Salaried GP, Finney Lane Surgery, Stockport

Our welcoming and friendly practice is looking for a salaried GP due to retirement of a much-loved doctor. We’re looking for someone to work 5 sessions, who’ll work well in our fantastic team and whose focus is giving the best care to patients.

Clinical Responsibilities:

In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self 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.
In consultation with patients and in line with current Practice disease management protocols, developing care plans for health.
Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible).
Prescribing in accordance with the Practice / Local Area Team / CCG prescribing formulary (or generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate.
Providing counselling and health education.
Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate.
Maintain accurate, and contemporaneous and correctly coded consultation notes to relevant and Practice standards and guidelines.
Work alongside clinical and administrative colleagues in ensuring the highest standard of care for all Practice patients, including covering for absent colleagues.
Collecting data for audit purposes.
Work supportively alongside clinical and administrative colleagues ensuring the highest standard of care for all Practice Patients.

For more information about this job vacancy please contact Michelle Cowgill, Practice Manager, Finney Lane Surgery,, 0161 983 9000.

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Closing date: 31/08/2022Job type: PermanentJob location: StockportEmployer: Finney Lane Surgery