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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Sutton, London
3 days ago
Sutton, London
£11.767k - £11.767k Per Year
3 days ago
£11.767k - £11.767k Per Year

Job Reference: J180-A-21-399048

Employer:
Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Department:
Clinical
Location:
Sutton
Salary:
Band 6/7 depending on experience

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


We have an opportunity for Physician Associates to join the team at our practice sites in and around Sutton. A great opportunity to work in an innovative and fast expanding Primary Care Networks in Sutton Surrey. Sutton Primary Care Networks (PCN) was formed from the merger of 23 high achieving GP practices and our services are offered from different GP Practices in and around Sutton, Cheam, Wallington and Carshalton. We aim to provide the best quality care for the local community.

We are in the process of evaluating the way in which we provide care to our patients. Our business plan include to work at scale to develop a service that will fit the needs of our patients that are in line with NHS long-term plan and the aspirations set out in “better health for London”.

We are looking for Physician Associates to work with us in developing our ambitious plans of providing primary health care to our patient population. We are looking for an individual with Physician Associate skills and experience in Primary Care and willingness to develop other skills if you don’t already have them.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of a Clinical lead, providing patient care at our PCN site(s).

This is a full time post of 37.5 hours/ Part will be considered, we are offering a salary range aligned to AfC band 6-7 depending on qualifications and experience plus NHS Pension and 27 working days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro rata).


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PCN Physician Associate

National Health Service

Croydon, London
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Croydon, London
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PCN Physician Associate

East Croydon Medical Centre

The closing date is 14 March 2021

Job overview

Croydon Link PCN are looking to recruit a Physician Associate to cover our 4 sites, East Croydon Medical Centre, Edgridge Road Community Health Centre, St James Medical Centre and Castle Hill surgery.

We have a comprehensive mix of clinical staff; from practice Physiotherapists to Clinical Pharmacists. We aim to be a supportive, caring workplace and most of our clinicians have been with us for many years.

Successful applicants will play a large role in the area of Physician Associate within the Croydon Link PCN; with a specific focus on reducing the workload of our General Practitioners byworking directly under the supervision of a doctor as part of the clinical team. To work in direct patient contact through assessment, examination, investigation, diagnosis and treatment.

Main duties of the job

a. Provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems utilising history taking, physical examinations and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient.

b. Review, analysis and action diagnostic test results.

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

d. Undertake face-to-face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems.

e. Undertake home visits and participate in duty rotas.

f. Provide health/disease promotion and prevention advice to patients.

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

About us

Our surgeries are mainly based around the central Croydon area and all have good transport links.

The surgeries are busy and fast expanding but staff, both clinical and non-clinical are supportive, friendly team players.

Job description

Job responsibilities

a. Provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems utilising history taking, physical examinations and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient.

b. Review, analysis and action diagnostic test results.

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

d. Undertake face-to-face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems, as determined by the practice, including management of patients with long term conditions.

e. Undertake home visits and participate in duty rotas.

f. Provide health/disease promotion and prevention advice to patients.

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

Participate in continuing professional development opportunities. Keep up to date with evidence based knowledge and competence in al aspects of their role, meeting clinical governance guidelines for continuing professional development (CPD

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Experience working as a physician associate in hospital, community or primary care setting

Qualifications

Essential

  • Postgraduate Diploma/Master in Physician Associate (formally Physician Assistant) from an accredited UK university
  • Bachelor Degree in Life Science/Biomedical/Nursing or Allied Health Science.
  • Member of Faculty of Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR).
  • Valid National certificate and recertification every six years as stipulated by PAMVR.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

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

East Croydon Medical Centre

Address

59 Addiscombe Road

Croydon

CR0 6SD


Employer's website

https://www.eastcroydonmc.co.uk/

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Care Navigator

National Health Service

sutton, London
Today
sutton, London
£16.81k - £16.81k Per Year
Today
£16.81k - £16.81k Per Year

Job Reference: J180-A-21-398816

Employer:
Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Location:
sutton
Salary:
£10 Starting

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a proactive dynamic individual to join our forward thinking team at James O'Riordan Medical Centre.

