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Physician Associate – Arbennek PCN

Salary: Dependent on experience
Closing date: 23/10/2021

Summary

An exciting opportunity to join a small and friendly PCN in a new position, allowing for the right person to develop the role and make it their own. Arbennek is a dynamic, forward thinking PCN with a drive to develop services and workforce to suit the best needs of our population. We are looking for a highly motivated Physician Associate to complement our existing clinical team.

 

Arbennek PCN consists of four practices located around central Cornwall; you will gain the benefit of being close to both the city and the sea! Enjoy a great work life balance in a stunning location, with a personable team. Our practices are committed to developing an exceptional integrated care team approach to better support the need within the community setting.

 

Consideration of place of work will be taken in relation to where you reside.

To provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems by utilising history-taking, physical examinations and clinical decision making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient (and their carers where applicable).

Provide health/disease promotion and prevention advice, alongside analysing and ‘actioning’ diagnostic test results.

As a member of a multi-disciplinary clinical team, respond to and manage a range of patient health care needs within a primary care setting.

Develop integrated patient centred care through appropriate working with the wider primary care multi-disciplinary team and social care networks.

To provide clinical care (including telephone triage, diagnosis, treatment, referral, review or discharge) as appropriate, utilising a range of advanced skills and expert knowledge for patients under the supervision of a doctor as part of the medical team.

Participate in duty rotas; undertaking face to face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems, including management of patients with long term conditions.

To work as part of the practice team providing care in a variety of clinical and non-clinical settings (including residential care, patients homes and other settings as necessary).

To use broad clinical guidelines (NICE etc.) relating them to individual cases, providing assistance and feedback to the organisation and others on how these should be interpreted.

To maintain accurate and contemporaneous records of clinical care provided, including adverse events using Systm1.

Utilise clinical guidelines and promote evidence-based practice and partake in clinical audits, significant event reviews and other research and analysis task.

To apply for this job please contact:

Danielle Kirby

Arbennek PCN

danielle.kirby2@nhs.net