Physician Associate, Pemberton Surgery, Wigan

Pemberton Surgery is looking to recruit an experienced or newly qualified Physician Associate to join our ever expanding team.

Are you highly motivated, dynamic and enthusiastic about supporting patients in Primary Care in a proactive and collaborative way?

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity to be part of an expanding team which prides itself on high quality patient care to local people in Wigan (Pemberton area) serving a population of approx 10,300 patients.

The successful candidate is required to have completed the Physician Associate Postgraduate Diploma/Masters from an accredited UK university and will be registered with the Physician Associate Managed Voluntary Register (PAMVR) held by the Faculty of Physician Associates (FPA).

Main duties of the job
The Physician Associate will work within their scope of clinical practice and provide first point of contact care for patients presenting with undifferentiated, undiagnosed problems, utilising history-taking, physical examinations and clinical decision-making skills to establish a working diagnosis and management plan in partnership with the patient.

Undertake face to face, telephone and online consultations for emergency or routine problems, as determined by the Practice, including management of patients with long-term conditions. Participate in all treatment and preventative healthcare services in the Practice as delegated and agreed by the supervising GP(s), for example, Learning Disabilities Annual Health Checks.

The successful candidate will also undertake medical histories, carry out physical examinations, update records, make diagnoses, analyse test results, triage patients, and deliver treatment as appropriate. Working to a professional code of ethics you will be able to demonstrate flexibility in the role, and have a calm and caring attitude towards patients.
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For more information about this job vacancy please contact Suzanne Holland, Practice Manager, Pemberton Surgery,, 01942 210350.

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Pemberton Surgery, Sherwood Drive, Wigan, Wigan, WN5 9QX (view map). For more information about the practice please visit

Closing date: 31/03/2023Job reference: A0796-23-5262Job type: PermanentStaff group: Medical & DentalJob location: WiganEmployer: Pemberton SurgerySalary: £41,600 to £47,600 a yearSalary range: £40,000 - £50,000AfC pay band: Band 7Other pay band: Other