Location
Hertfordshire
Department
Davenport House Surgery
Advertising Salary
Depending on experience
Function
GP
Careers Site Advertising End Date
26 Feb 2023
About the Role
Davenport House Surgery is looking for a 4-8 session GP to join our busy practice.  
 
Working as part of our multidisciplinary team, you will have the opportunity to support and care for a diverse patient group.
 
The main responsibilities of the role include:
  • Undertaking 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, reports and correspondence in a timely fashion;
  • Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting medical problems, whether self-referred or referred from other healthcare workers within the organisation;
  • Assessing the healthcare 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 health education;
  • Recording clear consultation notes to agreed standards;
  • Collecting data for audit purposes and complying with QOF requirements;
  • Delivering enhanced services;
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions;
  • All general duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.
About the Candidate
You will have the following qualifications:
 
  • Fully qualified GP with GMC registration
  • Annual appraisal and revalidation (when appropriate)
  • Be on the NHSE medical performers list
and skills, including:
  • Good understanding and experience of chronic disease management and primary prevention & screening services
  • Ability to take responsibility for your own career development, learning and performance and are responsible for ensuring that all your mandatory training is in date
  • Awareness of and compliance with all relevant practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety
  • Commitment to life-long learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills in a confidential manner
 
About Us
Our busy practice serves around 12800 patients and we are a highly regarded, supportive, forward thinking GP training practice. Davenport House is located in the market town of Harpenden and is one of three practices that make up Harpenden Health PCN. we have an experienced nursing team, including a nurse practitioner and a variety of additional roles gained through the PCN  including first contact physiotherapist, pharmacists, paramedic and physician associates. We have a very active and engaged PPG of around 2000 members.
 
Six weeks annual leave plus public/bank holidays
Study leave (one week pro-rata per annum)
 
For further details please contact Jorge Goncalves:[email protected]
 
 

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

Please note 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 to check for any previous criminal convictions.


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