We are developing the service we provide to our patients and are seeking Care Navigators to support patients through the Primary Care Journey. Working closely with GPs, Nurses, Paramedics and Physicians Associates, the Care Navigator will form part of the Practice Multidisciplinary Team. Care Navigators will also work closely with the Practice admin team to support and be part of the daily workflow through the practice including patient telephone calls, appointment bookings, onward referrals and other areas of general practice admin.

The Practice is committed to developing and training staff to their full potential. We are happy to support training and development courses that are appropriate to the role and practice work. We are also a practice that would support those who wish to have career progression both within a small business and for those who are looking to broaden their skills for future development.

If you would like an informal discussion about the role or to organise a tour of the practice, please call 02039043331 and ask for Joanne Foley (Practice Business Manager) or Danielle Reader (Assistant Practice Manager)


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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Beckenham, London
5 days ago
Beckenham, London
5 days ago

Physician Associate

Bromley GP Alliance Ltd

The closing date is 09 March 2021

Job overview

The Crays Collaborative is a PCN involving six GP practices working together with a vision to grow stronger, more resilient workforce equipped to provide an excellent standard of care for all our patients now and in the future.

Supported by Bromley GP Alliance, The Crays PCN is recruiting a Physician Associate on a fixed-term contract to cover maternity leave. We are looking for dependable, flexible, positive, team-orientated Physician Associate for this full time post.

Main duties of the job

The PA will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. The PA will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate. The PA will be expected on a typical day to carry out some home visits and consult with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. The PA will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients.

About us

Bromley GP Alliance (BGPA) is a network of 42 Bromley Practices which are working collaboratively to enhance the health and wellbeing of Bromley residents, covering over 310,000 patients, nearly 95% of the Bromley population

Bromley GP Alliance aims to work strategically with all Bromley practices, to help secure the best services for patients whilst working together, to support the member practices in the challenges of a changing NHS. Bromley GP Alliance aims to improve the morale of general practice in Bromley, by sharing expertise, services and supporting its workforce. The Alliance will make a positive impact on medical services in Bromley, by working closely with the CCG, local NHS trusts, local providers and patient groups, to improve the delivery of healthcare to the local population.

BGPA is supporting Primary Care Networks (groups of practices that are working together to shape and develop services and care in their geographical areas.

Job description

Job responsibilities

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES

CLINICAL

  • Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services in the Practice as delegated and agreed by the supervising GP(s).

  • Provide direct clinical care to patients using established clinical guidelines.

  • Consult and refer patients to physicians, medical specialists and other health professionals as indicated.

  • Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyse, diagnose and explain medical problems during surgery consultations and home visits.

  • Recommend and explain appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment.

  • Request and interpret results of laboratory investigations when necessary.

  • Perform specialised diagnostic physical exams and treatment procedures.

  • Instruct and educate patients in preventative health care.

  • Conduct telephone consultations which may involve discussing the result and implications of laboratory investigations with patients as well as dealing appropriately with routine and emergency complaints

  • Order laboratory tests as required and agreed under supervising doctor(s).

  • Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes.

  • Contribute to the clinical development of the Practice by developing a special interest and to help establish appropriate systems to manage common chronic medical conditions, ensuring compliance with NSF guidelines.

  • Participate fully in the clinicians duty rota including the provision of home visits when appropriate.

  • Formulate diagnoses and treatment plans, in consultation with or referring to Supervising doctor(s) as appropriate.

    Give clinical instructions to nursing staff and Primary Care Team as required.

  • Communicate when necessary with colleagues in Primary Care and hospital specialists in order to discuss or refer specific patients, plan and co-ordinate activities or exchange information in order to improve the quality of patient care.

  • Deal regularly with community hospitals, consultants and other health care providers, insurance companies and other community organisations to refer/consult on specific cases, participate in community service and education projects and activities and the like.

    TRAINING / EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

  • Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet clinical governance guidelines for Continuing Professional Development and a Personal Development Plan.

  • Keep up to date with relevant medical research, technology and evidence-based medical practice by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals etc.

  • Undertake 50 hours of continuing medical education (CPD) every year. A minimum of 25 hours must be in accredited direct learning programmes.

  • Take and pass the national re-certification exam every 6 years in accordance with the requirements of the PA Managed Voluntary Register and as recommended by the National Examination Sub Committee of the UKUBPAE (UK Universities Board of Physician Associate Education) and subsequently as required by the statutory regulating body when in place.

  • Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis and treatment where appropriate using the following means:

    • Audit of clinical practice.

