Urgent Care/A&E Streaming Physician's Associate
Greenwich Health Ltd
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Greenwich Health is committed to providing quality to care to our patients whilst building resilience for General Practice and delivering services and programmes of work to deliver care at scale to the Greenwich Population. The post holder will be required to support a new urgent care streaming service at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
Main duties of the job
We are seeking autonomous clinicians to work in a new streaming role based at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. With a background in ED desirable for the role or a qualification in triage/clinical assessment. The individual should be confident in decision making depending on patient presentation and be able to confidently direct to the correct clinical area. The service will seek to divert into ED, UCC or even to pharmacy or other primary care services.
Greenwich Health was formed by the leaders of primary care in the Borough of Greenwich to provide integrated healthcare services across Greenwich and to support our member GP Practices.
Today we run services for patients across the borough which includes GP Extended Hours, prevention services and Diabetes management. We have also supported the Covid Pandemic response and are still running a substantial Covid Vaccination programme.
Greenwich Health is a very supportive organisation which looks to work with like-minded individuals who want to work with us, innovate and deliver services with passion, energy but overall with quality.
As an experienced physician's Associate, you will need the following:
A Proven ability to assess patients.
To would work alongside ED staff, the streaming clinician and the streaming administrator
Ensure that patients with time-critical and time-sensitive illnesses or injuries are prioritised accordingly.
To work as part of the streaming team.
Recent post registration experience in clinical assessment.
Evidence of professional updating.
Understanding of patient flow.
Be able to use tools such as NEWS scores in the assessment of patients
Work within clinical guidelines/algorithms to support clinical decision making
We are looking for clinicians prepared to work on different shifts 7 days a week.
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.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).
Greenwich Health Ltd
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29 November 2021
£25 to £30 an hour