Salaried General Practitioner, Silverdale Medical Practice, Salford

Silverdale Medical Practice is looking for a 4 session Salaried GP to join our well-established forward-thinking stable team. We are a friendly, well-organised, high achieving practice within Salford, looking to replace a departing Salaried GP.
You must be enthusiastic and keen to be actively involved in all practice activities and practice development and be dedicated to providing a high standard of patient care.

• 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, online 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 (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible)
• 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 a GP working within primary care.

Other responsibilities within the organisation:

• Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection and information governance, health and safety
• A commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice.
• Contributing to evaluation/audit and clinical standard setting within the organisation
• Contributing to the development of computer-based patient records
• Contributing to the summarising of patient records and read-coding patient data
• Attending training and events organised by the practice or other agencies, where appropriate

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Andrea Simpson, Practice Manager, Silverdale Medical Practice, andrea.simpson@nhs.net, 0161 983 0950.

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Silverdale Medical Practice, Pendlebury Health Centre, 659 Bolton Road, Pendlebury, Manchester, M27 8HP (view map). For more information about the practice please visit https://www.silverdalemedicalpractice.nhs.uk/.

Closing date: 25/08/2023Job reference: SIL0823Job type: PermanentStaff group: Medical & DentalJob location: SalfordEmployer: Silverdale Medical PracticeSalary: 10k - 12.5k per sessionSalary range: £40,000 - £50,000Other pay band: Doctor - Other