Carlton Group Practice is the largestPractice in East Staffordshire currently serving circa 16,800 patients over twosites approximately 2.5 miles apart in the heart of Burton on Trent.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Salaried GP or a GP Partner to join and enhance our established clinical team consisting of 5Partners, 4 Salaried GPs, Paramedic, Pharmacy and Nursing Teams supported by a Business / Operational Management Team, Care Co-ordination and Administration Teamwho all share our core value to facilitate high quality personalised patientcentred care to our local community.
Main duties of the job
The successful candidate will be highly driven, innovative, proactive and passionate about primary care. You will share our ethos to provide and maintain high quality clinical care in an ever changing environment and will help to shape and drive future development of the Practice.
Highlyfunctioning and achieving Multidisciplinary Team
Workingover two sites, Carlton Street Surgery (owned by the current Partners) and KingStreet Surgery
Future proposed re-location plan to purpose built premises
Activeparticipation in the East Staffordshire Primary Care Network
2Partners are current members of the PCN Director Board and 1 Partner a currentLMC Committee Member
Excellentclinical, management and administrative support team including proactiveemployment into ARRS roles within the Practice
Withineasy commuting distance of Derby, Nottingham, Birmingham and surrounding areas
The following are the core responsibilities of a 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:
The delivery of highly effective medical care to the entitled population.
The provision of services commensurate with the GMS contract.
Generic prescribing adhering to local and national guidance.
Effective management of Long-Term Conditions.
Processing of administration in a timely manner, including referrals, repeat prescription requests and other associated administrative tasks.
On a rotational basis, undertake Telephone Triage and Duty Doctor roles.
Maintain accurate clinical records in conjunction with good practice, policy and guidance.
Identify, implement and embed best Practice through clinical guidelines and the audit process.
Participate in continuous improvement and quality initiatives within the Practice.
Actively assist in the achievement of Practice and PCN based contractual targets.
Attend and contribute effectively to Practice meetings as required.
Ensure compliance with the appraisal process.
Prepare and complete the revalidation process.
Commit to self-learning and share in the ethos of continuing professional development across the Practice team.
Contribute if required to the training of Medical Students from all clinical disciplines.
Review and adhere to Practice protocols and policies at all times.
Encourage collaborative working, liaising with all staff regularly, promoting a culture of continuous improvement at all times.
In addition to the primary responsibilities, the GP may be requested to:
Participate in Practice audits as requested by the Audit Lead.
Participate in local initiatives to enhance service delivery and patient care.
Participate in the review of significant and near-miss events.
All staff at Carlton Group Practice have a duty to conform to the following:
Equality and Diversity:
The post-holder will support the equality, diversity and rights of patients, carers and colleagues, to include:
Acting in a way that recognises the importance of peoples rights, interpreting them in a way that is consistent with practice procedures and policies, and current legislation
Respecting the privacy, dignity, needs and beliefs of patients, carers and colleagues
Behaving in a manner which is welcoming to and of the individual, is non-judgmental and respects their circumstances, feelings priorities and rights.
Health and safety
The post-holder will implement and manage their own and others health, safety and security as defined in the Practice Health and Safety Policy and the Practice Infection Control Policy and published procedures.
This Practice is committed to supporting and promoting opportunities to for staff to maintain their health, well-being and safety. You have a duty to take reasonable care of health and safety at work for you, your team and others, and to cooperate with employers to ensure compliance with health and safety requirements. All personnel are to comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Environmental Protection Act 1990, Environment Act 1995, Fire Precautions (workplace) Regulations 1999 and other statutory legislation.
In the course of seeking treatment, patients entrust us with, or allow us to gather, sensitive information in relation to their health and other matters. They do so in confidence and have the right to expect that staff will respect their privacy and act appropriately
In the performance of the duties outlined in this job description, the post-holder will have access to confidential information relating to patients and their carers, practice staff and other healthcare workers. They will also have access to information relating to the Practice as a business organisation. All such information from any source is to be regarded as strictly confidential
Information relating to patients, carers, colleagues, other healthcare workers or the business of the Practice may only be divulged to authorised persons in accordance with the practice policies and procedures relating to confidentiality and the protection of personal and sensitive data.
The post-holder will participate in any training programme implemented by the practice as part of this employment, such training to include:
- Participation in an annual individual performance review, including taking responsibility for maintaining a record of own personal and/or professional development.
- Taking responsibility for own development, learning and performance and demonstrating skills and activities to others who are undertaking similar work.
The post-holder will strive to maintain quality within the practice, and will:
- Be vigilant to issues of quality and risk.
- Assess own performance and take accountability for own actions and actions of the wider Team.
- Contribute to the effectiveness of the team by reflecting on own and team activities and making suggestions on ways to improve and enhance the teams performance.
- Work effectively with individuals in other agencies to meet patients needs.
- Effectively manage own time, workload and resources.
The post-holder should recognise the importance of effective communication within the team and will strive to:
- Communicate effectively with other team members
- Communicate effectively with patients and carers
- Recognise peoples needs for alternative methods of communication and respond accordingly.
Quality & Continuous Improvement
To preserve and improve the quality of our output, all personnel are required to think not only of what they do, but how they achieve it. By continually re-examining our processes, we will be able to develop and improve the overall effectiveness of the way we work. The responsibility for this rests with everyone working within the practice to look for opportunities to improve quality and share good practice.
This practice continually strives to improve work processes which deliver health care with improved results across all areas of our service provision. We promote a culture of continuous improvement, where everyone counts and staff are permitted to make suggestions and contributions to improve our service delivery and enhance patient care.
Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).