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Physician Associate – Theatre Royal Surgery

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We require a motivated and enthusiastic Physician Associate to be part of the practice team. The applicant will need to be friendly and motivated and able to work as part of the primary care team.

The post holder will be expected to work alongside our GPs to provide care for our patient population. The candidate must be able to work autonomously, have excellent interpersonal, organisational and communicational skills

The PA will provide care for the presenting patient from initial history taking and clinical assessment through to the diagnosis, treatment and evaluation of care. They will demonstrate critical thinking in the clinical decision-making process, including assessment and diagnostic skills, leading to the delivery of safe care for all patients. They will work collaboratively with the healthcare team to meet the needs of the patients, supporting the delivery of policy and procedures. The PA will provide a holistic and clinical service, with support from GPs as required, implementing agreed management plans and following approved protocols as appropriate. The PA will be expected on a typical day to carry out some home visits and consult with patients who present on the day and via booked appointments. The PA will also review and act appropriately on blood results and referrals/correspondence regarding their patients.

Mentorship and supervision will be provided by designated senior medical personnel. The level and type of supervision will be dependent on the post holder’s acquisition of skills and knowledge and determined by the organisation’s clinical governance arrangements.

Please view the vacancy and apply via http://www.jobs.nhs.uk (vacancy J180-A-19-329793)