Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Mandalay Medical Centre, Bolton

Job summary

Mandalay Medical Centre is looking to recruit an Advanced Clinical Practitioner to join our expanding Team.

We are a forward thinking, friendly Practice with extremely good patient satisfaction levels.

We are a forward thinking, organised and structured Practice, with a dedicated holistic approach to providing quality patient care. We operate from a beautifully restored house in the suburbs of Bolton, within easy access of Manchester and the Lake District; there are excellent schools in the area.

We are offering a flexible (up to 8 sessions) salaried position. 6 weeks holiday & 1 week study leave.

Great opportunity for mentorship and personal development.

We are a 5 Partner Practice, serving approximately 10,000 patients. Our team includes 2 experienced Practice Nurses, 2 HCAs, 4 salaried GPs and a wonderful Administrative Team.

We strongly believe in the importance of a safe and supportive working environment.

Main duties of the job

Enthusiastic and keen to work within a Team.

You will need to provide:

  • Surgeries at the Practice and Home visits
  • Clinical examinations, diagnosis, monitoring and managing patient conditions
  • Administrative Practice work Providing safe and effective care for patients

About us

We are a close knit friendly Practice. We meet on a daily basis for a Clinicians meeting to discuss cases and changes in guidance. This is an opportunity to discuss complex patients and management strategies.

We have a school holidays rota, this ensures a fair split of school holidays to allow everyone time to spend with their families.

The Practice hosts Clinical Pharmacist, MSK specialist, Health Improvement Practitioners and Mental Health Practitioners.

Job description

Job 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

Developing care plans for health in consultation with patients and in line with current practice disease management protocols

Providing counselling and health education

Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate

Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards

Collecting data for audit 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 an Advanced Clinical Practitioner working within Primary care.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Core professional qualification
  • Membership of a professional body
  • MSc in Advanced Clinical Practice or evidence of degree and further accreditation with the RCN.
  • Knowledge of primary care

Desirable

  • Previous of General Practice experience
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification

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 NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Catherine Powers, Business Manager, Mandalay Medical Centre, catherine.powers1@nhs.net, 01204 309206.

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Mandalay Medical Centre, 933 Blackburn Road, Bolton, Lancashire, BL1 7LR (view map). For more information about the practice please visit https://www.mandalaymedicalcentre.nhs.uk/.

Closing date: 30/04/2023Job reference: A4605-23-1561Job type: PermanentJob location: BoltonEmployer: Mandalay Medical CentreSalary: Depending on experience