Part time Salaried GP – 6 sessions, Heaton Norris Medical Practice, Stockport

Job Summary
To work as an autonomous practitioner, responsible for the provision of medical services to the practice population, delivering an excellent standard of clinical care whilst complying with the GMS contract. Furthermore, the post-holder will adhere to the GMC standards for good medical practice, contributing to the effective management of the practice, leading by example, maintaining a positive, collaborative working relationship with the multidisciplinary team.

Primary Responsibilities
The following are the core responsibilities of the salaried GP. There may be on occasion, a requirement to carry out other tasks; this will be dependent upon factors such as workload and staffing levels:

a. The delivery of highly effective medical care to the entitled population
b. The provision of services commensurate with the GMS contract
c. Generic prescribing adhering to local and national guidance
d. Effective management of long-term conditions
e. Processing of administration in a timely manner, including referrals, repeat prescription requests and other associated administrative tasks
f. On a rotational basis, undertake telephone triage and duty doctor roles
g. Maintain accurate clinical records in conjunction with good practice, policy and guidance
h. Working collaboratively, accepting an equal share of the practice workload
i. Adhere to best practice recommended through clinical guidelines and the audit process
j. Contribute to the successful implementation of continuous improvement and quality initiatives within the practice
k. Accept delegated responsibility for a specific area (or areas) or the QOF
l. Attend and contribute effectively to practice meetings as required
m. Contribute effective to the development and maintenance of the practice including; clinical governance, training
n. Ensure compliance with the appraisal process
o. Prepare and complete the revalidation process
p. Commit to self-learning and instil an ethos of continuing professional development across the practice team
q. Support the training of medical students from all clinical disciplines
r. Support the partners in achieveing the strategic aims of the practice, making recommendations to enhance income and reduce expenditure
s. Review and adhere to practice protocols and policies at all times
t. Encourage collaborative working, liaising with all staff regularly, promoting a culture of continuous improvement at all times

Secondary Responsibilities
In addition to the primary responsibilities, the salaried GP may be requested to:

a. Participate in practice audits as requested by the audit lead
b. Participate in local initiatives to enhance service delivery and patient care
c. Participate in the review of significant and near-miss events applying a structured approach i.e. root cause analysis (RCA)

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Margaret Wallis, Practice Manager, Heaton Norris Medical Practice,, 0161 983 1600.

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Closing date: 10/03/2023Job reference: MEW 01Job type: PermanentStaff group: Medical & DentalJob location: StockportEmployer: Heaton Norris Medical PracticeSalary: depending on experienceOther pay band: Doctor - Other