Physician Associate

  • Job Reference: 00000046-1
  • Date Posted: 14 May 2021
  • Employer: The College Practice
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Salary: £31,000 to £45,000
  • Job Title: Physician Associate - GP
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Physician Associate

Hours: Negotiable

Salary: £31K - £45K per annum, DOE

Location: The College Practice, Maidstone, including the Barming and Allington sites

About Us

We are a high performing forward thinking GP training practice with a strong ethos of continuity of patient care, team work and peer support. We have a list size of circa 20,000 patients, use Vision (soon to switch over to Emis) and our most recent CQC rating was GOOD. We operate on a mixture of clinical triage, multidisciplinary working and customised session lengths to suit individual clinician’s means that both patients and clinicians are happy.

Job role

We are seeking to recruit a Physician Associate to provide a full range of Primary Care. The post holder will work as part of a multi- disciplinary team in a patient-facing role and will care for patients from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients.

Under the supervision of a GP, they will work collaboratively as part of the primary care team and provide advice to meet the needs of patients, and their relatives/carers, while at all times working within the agreed policies and procedures supporting the way care is provided.

Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Cycle To Work scheme
  • NHS pension
  • Special Leave

Safeguarding Statement

The College Practice is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people, and expects all staff to share this commitment.

We have robust safeguarding policies and procedures, including a Freedom to Speak Up policy which enables staff to raise any concerns confidentially

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