Physician Associate

Priory Medical Centre

The closing date is 15 May 2021

Job overview

  • All our surgeries offer both urgent care sessions and routine appointments. You will work closely with other clinicians (GPs and other Allied Health Professionals including Physician Associates) as part of a supportive team at our surgery(s).
  • You will be responsible for providing face to face consultations for patients presenting with undifferentiated problems, with a wide range of minor injuries, long term conditions and minor illness needs as well as undifferentiated clinical presentations.
  • You will act as an autonomous clinician and take responsibility for the assessment, treatment and/or to appropriately refer patients to specialist services when required
  • Be compliant with the FPA Code of Professional Conduct and be registered on the PAMVR.
  • Take a comprehensive patient history, carry out physical examinations and use expert knowledge and clinical judgement to identify the potential diagnosis

Main duties of the job

What we look for in your application:

Qualified Physician Associate, registered with the PAMVR.

Experience of working in Primary Care environment.

  • You will have a proven record of acting in roles where you have acted autonomously and responsibly for the assessment, treatment and/or appropriately refer patients to specialist services when required

Proven background of dealing with a diverse range of patients from all walks of life

Proven background of building positive rapport with a diverse range of internal colleagues and clients

Proven ability to work autonomously whilst also having an awareness when identifying the need to access the wider clinical team or external agencies appropriately and safely

A first class organisational and time management skill in a fast paced environment is essential.

Hold a Full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle to travel between surgeries and other health care settings as appropriate

About us

At Priory Medical Group, all our employees should enjoy coming to work and enjoy feeling a part of the team! We will ensure you are provided with a clinical supervisor and a supportive network around you.

Job description

Job responsibilities

What are the main duties of the role?

  • All our surgeries offer both urgent care sessions and routine appointments. You will work closely with other clinicians (GPs and other Allied Health Professionals including Physician Associates) as part of a supportive team at our surgery(s).
  • You will be responsible for providing face to face consultations for patients presenting with undifferentiated problems, with a wide range of minor injuries, long term conditions and minor illness needs as well as undifferentiated clinical presentations.
  • You will act as an autonomous clinician and take responsibility for the assessment, treatment and/or to appropriately refer patients to specialist services when required
  • Be compliant with the FPA Code of Professional Conduct and be registered on the PAMVR.
  • Take a comprehensive patient history, carry out physical examinations and use expert knowledge and clinical judgement to identify the potential diagnosis
  • Refer patients for investigations and/or the appropriate specialist where appropriate
  • Make a final diagnosis
  • Independently decide on and carry out treatment.
  • As a dependent clinician (until GMC registered) you will be supported by experienced GPs with prescriptions and ionising radiation requests.
  • Use your existing practice experience to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet patients health and social care needs, involving other members of the wider health care team as appropriate;
  • Ensure the provision of continuity of care including follow-up visits;
  • Assess and evaluate, with patients, the effectiveness of the treatment and care provided and make changes as needed;
  • Work independently, although often as part of a local and wider health care team;
  • Provide leadership to the wider team and make sure that each patients treatment and care is based on best practice

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • - Qualified Physician Associate, registered with the PAMVR
  • - Hold a Full UK Driving License and access to a vehicle to travel between surgeries and other health care settings as appropriate

Desirable

  • Experience of working in Primary Care environment

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

Priory Medical Centre

Address

Priory Medical Group

Cornlands Road

York

YO243WX


Employer's website

https://www.priorymedical.com

Date posted

08 April 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

A4235-21-9478

Job locations

Priory Medical Group

Cornlands Road

York

YO243WX


Supporting documents

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Human Resources

vacancies@priorymedical.com

01904928842

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Monday to Friday: 8am to 6pm

Saturday: 9am to 3pm

Closed Bank Holidays including Easter Sunday, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.