On Call General Practitioner

Recruiter
Belgravia Staffing
Location
London (Central)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

On-call General Practitioner

Eden Medical Recruitment are currently seeking an experienced GP for a private practice based

in Central London

This position could be either permanent or part-time

Salary: £100,000 p.a. pro rata

Role Summary

The on-call General practitioner (GPs) will provide out of hours visits for patients who call the Practice during weekdays 6pm - 8.30am Monday - Thursday, and weekends 6pm Friday - 8.30am Monday. The successful candidate will also be asked to provide home or hotel visits during Practice hours. They will take account of physical, emotional and social factors when diagnosing illness and recommending the required treatment. They will also refer patients to Consultants, hospital or clinics for further assessment or treatment.

The GP will work as part of a team alongside other healthcare professionals and discuss care options for patients and their families and help patients take responsibility for their own health.

Hours:

• Full or part time role

• Flexible working available

• Weekday evenings from 6:00pm through to 7:00am the next day

• Weekends

• Daytimes from 8:30am to 6:00pm

The Practice Provides:

1) Full induction and training

2) Equipped Doctors bag

3) Call screening

4) Medical support and advice

Responsibilities

General

  • Be available during the hours above to take calls and attend visits
  • Answer or return telephone calls requesting out of hours medical support
  • Triage calls to determine which callers require a visit, which an appointment in the practice the following day, or those who need urgent admission
  • Inform patients of the visit fees before carrying out the visit
  • Hold consultations during visits in a patient’s home or hotel room
  • Listen to patients and diagnose and treat their symptoms
  • Determine the best course of action for patients (including hospital referral for specialised treatment)
  • Maintain confidentiality and impartiality
  • Commission healthcare by liaising with other medical professionals and specialists
  • Promote health education in conjunction with other health professionals
  • Organise preventative medical programmes for individual patients
  • Fully complete patient notes and submitting them to the Practice for processing before the end of the on-call shift
  • Ensure that patient referrals, letters and medical reports are completed in a timely manner
  • Organise follow up appointments in the practice as appropriate
  • Issue prescriptions
  • Ensure that charges for consultations, referrals and tests are correctly applied
  • Take payment for services at the end of each visit
  • Maintain a portfolio of continuing professional development (CPD) activities.

If interested in applying for this exciting position then please email a copy of your current c.v. to the Eden Medical Recruitment Team

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