GP Locum

2019-07-11 15:36:492022-04-10Aspire Locums
Job TypeLocum
AreaLiverpool, MerseysideLiverpoolMerseyside
SectorGeneral Practice - GP
SalaryCompetitive
CurrencyGBP
Start DateASAP
AdvertiserPaul M Allward
Job Ref4785-1
Shift Hours More than 5
Shift TimesAM
Job Views1572
Description
If you are a newly qualified GP, this is a great opportunity to see the practice before you decide on taking salaried or partnership posts. If you a full time Locum, or considering early retirement we can offer you long and short term contracts in local GP Practices within Liverpool CCG.
 
Minimum Requirements for GPs
  • General Medical Council Registration with a license to practice and inclusion on the GP register
  • Must be included on the National Performers List for England
  • Enhanced DBS Check
  • Right to Work in the United Kingdom
 
Job summary:
The post-holder will manage your own 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
  • In consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols, developing care plans for health
  • Providing counselling and health education
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards
  • Collecting data for audit and QOF purposes
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions
  • 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
  • Contributing to the summarising of patient records and read-coding patient data
  • Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate.
This will include, but will not be limited to:
  • Using personal security systems within the workplace according to practice guidelines
  • Awareness of national standards of infection control and cleanliness and regulatory / contractual / professional requirements, and good practice guidelines
  • Providing advice on the correct and safe management of the specimens process including collection, labelling, handling, use of correct and clean containers, storage and transport arrangements.
  • Correct personal use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and ensuring correct use of PPE by others, advising on appropriate circumstances for use by clinicians, staff and patients.
  • Management of the full range of infection control procedures in both routine and extraordinary circumstances (e.g. pandemic or individual infectious circumstances).
  • Hand hygiene standards for self and others.
  • Managing directly all incidents of accidental exposure
  • Management and advice relating to infection control and clinically based patient care protocols and implementation of those protocols across the practice.
  • Active observation of current working practices across the practice in relation to infection control, cleanliness and related activities, ensuring that procedures are followed and weaknesses / training needs are identified, escalating issues as appropriate to the responsible person.
  • Identifying the risks involved in work activities and undertaking such activities in a way that manages those risks across clinical and patient process
  • Making effective use of training to update knowledge and skills, and initiate and manage the training of others across the full range of infection control and patient processes.
  • Monitoring practice facilities and equipment in relation to infection control, ensuring that proper use is made of hand cleansing facilities, wipes etc. and that these are sufficient to ensure a good clinical working environment. Lack of facilities to be escalated as appropriate to the responsible manager
  • Safe management of sharps use, storage and disposal
  • Maintenance of own clean working environment using appropriate infection control procedures, maintaining work areas in a tidy, clean and sterile, and safe way, free from hazards. Initiation of remedial / corrective action where needed or escalation to responsible management.
  • Actively identifying, reporting, and correction of health and safety hazards and infection hazards immediately when recognised
  • Keeping own work areas and general / patient areas generally clean, sterile, identifying issues and hazards / risks in relation to other work areas within the business, and assuming responsibility in the maintenance of general standards of cleanliness across the business in consultation (where appropriate) with responsible managers.
  • Undertaking periodic infection control training (minimum twice annually)
  • Correct waste and instrument management including handling, segregation, and container use
  • Maintenance of sterile environments

Continuous Professional Development;
In addition to maintaining continued education through attendance at any courses and/or study days necessary to ensure that professional development requirements for PREP are met, the post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:
 
  • Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development
  • Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.
 
Quality:
The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:
  • Alert other team members to issues of quality and risk
  • Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions, either directly or under supervision
  • Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the team’s performance
  • Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patient’s needs
  • Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.
 
Communication:
  • The post-holder should recognize the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to: Communicate effectively with other team member’s
  • Communicate effectively with patients and carer’s
  • Recognize people’s needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.

    Contribution to the implementation of services:
    The post-holder will:
  • Apply practice policies, standards and guidance
  • Discuss with other members of the team how the policies, standards and guidelines will affect own work
  • Participate in audit where appropriate.
     

 
If you feel you have the relevant skills, qualifications and experience, we would like to hear from you.

Contact Paul A Allward on 0151 909 3556 to discuss your availability, or email your CV and a covering letter to mail@aspirelocums.co.uk and we will arrange a telephone interview.

Mr Paul Allward
Aspire Locums NWLTD
100 Great Homer Street
Liverpool L5 3LF

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*Aspire Locums is a specialist Medical Recruitment Agency supplying qualified and experienced Medical and Healthcare Professionals to NHS and Private Healthcare Organisations. 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. Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship (formerly a Work Permit) Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorships to work in the UK is welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency. 

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