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GP (Urgent Care/Walk In Centre)

Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Full time
Job level
Qualified (non-manager)
7 May 2019
6 Jun 2019

Job Description

At Virgin Care, we've created a working environment where everyone can really feel the difference. It's the kind of place where nothing's too much trouble. Where our service is seamless. Where you'll feel empowered, listened to, valued and where we'llsupport you to bring your best self to work every day. And that's just the beginning.

Since 2006, we've delivered innovative and refreshing health and social care services to millions of people by developing our own unique approach where our patients are at the centre of everything we do. Right now, we're looking for a GP (Urgent Care) to join our West Lancs Urgent Care in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale to help us continue to change things for the better.

Working closely with our Multidisciplinary team including Clinical leads, GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Paramedics you'll access treat and management patients of all ages presenting with minor illness and minor injuries. you will care for patients and their families in the way that you believe is best, delivering our high service standards, sharing best practice, and actively improving the way we work.

You will be part of an existing team of GP's working in a multidisciplinary team in an Urgent Treatment Centre in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Walk in centre. The service is open from 8am to 8pm 7 days a week including bank holidays. The services form part of an integrated urgent care including AVS and Out of Hours working closely with all our stakeholders

  • To provide complete consultations with assessment, treatment and management of patients of all ages presenting with primary care problems at the UTC
  • To record full clinical notes using the electronic clinical system
  • To work as part of the wider clinical team- supporting Nurse Practitioners, Paramedics, HCAs, and GP colleagues and training Doctors
  • To manage referrals of UTC patients on to acute specialties, A&E or community services where required
  • To support the redirection of patients to their registered GP where appropriate
  • To give education to patients on healthy living and disease prevention
  • To give education to patients on appropriate use of NHS services
  • To prescribe medicines in accordance with UTC formulary and dispense medicines from stock where available
  • To complete discharge letters for all patients seen in the UTC
  • To use all internal and external referral pathways for patients in the UTC
  • To adopt a reflective approach to clinical practice, to report all incidents and work with the team to investigate incidents
  • To prepare response for any complaints concerning his / her work
  • To follow the Organisations and local Adult and child safeguarding and vulnerable adults policy
  • To restrict the use of diagnostics according to the specification of the UTCs
  • To maintain full registration with the GMC and have full medical liability insurance
  • Contribute to clinical audit activity where necessary
  • Attend team meetings and other meetings as necessary

Education Training and Development

  • Engage in appropriate professional development activities in order to maintain clinical competence and performance by attending Centre Staff meetings and joint educational meetings
  • Contribute to the facilitation of a suitable educational environment in which to support the development and learning of nurses and students on placement
  • Undertake teaching sessions as required to undergraduate and post graduate staff within the multi-disciplinary team, if required
  • Ensure that practice is evidence based and in line with national or other given standard
  • Undertake statutory & mandatory training and training as required by the service<

Ref: 190000MA_crt:1557248469736

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