    • Review of relevant literature.

    • Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with physicians and other medical specialists.

  • Provide literature reviews and the like; review, analyse and determine the significance of a variety of diagnostic test results

  • Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical and nursing students as well other learners that may periodically be attached to the practice, including the educational development and mentoring of Physician Associate students.

  • Attend regular multi-disciplinary meetings organised by the Practice in order to discuss and learn from recent significant events relating to clinical practice occurring within the Practice.

  • Attend regular educational meetings organised by the practice in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients.

  • Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.

    ADMINISTRATION

  • Send and receive written information on behalf of the Practice regarding matters of insurance, housing and other issues relating to the physical and social welfare of patients.

  • Work to deliver with other members of the practice and Primary Healthcare Team, the objectives of the GMS contract, including the terms of the Quality and Outcomes Framework.

  • Attend regular multi-disciplinary meetings organised by the Practice in order to discuss the health and social needs of particular patients.

    Scope and Purpose of Job Description

    The job description does not constitute a term and condition of employment. It is provided only as a guide to assist the employee in the performance of their job. The practice is a fast moving organisation and therefore changes in employees duties may be necessary from time to time. The job description is not intended to be an inflexible or finite list of tasks and may be varied from time to time after consultation/discussion with the post holder.

    This is an exciting opportunity for the right person wishing to develop their clinical and management practice in a fast moving practice in the heart of the community. The supervising team have a wealth of experience in general practice which will undoubtedly provide the opportunity for the new appointee to develop their knowledge and shape the position within a dynamic clinical team.

    Other Information:

General

The duties of this post are a guide to the range of responsibilities that may be required. These may change from time to time to meet the needs of the service and/or the development needs of the post holder. This job description will be revised regularly to take account of changes within the organisational structure and the practice business plan.

Other duties

The post holder will be required to undertake any other duties according to the needs of the service. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of activities, but rather an outline of the main areas of responsibility. Any reasonable changes will be discussed and agreed with the post holder before any variations to the job description are made.

Travel to other sites

The post holder may be required to travel.

Medical Examinations

All appointments are conditional upon prior health clearance by the practice.

Failure to provide continuing satisfactory evidence will be regarded as a breach of contract.

Professional Registration

Staff undertaking work which requires professional/state registration are responsible for ensuring that they are so registered and that they comply with any Codes of Conduct applicable to that profession. Proof of registration must be produced on appointment and, if renewable, proof of renewal must also be produced.

Criminal Records Bureau

Applicants for posts in the NHS are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a criminal record check from the Criminal Records Bureau before the appointment is confirmed. Further information is available from the Criminal Records Bureau and Disclosure websites atwww.crb.gov.uk and www.disclosure.gov.uk

Equal Opportunities

Crays PCN is an equal opportunities employer and you will be expected to comply with all relevant policies and procedures in this area together with all other policies and procedures as initiated by the practices.

Work Visa/ Permits/Leave To Remain

If you are a non-resident of the United Kingdom or European Economic Union, you are required to have a valid work visa and leave to remain in the UK, which is renewed as required. The Practice is unable to employ or continue to employ you if you require but do not have a valid work visa and/or leave to remain in the UK.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • If UK Trained:
  • Degree at 2:2 level or above
  • PG Dip in Physician Associate Studies from a UK PA programme
  • Current and valid certification or re-certification by the UK Physician Associate National Examination
  • Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP, which includes registration on the PA Managed Voluntary Register
  • If US Trained:
  • Current and valid certification with the National Commission on Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
  • Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP, which includes registration on the PA Managed Voluntary Register

Desirable

  • MSc Degree in Physician Associate Studies, Physician Assistant Studies or Medical Sciences

Experience

Essential

  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgements when faced with conflicting pressures.
  • Ability to motivate and develop the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Sound IT knowledge, including internet, Outlook, Word, Excel.
  • Experience of conducting clinical audit.
  • To assist in the development of the Physician Associate role in the UK.
  • Assist in the educational development of Physician Associate students through student shadowing and/or teaching.

Desirable

  • Experience of working within a medicine environment.
  • Experience of preventative medicine and chronic disease management.
  • Ability to manage and lead a working group.
  • An awareness of current developments and initiatives in health care.

