circumstances for use by clinicians, staff and patients.
  • Hand hygiene standards for self and others
  • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses/training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate to the responsible person
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes
  • Safe management of sharps use, storage and disposal
  • Maintenance of own clean working environment
  • Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correcting health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general/patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards/risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with responsible managers
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training
  • Correct waste and instrument management, including handling, segregation, and container use
  • Maintenance of sterile environments
  • Demonstrate due regard for safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.

Equality and diversity:

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:

  • Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
  • Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
  • Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

Personal/professional development:

In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, with such training to include:

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

Quality:

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:

  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.

Communication:

The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

  • Communicate effectively with other team members
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carers
  • Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

Contribution to the implementation of services:

The post-holder will:

  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.

Personal/Professional Development

  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills
  • Participate in any training programme implemented by the Practice as part of this employment

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully qualified GP with GMC registration
  • Annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate)
  • General practice (Vocational Training Scheme) trained
  • On a PCT medical performers list
  • Enhanced DBS check
  • UK driving licence
  • UK work permit (if required)
  • Medical defence union cover
  • Level 3 safeguarding ( adult and child)

Desirable

  • Evidence of continued professional development
  • Experience of teaching undergraduate students

Experience

Essential

  • Chronic disease management
  • Primary prevention & screening services
  • Clinical Governance
  • Delivery of QoF targets
  • Self audit and reflection
  • Organised and efficient in record keeping and completion of paperwork
  • Time management being able to prioritise work and work under pressure
  • Computer literacy

Desirable

  • Experience of working on SystemOne Clinical system
  • Ardens
  • Adaptability to change
  • Service Development

Aptitude and Abilities

Essential

  • Willingness to share and collaborate across entire primary health team
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with mutli disciplinary teams
  • Ability to work flexibly
  • Ability to recognise own limitations and act upon them appropriately
  • Willingness to learn new skills and to problem solve on a daily basis An understanding, acceptance and adherence to the need for strict confidentiality

Desirable

  • Ability to input to strategic and practice development requirements
  • Desire to develop specialist skills
  • Ability to challenge traditional models of working and to suggest improvements for change in a positive and inclusive manner

Motivation

Essential

  • Commitment to primary prevention and health improvement Addressing health inequalities
  • Patient empowerment
  • Patient advocate
  • Excellent communicator

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

Hannage Brook Medical Centre

Address

Hannage Way

Wirksworth

Matlock

Derbyshire

DE4 4JG


Employer's website

https://www.hannagebrook.co.uk/

Date posted

19 February 2021

Pay scheme

Hospital, medical and dental

Band

Doctor - other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Flexible working

Reference number

A0566-21-4779

Job locations

Hannage Way

Wirksworth

Matlock

Derbyshire

DE4 4JG


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