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Salaried GP – Port View Surgery

Hours: TBA
Salary: TBA dependent on experience
Closing date: 30/09/2024


We are looking for a GP to become part of our friendly, committed team in the beautiful town of Saltash right on the Devon/Cornwall border.

Ideally we are looking for a GP who will become a partner; however we are happy to consider a salaried position and portfolio working.

We are flexible on sessions but would like someone who could give us between 4-8 sessions.

What we can offer
• A stable list of 7000
• 2 GP partners and 2 Salaried GP’s
• Excellent nursing and admin support
• Clinical Pharmacy Hub run by PCN
• Partner owned premises with outstanding views out to Plymouth Sound
• Flexibility around session timings
• Emis Web
• We are a close knit, patient focused team who strive to ensure that the patient remains at the centre of all we do
• Member practice of the dynamic East Cornwall PCN

Job summary:

The post-holder will manage a caseload and deal with a wide range of health needs in a primary care setting, ensuring the highest standards of care for all registered and temporary patients.

Clinical responsibilities:

• In accordance with the practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make themselves 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 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
• 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
• 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
• Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

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To apply for this job please contact:

Tina Seedhouse (Practice Manager)

Port View Surgery