Personal Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to work flexibly to meet the needs
  • of patients.
  • Energy and enthusiasm and the ability to
  • work under pressure.
  • An enquiring and critical approach to work.
  • Caring attitude to patients.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with colleagues, patients, relatives, nurses, other staff and agencies.
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development.

Other

Essential

  • No history of or pending medical-legal cases.
  • Appropriate Immigration Status (where appropriate).
  • Residence within a reasonable distance of the work location.

Desirable

  • An understanding of the current NHS environment, particularly in relation to reforms, initiatives and issues.

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).

Employer details

Employer name

Bromley GP Alliance Ltd

Address

Kelsey Park Farmhouse

379 Croydon Road

Beckenham

BR3 3QL


Employer's website

https://bromleygpalliance.org/


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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Greenwich, London
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Greenwich, London
Today

Physician Associate

Greenwich PCN Alliance

The closing date is 31 March 2021

Job overview

A group of 5 PCNs' is looking to recruit experienced or newly qualified Physician Associates to join our multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate is required to have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and will be registered with the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) held by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA).

Main duties of the job

The successful candidate will have direct contact with patients, taking medical histories, carrying out physical examinations, updating records, making diagnoses, analysing test results, undertaking home visits and delivering treatment. Working to a professional code of ethics you will be able to demonstrate flexibility in the role, and have a caring attitude towards patients.

About us

The post holder will be well supported within the PCN as there are physician associates already working within the PCN practices and it is envisaged that there will be a shared supportive network of physician associates and practices with regular meetings to work through the aims of the PCN.

Full and part time opportunities available. Starting salary depending on experience.

Interviews will be conducted virtually via Microsoft Teams in the first week of March 2021

Job description

Job responsibilities

The Physician Associate will work within their scope of clinical practice.

  • Provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, utilising history-taking, physical examinations and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient.

  • Undertake face to face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems, as determined by the Practice, including management of patients with long-term conditions. Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services in the Practice as delegated and agreed by the mentoring GP.

  • Please refer to the Job Description for more detailed responsibilities.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Post graduate diploma or degree (physician associate)
  • Member of Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working in GP Practice
  • Experience of dealing with vulnerable patients

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

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

Greenwich PCN Alliance

Address

11-13 Charlton Road

Blackheath

Greenwich

London

SE3 7HB


Employer's website

https://www.blackheathstandardsurgery.com/

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PCN Physician Associate

National Health Service

London, London
1 day ago
London, London
1 day ago

PCN Physician Associate

Primrose Hill Surgery

The closing date is 19 March 2021

Job overview

A new and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Physician Associate (PA) to join our team as part of the Central Hampstead Primary Care Network

Main duties of the job

All participating Practices adopted new methods of working via an extended clinical workforce which includes Salaried GP's, Clinical Pharmacists, Practice Nurses, Physicians Associates and Health Care Assistants. We are keen to add another Physicians Associates to our repertoire as we further develop our teams.

About us

The successful candidate will be well supported in this Primary Care role, by an accountable GP(s), in accordance with the needs of the PA. All 5 Practices are well established training Practices.

Our combined patient population is approximately 33K.

Salary is negotiable dependent upon qualifications and experience.

If you would like to discuss this vacancy further please contact Ms Michelle ODonoghue at michelle.odonoghue1@nhs.net.

Job description

Job responsibilities

TITLE: PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATE

GRADE/SALARY: AFC BAND 7

HOURS OF WORK: TBC

RESPONSIBLE TO: A named Partner (supervising GP)

ACCOUNTABLE TO: PCN board

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

GPs

Other members of staff employed as part of the primary care team

Other Physician Associates

Wider management and staff

JOB PURPOSE

Working as part of the primary care team, the post holder will provide highly specialist advice for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills, for patients being treated.

The post holder will demonstrate critical thinking in the decision-making process. Under the supervision of a GP, they will work collaboratively as part of the primary care team and provide highly specialist advice to meet the needs of patients, and their relatives/carers, while at all times working within the agreed policies and procedures supporting the way care is provided.

Authority to assess and treat will be granted in line with demonstrated skills and competencies. At no time will the post-holder work outside the limits of authority granted.

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by a designated GP at all times. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holders possession of skills and knowledge and be determined by those providing mentoring and supervision.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

CLINICAL

Provide highly specialist advice and treatment to patients as delegated and agreed by the supervising GP in line with Practice policy and using established clinical guidelines.

