Salaried GP

Job Details

We are looking to recruit a GP for 4 sessions per week (view to partnership if wished) at Haven Health.

Haven Health Practice is an inclusive, high achieving, friendly, flexible multi-disciplinary primary care team. As a teaching and training practice we will support, train and professionally develop the right individual who can help us meet our patients needs.

Haven Health, has a list size of 8800 patients. Based in Felixstowe, and only 20 mins from Ipswich.

We use AskmyGP online consultation service allowing us to manage our own workload with control over face-to-face appointment lengths and timings.

Our team of doctors and advanced nurse practitioners are able to deal with the majority of clinical enquiries daily so that there is no backlog for patients.

We hold long-term conditions clinics weekly, utilising the skills of our fantastic HCAs and nurses.

We utilise a streamlining process for pathology results and letters to reduce the number of administrative tasks by 75% per day.

Our practice pharmacist, prescription clerks and PCN pharmacy team deal with the majority of medication queries.

Haven Health paramedics carry out all our house bound patient visits daily.

Informal visits are encouraged, for more information please contact either of the below.

Dr Paul Driscoll, Senior Partner, paul.driscoll@nhs.net

Sally Fairbanks, Practice Manager, sally.fairbanks@nhs.net

Website: https://www.suffolkprimarycare.uk/haven-health/

Main duties of the job

  • As agreed in co-operative practice with colleagues, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone/video consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, On Call, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion. To include the designated share of workflow and pathology reports.
  • 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
  • Engaging with activities such as the QOF, LES/DES and other additional work essential for providing a full service for patients.

About us

SPC is an innovative partnership of Suffolk GP surgeries.

Doctors and practice staff share resources and work together to ensure patients continue to receive high quality healthcare.

Suffolk Primary Care is committed to a policy of equal opportunities in employment. Applicants will ideally be fully vaccinated against Covid.

Benefits of working for SPC include:

NHS Pension Scheme

The NHS Pension Scheme is a defined benefits scheme

Life insurance

Family benefits including an adult dependents pension and childrens pension

Ill health benefits

20% employer contribution

Electric Car Salary Sacrifice Scheme

No deposit

No credit check

Fully comprehensive insurance

Servicing and tyres

Breakdown cover

Up to £2,000 contribution from SPC subject to conditions

Proper Pay & Cost of Living Benefits

Living Wage Foundation Accredited

GP Remote Working

Eye Care Vouchers Health Service Discounts

Annual Leave – Minimum 33 days including bank holidays FTE with enhancements for long service

Enhanced Maternity & Paternity terms

High street discounts through our own online portal

Technology and Homewares Salary Sacrifice schemes with Currys and John Lewis

Cycle to Work Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Gym Salary Sacrifice Scheme

Job description

Job responsibilities

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:

  • As agreed in co-operative practice with colleagues, the post-holder will make themselves available to undertake a variety of duties including surgery consultations, telephone/video consultations and queries, visiting patients at home, On Call, checking and signing repeat prescriptions and dealing with queries, paperwork and correspondence in a timely fashion. To include the designated share of workflow and pathology reports.
  • 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
  • Engaging with activities such as the QOF, LES/DES and other additional work essential for providing a full service for patients
  • 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
  • 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) and the CCG 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, CQC
  • 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 housekeeping and updating of computer-based patient records.
  • To comply with the Practice IT policy
  • Contributing to read-coding patient data
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.

Person Specification

Experience

Essential

  • Chronic disease management Primary prevention and screening services Clinical governance Delivery of QOF targets Self-audit and reflection Organised and efficient in record keeping and completion of paper work Time management; being able to prioritise work and work under pressure Computer literacy Excellent communication skills Good people skills Attention to detail

Desirable

  • Keyboard skills Adaptability to change Service development SystmOne experience

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully qualified GP with GMC registration Annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate) General practice (Vocational Training Scheme) trained On medical performers list Enhanced DBS check UK driving license Current CPR certificate UK work permit (if required)

Desirable

  • Evidence of continued professional development LTC training (Diabetic, Asthma, COPD, CHD and CKD)

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

Suffolk Primary Care

Address

Haven Health

Grange Farm Avenue

Felixstowe

Suffolk

IP11 2XD

Employer’s website

http://suffolkprimarycare.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)

Attachment: Job-Description-Salaried-GP.pdf

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