General Practitioner - Victoria Gardens Surgery
GP Practice in Wales
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Victoria Gardens Surgery require an additional General Practitioner.
Vacancy 4-6 sessions per week (different availability/requests will be considered).
Salary BMA rates negotiable depending on experience.
Model BMA contract.
6 weeks A/L (pro rata) + Bank Holidays.
5 days study leave.
Access to NHS Pension Scheme.
We are happy to support involvement in the practice-training programmes and anyone who would be interested in developing into a trainer role/or development of special interests.
We welcome a Certificate of Sponsorship for oversea applicants.
Main duties of the job
Undertaking a variety of duties, including surgery consultations, telephone consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, checking, and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion.
Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation.
Assessing the health care needs of patients with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems
Screening patients for disease risk factors and early signs of illness.
Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols.
Prescribing in accordance with locally/nationally agreed guidelines
Fortunate to be a long term stable practice with well established, loyal friendly, supportive, forward thinking and enthusiastic staff who aspire to improve services for patients and welcome new ideas.
A family friendly practice, we are able to offer flexible start/finish times within our core GMS hours
High QUAIF achievers range of enhanced services offered
Currently 4 partner training practice and one salaried GP.
Paper light Vision Web system with DocMan
No extended hours
Town centre location close to local amenities
Within easy commuting distance from Cardiff Swansea and Bridgend. Also close to M4 junction 43
Informal visits welcome
The post holder will deliver a high standard of care to our patients.
Undertake a wide range of duties including telephone and face to face consultations, dealing with electronic requests, referrals, responding to queries, signing prescriptions and home visits.
Prescribing in accordance with the practice prescribing formulary.
Work in accordance with a number of practice policies and procedures relating to health and safety and confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.
Work collaboratively, accepting an equal share of the practice workload.
Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patient needs.
Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.
Communicate effectively with other team members and with patients and carers.
Contribute to the successful implementation of continuous improvements, development and quality initiatives within the practice.
Attend and contribute to clinical and MDT meetings.
Support the partners in achieving strategic aims, including enhancing income and reducing expenditure of the practice.
The individual will be trained to use the IT system, including Vision, Docman, WCCG/GPTR and WCP.
Informal discussions with the Partners/Practice Manager and visits to either site are welcome.
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).
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).