General Practitioner - St Mary's MIU
Care UK have a vacancy for a General Practitioner in our Minor Injury Unit based in Portsmouth.
This is a permanent role for 20-25 hours per week.
The days and shifts on offer as follows:
Monday, Tues, Fri, Sat and Sunday 10 – 2 and 4 – 8.
We can be flexible on the shifts and could do 11 – 7 for example on weekends. We cannot start any earlier than 10 however and not past 8pm.
The St Mary’ s Minor Injuries Unit based in Portsmouth is operational seven days a week offering clinical consultations to the patients who attend the MIU when GP intervention is required to manage the patients’ medical condition in the short / immediate term until the Patient is able to obtain an appointment with their own GP.
The GP walk in service is well supported by the highly experienced Nurse/Paramedic Practitioners who are able to see a vast majority of the patient’s medical conditions autonomously. To support the Nurse Practitioners and the GPs there are a number of Health Care Assistants and Assistant Practitioners who are highly qualified and experienced and undertake various clinical tasks.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
•GP intervention is required when patients present with the management need for long term conditions in the short term until they can see their own GP.
•Prescribing medication that is appropriate to manage the patients’ medical condition in the short term.
•Support the service in the delivery of the contract as agreed between Care UK and NHS England and the Portsmouth CCG.
•Ensure that appropriate records are maintained at all times regarding patient care.
•Maintain the confidentiality of the service and patients at all times.
•Actively participate in local clinical governance processes and demonstrate a commitment to personal development and education.
•Fulfill any monitoring requirements attached to the post as required.
•Competent in the provision of medical service
•Ability to work as an integrated team member
•Excellent communication skills
•Leadership and team building skills
•Participation in CPD, appraisal and clinical governance
•Knowledge of the requirements of APMS regulations
•Knowledge of current and forthcoming national policy and its effects on clinical practice
•Interest/ability to develop one or more areas of special clinical interest
•Full Registration with the General Medical Council
•Registration on the relevant PCT performers’ List
•Membership of a Medical Defence Organisation
•Hold certificate of Prescribed or Equivalent Experience from PMETB or the Joint Committee of Postgraduate Training for General Practice
•Membership examination of the RCGP (or a commitment to work towards membership)
•Eligible for inclusion on Health Authority Minor Surgery, Child Health Surveillance
•Sexual & Reproductive Health experience and training
•Drugs and alcohol misuse experience and training
For more information on Care UK and the site please visit www.careuk.com and www.stmarystreatmentcentre.nhs.uk/miiu/