Physicians Associate in Pinner

Location: Pinner
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Recruiter: Pinn Medical Centre
Job Hours: Full-time

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Physicians Associate

Employer Pinn Medical Centre Location Pinner Closing date 30 Nov 2023

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Sector Contract Type Hours You need to or to save a job. This is an exciting opportunity for qualified Physician Associates to join The Pinn Medical Centre
We are interested in candidates who are already fully functioning Physicians Associates ideally (though not essential) with experience of working in urgent or primary care and with independent prescribing qualifications who are looking or an opportunity to broaden their professional horizons, get more autonomy and take on more clinical responsibility within a supportive environment.
Main duties of the job

Your role will require you to participate in all aspects of patient care through knowledge gained from your training and previous work experience. As a Physician Associate you will provide care for patients from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prescribing.

You will evaluate their care needs and include on call responsibilities and home visiting under GP supervision.

You will also review patient documents and pathology results and assist in maintaining patient records.

Our vacancies suit Physician Associates keen to work in an exciting, rewarding and demanding environment.
About us

The Pinn Medical Centreis an innovative, enthusiastic and forward looking collaboration of GP practices looking after the health and wellbeing of around 20,000 patients in Harrow. We are also part ofHealthsense PrimaryCare Network. Our network currently consists of 7 practices with a broad spectrum of clinical roles which include GPs, nurses, pharmacists, health care assistants and a wide array of allied health professionals.

By joining us you will also benefit from:
  • continuous GP clinical supervision and support
  • regular teaching sessions
  • access to our training hub
  • NHS pension
  • a comprehensive induction and orientation programme

    Please apply now.

  • Job description
    Job responsibilities

    The post holder will provide advice for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. The post holder will demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care including assessment and diagnostic skills for patients being treated.

    The post holder will:
  • Work as part of an extended MDT under the supervision of a named GP
  • Deliver clinical triage by telephone and carry out video consultations via AccuRx
  • Make diagnoses, analyse test results and deliver treatment
  • Work to a professional code of ethics
  • Provide varied support and show flexibility in your role
  • Show a caring attitude towards patients
  • Have well- developed communication skills to provide treatment plans

  • Person Specification
  • Certification of passing the PA National Examination
  • Member of the Faculty of Physician Associates at the RCP
  • A postgraduate degree in Physician Associate Studies from an accredited PA programme
  • Desirable
  • On the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register
  • Experience
  • Experience of working in a medicine environment, including preventative medicine and chronic disease management
  • Desirable
  • Experience of working within a primary care environment
  • Experience of seeing, assessing and treating acutely unwell people presenting in primary care
  • Skills and Abilities
  • Demonstrates an in-depth knowledge of all relevant and related aspects of anatomy and physiology
  • Demonstrates in in-depth knowledge of general practice conditions, treatments and pharmacology.
  • Ability to support doctors in decision making
  • Ability to work both autonomously and in a team
  • Ability to liaise effectively with the wider healthcare community
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload effectively
  • Ability to take an active role in a working group
  • Critical thinking skills in decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desirable
  • Ability to exercise sound judgement when faced with conflicting pressures
  • Sound IT knowledge including use of clinical systems
  • An awareness of current developments and initiatives in primary care
  • Ability to assist in the development of the role of physician associate within the practice and the wider locality
  • An awareness of local commissioning objectives that impact on primary care and the services to be delivered.

  • Employer details
    Employer name

    Pinn Medical Centre

    37 Love Lane



    HA5 3EE

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