Paramedic

Park Medical Practice

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Job summary

Park Medical Practice is seeking to employ an enthusiastic and motivated Paramedic who shares our vision of high quality patient care and innovative service development. You will work alongside our existing clinical team and help develop and manage the joint aims of the Practice to improve patient outcomes.

The ability to work confidently and effectively in a varied, and sometimes challenging environment is essential.

Main duties of the job

As a paramedic you will confidently act within professional boundaries, supporting and working alongside a team of GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Nurses. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in a patient-facing role, working with colleagues to help resolve health related issues, helping to utilise skill mix, improve patient outcomes and ensure better access to healthcare

You should be registered with the Health and Care Professionals council and have a minimum of two years post registration experience.

About us

Our extensive workforce currently comprises 4 GP partners, 3 salaried GPs, 4 ANPs and 3 practice nurses for a list size of 11,300 patients. We have a branch surgery within 4 miles and cater for a diverse mix of patients which being co-located in the town and village affords.

We encourage our clinical team to contribute and share innovation through both internal and external meetings. We hold regular MDT meetings and as a member of the Mendip Primary Care Network, we participate in developing new and collaborative ways of working.  We have co-employed a clinical pharmacist and first contact physiotherapist using the Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme (ARRS).

We have a philosophy of inclusivity and support self development and training.

Date posted

11 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3448-22-6690

Job locations

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the practice clinical team which consists of General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurses to provide clinical care via telephone and face to face to increase access and improve the health outcomes of our patients.

The post holder will form an integral part of our clinical team by providing care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients within the practice.

Have the clinical skills to provide education to service users, promoting self-care and empowering them to make informed choices about their treatment to ensure they are treated efficiently by the right team

Carry out home visits to patients and care home residents on a day-to-day basis

The post holder will work closely with the clinical team and the wider network to meet the needs of the patients and support the development and delivery of policy and procedures to improve health outcomes

The post holder will also support the practice to achieve the strategic aims of the practice and the Primary Care Network (PCN) to ensure the practice and PCN achieves the targets set.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To support the practice clinical team which consists of General Practitioners, Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Nurses to provide clinical care via telephone and face to face to increase access and improve the health outcomes of our patients.

The post holder will form an integral part of our clinical team by providing care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of their care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients within the practice.

Have the clinical skills to provide education to service users, promoting self-care and empowering them to make informed choices about their treatment to ensure they are treated efficiently by the right team

Carry out home visits to patients and care home residents on a day-to-day basis

The post holder will work closely with the clinical team and the wider network to meet the needs of the patients and support the development and delivery of policy and procedures to improve health outcomes

The post holder will also support the practice to achieve the strategic aims of the practice and the Primary Care Network (PCN) to ensure the practice and PCN achieves the targets set.

Person Specification

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures and codes of conduct
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of the clinical team showing flexibility when required
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration with HCPC
  • Degree in Paramedic Science or equivalent
  • Evidence of continual learning and professional development

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years working as a paramedic

Desirable

  • Previous experience working in general practice

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Full UK driving licence

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information effectively with people at all levels by telephone, email and face to face
  • Willingness to work flexibly to deliver safe and effective healthcare
  • Sound clinical knowledge and examination skills
  • Knowledge of IT systems, including ability to use word processing skills, emails and the internet to create simple plans and reports
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrate personal accountability, emotional resilience and work well under pressure

Desirable

  • Previous experience using EMIS Web
Person Specification

Personal Qualities

Essential

  • Ability to follow legal, ethical, professional and organisational policies/procedures and codes of conduct
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Able to get along with people from all backgrounds and communities, respecting lifestyles and diversity
  • Ability to use own initiative, discretion and sensitivity
  • Ability to work on your own and as part of the clinical team showing flexibility when required
  • Ability to identify risk and assess/manage risk when working with individuals
  • Sensitive and empathetic in distressing situations
  • Problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Qualifications

Essential

  • Professional registration with HCPC
  • Degree in Paramedic Science or equivalent
  • Evidence of continual learning and professional development

Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of two years working as a paramedic

Desirable

  • Previous experience working in general practice

Other Requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility to work outside of core office hours
  • Disclosure Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Full UK driving licence

Skills

Essential

  • Ability to communicate complex and sensitive information effectively with people at all levels by telephone, email and face to face
  • Willingness to work flexibly to deliver safe and effective healthcare
  • Sound clinical knowledge and examination skills
  • Knowledge of IT systems, including ability to use word processing skills, emails and the internet to create simple plans and reports
  • Clear, polite telephone manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Demonstrate personal accountability, emotional resilience and work well under pressure

Desirable

  • Previous experience using EMIS Web

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

UK Registration

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

Additional information

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.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab).

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab).

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

Park Medical Practice

Address

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Employer's website

https://www.parkmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Park Medical Practice

Address

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


Employer's website

https://www.parkmedicalpractice.nhs.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

For questions about the job, contact:

Dianne Kibblewhite

dianne.kibblewhite@nhs.net

01749334380

Date posted

11 July 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A3448-22-6690

Job locations

Cannards Grave Road

Shepton Mallet

Somerset

BA4 5RT


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