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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/10/2020.

Paramedic- Albion Place

Job Reference: J183-A-20-73637

Employer:
Central Advertising - Other
Location:
Maidstone, Kent
Salary:
£26,171 - £37,267 (Depending on experience)

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Should you require further information regarding this vacancy please contact the organisation direct.


Paramedic – Full time

DMC Healthcare

Permanent

Salary:£26,171 - £37,267 (Depending on experience)

  • Are you an experienced paramedic looking for a new opportunity?
  • Are you ambitious, motivated and calm under pressure?
  • Do you thrive on delivering high quality patient care?
  • Can you diagnose and administer medication whilst working within defined procedures and protocols as laid down by the GPs?

DMC are a successful and trusted provider of NHS services across England and Scotland. We have grown rapidly in the past decade from a single Dulwich practice to a team of over 400 employees dedicated to giving patients the very best in care.

DMC Healthcare continue to see steady growth in the services we provide, and we have an opportunityfor a Paramedic to join the team on a full time bases based in Albion Place Medical Practice, Maidstone, Kent, ME14 5DY.

In the role you will provide a high-quality, cost-effective service to the patients of the Practice; diagnosing and administering medication where appropriate whilst working within defined procedures and protocols as laid down by the GPs. This is a diverse role where you will be working as part of a clinical team which includes GP’s, Primary Care Pharmacists, Community Psychiatric Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Healthcare Assistants. You will have excellent communication skills and this will be key to your success in the role.

The role

You will be responsible for face to face and telephone consultations with patients presenting with a wide range of illnesses. Treatment provided will be both in the surgery and in patients own homes. You will be providing care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, evaluation of care and treatment where appropriate.

In the role you will

  • Demonstrate safe, clinical decision-making and expert care, including assessment and diagnostic skills
  • Prioritise and triage the needs of patients accordingly making any necessary referrals for investigations in the appropriate manner. Patients with problems needing referral to secondary care should be discussed with a GP before making such referral
  • Refer patients for investigations and/or the appropriate specialist care where appropriate
  • You will act as an autonomous clinician with the full support of our duty clinical team
  • Use your experience to plan and provide skilled and competent care to meet patients’ health and social care needs, involving other members of the wider health care team as appropriate
  • Ensure the provision of continuity of care including follow-up consultations and visits
  • Assess and evaluate, with patients, the effectiveness of the treatment and care provided and make changes as need

Requirements and Qualifications

  • HCPC registration
  • Valid driver’s license and a flawless driving record
  • Attend continuing education and training classes to stay current with emergency medical advancements and best practices

As part of our employment process, you will be required to complete the appropriate level DBS check.

Equality and Diversity Statement

The company supports the principle of Equality and Diversity in employment wholeheartedly and opposes all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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.

This job advert may close as soon as sufficient suitable applications have been received. If interested please apply for this post as soon as possible.

Your submitted application maybe imported into our preferred Third-party recruitment system. By applying for this post you are agreeing to DMC Healthcare transferring the information within this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the DMC Electronic Staff Records system.





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