Consult with and refer patients to GPs, medical specialists and other health professionals as considered necessary.

Interview patients, take medical histories, perform physical examinations, analyse, diagnose and explain medical problems.

Formulate and adjust as necessary, diagnoses and treatment plans, in consultation with supervising GP where necessary.

Recommend and explain to patients appropriate diagnostic tests and treatment.

Instruct and educate patients in preventative health care.

Confer with patients by telephone as required to provide highly specialist advice.

Order laboratory tests as required and in line with parameters set by the supervising GP.

Fully document all aspects of patient care and complete all required paperwork for legal and administrative purposes.

Perform a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with medical diagnosis and treatment.

Research unusual symptoms and treatment options, through consultation with supervising GP and other medical specialists and by undertaking literature reviews and the like.

Give highly specialist clinical instructions to nursing staff and Primary Care Team members as required.

Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical students as required.

Confer regularly with GPs, medical specialists, those working at hospital level and members of the primary care team to plan and co-ordinate activities, exchange information, investigate and resolve problems in relation to the care of individual patients.

Encourage and ensure good working relationships with all members of the Primary Care Team.

Implement the policies and procedures of the practice in which the post-holder is working and propose changes to policies and practices where they professionally believe they require amendment.

TRAINING/EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Keep up to date on relevant medical research and evidence based medical practice, technology and related issues by attending continuing education courses and professional meetings, reading journals etc.

Ensure continuing education, training and development is undertaken to meet the needs of continuing professional and personal development.

Commit to undertake a minimum of 37.5 hours of continuing professional development each year and take national re-certification examinations as required.

Perform, as required, a variety of research and analysis tasks associated with improvement of clinical care, medical diagnosis and treatment using the following means:

o Audit of clinical practice

o Review of relevant literature

o Research unusual symptoms and treatment options through consultation with GPs, medical specialists and members of the primary care team

Assist in clinical instruction and supervision of medical and nursing students as well as other learners that may periodically be attached to the practice including, where considered appropriate, the educational development and mentoring of UK training/trained Physician Associates.

Attend regular multi-disciplinary meetings to discuss and learn from recent significant events relating to clinical practice.

Attend education meetings taking place at practice level in order to update clinical knowledge, practice policy and guidelines and disseminate other useful information relevant to the provision of adequate healthcare for patients.

Regularly reflect on own practice (and keep a record of learning encounters) in order to identify learning needs and encourage self-directed lifelong learning and continued professional development.

Risk Management/Health & Safety at Work

PCNs are committed to protecting its staff, patients, assets and reputation through an effective risk management process. The post holder will be required to comply with the Health & Safety Policy of PCN and actively participate in this process, taking responsibility for managing risks and reporting exceptions.

Job Limitations

At no time should you work at a level outside your level of competence. If you have concerns regarding this, please discuss immediately with your supervising GP. All junior staff therefore have a responsibility to inform those supervising their duties, if they are not competent to perform a duty.

Performance Appraisal

The post holder will be expected to participate in a performance system in operation or introduced within each PCN.

Confidentiality

You are required to observe PCN policies on Confidentiality and Data Protection in respect of patient information.

You must also observe your legal responsibilities in handling stored personal data and operate within information governance policies.

Safeguarding Vulnerable People

Every employee, whatever their job, role, profession, status or place of work, paid or voluntary, has a responsibility to:

Understand the nature of abuse, how people might be at risk of harm and work to prevent it.

Know about the relevant Adult Protection Policy and Procedures, and what their own services local operational arrangements to protect vulnerable adults, require of them.

Know about the Child Protection Procedures, and what their own services local operational arrangements to protect vulnerable children , require of them.

Know how to make a referral if they have concerns about abuse of an adult or child.

Know how to access training in relation to adult and child protection which is commensurate with their role within the organisation

Report allegations or suspicions of adult or child abuse to their line manager, Social Services, Health or the Police. This includes suspicions about a colleague or manager, irrespective of their status, profession or authority. This includes raising concerns.

Know what services, advice and support are available locally to vulnerable adults and children, and how to access help needed.

NOTES

This job profile is intended to identify key responsibilities only.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Physician Associate National Certification
  • Be registered on the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR).

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (opens in a new window). From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants (opens in a new window).

