Portfolio - General Practitioner

Partnering Health Ltd

The closing date is 24 April 2024

Job summary

Partnering Health Group has an exciting opportunity for a Portfolio GP to assist them in delivering a safe, high-quality & effective primary care led service for its patients.

When you join our team we aim to help you to do your best for our patients so we offer you a competitive salary, variety, flexible working & a friendly and supportive workplace.

PHL Group are an established healthcare organisation delivering a range of services across Hampshire and beyond, including, 24/7 CAS, 111, Special Allocations Scheme, UTC, Custody, Extended Access, Home Visiting and ADHD.

At PHL we recognise that our most valuable resource is our people. Whether you are clinical or non-clinical, PHL actively promote a culture that promotes hard-work and flexibility, in the aim to ensure you enjoy a good work-life balance.

This one role would suit someone who is open to exploring a portfolio role within PHL, with the opportunity to work within a whole range of services.

Hours:

5-6 sessions per week, Mon-Fri, split across PHL services. Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Main duties of the job

As part of a wide range of services we deliver, PHL are the contract holders for the Hampshire wide (excluding Southampton) Special Allocations Scheme (SAS), which provides Primary Care Services to patients who have been deregistered from their originating GP Practice. These patients have their care provided by a dedicated clinical and operational team and we are looking to recruit additional GP support for the service, in what can be either a structured or flexible arrangement, working closely as part of this fantastic team (number of weekly hours/sessions open to further discussion). The post holder will primarily provide clinical assessment to our registered patient population (approx. 125 patients) via both telephone and face-to-face consultations. They will work closely with the SAS team and the CCG to develop and grow this unique service, building close links and relationships with secondary care and GP service colleagues and those working in the wider healthcare community. The post holder will ensure that patients receive optimal care in the most appropriate setting, whilst delivering the objectives of the service and delivering Enhanced Services, QOF, CQUINS and complying with CQC and other statutory bodies requirements.

About us

Partnering Health Group now run PHL Integrated Urgent Care (formerly known as Hampshire Doctors on Call). The former Out of Hours model of care has evolved into Integrated Urgent Care whereby all of the core services which look after patients with an urgent healthcare need are joined up together. PHL Integrated Urgent Care work closely with system partners South Central Ambulance Service and other partners in the specific Hampshire localities offering care. The services we operate include 111 call handling, telephone clinical assessment, out of hours home visiting services and some face to face Primary Care appointments services in West Hampshire. PHL Integrated Urgent Care also operates the Lymington Urgent Treatment Centre, based at the New Forest Hospital in Lymington, seeing walk-in and pre-booked patients requiring assistance with minor illness or minor injury.

In May 2021 a newly formed Healthcare Division was created and incorporates PHLs Urgent Care, Primary Care and Youla Care Concierge Services. The new division combines PHL's healthcare operations into one team and will utilise internal and external resources efficiently to achieve our organisations vision: to be an innovative healthcare enabler, known for providing a range of high-quality care, agile solutions and cutting-edge technology service.

Date posted

21 February 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,000 to £12,000 a session

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

E0062-24-0017

Job locations

Ailsa House, 3 Turnberry House,

Parkway, Solent Business Park,

Whiteley

PO15 7FJ


Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Providing definitive clinical assessment for patients accessing the service, in line with the scope of professional practice of a General Practitioner
  • Deliver clinical oversight and rapid assessment of Ambulance and ED dispositions, often assisting other clinical or call handler staff with reaching outcomes.
  • Working with operational managers to ensure the service has clear guidance for palliative care for any cases on shift.
  • Managing quickly, possible Sepsis cases.
  • They will support non-clinical operational staff to make crucial triage acuity decisions based on workloads and contractual acuity response time performance
  • Provide advice and guidance remotely to clinicians working across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, which have called the CAS for support.
  • Act as a mentor to other clinicians and non-clinicians
  • To communicate regularly on shift with the operational shift manager
  • Contribute to shared learning communications on behalf of the medical directorate where required
  • To contribute to thematic learning opportunity through exposure to on shift challenges and solutions.
  • Take all reasonable steps to manage and promote a safe and healthy working environment which is free from discrimination.

  • Comply with the PHL policy on confidentiality and in line with GDPR, relating to information held manually or on computerised system
  • Respect the confidentiality and privacy of patients and staff at all times

  • Maintain a constant awareness of health, welfare and safety issues affecting colleagues, patients, visitors and themselves, reporting any accidents or fault in line with PHL policy taking into account conditions associated with unsocial working hours
  • Fully participate in health and safety training

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • Providing definitive clinical assessment for patients accessing the service, in line with the scope of professional practice of a General Practitioner
  • Deliver clinical oversight and rapid assessment of Ambulance and ED dispositions, often assisting other clinical or call handler staff with reaching outcomes.
  • Working with operational managers to ensure the service has clear guidance for palliative care for any cases on shift.
  • Managing quickly, possible Sepsis cases.
  • They will support non-clinical operational staff to make crucial triage acuity decisions based on workloads and contractual acuity response time performance
  • Provide advice and guidance remotely to clinicians working across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, which have called the CAS for support.
  • Act as a mentor to other clinicians and non-clinicians
  • To communicate regularly on shift with the operational shift manager
  • Contribute to shared learning communications on behalf of the medical directorate where required
  • To contribute to thematic learning opportunity through exposure to on shift challenges and solutions.
  • Take all reasonable steps to manage and promote a safe and healthy working environment which is free from discrimination.

  • Comply with the PHL policy on confidentiality and in line with GDPR, relating to information held manually or on computerised system
  • Respect the confidentiality and privacy of patients and staff at all times

  • Maintain a constant awareness of health, welfare and safety issues affecting colleagues, patients, visitors and themselves, reporting any accidents or fault in line with PHL policy taking into account conditions associated with unsocial working hours
  • Fully participate in health and safety training

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Active registration with GMC.
  • MRCGP
  • Level 3 safeguarding of adults and children
  • Must be able to demonstrate and meet competencies of all mandatory training as required within the policies of the organisation.
  • Must be authorised to work in the UK.
  • Must be able to clear and enhanced DBS check.

Desirable

  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Accident and emergency experience
  • Experience of telephone triage assessment and relevant pathways/electronic prescribing
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Active registration with GMC.
  • MRCGP
  • Level 3 safeguarding of adults and children
  • Must be able to demonstrate and meet competencies of all mandatory training as required within the policies of the organisation.
  • Must be authorised to work in the UK.
  • Must be able to clear and enhanced DBS check.

Desirable

  • Experience of chronic disease management
  • Accident and emergency experience
  • Experience of telephone triage assessment and relevant pathways/electronic prescribing

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).

Additional information

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

Partnering Health Ltd

Address

Ailsa House, 3 Turnberry House,

Parkway, Solent Business Park,

Whiteley

PO15 7FJ


Employer's website

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


Employer details

Employer name

Partnering Health Ltd

Address

Ailsa House, 3 Turnberry House,

Parkway, Solent Business Park,

Whiteley

PO15 7FJ


Employer's website

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


For questions about the job, contact:

Internal Recruiter

Molly May

recruitment@phlgroup.co.uk

03333210942

Date posted

21 February 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£10,000 to £12,000 a session

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time

Reference number

E0062-24-0017

Job locations

Ailsa House, 3 Turnberry House,

Parkway, Solent Business Park,

Whiteley

PO15 7FJ


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