Job Opportunities

Reception Lead - Closing Date 22 May 2022

The ideal candidate will be well organised, understand the role of a supervisory role and possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The role will include covering all reception  duties as required, but also working alongside the existing reception lead to manage the day to day running of the department, training and developing staff as well as implementing new procedures

Main duties of the job

To provide daily management of the reception team and work closely with the existing reception lead to ensure that the reception team provide a high level of customer service to its patients. To promote, train and support a highly efficient productive team that offers a caring professional front of house for the practice

About us

Newbury Street Practice is a friendly and supportive GP practice, providing a high standard of care to 15,500 patients. The Practice is located in Wantage, a lovely market town. We are based in a modern, pleasant building with good car parking facilities for both staff and patients. An expansion to the building is anticipated to start in the near future and provide new waiting area facilities and clinical rooms.

This role will also involve working some evenings 6.30pm-8pm and some Saturdays (Hours TBC).

Job description

Job responsibilities

To work with the existing reception lead in leading, managing, training and developing the reception team, ensuring an efficient and professional service is maintained for all patients and visitors

To support effective administration systems, communication mechanisms and procedures are in place to support the work of the practice and the doctors, nurses, management team and other colleagues

To work with the existing reception lead in ensuring that all reception related duties are carried out promptly and efficiently and participate in the work within both the reception  and management team

To act as a role model, demonstrating and promoting the standards expected by the practice and creating the energy and enthusiasm for the service

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE Grade A to C in English & Maths or equivalent

Desirable

  • Other leadership or supervisory qualifications

Qualities/Attributes

Essential

  • Ability to use own judgement, resourcefulness and
  • Common sense
  • Willingness to be trained and developed
  • Ability to work at part of an integrated multi-skilled team
  • A friendly, empathetic and reassuring manner
  • Able to work in a changing environment
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Excellent timekeeping
  • Honest and trustworthy

Experience

Essential

  • Excellent Customer Service Skills
  • Previous reception or call centre experience
  • Experience of supervising a team of staff
  • Experience of dealing with the public
  • Experience of working in a busy environment, adhering to deadlines
  • Able to work under pressure and keep calm
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
  • Understand and observe confidentiality rules

Desirable

  • Experience of EMIS Web clinical system
  • Experience of Primary Care
  • Knowledge/experience in healthcare setting

Core requirements

Essential

  • Flexibility of working hours/able to work at desired times
  • Proven Microsoft Office skills

For more information or to apply, please visit NHS Jobs

Health Care Assistant - Closing Date 22 May 2022

Job summary

The ideal candidate will be an HCA experienced in working General Practice. As a member of the practice based nursing team to assist nurses and GPs in the delivery of the highest standard of patient care, ensuring that this is sensitive to the needs of the patient.

Main duties of the job

  • To assist in the delivery of patient care, ensuring that patient safety and well-being is respected at all times. This includes taking significant numbers of blood samples.
  • Carrying out new patient checks and long term condition reviews, testing urine, blood pressure checks, heights, weights, peak flow recordings, ECGs, dressing wounds and leg ulcers as directed, and assisting with 24 hour BP monitoring. Administer flu vaccinations as directed.
  • To ensure the practice treatment rooms and consulting rooms are kept in a clean and tidy state and that equipment is in working order, clean and available for use.
  • To ensure that the drug refrigerators are at the correct temperature and that drugs are within their expiry dates and used in correct sequence.
  • To, ensure that adequate levels of stock are available and ordering performed as necessary and rooms are stocked.
  • To record all patient contacts as appropriate.

About us

We are a friendly and busy GP surgery based in Wantage. We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced HCA with a strong emphasis on good teamwork and flexibility to join our team. We are a training practice housed in a modern health centre with 5 GP partners and a 15,500 patient list

