Physician Associate

Sherburn and Rillington Practice

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Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Physician Associate to join our PCN but working solely at Sherburn and Rillington Medical Practice. You will be responsible for the provision of a clinical service, working as part of the practice multidisciplinary team, delivering care within your scope of practice to our patient population. You will be required to work autonomously in the practice, providing a range of services such as assessment, diagnosis, treatment, telephone triage, clinical decision-making and referring patients appropriately, as well as supporting the management team in the reviewing of clinical policy and procedure when required.

Main duties of the job

You will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. Working collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. You will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate. You may be expected to carry out some home visits and consult with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. You will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding patients.

About us

We are a well-regarded dispensing practice, based in two villages covering a resilient rural community on the edge of the Yorkshire Wolds. We have a growing list size of 5500 team. Our clinical team consists of 4 GP Partners, a Salaried GP, a Physician Associate, 3 highly trained Practice Nurses, a Trainee Nursing Associate and a Phlebotomist. Within our PCN we have clinical support from First Contact Physiotherapists, Clinical Pharmacists, a Mental Health Wellbeing Practitioner and a Social Prescribing Link Worker.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job responsibilities

The PA will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. The PA will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate. The PA may be expected on to carry out some home visits and consult with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. The PA will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients.

This post is to provide medical services that the PA is competent to perform, consistent with their education, training and experience. This is to be delivered through delegated authority from the supervising doctors who have responsibility for the patient. This delegation does not relieve the supervising doctors from the responsibility of continued care. The PA would be expected in time to participate in the duty rota at the practice.

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by designated senior medical personnel. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holders acquisition of skills and knowledge and determined by the organizations clinical governance arrangements.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Essential
  • Post Graduate diploma or degree (physician associate)
  • Experience of working as a physician associate although newly qualified physicians will be considered.
  • Experience in triage
  • Experience of dealing with a range of clinical conditions
  • Ability to effectively triage, assess and diagnose
  • Ability to work within own scope of practice and understanding when to refer to GPs

Desirable

  • Desirable
  • Member of Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register
  • Knowledge of public health issues in the local area
  • Awareness of issues within the wider health arena
  • Knowledge of health promotion strategies
  • Understand the requirement for PGDs and associated policy

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

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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

Sherburn and Rillington Practice

Address

50 St. Hildas Street

Sherburn

Malton

North Yorkshire

YO17 8PH


Employer's website

https://www.srpractice.co.uk/contact1.aspx (Opens in a new tab)

For help with your application, contact:

Alison Irwin

alison.irwin3@nhs.net

01944710226

Date posted

22 September 2021

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

Negotiable

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time

Reference number

A4726-21-3536

Job locations

50 St. Hildas Street

Sherburn

Malton

North Yorkshire

YO17 8PH


50 St. Hildas Street

Sherburn

Malton

North Yorkshire

YO17 8PH


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