Advanced Paramedic Practitioner

Job overview:

We are seeking an autonomous practitioner working independently and in conjunction with other health care professionals within their professional boundaries to provide care for patients at Gillingham medical Practice. To provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking, clinical assessment, diagnosis, treatment, including prescribing and evaluation of their care.

Main duties of the job:

The right candidate will be confident in working independently to support GP surgeries. The candidate will be able to assess, examine, diagnose and treat patients or escalate them to a GP appointment, as appropriate. The ability to undertake some home visits is desirable. The candidate will be able to manage varying workloads and be confident to adapt to the changing demands of GP Practice.

Responsible for attending to patients who wish to be seen by a health care professional; diagnosing and treating patients presenting with minor illness seeing and advising people in respect of their continuing medical and nursing needs. These patients will have booked appointments at ten-minute intervals, be a phone call or home visit. There may be a requirement to see extra or emergency patients. The practitioner will need to prioritise and triage the needs of patients accordingly making any necessary referrals for investigations in the appropriate manner.

The GP Partners would develop and mentor this role, offering further support and training to the right candidate.

Hours per week by negotiation.

Competitive salary dependent on experience and qualifications. NHS Pension and competitive annual leave allowances.

For more details and to apply please via NHS Jobs.

Closing Date: Saturday 30th October 2021

Published: Oct 10, 2021