Sessional GP at West Hampstead Medical Centre

West Hampstead Medical Centre

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Job summary

We are a large and thriving teaching practice situated in a leafy part of Hampstead. You would be part of a committed and stable clinical and practice team providing GP services to the local population. We are recruiting due to an expanding list size.

We use EMIS and have a well trained admin team to support clinicians.

Unusually for Inner London, we have bright and airy purpose-built premises and are well connected to the tube, the overground network as well as buses

We are among the highest QOF achievers, and achieve above average on KPIs for enhanced services.

We support all our staff to achieve their goals and actively encourage professional development.

We recognise that general Practice is a stressful job and provide regular admin sessions and support for admin tasks such as referrals and docman to minimise the burden on the clinicians. We are supported by an experienced Clinical Pharmacist and a team of 3 Physician Associates as well as Practice Nurses.

  • 6 weeks pro rata AL + bank Holidays
  • 1 week Study leave pro rata
  • 1 admin session fortnightly (pro rata if you work less than 6 sessions weekly)
  • Salary flexible depending on experience
  • Christmas Bonus paid

We welcome all applications. You are welcome to view our website or visit the practice by prior arrangement.

Main duties of the job

To provide GP services to our diverse, young population. This includes acute problems, chronic disease management, some housebound patients (no care homes), using a variety of access points such as telephone consultations, video consultations and face to face and home visits where needed.

You will have regular booked clinics and take part in the duty doctor rota which is typically 2-3 days/month and we allocate generous protected time for this role.

We hold a weekly clinical meeting which our in-house psychiatrist attends as well as MDM's with the paediatric team at the local hospital, the palliative care team and the Health Visitors.

We would want you to support our educational activities such as training Physician associates, GP trainees and Medical Students when needed.

The role includes usual admin duties such as daily scripts and results, supported by our pharmacist. We gave a highly skilled admin team to deal with referrals and docman so this is kept to a minimum for clinicians.

About us

We are a team of 11 GPs including 3 partners, in addition 3 Physician Associates, 2 Practice Nurses and 1 Clinical Pharmacist. We are supported by a psychiatrist who works in house 1 day a week and attends our weekly clinical meetings. We are also a training practice and benefit from 3 GP trainees, as well as 2 medical Students on rotation. We take part in Erasmus exchanges from Holland and Italy.

We link in to the monthly MDMS such as paediatrics, palliative care and the health visiting service.

We are rated 'good' by CQC and have an active patient Experience Group.

We organise in house educational sessions including mandatory ALS.

We have communal space for lunch and value the supportive and nurturing ethos the practice thrives on.

We have a fantastic reception and admin team.

We are part of a high achieving PCN.

You are welcome to come and visit our friendly and supportive practice!

Naturally we offer the NHS pension scheme and cover medical defence fees.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To provide GP services to our diverse, young population. This includes acute problems, chronic disease management, some housebound patients (no care homes), using a variety of access points such as telephone consultations, video consultations and face to face and home visits where needed.

· Checking and signing prescriptions daily

· Checking and acting on results daily (allocated to all doctors on a fair pro rata basis)

· Dealing with queries and paperwork such as reports (any non NHS work is reimbursed if the task is done outside of usual working hours) in a timely manner.

· You will have regular booked clinics and take part in the duty doctor rota which is typically 2-3 days/month and gives you generous protected time for this role.

· We hold a weekly clinical meeting which our in-house psychiatrist attends as well as MDM's with the paediatric team at the local hospital, the palliative care team and the Health Visitors.

· Supporting educational activities such as training Physician associates, GP trainees and Medical Students when needed.

We provide Extended Hours and these are divided up among all clinicians. They range from early starts (with subsequent early finish) to late start with late finish).

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Good understanding and experience of chronic disease management and primary prevention & screening services Ability to take responsibility for your own career development, learning and performance and are responsible for ensuring that all your mandatory training is in date Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety Commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice Excellent inter-personal and communication skills in a confidential manner.

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully Qualified GP with full GMC registration

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

West Hampstead Medical Centre

Address

West Hampstead Medical Centre

9 Solent Road

London

NW6 1TP


Employer's website

https://www.westhampsteadmedicalcentre.com/Home (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Veridiana Toledo

veridiana.toledo@nhs.net

02074311588

Date posted

25 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A2898-22-2626

Job locations

West Hampstead Medical Centre

9 Solent Road

London

NW6 1TP


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