LNWH are excited to announce the roll out of several new Physician Associate posts in Haematology. We have seen over the last 12 years how Physician Associates can be a great asset to our clinical teams and are now able to expand our PA cohort in the Haematologyservice.
Main duties of the job To manage patients on the Haematology Day Unit under the direction of the duty named Consultant Haematologist To manage patients in all other areas of the Haematology Department (ward, outpatient clinics, emergency department) within your scope of practice. To exercise a high degree of personal and professional autonomy when assessing, managing and planning care for a caseload of specific Haematology patients with a variety of presentations. To develop extensive specialist knowledge and experience in Haematology, acting as a resource to other clinical team(s) and allied health professionals. To contribute to achieving and maintaining targets and standards for treatment in the Haematology Department. To support work streams related to clinical governance and audits.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
Our team of more than 8,200 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of almost one million people.
We run major acute services at: Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A& E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country's top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK St Mark's Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for bowel disease Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre, and specialist care at Meadow House Hospice Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, hosting a range of surgical and outpatient services and collocated with an urgent care centre.
We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
The successful post-holder will be expected to provide comprehensive healthcare to patients with Hematologic conditions, both malignant and non-malignant in various states of health or illness within the Haematology Department. This will involve assistance with all aspects of patient care in collaboration with a Consultant Haematologist, including the following: Taking medical histories and performing physical examinations, Formulation of a differential diagnosis and implementation of evidence-based plan of care including diagnostic, therapeutic and follow-up care in addition to initiation of emergency treatment where appropriate, Performing specialist diagnostic and therapeutic procedures within the scope of practice and following appropriate training (see below), Teaching and coaching, Requesting and interpreting diagnostic studies within the scope of practice.
It is anticipated that the post-holder would develop and maintain strong provider-patient relationships and strong collaborative relationships within the healthcare team. Key areas involve work where patients are managed on clinical pathways including diagnostic and therapeutic protocols and will be in the following sectors: Outpatient Services: This includes the Haematology Day Care and Chemotherapy Units and Outpatient Clinics Inpatient Services: This includes the dedicated Haematology ward and Specialty Outlier wards.
Training and Qualifications
Essential oBA/BSc Degree prior to undertaking PA program oPG Dip/MSc in Physician Associate Studies from a UK PA programme, and current certification by the national commission on Certification for Physician Associates oValid certification of Physician Associate National Exam oEvidence of post registration learning and development including undertaking 50 hours of CPD every year oFull membership at the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP (or proof of awaiting membership to be finalised) oRegistered on the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register
Essential oKnowledge of medical procedures and terminology oCommitment to CPD oAbility to support physicians in decision making oAdvanced organisational skills oIT literate
Desirable Haemato-Oncology Experience Previous Study specific to specialty of Haemato-Oncology Experience of teaching
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust
Northwick Park Hospital
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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWH) is one of the largest integrated NHS Trusts in the country. Our team of more than 8,000 clinical and support staff serve a diverse population of approximately one million people providing hospital and community services to the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond.
As well as delivering community services across four London boroughs from multiple sites we run major acute hospital services at: Northwick Park Hospital: home to one of the busiest emergency departments (A&E) in the country. The hospital provides a full range of services including the country’s top-rated hyper-acute stroke unit and one of only three hyper-acute rehabilitation units in the UK St Mark’s Hospital: an internationally renowned specialist centre for colorectal disease Ealing Hospital: a busy district general hospital providing a range of clinical services, as well as 24/7 emergency department and urgent care centre Central Middlesex Hospital: our planned care site, which also offers a range of outpatient services and urgent care centre.
We also provide specialist care at Meadow House Hospice. We are a university teaching NHS trust, in recognition of the important role we play in training clinicians of the future and bringing the benefits of research to the public.
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Our values - HEART
Our vision at London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust is to provide excellent clinical care in the right setting
We are clear that our vision can only be achieved by our staff, who are our most valuable asset.
Our vision is driven by our HEART values and behaviours which were developed together with our staff. Honesty Equality Accountability Respect Teamwork
These values describe how we interact with each other and our patients and must underpin everything we do to achieve our vision.
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust welcomes applications from people who wish to work part time or flexibly.
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