Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

Torquay Primary Care Network

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Job summary

Are you an experienced Paramedic looking for a new direction in your career? Are you passionate and committed to delivering advanced level patient centred care? If so, we have an exciting new role within our Primary Care Network (PCN).

Main duties of the job

The role will provide a specialist Paramedic resource for Health Care Professionals and service users, working in collaboration with other members of the Practice staff, Primary Care Network (PCN) and Multidisciplinary Teams (MDT). You will be required to work mainly at Croft Hall Surgery but may be asked to work in all GP Practices within the PCN. The role will involve working as an autonomous, accountable Paramedic, in the provision of a holistic approach for individuals including assessment, diagnosis and treatment to deliver quality patient services. The post holder will use advanced clinical skills to provide education to patients and service users, promoting self-care and empower them to make informed choices about their treatment.

The post holder will assess, diagnose, treat, refer or signpost patients and or service users who attend the surgery with undifferentiated or undiagnosed conditions relating to minor illness or minor injury. The post holder will coordinate telephone triage, taking clinical responsibility for all patients who have requested an urgent appointment. The post holder will perform any other clinical and clinical administrative duties where trained and determined safe to do so by the organisation. This may include assisting with medical reports, safeguarding, and clinic support

About us

Torquay PCN is made up of four practices – Chelston Hall Surgery, Croft Hall, Brunel Medical Practice and Southover Medical Practice. Together, we have 51,000 patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Are you an experienced Paramedic looking for a new direction in your career? Are you passionate and committed to delivering advanced level patient centred care? If so, we have an exciting new role within our Primary Care Network (PCN).

Torquay PCN comprises of 4 GP surgeries and covers a population of over 55,000 patients and are expanding our team to meet the needs of our population. Our Model of Care will see you working alongside a multi-disciplinary team of experienced GPs, Nurse Practitioners, Clinical Pharmacists and our Health & Wellbeing Team.

Your role will be varied and wide-ranging, including telephone triage, face to face same-day consultations and home visits, supported by an experienced team of dedicated clinicians. As an Advanced Paramedic Practitioner, you will be seeing individuals with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems. Based on patient history, clinical assessment and a comprehensive physical and functional examination, utilising expert knowledge and clinical judgement, you will be able to identify the potential diagnosis. You will also be able to assess, plan and implement programmes of care, in liaison with colleagues, to support the individual.

We would welcome applications from Paramedics who can demonstrate fulfilment of the Job description and person specification and look forward to receiving your application.

If you would like any further details, please contact in the first instance Claire Peplow – Claire.peplow@nhs.net or Mark Knight – mark.knight4@nhs.net Closing date for applications is Friday 24th June 2022

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • We would welcome applications from Paramedics who can demonstrate fulfilment of the Job description and person specification and look forward to receiving your application.

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.

Employer details

Employer name

Torquay Primary Care Network

Address

Croft Hall Medical Practice

19 Croft Road

Torquay

TQ2 5UA

For questions about the job, contact:

Mark Knight

mark.knight4@nhs.net

Date posted

26 May 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable At least afc band 7

Contract

Fixed term

Duration

12 months

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3299-22-8690

Job locations

Croft Hall Medical Practice

19 Croft Road

Torquay

TQ2 5UA


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