Paramedic practitioner

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

The closing date is 05 April 2023

Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, committed and caring Paramedic Practitioner to join our friendly team at Forest hill road group practice, using their enhanced clinical assessment and treatment skills, to provide first point of contact for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems relating to minor illness or injury, abdominal pains, chest pains, headaches and mental health crisis etc.

You will be working as part of a clinical team with GP's, Practice Nurses and supporting Healthcare Assistants.

Salary – Will be dependent upon experience.

Main duties of the job

The successful post holder will be acting within their professional boundaries to support the GP's through holding clinics and may be expected to visit patients within their own home.

  • Undertaking triage of patients.
  • Operating under the supervision of a GP; provide general medical care, assessments, evaluation, referral and treatment for patients in clinics.
  • Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines.
  • Assess patients presenting with acute illness or for review of chronic disease conditions.
  • Assess, diagnosis, plan, implement and evaluate interventions/treatments for patients with complex needs and follow up as appropriate.
  • Advise patients on general healthcare and promote self-management where appropriate, including signposting patients to other community or voluntary services.
  • Undertake home visits for acute illness or chronic disease management.
  • Work flexibly to meet the needs of patients.
  • To undertake any other duties appropriate to the grade and purpose of the job as may be agreed by the post holder.

About us

We are dynamic, forward looking Practice with 4 Partners, 4 Salaried GPs, Advance Nurse Practitioner, 2 Practice Nurses, Advanced nurse practitioner, HCA, in house Pharmacist supported by our Receptionists and Administrative Team. 

We are a Practice that performs well in QOF and other national and local Agreed Services. We currently hold a Good rating with the CQC. The Practice is currently looking to recruit a friendly, enthusiastic and hard-working Paramedic practionier to join our team. You will work with the practice team to meet the needs of patients, nurses and GPs following policies.

Date posted

05 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-2696

Job locations

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Job description

Job responsibilities

The primary care paramedic practitioner will work closely with our GP's to advise on treatment and healthcare for patients, to include those presenting in the primary care setting and those in the community. 

The post holder will attend home visits to include residential and nursing homes, where they will liaise with staff, family and other stakeholders in the production of care plans to be shared with other providers, to include the Out of Hours (OOH) service. 

The practitioner will also triage acute patients presenting in the surgery environment. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients. They will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of our patients.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The primary care paramedic practitioner will work closely with our GP's to advise on treatment and healthcare for patients, to include those presenting in the primary care setting and those in the community. 

The post holder will attend home visits to include residential and nursing homes, where they will liaise with staff, family and other stakeholders in the production of care plans to be shared with other providers, to include the Out of Hours (OOH) service. 

The practitioner will also triage acute patients presenting in the surgery environment. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care for patients. They will work collaboratively with the multi-disciplinary team to meet the needs of our patients.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Paramedic
  • Registered with the HCPC

Desirable

  • To be an independent prescriber or to be open to
  • training to achieve this qualification

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Paramedic

Desirable

  • Experience of working in primary care
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Qualified Paramedic
  • Registered with the HCPC

Desirable

  • To be an independent prescriber or to be open to
  • training to achieve this qualification

Experience

Essential

  • A minimum of 1-2 years experience as a Paramedic

Desirable

  • Experience of working in primary care

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

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

https://www.fhrgp.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Employer details

Employer name

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

Address

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ


Employer's website

https://www.fhrgp.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

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Date posted

05 April 2022

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Depending on experience

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

A3755-22-2696

Job locations

Forest Hill Road Group Practice

1 Forest Hill Road

London

SE22 0SQ