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assist in the delivery of patient care, ensuring that patient safety and well-being is respected at all times. This will include taking significant numbers of blood samples, therefore experience in phlebotomy is essential.
  • Carrying out new patient checks, testing urine, blood pressure checks, heights, weights, peak flow recordings, ECGs, dressing wounds and leg ulcers as directed, and assisting with 24 hour BP monitoring. Administer flu vaccinations as directed
  • To communicate courteously and effectively with patients, relatives and carers.
  • To ensure the practice treatment rooms and consulting rooms are kept in a clean and tidy state and that equipment is in working order, clean and available for use.
  • To ensure that the drug refrigerators are at the correct temperature and that drugs are within their expiry dates and used in correct sequence.
  • To advise the Lead Nurse and/or Practice Manager of the need for drugs and other supplies, ordering as appropriate, ensuring that adequate levels of stock are available and stocking rooms.
  • To report all matters pertaining to patient care (e.g. changes in condition or circumstances) to a relevant member of the nursing or medical team as a matter of priority and to ensure that a documented record is kept.
  • To make sure that health promotion materials are available & displayed within the surgeries ordering new stock when needed.
  • To record all patient contacts as appropriate.
  • To participate in audits as required
  • To undertake other such duties as the Lead nurse may reasonably require
  • Liaising with and assisting members of the administrative team
  • Carry out any other duty that may be reasonably requested and within your level of skills

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • GCSE grade A-C (or equivalent) in English and Maths

Desirable

  • Qualification in Phlebotomy

Experience

Essential

  • Experience of working within a nursing team

Desirable

  • Experience of working in a GP Practice

Qualities/Attributes

Essential

  • Proven IT competency
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Understands the importance of teamworking
  • Flexibility

For more information or to apply, please visit NHS Jobs.

Salaried GP - Closing Date 30 June 2022

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering the full range of primary care services as part of the Practice, ensuring the highest standards of care for the differing needs of our patient population.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake 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 and correspondence in a timely fashion.

Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation

Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards

Participate in audit work as required

In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Report any significant events to the Practice Manager

Embrace new ways of working as primary care develops

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE ORGANISATION:

Awareness of and compliance with all relevant Practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety

A commitment to embrace learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully Qualified GP eligible to work in General Practice in the NHS
  • Full GMC Registration.
  • Knowledge of the NHS & commitment to continuing professional development.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written & verbal).
  • Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Good organisational and time management skills.
  • Flexible and trustworthy.
  • Willingness to participate in Practice meetings and
  • development initiatives.
  • Competent IT Skills.

Desirable

  • Positive attitude; self-motivated and able to motivate others.
  • Working with EMIS.
  • Working with Docman.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in working in Primary Care
  • Clinical Governance
  • Delivery of QOF targets

Desirable

  • Willing to develop an interest in a specific area.
  • Experience of teaching.
  • Clinical audit.

For more information or to apply, please visit NHS Jobs

GP Partner - Closing Date 30 June 2022

Job responsibilities

The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering the full range of primary care services as part of the Practice, ensuring the highest standards of care for the differing needs of our patient population.

CLINICAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

In accordance with the Practice timetable, as agreed, the post-holder will make him/her-self available to undertake 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 and correspondence in a timely fashion.

Making professional, autonomous decisions in relation to presenting problems, whether self-referred or referred from other health care workers within the organisation

Recording clear and contemporaneous consultation notes to agreed standards

Participate in audit work as required

In general the post-holder will be expected to undertake all the normal duties and responsibilities associated with a GP working within primary care.

Report any significant events to the Practice Manager

Embrace new ways of working as primary care develops

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES WITHIN THE ORGANISATION:

Awareness of and compliance with all relevant Practice policies/guidelines, e.g. prescribing, confidentiality, data protection, health and safety

A commitment to embrace learning and audit to ensure evidence-based best practice

Part of successful PCN with one other practice

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Fully Qualified GP eligible to work in General Practice in the NHS Full GMC Registration. Knowledge of the NHS & commitment to continuing professional development. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written & verbal). Able to work effectively independently and as part of a team Good organisational and time management skills. Flexible and trustworthy. Willingness to participate in Practice meetings and development initiatives. Competent IT Skills.

Desirable

  • Positive attitude; self-motivated and able to motivate others. Working with EMIS. Working with Docman.

Experience

Essential

  • Experience in working in Primary Care Clinical Governance Delivery of QOF targets

Desirable

  • Willing to develop an interest in a specific area. Experience of teaching. Clinical audit.

For more information or to apply, please visit NHS jobs.