Community GP, Team Up! Derbyshire (sessions negotiable)
North Eastern Derbyshire Healthcare Limited
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Are you enthusiastic about providing holistic care for frail patients?
Do you want an alternative to the current model of General Practice, where you can spend more time with the most complex patients?
South Hardwick PCN are looking for a team of Community GPs to support our multi-disciplinary team providing healthcare to our housebound patients and patients in care or residential facilities across the PCN footprint.
This is an ideal role for a portfolio GP with negotiable sessions available.
This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of the delivery of our new Ageing Well model of care - Team Up! Derbyshire. The role transcends the traditional health and social care organisational boundaries. It will involve true MDT working, building relationships with GP practices, Community Rapid Response services and Falls services, to help clinically deliver the service on a day-to-day basis.
This is an evolving service, so you will have the opportunity to contribute to the development of Team Up! and the Home Visiting Service if you wish to.
The aim for the service is to ultimately provide a holistic approach to acute on-the-day/rapid response services, enhanced health in care homes and enhanced proactive care for older people with frailty and patients with multi-faceted health problems.
Main duties of the job
Key Duties Tasks and Responsibilities
Provide day-to-day clinical leadership for the multi-disciplinary team including debriefing after visits if needed
Home visiting for clinically complex cases e.g., end of life care, diagnostic uncertainty, complex prescribing decisions
Senior clinical triage for the Acute Home Visiting service
Build relationships across the extended team including, but not limited to social care, ambulance, social prescribers, community, and mental health clinicians.
Opportunity for involvement in service development as the team expands
Involvement in MDT meetings
Provide holistic comprehensive assessment and enhanced advance planning
Maximise best care in the patients own homes to reduce the need for hospital or care home admissions.
Provide end of life care in line with the patients wishes
Quality improvement activity
Opportunities for teaching and mentorship
South Hardwick Primary Care Network is a group of 9 forward thinking and progressive practices (population 68,207) who have developed friendly and effective working relationships with each other.
South Hardwick is a mix of former mining communities, suburbs, and rural communities to the south of Chesterfield.
Your employer would be North Eastern Derbyshire Healthcare Ltd, and you would be entitled to NHS pension.
To understand more about the role of a Community GP, please see this video:
Please see attached Job Description and Person Specification which outlines the key tasks and responsibilities.
Skills and Abilities
Aptitude and Personal Qualities
Values, Drivers and Motivators
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