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Salaried GP- Mullion & Constantine Group Practice

Hours: 4-6 sessions a week
Closing date: 30/09/2022

Summary

Mullion & Constantine Group Practice are offering an exciting opportunity to join our practice team in a thriving rural practice. We are looking to recruit a salaried GP wishing to practice high quality medicine with continuity of care in our well-established friendly and supportive practice for 4-6 sessions per week.

We are a high achieving, well-organised and innovative practice rated Outstanding by the CQC. We receive excellent patient feedback and are highly regarded within the community in which we are proud to deliver care to. Comprising of seven partners, highly-skilled clinical and nursing staff and an efficient cohesive administrative team, the practice is located within an area of outstanding beauty which offers a unique and wonderful working environment.

  • GMS Practice 8200 Patients
  • High QOF Achievement
  • Training Practice for Registrars and Medical Students
  • Full Range of Enhanced Services
  • TPP SystmOne Clinical System
  • 4 Sites-Mullion, Constantine, Ruan Minor and the Lizard

 

We are also part of The Isles of Scilly & South Kerrier Primary Care Network and benefit from additional roles including Pharmacists, Pharmacy technician, First Contact Physiotherapists and a Social Prescribing Link Workers.

Main Duties of the Role

To work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the provision of medical service to the practice population, delivering excellent standard of clinical care whilst complying with the GMS contract.

Furthermore the post-holder will adhere to GMC standards for good medical practice, maintaining positive, collaborative working relationships with the multidisciplinary team.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES/POSITION IN STRUCTURE

Will report to the Lead GP (Clinically) and to the Practice Manager (Administration)

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

Clinical Responsibilities: –

– In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake 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, reports 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.

– In consultation with patients and in line with current Practice disease management protocols, developing care plans for health.

– Providing counselling and health education.

– Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate.

– Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards.

– Collecting data for audit purposes and complying with QOF requirements.

– Delivering enhanced services.

– Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible).

– Prescribing in accordance with the Practice prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate

– In general, the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

 

 

Other Responsibilities within the Organisation: –

 

– Awareness of and compliance with all relevant Practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety.

– A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.

– Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation.

– Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records.

– Contributing to the summarising of patient records and Read-Coding patient data.

– Attending training and events organised by the Practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

 

 

Confidentiality: –

 

– In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately.

– In the performance of the duties outlined in this Job Description, the post-holder may have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, Practice staff and other healthcare workers. They may also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential.

– Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the Practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.

 

 

Health and Safety: –

 

The post-holder will assist in promoting and maintaining their own and others’ health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health & Safety Policy, to include:

– Using personal security systems within the workplace according to Practice guidelines.

– Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks.

– Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills.

– Using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy and safe way and free from hazards.

– Reporting potential risks identified

 

 

Equality and Diversity: –

 

The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers, and colleagues, to include:

– Acting in a way that recognizes the importance of people’s rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with Practice procedures and policies, and current legislation

– Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers, and colleagues.

– Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.

 

 

Personal/Professional Development: –

 

In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the Practice as part of this employment, such training to include:

– Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development.

– Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.

 

 

Quality: –

 

The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the Practice, and will:

– Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk.

– Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision.

– Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team’s performance.

– Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patient’s needs.

– Effectively manage own time, workload, and resources.

 

 

Communication: –

 

The post-holder should recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:

– Communicate effectively with other team members.

– Communicate effectively with patients and carers.

– Recognise people’s needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

 

 

Contribution to the Implementation of Services: –

 

The post-holder will:

– Apply Practice policies, standards, and guidance.

– Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work.

– Participate in audit where appropriate

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Primary Responsibilities

The following are the core responsibilities of the salaried GP. There may be on occasion, are requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:

  1. The delivery of highly effective medical care to the entitled population
  2. The provision of service commensurate with the GMS contract.
  3. Generic prescribing adhering to local and national guidance.
  4. Effective management of long-term conditions
  5. Processing of administration in a timely manner, including referrals, repeat prescription request and other associated administrative tasks.
  6. On a rotational basis undertake duty doctor roles.
  7. Maintain accurate clinical records in conjunction with good practice, policy and guidance.
  8. Working collaboratively, accepting equal shares of the workload.
  9. Adhere to best practice recommended through clinical guidelines and audit process.
  10. Contribute to the successful implementation of continuous improvement and quality initiatives within the practice.
  11. Attend and contribute to practice meetings as required
  12. Ensure compliance with the appraisal process
  13. Prepare and complete revalidation process
  14. Commit to self-learning and CPD
  15. Review and adhere to practice protocols and policies at all times
  16. Encourage Collaborative working, liaising with all staff regularly, promoting a culture of continuous improvement at all times.

Person Specification

Ability/Skills

Essential

  • General understanding of the GMS Contract
  • Excellent Communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with other members of the multidisciplinary team. Contribute to/participate in peer support group.
  • Capacity to organise information/time effectively in a planned manner
  • Effective time management
  • Ability to work as a team member and autonomously, recognise own limitations and seek advice when appropriate.

 

Experience

Essential

  • Worked in a GP Practice/Under the GP Training Scheme

Desirable

  • Wide range of clinical experience

 

Qualifications

Essential

  • GMC Registered
  • MRCGP
  • MBBS or equivalent medial degree
  • National Performers List registration
  • DBS Enhanced Check

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to Rehabilitation and 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:

https://www.healthcareers.nhs.uk/working-health/overseas-health-professionals

Employer Details

Mullion & Constantine Group Practice

Nansmellyon Road

Mullion

HELSTON

Cornwall

TR12 7DQ

Employers Website

https://www.mullionhealthcentre.co.uk

 

Please apply in writing with attached cv to:

Sarah McCallum

Operational Practice Manager

 

[email protected]

 

 

To apply for this job please contact:

Sarah McCallum (Operational Practice Manager)

Mullion & Constantine Group Practice

[email protected]

https://www.mullionhealthcentre.co.uk