General Practitioner

Location: Essex  |  Essex  |  England
Sector: Criminal Justice
Consultant: Sophia Bliss
Job Reference: GS001
Salary: £90000 - £90000
Job Status: Permanent / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice is looking for a General Practitioner to fill an exclusive opportunity in Essex.

The Role:

As a General Practitioner, you will provide high quality primary care general medical practitioner services to the practice population and temporary residents as necessary. Such high standards will be achieved by working as part of a multidisciplinary team with other members of the practice and community teams.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the highest clinical standards at all times and in accordance with accepted good medical practice and the various clinical policies of the practice/centre.
  • In accordance with the practice timetable as agreed, the post-holder will make him/herself available to undertake a variety of duties as expected from a GP including surgery consultations, telephone (or other) 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 healthcare workers.
  • Assessing the healthcare 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 evidence-based best clinical practice developing treatment and any associated care plans.
  • Providing counselling and health education.
  • Admitting or discharging patients to and from the caseload and referring to other care providers as appropriate.
  • Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards
  • Championing the practice clinical governance programme for the provision of safe, high quality patient care.
  • Working with the Practice Senior Management Team on clinical governance issues and clinical aspects of the service.
  • Collecting data for audit and clinical governance purposes.
  • Compiling and issuing computer-generated acute and repeat prescriptions (avoiding hand-written prescriptions whenever possible).
  • Prescribing in accordance with local prescribing formulary (and generically) whenever this is clinically appropriate.
  • Supporting the development of the education and research role of the practice as appropriate.
  • Supporting the achievement of QOF.
  • Supporting other members of the practice clinical team providing clinical supervision as required
  • Ensuring that when referrals are made for patients to see other medical service providers, adequate information is given to the personnel to whom the patient has been referred for proper assessment to be made.
  • Be supportive of any incident and complaints policies and procedures to ensure proper investigation and appropriate follow-up action.
  • Maintaining patient confidentiality in line with professional standards.

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: Full and current unrestricted GMC (UK) registration on the GP Register.
  • MRCGP or working towards it.
  • Be on a Medical Performers’ List of a Primary Care Trust in England.
  • Hold current medical indemnity from a recognised medical defence organisation.
  • Experience: Experience of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Compliance:Up to date DBS is required.
  • Travel: Hold a full and valid driving licence, own a car and be prepared to use it for business mileage independently.

Working with Seven Criminal Justice:

Established in 2011, Seven Criminal Justice is a leading provider of staff to Local Authorities, Prisons, Probation Services, Charities and Private Organisations across the UK.

Seven is the recruitment service that guarantees experienced, qualified and available staff exactly when you need them. Our expert talent acquisition team seamlessly connect professionals to all areas of criminal justice; including Youth Justice, Probation, Recovery, Rehabilitation, Psychology, Nursing and everything in between.

After being shortlisted for multiple awards in 2018, we are proud of our nationwide reputation for providing a world-class recruitment service that is underpinned by honesty, integrity and attention to detail.

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