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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 24/01/2021.

Physician Associate

Job Reference: J377-A-21-1114

Essex Primary Care
College Health - Tilbury Chadwell PCN

About The Role

We are looking for two Physician Associates to join Tilbury Chadwell PCN and our expanding Multi-Disciplinary team, working as part of our innovative and pro-active Network.

Your role will require you to participate in all aspects of patient care through knowledge gained from your PA training and experience in managing patients from cradle to grave.

You will be responsible for the provision of care proportionate to the needs of the patient, acting within your scope of practice under GP supervision. This will include clinical assessment and care management, receiving patients as they present with undifferentiated and undiagnosed problems, offering advice, treatment or referral as appropriate.

You will be able to demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients.

You will be working as part of an allied healthcare professional team and mentorship and supervision will be provided by a designated GP to the Practice and the Clinical Directors support a regular programme of education and CPD.

As a physician associate, you will:-

-Work as part of an extended MDT under the supervision of a named buddy GP

-Deliver Clinical Triage by telephone and carry out video consultations via AccuRx

- Have direct contact with Patients as appropriate, taking medical histories, carrying out physical examinations, updating records

-Make diagnoses, analyse test results and deliver treatment

About The Candidate

You must be registered with the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) andhave successfully passed the UK National Physician Associate Examination

You will:

-Work to a professional code of ethics

-Provide varied support and show flexibility in your role

-Show a caring attitude towards patients

-Have well-developed communication skills to provide treatment plans.

About Us

This is an exciting time to join an innovative and forward thinking Primary Care Network in Tilbury Chadwell PCN with a strong reputation for Quality Improvement and investing in people. Our PCN spans 5 member Practices embracing a patient list of almost 38,000 patients and is widening our scope of Practice and skill mix to enable improved access to high quality healthcare.


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.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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