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

Primrose Hill Surgery

Address

99 Regents Park Road

London

NW1 8UR


Employer's website

https://www.primrosehillsurgery.co.uk/

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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Brunswick Medical Centre, London
Today
Brunswick Medical Centre, London
Today

Job Reference: J258-PA-BRU

Employer:
AT Medics
Location:
Brunswick Medical Centre
Salary:
Competitive and Negotiable based on experience

Role:Physician Associate

Location: Brunswick Medical Centre, WC1N 1AF

Working Hours: Full Time / 37.5 hours

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

This is an exciting time to join the largest Primary Care Provider in London that boasts a growing portfolio, covering 18 CCG regions, 40 sites and delivering the highest quality care to over 300,000 patients. We currently employ 20 Physician Associates.

AT Medics is London’s largest provider of core primary care services, with a strong reputation for quality improvement and investing in people.

Your role will require you to participate in all aspects of patient care through knowledge gained from your PA training. You will be working as part of an allied healthcare professional team including Pharmacists and Healthcare Assistants, and will be supported and supervised by a GP.

The position is for a substantive Physician Associate post with a fantastic package and is being offered directly by AT Medics. We would love to hear from you to discuss further.

Our vacancies suit primary care experienced Physician Associates keen to work in an exciting, rewarding and demanding environment. You will provide safe, clinical decision-making and expert care.

By joining AT Medics you will also benefit from:

  • Dedicated and bespoke Physician Associate training and support programme
  • Continuous GP clinical supervision and support
  • Access to our online community training forum for Physician Associates
  • Access to NHS Discounts and NHS Pension
  • A comprehensive induction and orientation programme
  • 5 weeks annual leave pro rata

Applications are welcome from qualified Physician Associates with one to two years’ experience of working in a GP practice. Exceptional candidates who are newly qualified will also be considered for this role. You will have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and passed the Physician Associate National Examination.

Please apply now. The vacancy shall end once the appropriate candidate has been recruited.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of application, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. We thank you for your interest.


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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Canberra Old Oak Surgery, London
4 days ago
Canberra Old Oak Surgery, London
4 days ago

Job Reference: J258-PA-CA

Employer:
AT Medics
Location:
Canberra Old Oak Surgery
Salary:
Competitive and Negotiable based on experience

Role: Physician Associate

Location: Canberra Old Oak Surgery, W12 7FG

Working Hours: Full Time / 37.5 hours

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

This is an exciting time to join the largest Primary Care Provider in London that boasts a growing portfolio, covering 18 CCG regions, 40 sites and delivering the highest quality care to over 300,000 patients. We currently employ 20 Physician Associates.

AT Medics is London’s largest provider of core primary care services, with a strong reputation for quality improvement and investing in people.

Your role will require you to participate in all aspects of patient care through knowledge gained from your PA training. You will be working as part of an allied healthcare professional team including Pharmacists and Healthcare Assistants, and will be supported and supervised by a GP.

The position is for a substantive Physician Associate post with a fantastic package and is being offered directly by AT Medics. We would love to hear from you to discuss further.

Our vacancies suit primary care experienced Physician Associates keen to work in an exciting, rewarding and demanding environment. You will provide safe, clinical decision-making and expert care.

By joining AT Medics you will also benefit from:

  • Dedicated and bespoke Physician Associate training and support programme
  • Continuous GP clinical supervision and support
  • Access to our online community training forum for Physician Associates
  • Access to NHS Discounts and NHS Pension
  • A comprehensive induction and orientation programme
  • 5 weeks annual leave pro rata

Applications are welcome from qualified Physician Associates with one to two years’ experience of working in a GP practice. Exceptional candidates who are newly qualified will also be considered for this role. You will have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and passed the Physician Associate National Examination.

Please apply now. The vacancy shall end once the appropriate candidate has been recruited.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of application, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. We thank you for your interest.


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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Barlby Surgery, London
Today
Barlby Surgery, London
Today

Job Reference: J258-PA-BAR

Employer:
AT Medics
Location:
Barlby Surgery
Salary:
Competitive and Negotiable based on experience

Role:Physician Associate

Location: Barlby Surgery W10 6DZ

Working Hours: Full Time / 37.5 hours

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

This is an exciting time to join the largest Primary Care Provider in London that boasts a growing portfolio, covering 18 CCG regions, 40 sites and delivering the highest quality care to over 300,000 patients. We currently employ 20 Physician Associates.

AT Medics is London’s largest provider of core primary care services, with a strong reputation for quality improvement and investing in people.

Your role will require you to participate in all aspects of patient care through knowledge gained from your PA training. You will be working as part of an allied healthcare professional team including Pharmacists and Healthcare Assistants, and will be supported and supervised by a GP.

The position is for a substantive Physician Associate post with a fantastic package and is being offered directly by AT Medics. We would love to hear from you to discuss further.

Our vacancies suit primary care experienced Physician Associates keen to work in an exciting, rewarding and demanding environment. You will provide safe, clinical decision-making and expert care.

By joining AT Medics you will also benefit from:

  • Dedicated and bespoke Physician Associate training and support programme
  • Continuous GP clinical supervision and support
  • Access to our online community training forum for Physician Associates
  • Access to NHS Discounts and NHS Pension
  • A comprehensive induction and orientation programme
  • 5 weeks annual leave pro rata

Applications are welcome from qualified Physician Associates with one to two years’ experience of working in a GP practice. Exceptional candidates who are newly qualified will also be considered for this role. You will have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and passed the Physician Associate National Examination.

Please apply now. The vacancy shall end once the appropriate candidate has been recruited.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of application, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. We thank you for your interest.


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Physician Associate

National Health Service

Streatham Hill, London
5 days ago
Streatham Hill, London
5 days ago

Job Reference: J258-PA-ECS

Employer:
AT Medics
Location:
Streatham Hill
Salary:
Depending On Experience

Role: Physician Associate

Location: Edith Cavell Surgery, Streatham Hill SW2 4TP

Working Hours: Full Time / 37.5 hours

Salary: Competitive and Negotiable depending on experience

A fantastic opportunity to work for London’s largest Primary Care organisation in Streatham Hill.

AT Medics was founded by six GPs in 2004, our mission is ‘Improving Healthcare, Improving Lives’, and our services are characterised by great access, high quality and innovation. We have developed a strong reputation for quality improvement and investing in learning and education.

As London’s largest primary care provider, we serve over 375,000 patients across 49 practices covering 18 CCG regions.

Edith Cavell Surgery looks after over 21000 patients. You will be working as part of a multidisciplinary that includes supervising GPs, pharmacists, nurses and healthcare assistants.

By joining our team, you will benefit from:

  • A competitive salary plus NHS pension
  • 5 weeks annual leave pro rata
  • 1 x week CPD paid leave with a dedicated CPD budget
  • Excellent in practice clinical support
  • Unique and comprehensive in-house training opportunities
  • Continuous learning and development programmes
  • Access to NHS and Blue Light Card Discounts

Applications are welcome from qualified Physician Associates with one to two years’ experience of working in a GP practice. Exceptional newly qualified candidates will also be considered for this role. You will have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and passed the Physician Associate National Examination.

If you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of application, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. We thank you for your interest in our organisation.


Salary

£11.767k - £11.767k Per Year

Job Type

full-time

Posted

3 days ago

Description

Job Reference: J180-A-21-399048

Employer:
Central Advertising - General Practitioners
Department:
Clinical
Location:
Sutton
Salary:
Band 6/7 depending on experience

This advertisement has been placed by the organisation named in the 'Department' section above.

Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


We have an opportunity for Physician Associates to join the team at our practice sites in and around Sutton. A great opportunity to work in an innovative and fast expanding Primary Care Networks in Sutton Surrey. Sutton Primary Care Networks (PCN) was formed from the merger of 23 high achieving GP practices and our services are offered from different GP Practices in and around Sutton, Cheam, Wallington and Carshalton. We aim to provide the best quality care for the local community.

We are in the process of evaluating the way in which we provide care to our patients. Our business plan include to work at scale to develop a service that will fit the needs of our patients that are in line with NHS long-term plan and the aspirations set out in “better health for London”.

We are looking for Physician Associates to work with us in developing our ambitious plans of providing primary health care to our patient population. We are looking for an individual with Physician Associate skills and experience in Primary Care and willingness to develop other skills if you don’t already have them.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of a Clinical lead, providing patient care at our PCN site(s).

This is a full time post of 37.5 hours/ Part will be considered, we are offering a salary range aligned to AfC band 6-7 depending on qualifications and experience plus NHS Pension and 27 working days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro rata).